Library Management And Technical Services

Author by : Jennifer Cargill
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Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : This exciting volume explores the role of technical services functions and organizational structure as forces in the library change process. It provides practical information to help administrators make decisions about how their libraries are organized and managed. As libraries change in many ways--organizational structure, design of jobs, managerial philosophy, responsibilities of professionals, and the impact of automation--librarians in technical services, administrators, and personnel officers--need guidance in meeting the new challenges in order to continue providing thorough efficient services. Professionals from a variety of library environments address the pertinent issues of automation, personnel matters, education, management techniques, and the role of technical services within the total library community.


Fundamentals Of Technical Services Management

Author by : Sheila S. Intner
Languange : en
Publisher by : American Library Association
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Description : "The processes for acquiring, cataloging, and preserving resources have undergone dramatic changes in the past decade, and library technical services departments have had to evolve quickly in response. Often, librarians asked to take on technical services management roles find themselves both underprepared and without guidance from their institutions"--Page 4 of cover.


Library Technical Services

Author by : Irene P. Godden
Languange : en
Publisher by : Orlando, Fla. : Academic Press
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Description : More than 150 quotes from celebrities and wise people to keep new parents smiling through the sleepless nights Whether one's new family addition has arrived or is on its way, this book is guaranteed to raise a chuckle. It's full of humorous observations from well-known people on the adventures and misadventures of their new offspring.


Introduction To Technical Services

Author by : G. Edward Evans
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Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : Used in library schools worldwide, this standard text provides students with a thorough understanding of technical services. Updated and expanded, the eighth edition further emphasizes the rapidly changing environment in which technical services are conducted. The book covers all aspects of the field—from acquisitions to managing the cataloging department—with five new chapters. "Technical Services Issues" includes material related to physical space needs; "E-resources Issues" examines how the growth of e-materials impact technical services work; "Copy Cataloging" reflects the ever increasing need to be more efficient and also to save limited funds for technical services activities; "Overview and Decisions" addresses the issue of why and how the local OPAC has become a gateway to the universe of knowledge; and "Processing Materials" covers the activities involved in making sure items that go into a library's collection are properly identified as belonging to the library and where the item is physically located in the collection. All other chapters have been extensively rewritten and updated to reflect 2010 technical service functions and activities. Complete with helpful illustrations, statistics, and study guide questions, this text is a must for library and information science students!


Technical Services Management 1965 1990

Author by : Ruth C Carter
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Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Gain an in-depth understanding of changes in technical services that have taken place over a quarter century and look at future trends and changes that may occur. Technical Services Management surveys and analyzes technical services in libraries from 1965 to 1990, a formative period and one of great change in library operations. The book also identifies trends that continue to impact technical services operations in libraries today. Readers gain a comprehensive knowledge of where the field has been and where it is now to help them plan and prepare more effectively for the future. Most chapters are historical, combined with a firm grasp of the present and a glimpse or more at the future. They are grouped to reflect the various aspects of technical services. Trends in technical services are considered in chapters on the development of technical services literature and the major changes in technical services in school libraries. Chapters on the major subdivisions within technical services--acquisitions and collection development, cataloging, and preservation--trace changes in library operations and the impact of automation. Issues in catalog design are explored in chapters on the emergence of online public access catalogs, bibliographic utilities, and approaches to authority control. Efforts to improve subject access are addressed through chapters on subject cataloging, the Dewey Decimal Classification, and indexing in the U.S. and Great Britain. To keep pace with changes in technical services, changes in professional education and development are needed as documented in chapters on cataloging education, continuing education in technical services, and the role of professional organizations. The final chapter outlines new challenges in the future and new roles for librarians in an electronic environment. Effective planning for the future includes learning about the past. Technical Services Management, 1965--1990 is a vital resource for library historians, library educators, technical services librarians, and graduate students in library and information science who need to know “how things were” in order to see more clearly “how things will be.”


Technical Services In The 21st Century

Author by : Samantha Schmehl Hines
Languange : en
Publisher by : Emerald Group Publishing
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Description : By showcasing the work of technical services, and the ground-breaking changes they have encountered, this edited collection provides readers with an opportunity to re-assess the opportunities and challenges for library administration, and to understand how libraries should be managed in the future.


