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Academic library management : edited papers of a British Council sponsored course, 15-27 January 1989, Birmingham

Author: Maurice Bernard Line; British Council.
Publisher: London : Library Association, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of over 30 papers covering all aspects of academic librarianship from the management angle. Topics discussed range from the functions and objectives of academic libraries of different  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Birmingham (1989)
Kongress
Conference proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Academic library management.
London : Library Association, 1990
(OCoLC)551497942
Online version:
Academic library management.
London : Library Association, 1990
(OCoLC)607891058
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Bernard Line; British Council.
ISBN: 0853658390 9780853658399
OCLC Number: 23047806
Description: xii, 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1: Current issues in academic libraries, Maurice B.Line; the relationship between the academic library and the parent institution, Christopher J.Hunt. Part 2 Functions and objectives: large university library, James Thompson; new university library, Peter J.Tucker; technological university library, Lynne Brindley; polytechnic library, Nigel Macartney. Part 3 Collections: concepts of stock - comprehensive vs selective, Brian J.Enright; stock management and disposal - collection building and demolition, Ian Winkworth; acquisition - books, Geoffrey Ford; journals, Alan MacDougall; grey literature, David N.Wood and John P. Chillag; preservation and conservation, Peter Fox. Part 4 Services: cataloguing and subject access, Philip Bryant; reference and information services, John Fletcher; lending services, Geoffrey Ford; services to external users, Lynne Brindley. Part 5 Cooperation: interlibrary access, national and international, Maurice B Line; cooperation in collections, Henry J. Heany; other forms of cooperation, Alan F.MacDougall. Part 6 Staffing and personnel: management styles and systems, Ian Rogerson; staff structures, Christopher J.Hunt; staff development and appraisal, David M. Baker; training for management, Alan F.MacDougall. Part 7 Evaluation: the concept of 'library goodness' - user and library perception of quality and value, Maurice B.Line; performance measurement, A. Graham Mackenzie; monitoring and management information, Lynne Brindley. Part 8 Finance: financial management systems, John Fletcher; revenue earning and cost recovery, Nigel Macartney. Part 9 Automation and electronic technology: the IT-based manager, Mel Collier. Part 10 Marketing and public relations: marketing, Nigel Macartney; public relations and publicity, Lynne Brindley. Part 11 In conclusion: academic libraries - a new generation?, Maurice B.Line.
Responsibility: edited by Maurice B. Line.
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