NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
ERIC Number: ED417744
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 101
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-55570-288-0
Budgeting: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians. How-To-Do-It Manuals for Librarians, Number 79.
Warner, Alice Sizer
This manual for librarians offers both background information and practical advice on library budgeting. Seven chapters make up this book: (1) Numbers, Your Library, and You; (2) Kinds of Budgets; (3) Measuring Ourselves; (4) Alternate Resources: Grants and Endowments; (5) More Alternate Resources: Volunteers, Fund Raising; (6) Fees for Library Services; and (7) Living with the Budget. The basics of budgeting are covered, including how to: gather and talk about library "numbers"; best present financial data in various kinds of meetings; relate budgets to professional standards; package budget numbers for grant proposals and other fundraising activities; set, collect, and account for various fees and fines; and deal with current and threatened budget cuts. An appendix lists selected newsletters, books, and articles about budgeting. Contains an index. (AEF)
Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., 100 Varick St., New York, NY 10013-1506 ($45); phone: 800-584-2414; world wide web:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A