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The present book `Library Management: A Manual for Effective Management` is meant for practicing librarians and students pursuing LIS courses. It covers all practical problems generally faced in the management of a library. An attempt is made to provide a concise account of different management techniques along with traditional methods of management to train the library professionals in the new environment. The book is divided into twelve chapters. The first chapter `Introduction` gives a general idea of management, second chapter deals with the development of management thoughts. A complete chapter is dedicated t Elements and Principles of Management. In the modern environment of ICT, it is essential to train the library professionals to cope up with the changed scenario, hence a chapter on Human Resource Development, giving an overview of this aspect comes next. New concepts in the management field like Management by Objectives, Total quality Management, etc., are discussed in the next chapter. Separate chapters are given on Personnel Management, Financial Management, Space Management and Collection Management. Staffing pattern, job analysis and organizational chart are given under Personnel Management. Chapter on financial management covers financial estimation and various methods of budgeting, etc. The chapter on Space Management deals with the building planning and the planning of furniture in various sections in the library. Collection Management deals with the various aspects of the library collection viz., document selection, document processing and effective use of the documents. A separate chapter is retained on the `Maintenance, Preservation and Stock Verification` covering the preservation, binding and different methods of stock verification in the libraries. As the role of authorities and committees i s very crucial in the management, there is one chapter on Library Authorities, Committees and the Library Rules. We can establish a Management, where he role of computers in library management is discussed. An exhaustive bibliography is also provided for the general readers for further reference Printed Pages: 432. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 58524
Titel: Library Management: A Manual for Effective ...
Verlag: Ess Ess Publisher