How Libraries Make Tough Choices in Difficult Times

Written By David Stern
How Libraries Make Tough Choices in Difficult Times
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 February 2013
  • ISBN : 178063367X
  • Pages : 226 pages
  • Rating : /5 from reviews
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Download or read book entitled How Libraries Make Tough Choices in Difficult Times by author: David Stern which was release on 19 February 2013 and published by Elsevier with total page 226 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Contemporary library managers face the need to make difficult choices regarding resource allocation in the modern business environment. How Libraries Make Tough Choices in Difficult Times is a practical guide for library managers, offering techniques to analyze existing and potential services, implement best practices for maximizing existing resources, and utilize pressing financial scenarios in order to justify making difficult reallocation decisions. The book begins by asking the fundamental questions of why, what, and how, moving on to look at how to manage expectations and report to both administration and faculty. The book then considers the four ‘D’s of Do, Delegate, Delay and Drop, before covering project management, and how to understand the mission and objectives of your organisation. The book then focuses on: service quality improvement analyses; identifying underlying issues; reviewing resources; identifying best practice; managing feedback and expectations; and looking at decision making skills and implications. Introduces both philosophies and techniques for decision-making that will help inexperienced library managers Provides resources for a practical orientation to new Service Quality Improvement and Project Management approaches as library managers address a wide range of resource allocation considerations Written by a highly experienced practitioner in the field

How Libraries Make Tough Choices in Difficult Times

How Libraries Make Tough Choices in Difficult Times
  • Author : David Stern
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-02-19
  • Total pages : 226
  • ISBN : 178063367X
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Summary : Contemporary library managers face the need to make difficult choices regarding resource allocation in the modern business environment. How Libraries Make Tough Choices in Difficult Times is a practical guide for library managers, offering techniques to analyze existing and potential services, implement best practices for maximizing existing resources, and utilize ...

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  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 175
  • ISBN : 178063367X
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Summary : Public libraries are keystone public institutions for any thriving community, and as such can be leaders in making cities better places to work, play, and live. Here, Dudley shows how public libraries can contribute to 'placemaking', or the creation and nurturing of vital and unique communities for their residents....

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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-11-24
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Summary : This insightful and brilliant analysis of ethics teaches readers valuable skills in evaluating tough choices and arriving at sound conclusions. “A thought-provoking guide to enlightened and progressive personal behavior.” —Jimmy Carter An essential guide to ethical action updated for our challenging times, How Good People Make Tough Choices by Rushworth ...

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Author : G. E. Gorman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 376
  • ISBN : 178063367X
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Summary : The "International Yearbook of Library and Information Management" (IYLIM) is a thematic annual publication covering the field of library science and information management worldwide. This volume focuses on information services in a rapidly changing electronic environment....

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Publisher : Neal Schuman Pub
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 171
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Summary : This volume by the co-ordinator of the Electronic Teaching Centre for the Harvard College Libraries, begins with the premise that the impact of computers since the mid-1960s has been more profound than much of the library community has acknowledged. LaGuardia calls for a new way of looking at libraries ...

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  • Author : American Economic Association
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1983
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately....

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
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  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 283
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Summary : Practical advice for managing business collections in public, school, academic, and special libraries....

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  • Author : Mathematical Association of America. Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics
  • Publisher : Mathematical Assn of Amer
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 194
  • ISBN : 178063367X
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  • Release Date : 1995
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