Strategic Planning and Management for Library Managers

Guides library manager toward a greater understanding of the role of strategic planning and its attendant responsibilities.

Author: Joseph R. Matthews

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1591582318

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 150

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Guides library manager toward a greater understanding of the role of strategic planning and its attendant responsibilities.


Many facilities have begun including cafes, Friends of the Library spaces, and even exhibits to help generate additional revenue. These areas should be taken into account when planning for building expansions." -- from preface.



ISBN: 9781680955590



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Strategic Management of Information Services

An in-depth analysis of strategic management concepts and techniques and how they can be usefully applied to the planning and delivery of information services.

Author: Shiela Corrall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135477485

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 364

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An in-depth analysis of strategic management concepts and techniques and how they can be usefully applied to the planning and delivery of information services. Offers practical guidance on the strategy process from appraisal and assessment through to implementation and improvement. Examines the environment in which planning takes place, and financial management issues.Annotated references to management and information service literature.Includes further reading and index. Sheila Corrall is the University Librarian at the University of Reading. She has worked as an information specialist, manager and consultant in public, and national academic libraries. At the British Library, her roles included policy and planning support to top management and responsibility for a portfolio of revenue-earning services in science, technology, patents and business information.

Strategic Planning for Results

Building from this proven model, Strategic Planning for Results is the fully revised version of Planning for Results, the foundational book in this groundbreaking series.

Author: Sandra S. Nelson

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838935737

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 291

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Sandra Nelson focuses on the essential steps to draft a results-driven, strategic planning process that libraries can complete over the course of four months, regardless of organisational structure or size.

People Skills for Library Managers

Strategic planning is concerned with identifying the most likely issues, opportunities, challenges, and options over a ... For further reading on this topic, see Rosanna M. O'Neill's Total Quality Management in Libraries (Englewood, ...

Author: Lucile Wilson

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1563081431

Category: Education

Page: 125

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Focuses on skills that are not included in a librarian's technical training. For graduates, para-professional librarians, and aides.

Library Management 101

Strategic planning and management for library managers. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited. Nelson, S. S. (2008). Strategic planning for results. Chicago, IL: ALA Editions. Paris, K. A. (2004). Moving the strategic plan off the ...

Author: Diane L. Velasquez

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 083891148X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

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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.

Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries Practices and Resources

Applied strategic planning: How to develop a plan that really works. ... Succession planning & management: A key leadership responsibility emerges. Texas Library Journal, 87(1) ... Strategic planning and management for library managers.

Author: Deards, Kiyomi D.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466658134

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 321

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As the baby boomer generation begins to retire, the focus shifts to the next generation of global leaders in diverse industries. Within the field of library science, succession planning has become a topic of interest to ensure the success of future libraries as the workforce shifts and enable up-and-coming leaders. Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries: Practices and Resources provides valuable insight into the process of implementing succession planning in libraries. This book delves into the challenges and possibilities of a succession plan’s effect on the success of library organizations. Human resources officers, library administrators, academicians, and students will find this book beneficial to furthering their understanding of current practice in succession planning.

Managing in the Middle

The following are bibliographic resources to help with strategic planning: Matthews, Joseph R. Strategic Planning and Management for Library Managers. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2005. This book provides an introduction to the ...

Author: Robert Farrell (Professor)

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838911617

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 175

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"Fully a third of all library supervisors are "managing in the middle: " reporting to top-level managers while managing teams of peers or paraprofessional staff in some capacity. This practical handbook is here to assist middle managers navigate their way through the challenges of multitasking and continual gear-shifting. The broad range of contributors from academic and public libraries in this volume help librarians face personal and professional challenges by Linking theoretical ideas about mid-level management to real-world situations Presenting ways to sharpen crucial skills such as communication, productivity, delegation, and performance management Offering specific advice on everything from supervision to surviving layoffs Being a middle manager can be a difficult job, but the range of perspectives in this book offer strategies and tips to make it easier."

Strategic Human Resource Planning for Academic Libraries

Knowledge management explained. KMWorld, Information Today, Inc., 4 May. ... Ithaka S+R US Library Survey 2010: Insights from U.S. Academic Library Directors. Ithaka. ... Strategic Planning and Management for Library Managers.

Author: Michael A. Crumpton

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 1780634455

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 110

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Strategic Human Resources Planning for Academic Libraries: Information, Technology and Organization provides an in-depth discussion of human resources as a strategic element of a library organization, especially as staffing needs and competencies change. The book focuses on the impact of human resource practices in a library setting, discussing several aspects, including the role of human resources when the library is part of a larger organization, along with information on how to identify strategic objectives that are expected and related to workforce issues. In addition, the book reviews hiring practices, reorganizations of staff, use of temps or time-limited positions, and how students, volunteers, and internships can make a strategic difference overall. Chapters address competencies across different levels of employment within different library types and consider how those competencies are changing Presents how leadership and library leaders must utilize human resources as a valuable tool for developing a strong and healthy organization Addresses human resource tools, such as job tasks analysis and the creation of equitable payroll structures Demonstrate the use and benefit of multiple employee statuses that provide flexibility and resourcefulness to end users

Integrated Library Systems

''Strategic planning can be a significant opportunity to unify management, staff members, stakeholders, and customers through a common understanding of where the library is going, how everyone can work to achieve a ...

Author: Desiree Webber

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1591588979

Category: Computers

Page: 183

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Shows how to select and implement a new integrated library system, whether you purchase and install the software yourself or hire an outside consultant for the project.