Managing the One-Person Library - Cooperman, Larry
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Managing the one-person library provides a useful and needed resource for solo librarians confronted with the challenges of running a small library. The author uniquely focuses on topics encountered by solo librarians, such as IT troubleshooting and library security. Chapters on library management, collection development, serials management, and library marketing are included to enable solo librarians to easily manage day-to-day operations in these areas, and advise on how to respond to any challenges that should (and will) arise. This book will provide a much-needed resource manual that will…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Managing the one-person library provides a useful and needed resource for solo librarians confronted with the challenges of running a small library. The author uniquely focuses on topics encountered by solo librarians, such as IT troubleshooting and library security. Chapters on library management, collection development, serials management, and library marketing are included to enable solo librarians to easily manage day-to-day operations in these areas, and advise on how to respond to any challenges that should (and will) arise. This book will provide a much-needed resource manual that will allow solo librarians of all backgrounds, and paraprofessionals, to manage their collections as effectively as their larger librarian counterparts.

  • Written by a librarian with extensive solo library management in the field
  • Targeted to all types of solo librarians (e.g., medical, law, academic)
  • Essential reading for paraprofessional librarians who manage one-person libraries
  • Produktdetails
  • Chandos Information Professional Series
  • Verlag: Chandos
  • New
  • Seitenzahl: 88
  • Erscheinungstermin: 18. Dezember 2014
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 236mm x 159mm x 7mm
  • Gewicht: 179g
  • ISBN-13: 9781843346715
  • ISBN-10: 1843346710
  • Artikelnr.: 40911199
Inhaltsangabe
Dedication About the author Preface 1: Who is a one-person, or solo, librarian? And how do they manage to do what they do? Abstract Time management Organizational management strategies Change management strategies Stress management People management Case studies To summarize 2: Marketing your library Abstract Resources and strategies Case studies To summarize 3: Professional development Abstract Meetings and networking Webinars and podcasts Social media and networking Writing Teaching Case studies To summarize 4: Collection development Abstract How does a solo librarian learn collection development skills? What constitute good collection development skills? What materials do solo librarians include in their collection development? Tips and techniques on purchasing items at a lower cost Case studies To summarize 5: IT resources, troubleshooting, internet security, and library security Abstract IT resources and troubleshooting Internet security Library security Case studies To summarize 6: Cataloging and serials management Abstract Cataloging Serials management Case studies To summarize 7: Staffing the one-person library Abstract Staffing strategies for solo librarians Training staff Assessing staff To summarize 8: Final thoughts on solo librarianship and the future of solo librarians Abstract Useful websites Index