Managing Technical Services In The 90 S

Author by : Drew Racine
Languange : en
Publisher by : Psychology Press
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Description : In this optimistic new book, librarians examine how changes in society, the information industry, and libraries require iconoclastic thinking and acting on the part of the information specialists to take maximum advantage of the opportunities that are present to better the profession, the professionals, and services to their patrons. The focus of the volume is on managing functions typically associated with technical services. Recent changes to library functions such as the changed roles of managers and the necessity for fund-raising as a method of obtaining basic operating funds are discussed fully. Running across the varied chapters are recurring themes such as the need for flexibility in staffing and organizational structures, looking at the traditional in new ways, and convergence and union. The chapters, written by experienced academic librarians, will be of interest to both managers of libraries and to those who are concerned with how the libraries are managed. Students of library science will find this an invaluable guide to gaining a deeper knowledge of the changes in technical services, and how they relate to the general public coming into the library.


Rethinking Library Technical Services

Author by : Mary Beth Weber
Languange : en
Publisher by : Rowman & Littlefield
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Description : Will library technical services exist thirty years from now? If so, what do leading experts see as the direction of the field? In this visionary look at the future of technical services, Mary Beth Weber, Head of Central Technical Services at Rutgers and editor of Library Resources and Technical Services (LRTS), the official journal of ALA’s Association for Library Collections and Technical Services and one of the top peer-reviewed scholarly technical services journals has compiled a veritable who’s who of the field to answer just these questions. Experts including Amy K. Weiss, Sylvia Hall-Ellis, and Sherri L. Vellucci answer vital questions like: Is there a future for traditional cataloging, acquisitions, and technical services? How can librarians influence the outcome of vendor-provided resources such as e-books, licensing, records sets, and authority control? Will RDA live up to its promise? Are approval plans and subject profiles relics of the past? Is there a need to curate data through its lifecycle? What skills will be needed in the future in technical services jobs?


Library Management

Author by : C.K. Sharma
Languange : en
Publisher by : Atlantic Publishers & Dist
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Description : Library Management Is Not A New Concept. Evolved With The Inception Of Libraries, Its Original Concept, That Lacked Systematic Procedures And Scientific Application, Has Underwent A Remarkable Change To Cope Up With The Present Era Of Advanced Information Technology Which Demands Of Efficient System And Speedy Service. Telecommunication And Computers Have Given A New Face To Libraries And Its Services.In The Present Book, Library Management, Attempts Have Been To Include All The Latest Informations Related To Library Systems, Procedures, Automation And Various Activities Of The Libraries Which Affect The Readers Service. The Book Is Divided Into Two Volumes Vol. I: Operational (Organisational) Management, Vol. Ii: Personal And Financial Management. In Addition, An Account Of Library Routines And Records Has Been Given In Order To Apprise The Readers Of The Public, Academic And Special Libraries.


Personnel Administration In An Automated Environment

Author by : Philip E Leinbach
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Here is what the experts have to say about the effects of computer applications on selected facets of personnel administration in libraries. Senior library managers, systems librarians, and library educators with a special interest in automation analyze the changes in the workplace that have already occurred and discuss those that will confront library professionals in the future. Personnel Administration in an Automated Environment covers the latest issues and research on the topic. Among the subjects dealt with are education and compensation of automation librarians, the nature of jobs in an automated library, the opportunities for innovation and change in technical library jobs, new personnel issues as a result of automating users’services, changing staff requirements in mid-sized academic libraries, the intersection of library and computer center tasks, and the impact of computerization on job satisfaction and performance evaluation. Administrators, personnel officers, and department heads in mid-sized to large libraries with computer-based operations will find both research-based results and reasonable speculation on everyday problems. A bibliography of the most recent books and articles will be useful to scholars of the subject.


