Financial Management Of Libraries And Information Centers

Author: Robert H. Burger
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440850143
Size: 61.71 MB
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Covering everything from auditing and budgeting to contracts, revenue and expenditures, forecasting, and ethics in financial management, this book addresses the full spectrum of topics and skills needed by today's library managers. • Addresses a topic of growing concern to library managers that is applicable to all types of libraries • Offers readers a formal, comprehensive introduction to financial management—not just an aspect such as cost benefit analysis, budgeting, or fundraising • Includes forms and worksheets that help readers better understand the concepts • Supplies clear and detailed explanations of financial concepts and practical applications

Library And Information Center Management 8th Edition

Author: Robert D. Stueart
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610693264
Size: 16.62 MB
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This updated edition of the renowned library management textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the techniques needed to effectively manage a contemporary library or information center.

Financial Management In Academic Libraries

Author: Robert E. Dugan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780838989432
Size: 52.20 MB
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Financial Management in Academic Libraries explores the connection between financial management and accountability, effectiveness, efficiency, and sustainability, and demonstrates how to capture them in a realistic, data-supported budget. Among the different units of an academic institution, the library has an advantage in that its managers can link these concepts to the library's infrastructure, its staffing, collections, services, and technology. Focusing on these components can enable everyone in the library to work to achieve organizational sustainability over time and advocate for their place in the institution

Library Management 101

Author: Diane L. Velasquez
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 083891148X
Size: 22.79 MB
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Knowing the principles of general management is both useful and necessary for LIS students, but learning management techniques specific to the world of libraries is no less important. Created to fill a surprising educational void, this edited volume focuses on best practices from library management experts teaching in LIS programs across the country. Among the many topics discussed are Classic and contemporary theories of management, and how they apply to the library Human resource planning Marketing and public relations Negotiations, mediation, and financial management of the library Facilities management Information technology management and future trends Change management and organizational culture Ethics and confidentiality In addition to providing students with a solid foundation in library management, experienced managers will also benefit from the structured, practical knowledge included in this impressive volume.

Crash Course In Library Budgeting And Finance

Author: Glen E. Holt
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 144083475X
Size: 68.49 MB
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Concise, informative, and well-indexed, this book helps readers get the "big picture" as well as the considerable number of details involved in managing the finances for a library. • Provides completely updated information through engaging, clear explanations of details on licensing, contracts, and maintaining technology and electronic resources • Supplies helpful guidance for all levels of library staff—not just upper management • Offers numerous real-world budgeting and finance examples from practicing librarians • Presents information relevant to library administrators in all types of libraries, staff who work with budgets, library finance and budget officers, library board or governance officers, and library foundation managers and grant writers

Library Consortia

Author: Aditya Tripathi
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0081009496
Size: 60.66 MB
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Libraries are burdened with increased demand for resources and services and inflating expectations against shrinking or stagnant budgets. An individual library cannot cope with the situation. Hence, libraries form alliances for cooperation and sharing. Emerging changes in the publishing industry are phenomenal and have forced libraries to move toward a strategic partnership called library consortia. Information technology has played a vital role in developing such partnerships. Publishers offer packages of resources to library consortia benefitting all member libraries. Library consortia protect the interests of individual members while considering the business interests of publishers. This book is a start-up guide to libraries and librarians desiring to form library consortia. It covers the various facets of library consortia and corresponding activities. The chapters are presented with different consortia models, formations, business negotiations and various licensing schemes. presents a detailed guide and criteria for establishing library consortia discusses consortia models in detail, with examples includes examples of staff patterns and governance issues of library consortia provides examples of different licensing and pricing models

Management Basics For Information Professionals Third Edition

Author: G. Edward Evans
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 1555709095
Size: 15.99 MB
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Reflecting the rapidly changing information services environment, the third edition of this bestselling title offers updates and a broader scope to make it an even more comprehensive introduction to library management. Addressing the basic skills good library managers must exercise throughout their careers, this edition includes a completely new chapter on management ethics. Evans and Alire also pay close attention to management in "new normal" straitened economic conditions and offer updates on technological topics like social media. Among the areas covered are The managerial environment, including organizational skill sets, the importance of a people-friendly organization, and legal issues Managerial skills such as planning, accountability, trust and delegation, decision making, principles of effective organizational communication, fostering change and innovation, quality control, and marketing Key points on leadership, team-building, and human resource management Budget, resource, and technology management Why ethics matter Tips for planning a library career, with a look at the work/life debate