Library Management 101

Library Management 101

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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.For me, one of the hardest things to do is to keep reading a proposal that refers to a€œLISTAa€ or a€œLTSA. ... Although some foundations state in the proposal guidelines they do not wish to be contacted, most funding organizations, including stateanbsp;...

Title:Library Management 101
Author:Diane L. Velasquez
Publisher:American Library Association - 2013


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