The Evaluation And Measurement Of Library Services 2nd Edition

Author by : Joseph R. Matthews
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : This guide provides library directors, managers, and administrators in all types of libraries with complete and up-to-date instructions on how to evaluate library services in order to improve them. • Helps librarians to thoroughly examine their libraries' services toward making improvements • Enables librarians to answer with authority the question "what difference do we make?" • Explains the most effective ways of conducting library measurement and evaluation, covering qualitative and quantitative tools, data analysis, and specific methodologies for measuring and assessing specific services • Offers a highly readable and clear treatment of a topic of paramount importance, but that librarians often find difficult


Academic Library Management

Author by : Tammy Nickelson Dearie
Languange : en
Publisher by : American Library Association
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Description : What does successful academic library management look like in the real world? A team of editors, all administrators at large research libraries, here present a selection of case studies which dive deeply into the subject to answer that question. Featuring contributions from a range of practicing academic library managers, this book spotlights case studies equally useful for LIS students and current managers;touches upon such key issues as human resource planning, public relations, financial management, organizational culture, and ethics and confidentiality;examines how to use project management methodology to reorganize technical services, create a new liaison service model, advance a collaborative future, and set up on-the-spot mentoring;discusses digital planning for archives and special collections;rejects "one size fits all" solutions to common challenges in academic libraries in favor of creative problem solving; andprovides guidance on how to use case studies as effective models for positive change at one's own institution. LIS instructors, students, and academic library practitioners will all find enrichment from this selection of case studies.


Rethinking Technical Services

Author by : Bradford Lee Eden
Languange : en
Publisher by : Rowman & Littlefield
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Description : Volume 6 of the series Creating the 21st-Century Academic Library is focused on academic library technical services operations, and ways that they have been transformed and reimagined for working in today’s higher education environment.


1979 1990

Author by : Henryk Sawoniak
Languange : en
Publisher by : Walter de Gruyter
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Library Management In Electronic Environment

Author by : Krishan Kumar
Languange : en
Publisher by : Har-Anand Publications
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Description : Over the years many of the libraries have become large and complex organisations presenting a challenge to a librarian. Managing a large library is a highly specialised and complicated job. Due to changing environment, especially technological one, his job has become very challenging. A librarian in such an environment should have a managerial ability of a high order, and possess different kinds of skills including technical skills in the application of information technology with adequate knowledge to solve multidimensional problems. Keeping in view, the requirements of students of library and information science, the book presents a framework of basic knowledge of management in electronic environment. Emphasis has been laid on basic issues and concepts of management. Principles of management and theories of management have been explained. Library routines have been described adequately, keeping in view the application of information technology.


Library Vendor Relationships

Author by : Sam Brooks
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : A view of the mutual dependence between libraries and vendors As technology advances, libraries are forced to reach beyond their own resources to find effective ways to maintain accuracy and superior service levels. Vendors provide databases and integrated library systems that perform those functions for profit. Library/Vendor Relationships examines the increasing cooperation in which libraries find they must participate in, and vice versa, with the vendors that provide system infrastructure and software. Expert contributors provide insights from all sides of this unique collaboration, offering cogent perspectives on the give and take process that every librarian, publisher, and database provider/producer can use. The symbiosis between libraries and vendors of databases relies heavily upon open communication to achieve each one’s beneficial results. Library/Vendor Relationships explores this partnership between profit and nonprofit entities in detail, focusing on issues of crucial importance for both sides. A variety of diverse types of libraries and vendors give voice to the multitude of issues facing them. Several charts, graphs, and other helpful visuals are included. Topics in Library/Vendor Relationships include: options for preventing systematic downloading of material benefits and challenges of delivering products on multiple platforms—using the American Psychological Association’s experiences as a case study book vendors’ efforts to help libraries become more efficient comprehensive online support services to help increase interaction between libraries and academic publishers Anatolian University Libraries Consortium’s effective relationship with vendors publisher and vendor use of library advisory boards to provide needed feedback a review of the database marketplace fostering a good relationship between library and vendor the future of government libraries in an increasingly technological age collaboration in standards development integrated ecommerce the relationship between OCLC and member institutions libraries’ position between commerce and science vendor/community college library relationships e-mail discussion lists and more! Library/Vendor Relationships is stimulating, insightful reading for academic librarians, government librarians, public librarians, deans, directors, reference librarians, publishers, and database providers.


Economics Of Digital Information

Author by : Sul H. Lee
Languange : en
Publisher by : CRC Press
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Recruiting Educating And Training Librarians For Collection Development

Author by : Peggy Johnson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Description : This volume addresses three significant problems experienced by library administrators around the country: attracting new collection development librarians, educating them in appropriate library school programs, and training them to perform their jobs.


