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The new OPL sourcebook : a guide for solo and small libraries

Author: Judith A Siess
Publisher: Medford, N.J. : Information Today, [2006] ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First printing, 2006, [revised edition of The OPL Sourcebook, 2001]View all editions and formats
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This updated and expanded edition of the essential guide for small and one-person libraries (OPLs) covers virtually every key management topic of interest to OPLs. In addition to offering a wealth of practical tips, strategies, and case studies, author Judith Siess takes an international perspective that reflects the growing number of OPL's worldwide. The book's in-depth directory section lists important  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith A Siess
ISBN: 1573872415 9781573872416
OCLC Number: 62330736
Description: xxiii, 427 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: What is an OPL? --
Management : general concepts --
Time management, planning, and prioritization --
Financial matters --
Communication, marketing, and advocacy --
Along the information superhighway : the OPL and technology --
Other issues : education, downsizing and outsourcing, and knowledge management --
The future of one-person librarianship --
Business, management, and economics --
Computers and the Web --
Government --
Journalism and news --
Language, literature, and the arts --
Law, legal libraries, and copyright --
Libraryland stuff --
Medicine, health, nursing, and medical libraries --
Science, engineering, and technology --
Social sciences --
Miscellaneous --
Bibliography and sources cited.
Responsibility: Judith A. Siess.
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This updated and expanded edition of the essential guide for small and one-person libraries (OPLs) covers virtually every key management topic of interest to OPLs. In addition to offering a wealth of practical tips, strategies, and case studies, author Judith Siess takes an international perspective that reflects the growing number of OPL's worldwide. The book's in-depth directory section lists important organizations, publications, vendors and suppliers, discussion lists, and Web sites.

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