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There s no shortage of library management books out there but how many of them actually tackle the little details of day-to-day management, the hard-to-categorize things that slip through the cracks of a larger handbook? Library Management Tips that Work does exactly that, addressing dozens of such issues facing library managers, including How to create a job manual, and k ...more
Unknown Binding, 208 pages
Published January 1st 2011 by American Library Association
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Kim
Dec 27, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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An ALA Guide for the busy librarian, this book is a series of short chapters, each dealing with a different challenge that you might face in an academic or public library setting. The five parts include: The Manager Role, Running a Library, Information Technology, Staff, and Public Relations.

Some of my favorite chapters included advice on: how to deal with unreturned library materials; merging multiple service points; grant writing; weeding; IT/Ref desk collaboration; and change management. Tru
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Nicole
Apr 18, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nonfiction, libraries
Most articles I found useful and interesting even if not entirely pertinent for my subject area and a few were spot-on and filled with solid, practical information. I would consider buying this for personal reference.
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Great professional title!
Katrina V.
Has some interesting and useful chapters, but also a lot that isn't relevant to my current position.
Robin
I mostly skimmed this accessible compilation of very short and practical essays. I found the sections on training, team-building, and board relationships useful. Worth reading.
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