Print Vs Digital

Author by : Sul H. Lee
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Libraries are currently confronted by the challenges of managing increasing amounts of electronic information. Print vs. Digital: The Future of Coexistence presents the expert perspectives of eight of America’s leading library administrators on ways to effectively manage digital flow and offers strategies to provide a level of coexistence between digital and print information. This excellent overview explores how to best balance print and electronic resources, and explores important issues such as the selection of electronic resources, improving access to digital information for a larger user base, and effective management of a library’s fiscal and personnel resources. Print vs. Digital: The Future of Coexistence discusses the various challenges libraries now face from the massive influx of digital resources, including the ways that information-seeking behaviors have changed, the search for synergies between print and digital, economics of news preservation, and whether or not the end of print journals is at hand. New ideas and technological advances are explored, including the diverse ways these improvements will impact the future. This well-referenced resource includes useful tables, figures, and photographs. Topics in Print vs. Digital: The Future of Coexistence include: cooperative collection development balance of print and electronic resources evolvement of digital resources in libraries change in research libraries factors influencing the selection of electronic resources disseminating information about scholarly collections impact of digital resources on research behavior and techniques design of digital libraries JSTOR effects of digital information on reference collections transition of print journals to digital formats Print vs. Digital: The Future of Coexistence is a thought provoking, insightful resource on the future of libraries, invaluable for acquisitions, reference, and collection development librarians; and senior and mid-level administrators such as deans, directors, and department heads for public, special, and academic libraries.


The Smaller Academic Library

Author by : Gerard B. McCabe
Languange : en
Publisher by : Libraries Unlimited
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Description : ". . . [T]he book offers a source of strategies and practical solutions to vexing and recurrent problems which readers can tailor to their individual needs. . . . It is highly recommended as an important resource that belongs in the professional collection of every small academic library." Journal of Academic Librarianship


Administration Of The Public Library

Author by : Alice Gertzog
Languange : en
Publisher by : Scarecrow Press
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Description : Combines theory and practical advice to address public library policies, procedures, resources, and human relations in a clear manner. "Expect future editions of this eminently readable, yet well-documented text." —LIBRARY JOURNAL


The Changing Landscape For Electronic Resources

Author by : Yem S Fong
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Keep up-to-date with the latest in innovative electronic information services! The Changing Landscape for Electronic Resources: Content, Access, Delivery, and Legal Issues focuses on the effects and challenges of providing electronic resources for libraries. The authors are librarians and other professionals with practical experience in current issues and developing trends. With this book, you will learn about technical, legal, and resource sharing developments that will contribute to the future distribution of global information in libraries. This book shows how libraries using electronic resources can reduce costs and save transaction time for large and small public libraries as well as academic libraries. It also reveals recent initiatives related to open source software and core standards for resource sharing and interlibrary loal, such as the Bath profile and the NISO Circulation Interchange Protocol (NCIP). Special features of this timely book include figures, diagrams, references, and Web sites. This book contains the wisdom and experience of professionals applying electronic resources to: interlibrary loan systems copyright and licensing open source software international data standards scholarly publishing The Changing Landscape for Electronic Resources will help you avoid many of the potential pitfalls of managing electronic content in the evolving modern library. This book will help you prepare for a future in which electronic access improves the range, speed, and quantity of cost-effective information services for patrons and resource-sharing partners.


Libraries Act On Their Libqual Findings

Author by : Fred M. Heath
Languange : en
Publisher by : Psychology Press
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Description : This book focuses on participating libraries that used the 2002 LibQUAL+ survey to collect qualitative and quantitative data for assessing and evaluating their service quality, resource allocations, staffing, technology, and policies. The book provides a wealth of information on this Web-based marketing instrument that measures users' perceptions of library service quality. Library professionals dealing withor interested inlibrary service quality assessment will benefit from the practical examples and graphical representations found in this essential work.


Digital Images And Art Libraries In The Twenty First Century

Author by : Susan Wyngaard
Languange : en
Publisher by : Psychology Press
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Description : Digital Images and Art Libraries in the Twenty-First Century provides an in-depth look at the technology that art librarians must understand in order to work effectively in today's digital environment. Appropriate for librarians, visual resource curators, and students alike, this book unites readers with professionals who have hand-on experience in their fields of study. It covers a wide range of subjects, including digital access preservation, personal accounts of digitalization ventures, the effects of Web censorship, and the changing nature of art librarianship. The diversity of opinions documented in this contemporary text delivers a thorough investigation into the cutting-edge world of digital art librarianship.


