Library Management Tips That Work

Carol Smallwood


Library Management Tips That Work

Library Management Tips That Work

  • Title: Library Management Tips That Work
  • Author: Carol Smallwood
  • ISBN: 9780838911211
  • Page: 170
  • Format: Paperback



There s no shortage of library management books out there but how many of them actually tackle the little details of day to day management, the hard to categorize minutiae that slip through the cracks of a larger handbook Library Management Tips that Work does exactly that, answering numerous questions library managers may never have thought to ask, such as How createThere s no shortage of library management books out there but how many of them actually tackle the little details of day to day management, the hard to categorize minutiae that slip through the cracks of a larger handbook Library Management Tips that Work does exactly that, answering numerous questions library managers may never have thought to ask, such as How create a job manual, and keep staff accountable Keeping your library board in the loop Using numbers to make your case Dealing with unreturned library materials Methods for managing multiple libraries with one FTE librarian Retaining services despite budget cuts and staff shortagse Public relations on a shoestring Written by contributors from across the field, this eclectic guide offers best practices suitable for managers in all types of libraries.


Recent Comments "Library Management Tips That Work"

An ALA Guide for the busy librarian, this book is a series of short chapters, each dealing with a different challenge that you might face in an academic or public library setting. The five parts include: The Manager Role, Running a Library, Information Technology, Staff, and Public Relations. Some of my favorite chapters included advice on: how to deal with unreturned library materials; merging multiple service points; grant writing; weeding; IT/Ref desk collaboration; and change management. Tru [...]

Most articles I found useful and interesting even if not entirely pertinent for my subject area and a few were spot-on and filled with solid, practical information. I would consider buying this for personal reference.

Great professional title!

Has some interesting and useful chapters, but also a lot that isn't relevant to my current position.

I mostly skimmed this accessible compilation of very short and practical essays. I found the sections on training, team-building, and board relationships useful. Worth reading.


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