'The book's relevance to colleagues in both managerial and front-line roles is achieved by advising how to articulate strategic ambition as well as sharing practical tips... A rallying cry to inspire your team, have a shared vision, and keep your service human!'- Information Professional
'Bringing together a wonderfully diverse set of international library leaders, Bold Minds: Library Leadership in a Time of Disruption challenges common fears about the future of the library and contemplates how best to bring librarianship into a new era.'-Law Library Journal
This book offers innovative tips and tried-and-tested best practice to enable library and knowledge workers to take control of professional development regardless of the budget and time available to them.
This book provides the step-by-step process of creating a library technology disaster response and recovery plan, including sample checklists and templates, tools and solutions for promoting collaborative services to enable digital library continuity and case studies and lessons learned from successful efforts.
This extensively revised and updated edition of Assessing Service Quality explores even further the ways technology influences both the experiences of library customers and the ways libraries themselves can assess those experiences.
Leading Libraries provides guidance on how to apply the values of service leadership to both public and academic libraries. Through the use of examples, exercises, and tools for development, this book walks readers through the steps needed to create a sustainable, service-oriented model.
Designed to be useful for novices as well as those with a background in data, this book introduces the basics of the Six Sigma framework as a model that can be applied to a variety of library settings.
This book builds a research-grounded, theoretical foundation for evidence based library and information practice and illustrates how librarians can incorporate the principles to make more informed decisions in the workplace.
This practical and explanatory guide for library and cultural heritage professionals introduces and explains the use of open licences for content, data and metadata in libraries and other cultural heritage organisations.
This book addresses the issues around valuing objects in cultural collections, ranging from high-value to low or no-value, including practical advice on how to assign values and examples from museums, libraries and archives.
This book provides a 'no-nonsense' guide to project management which will enable library and information professionals to lead or take part in a wide range of projects from large-scale multi-organisation complex projects through to relatively simple local ones.
As a comprehensive introduction for LIS students, a primer for experienced librarians with new collection development and management responsibilities, and a handy reference resource for practitioners as they go about their day-to-day work, the value and usefulness of this book remain unequalled.