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Beyond survival : managing academic libraries in transition

Author: Elizabeth J Wood; Rush Miller; Amy Knapp
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

What happens when libraries find themselves in a society characterised by increased information availability? This book offers ideas about how libraries can not only survive in the short term but  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Case studies
Étude de cas (Descripteur de forme)
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth J Wood; Rush Miller; Amy Knapp
ISBN: 1591583373 9781591583370
OCLC Number: 429494712
Description: xxii, 220 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Why not just keep on keeping on? --
Theoretical underpinnings of change --
Embedding and perpetuating change in academic libraries --
Lessons in organizational change from the University of Arizona Libraries --
Evolution not revolution : first cycle of change at the University of Pittsburgh's University Library System (ULS) --
Change becomes a given --
Looking beyond technical services : the second change cycle at ULS --
Standing up to scrutiny --
Positioning the academic library for a vibrant future.
Responsibility: Elizabeth J. Wood, Rush Miller and Amy Knapp.


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"Three library science scholars with business experience from U. of Michigan and U. of Pittsburgh borrow techniques from the business world to offer advice to managers of academic libraries Read more...

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