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Library and Information Center Management (7th edition) _POPULAR

AuthorRobert D. Stueart, Barbara B. Moran
ISBN: 159158406X
Description: Significantly updated and expanded, the 6th edition of this classic text reflects the many changes that have recently taken place in libraries and library management. Students will acquire important knowledge about the complex and interrelated functions common to all organizations: planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. The book introduces new thoughts and techniques alongside those that have stood the test of time and trial. Contemporary examples are given to illustrate discussions on such themes as strategic planning and total quality management. The text exposes students to the technology and the political, economic and social environments that are powerful forces which influence the planning for information services today. At the same time, it outlines new knowledge, skills, and techniques that are required by staff members at every level of an organization's operations. An essential resource and professional guide, this book is a standard text in library management courses
The latest edition of this management classic sports a fresh new look to complement its updated content. It continues to cover all of the important functions involved in library management and development. New chapters on marketing, team building and ethics have been added; thought provoking mini-cases and other activities introduced or expanded; and more international materials referenced than ever before. A perennial favorite in the classroom, an invaluable reference source for information managers everywhere.


About the Author
ROBERT D. STUEART is International Consultant on Strategic Planning for Information Services and for Educational Program Development in Information Management. He is Dean and Professor Emeritus, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts. He has received ALA's Melvil Dewey Medal, the OCLC-Humphrey's Award for International Librarianship, and the Beta Phi Mu Award. BARBARA B. MORAN is Professor, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Paperback: 550 pages
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited; 7 edition (June 30, 2007)
Added on: 2007-07-19 15:43:18
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