ERIC Number: ED233738
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Report, 1982.
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies.
This report describes 1982 Office of Management Studies (OMS) programs and services, including: (1) the Academic Library Program (ALP); (2) the Information Exchange and Publications Program, which includes the Systems and Procedures Exchange Center (SPEC); (3) the Organizational Training and Staff Development Program; and (4) applied research and development services for member libraries of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). Also described are OMS objectives and directions over the past 12 years and highlights of its 1982 activities in the areas of public services, collection analysis, consultant training, preservation planning, management training, financial management, and collection development. Lists of institutes and workshops conducted by OMS during 1982 are provided, as are an assessment of OMS performance based on a survey of ARL directors, and a discussion of OMS priorities for 1983. Appendices include a bibliography of OMS publications in 1982, a brief financial report, a directory of OMS advisory committees, a list of OMS consultant trainees and their project assignments as of the end of 1982, and a personnel listing of the OMS staff. (ESR)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Annual Reports, Information Dissemination, Information Processing, Inservice Education, Library Acquisition, Library Administration, Library Associations, Library Collections, Library Services, Management Development, Organizational Effectiveness, Program Implementation, Research Libraries, Self Evaluation (Groups), Staff Development
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies.