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Checklists for Public Library Managers

Author : Jay Wozny
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Collects in one volume concise summaries for over 75 basic assignments likely to face librarians at all management levels.

Small Public Library Management

Author : Jane Pearlmutter
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Finally, here's a handbook that includes everything administrators need to keep a handle on library operations, freeing them up to streamline and improve how the organization functions.

Checklist of Library Building Design Considerations

Author : William W. Sannwald
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Planning construction of a new library facility or renovation of an existing one can be a daunting task. With the new fifth edition of his Checklist of Library Building Design Considerations, veteran library administrator and construction consultant William Sannwald guides librarians and other members of a building design team through the stages of the design process.

Administration of the Public Library

Author : Alice Gertzog
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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 University of Michigan Library Newsletter

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Monthly Checklist of State Publications

Author : Library of Congress. Exchange and Gift Division
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June and Dec. issues contain listings of periodicals.

Privatizing Libraries

Author : Jane Jerrard
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This timely special report from ALA Editions provides a succinct but comprehensive overview of the "privatization" of public libraries. It provides a history of the trend of local and state governments privatizing public services and assets, and then examines the history of public library privatization right up to the California legislation introduced earlier this year to restrict cities in the state from privatizing library services. The book also examines what happens when a private, for-profit organization takes over essential management tasks and decisions of a public library, including the effects this can have on services, patron satisfaction and staff, as well as legal issues. It provides in-depth recommendations for librarians who want to retain control of their own institutions. Complete with case studies, statistics, and a valuable checklist of to-dos for libraries that are facing partial or complete privatization.

Management of Library Security

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Training Checklist for Information Services Staff

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Checklist of Basic Municipal Documents

Author : United States. Bureau of the Census
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Checklist of Library Building Design Considerations

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Building new libraries.

Roll with the Times or the Times Roll Over You

Author : Beth R. Bernhardt
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Over one hundred presentations from the 36th annual Charleston Library Conference (held November 1-5, 2016) are included in this annual proceedings volume. Major themes of the meeting included data visualization, streaming video, analysis and assessment, demand-driven acquisition, and open access publishing. While the Charleston meeting remains a core one for acquisitions librarians in dialog with publishers and vendors, the breadth of coverage of this volume reflects the fact that this conference is now one of the major venues for leaders in the publishing and library communities to shape strategy and prepare for the future. Almost 2,000 delegates attended the 2016 meeting, ranging from the staff of small public library systems to the CEOs of major corporations. This fully indexed, copyedited volume provides a rich source for the latest evidence-based research and lessons from practice in a range of information science fields. Contributors comprise leaders in the library, publishing, and vendor communities.

Planning and Designing Libraries for Children and Young People

Author : Michael Dewe
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Now that fewer new libraries are being built it is particularly important to maximize space in the buildings available, and to ensure that library plans are determined by the needs of the users. Often the interior of a building will be redesigned, and the librarian can influence the architect's plans. Planning and Designing Libraries for Children and Young People introduces the concept of space as a resource available to the library manager - along with stock, staff and finance - and it will need managing in exactly the same way as any other resource. This publication will enable school and children's librarians to develop a critical and evaluative attitude to the utilization, layout, appearance and environment of their libraries. Dealing both with the needs of the children's and teenage sections of the public library and with the needs of the school library, the book takes the reader through the different stages in the creation of a library space resource, and includes a consideration of the location of the library; the range of accommodation; standards and guidelines; policy, committees and teams; spatial relationships and the library layout; and furniture and equipment. Illustrated with library plans and photographs, and full of practical advice supported by case studies, this book will be an indispensable aid to school and children's librarians, as well as managers of library space, who wish to create a positive environment for children and young people in school and public libraries. It will also be invaluable to practising architects and to those responsible for running courses in layout and design.

Fairfax County Public Library Training Checklist for Information Services Staff

Author : Fairfax County Public Library. Information Services Training Checklist Task Force
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Public Library Collections in the Balance Censorship Inclusivity and Truth

Author : Jennifer Downey
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A fascinating and informative read for librarians, library staff, and MLIS students, this book offers practical information and professional guidelines to examine current issues in censorship and libraries while also enabling readers to consider their own opinions about intellectual freedom and censorship. • Helps librarians and students better understand the intellectual freedom issues and controversies most common to public libraries and put them into the context of real-world situations • Challenges readers to examine their professional and personal feelings on controversial topics fairly and thoughtfully, with the intent of evolving the library profession • Offers a big-picture approach covering the many facets of censorship (including the seldom-discussed issue of self-censorship) and presents information on alternative review sources and publishers in order to develop well-balanced collections • Serves as a continuing education source on a rarely discussed but often-encountered topic

Middle Management in Academic and Public Libraries

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Drawing from the contributions of 20 academic and public library middle managers, this book reveals knowledge, expertise, and insights on a variety of management topics and responsibilities. • Addresses a wide range of middle management topics such as managing new managers of supervisors in the public library and balancing middle management and tenure-track responsibilities in an academic library • Includes information contributed by knowledgeable experts on middle management within public and academic library environments • Provides a bibliography of useful resources for middle managers with each chapter • Contains an index providing access to many topics and authors cited in the book

Public Libraries

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Human Resource Management for the Small Library

Author : Linda Dobb
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The Library Security and Safety Guide to Prevention Planning and Response

Author : Miriam B. Kahn
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Security planning, part of disaster response and continuous operations planning, is the key to proactively addressing potential safety issues. This book discusses key safety and security issues step-by-step, then gives tips on implementing prevention strategies, creating guidelines for libraries and staff, and minimizing risk.

Technology Made Simple

Author : Kimberly Bolan
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Provides information on implementing technology services in a small or medium-sized library.