Learn Library Management, richly illustrated with practical, real-life examples, provides a useful overview of basic management principles as applied to libraries and other information agencies. It is a valuable source of information and guidance for students as well as information professionals and paraprofessionals. The provided references enable further exploration of the theories underpinning its caderie of practical organizational and managerial skills.
About the Author
Bob Pymm is Head of Collection Development at ScreenSound Australia, with many years of management experience in a range of information agencies. He has taught in colleges and universities, and conducted his own training business. Damon D. Hickey is Director of Libraries at the College of Wooster in Ohio, and has been a college library administrator in North Carolina and Ohio for many years.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 1. Managers and Their Roles Chapter 3 2. The External Environment Chapter 4 3. The Internal Environment Chapter 5 4. Organizational Structure and Design Chapter 6 5. Planning Chapter 7 6. Strategic Planning Chapter 8 7. Optional Planning Chapter 9 8. Event Planning Chapter 10 9. Government Policies and Their Impact on Managers Chapter 11 10. Human Resource Management Chapter 12 11. Building Effective Teams Chapter 13 12. Financial Management Chapter 14 13. Creating Quality Service Chapter 15 14. Marketing Chapter 16 15. Managing Change Chapter 17 16. Security Issues Chapter 18 17. Managing Self Chapter 19 Answers Chapter 20 Glossary Chapter 21 Index Chapter 22 About the Authors