The Twenty First Century Art Librarian

Author by : Terrie L. Wilson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Psychology Press
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Description : Meet the challenge of operating a successful art library! The Twenty-First Century Art Librarian examines the unique challenges and vital administrative issues that are at the forefront of current art librarianship. Librarians working in a variety of settings (art, academics, architecture, visual resources, and museums) address professional change and technological challenges, including inadequate staffing and the need to wear multiple "hats" to cope with day-to-day responsibilities. The book focuses on common practices in the field as well as the individuals who work in art libraries and the collections they maintain. Instead of the standard primer on art librarianship, this book is an insightful look at how art librarians are unique in terms of the clientele they serve, their subject knowledge, and the variety of environments in which they work. The Twenty-First Century Art Librarian examines pressing everyday issues, including operational management, staff recruitment and training, managing collections, public service and patrons, and developing a "personal care plan." The Twenty-First Century Art Librarian also addresses setting-specific topics, such as: developing staffing standards at all levels working solo in small art museum libraries integrating digitization into visual resource libraries handling special collections in architecture libraries how culture and mission distinguish academic art libraries from their museum counterparts and much more! The Twenty-First Century Art Librarian provides library professionals and academics with a unique look at current trends in art, architecture, and visual resources librarianship.


Inherent Strategies In Library Management

Author by : Masanori Koizumi
Languange : en
Publisher by : Chandos Publishing
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Description : Inherent Strategies in Library Management describes general and specific strategies for libraries based on core library values, and does so through concrete research. Many strategic management books for libraries introduce concepts of business management to the library world, but often neglect traditional library culture and core values. This book reexamines management through the lens of libraries themselves, rather than relying on strategies borrowed from the business world, in an attempt to bring to light the factors and decision-making processes behind how librarians have run their libraries over the past fifty decades. In other words, their decisions can be regarded as inherent management, born naturally from the core foundations, considerations, and operations of libraries. In addition, this book investigates the broad influences of business management theories on libraries, including a discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of their use. Presents management strategies for libraries based on core library values Provides detailed analysis on the effects of business management theories on libraries Lays down the fundamental rules for managing libraries Explains various management analysis methods Bridges the gap between library core values and business efficiency


Diversity Now

Author by : Teresa Y. Neely
Languange : en
Publisher by : Psychology Press
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Description : Diversity Now: People, Collections, and Services in Academic Libraries delivers a comprehensive look at diversity issues for librarians. It examines partnerships between academic research libraries and campus agencies and provides effective retention strategies for diverse employees, introducing a model retention program for junior faculty of color. It also shows how librarians can lobby for domestic partner benefits for university employees who are unmarried same- and opposite-sex couples, and much more! Diversity Now provides a unique research perspective on assessment and diversity integration in the academic libraries and highlights effective working strategies for a multicultural library environment.


The Economics Of Information In The Networked Environment

Author by : Meredith A. Butler
Languange : en
Publisher by : Psychology Press
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Description : Originally published in 1996 by the Association of Research Libraries as conference proceedings and currently co-published as Journal of Library Administration v.26, no.1/2 1998. Presents papers addressing many of the digital information cost issues that affect libraries, including electronic publishing, intellectual property rights, resource sharing, document delivery, and institutional investment in digital resources. No index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Information Literacy Programs

Author by : Patricia Durisin
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Explore the vital links between technology and lifelong learning! Get the real-life perspective of professionals at the intersection of old ways and new technology in this book written by and for librarians. Information Literacy Programs: Successes and Challenges provides you with the different viewpoints of librarians who have taken varying paths in their information literacy programs. You’ll learn about the roles of Web-based collaboration, teamwork with academic and administrative colleagues, evidence-based librarianship, and active learning strategies in library instruction programs. Information Literacy Programs can help you refresh your own teaching while opening your eyes to the many possible approaches to information literacy. Helpful features you’ll find in Information Literacy Programs include: tips on connecting with technology-savvy “Generation Y” principles for multi-campus collaboration guidelines for setting up a successful retreat for teaching librarians information about the benefits of interdisciplinary partnerships comprehensive bibliographies methods for assessing your current information literacy programs discussion of immersion programs for professional development