ERIC Number: ED243482
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
OMS Annual Report, 1983.
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies.
This report describes 1983 Office of Management Studies (OMS) programs and services, including: (1) the Academic Library Program (ALP), which covered the Public Services Project, the Collection Analysis Project (CAP), the Small College Collection Assessment Project, the Preservation Planning Program, the Organizational Screening Program, the Academic Library Development Program (ALDP), the Management Review and Analysis Program (MRAP), and the Planning Program for Small Academic Libraries (PPSAL); (2) the Academic Library Consultant Training Program; (3) the Information Exchange and Publications Program, which included the Systems and Procedures Exchange Center (SPEC); (4) the Organizational Training and Staff Development Program, which provided management skills institutes, special focus workshops, and the Management Training Film Program; and (5) applied research and development services for member libraries of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), including the Collaborative Research/Writing Program, the National Collections Inventory Project, and public services research and other projects. Also described are OMS objectives and directions over the past 13 years, highlights of 1983 activities, and OMS priorities for 1984. Appendices include a bibliography of OMS publications in 1983, 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 1983, and a listing of the OMS staff. (ESR)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Annual Reports, Consultants, Information Dissemination, Information Processing, Inservice Education, Library Acquisition, Library Administration, Library Associations, Library Collections, Library Services, Management Development, Program Implementation, Research Libraries, Staff Development
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies.