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Library Management 101

A Practical Guide

Diane L. Velasquez (Editor)


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Library Management 101: A Practical Guide Edited by Diane L. Velasquez Item Number: 978-0-8389-1148-8 Publisher: ALA Editions Price: $65.00 Order Options: Qty: 448 pages 6" x 9" Softcover ISBN-13: 978-0-8389-1148-8 Year Published: 2012 AP Categories: A, B, C, D, I, J, Z This title will be available Summer 2012. You may place an order and the item will be shipped when it becomes available. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Knowing the principles of general management is both useful and necessary for LIS students, but it's no less important to learn management techniques specific to the world of libraries. 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 modern 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 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.

American Library Association, 9780838911488, 366pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2013