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The frugal librarian : thriving in tough economic times

Author: Carol Smallwood; American Library Association.
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2011.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Smallwood; American Library Association.
ISBN: 9780838910757 0838910750
OCLC Number: 663822323
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: xi, 277 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Helping patrons job search. Knowledge-based job hunting and interview preparation / Michael A. Germano ; Start your job search here / Jason Kuhl --
pt. 2. Librarian survival. Entrepreneurs in the library : how an entrepreneurial spirit expanded the patron base and elevated its political standing / James Lund ; Laid off? : here's one way to land on your feet / J. James Mancuso ; Low- and no-cost development opportunities for librarians / Colleen S. Harris ; Online resources in Michigan : a school librarian survives hard times / Margaret Lincoln --
pt. 3. Grants. Grant proposals for the working librarian : from idea to implementation / Lois Stickell and Lisa Nickel ; Tools for grant searching / Victoria Lynn Packard ; Writing grant proposals for diverse populations / Vandella Brown --
pt. 4. Programming. Creating and sustaining community-focused programs / Wayne Finley and Joanna Kluever ; Nothing to lose : creative programming for the frugal librarian / Lisa A. Forrest --
pt. 5. Sharing. Increasing resources in tough times : a new funding model for the Purdue University career Wiki / George Bergstrom and May Dugan ; Innovating and saving with joint-use libraries / Emily Dill ; Multitype regional library responses to the economic crisis / Tom Taylor ; Museum passes : a low-cost, high-impact partnership / Rebecca Tuck and Lisa Fraser ; Saving by sharing : using open-source and shared catalogs to do more with less / John Helling --
pt. 6. Management. Bringing the outside back in : creative and cost-effective outreach strategies / Kacy Vega and Kim Becnel ; Cost factors in digital projects : a model useful in other applications / Lisa L. Crane ; Data-driven cancellation decisions / Leslie Farison ; Green information technology saves money, saves resources / Sarah Passonneau ; Managing staff stress during budget crises : lessons for library managers / Colleen S. Harris and Mary Chimato ; Student assistants : maximize effectiveness through coordinated training / Ken Johnson and Sue Hisle --
pt. 7. On-the-job success. Bidding service contracts in public libraries / Tom Cooper ; Digital projects on a shoestring / Emily Asch ; Developing partnerships for added value / Aline Soules and Sarah Nielson ; Organizing in the streets and in the stacks : a grassroots movement saves neighborhood libraries / Edgar C. Bailey Jr. ; Turning gifts and discards into gold / Robert Holley ; A small school library meets the economic challenge / Colleen Driscoll --
pt. 8. Staffing. Leveraging internal resources to fill library staff shortages temporarily / Marwin Britto ; Making good by making do : using student staff to drive library technology innovation / Gwen Evans ; Tiered staffing for technical services / Mary S. Laskowski and Fang Huang Gao ; We're all in this together : solutions for creative staffing / Heidi Blackburn and Erin Davis --
pt. 9. Professional development. Building sustainable professional development opportunities in technology literacy / Marwin Britto ; $40 a day, or attending library conferences on the cheap / Regina Koury.
Responsibility: edited by Carol Smallwood.

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