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ERIC Number: ED390422
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 230
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-313-28597-7
ISSN: ISSN-0084-9283
Academic Libraries: Their Rationale and Role in American Higher Education. Contributions in Librarianship and Information Science, No. 84.
McCabe, Gerald B., Ed.; Person, Ruth J., Ed.
This book is designed to educate campus administrators on the issues facing their libraries, and the role that a library should have on the campus. Chapters are: (1) "The Academic Library: Its Place and Role in the Institution" (Joanne R. Euster); (2) "What Community Colleges Need from Their Libraries" (David R. Dowell & Jack A. Scott); (3) "Benign Neglect of the "Heart of the College": Liberal Arts College Deans Look at the Library" (Lloyd W. Chapin & Larry Hardesty); (4) "The Library and the Provost" (Peter E. Wagner); (5) "Professional Education for Academic Librarians" (Anne Woodsworth & Mary Westermann); (6) "Training and Development for Library Staff" (Tom Wilding); (7) "Selection, Career Paths, and Managerial Development in Academic Library Administration: Forecasting the Needs of the Twenty-First Century" (G. Charles Newman); (8) "Academic Collections in a Changing Environment" (Ronald F. Dow and others); (9) "Funding Academic Libraries" (Carla J. Stoffle & Kathleen Weibel); (10) "Designing Effective Library Organizations" (Charles T. Townley); (11) "Forecasting, Forestalling; Fashioning: The Future of Academic Libraries and Librarians" (Jordan M. Scepanski); and (12) "A Dialogue Concerning Two New Sciences: A Shameless Knock-off With Apologies to Galileo" (Paul M. Gherman & Robert C. Heterick, Jr.). An annotated bibliography by Rachelle S. Karp and others lists 150 recommended readings. (BEW)
Greenwood Publishing Group, 88 Post Road West, Box 5007, Westport, CT 06881 ($55).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Media Staff; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A