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Erway, Ricky – OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc., 2013
This call for action addresses the high-level benefits of adopting a university-wide policy regarding research data management. It identifies the various university stakeholders and suggests that the library initiate a conversation among them in order to get buy-in for a proactive, rather than reactive, high-level policy for responsible data…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Information Technology, Foreign Countries
Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2009
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is committed to bringing together museums and libraries across the country for conversations dedicated to developing a better understanding of the roles of libraries and museums as providers of public service to communities. The Future of Libraries and Museums in the 21st Century Planning…
Descriptors: Library Role, Museums, Libraries, Library Services
Stephens, Claire; Franklin, Pat – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 2005
Circulation policies are guidelines used by staff and patrons when checking out materials. These policies usually address issues such as the number of items a patron may borrow, the length of time items may be kept, and if there will be consequences for nonreturn of materials. This article addresses issues library media specialists may want to…
Descriptors: Library Services, School Libraries, Library Administration, Library Policy
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Jaeger, Paul T.; Burnett, Gary – Library Quarterly, 2005
Every democratic society relies on deliberation and dialogue between social groups with varying perspectives to provide for the representation of the diverse members of the society. Meaningful deliberation is based on open access to information by individuals and free exchange of information between different social groups. Policy developments in…
Descriptors: Democracy, Access to Information, Terrorism, Public Policy
Tuten, Jane, Comp.; Junker, Karen, Comp. – 2002
The purpose of this College Library Information Packet (CLIP) Note is to help libraries identify desirable elements found in computer use policies and to provide guidelines for college and small university libraries that want to develop policies or have been directed to implement policies for computer usage in their libraries. In January 2001, a…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, College Libraries, Computer Uses in Education, Higher Education
Kotch, Marianne – 2002
This document provides guidelines on policymaking for public librarians and public library trustees in Vermont. Topics covered include: (1) the importance of policies in bringing order, logic, stability, and continuity to a library's operation; (2) the roles of trustees and librarians in adopting carrying out policies; (3) reasons why policies…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Confidentiality, Federal Legislation, Intellectual Freedom
Gaskell, Carolyn, Comp.; Morrill, Allen S., Comp. – 2001
The "College Library Information Packet (CLIP) Note" series is known for providing college and university libraries with reviews and current documentation on library practices and procedures of relevance to them. This "CLIP Note" provides information and sample policies on travel, sabbaticals, and study leaves of absence in small academic…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, College Libraries, Higher Education, Librarians
Fasick, Adele M. – 1998
This book examines the ways in which children's librarians can manage their services so collections and programs reach the intended audience. In the introduction to this second edition, the author considers recent changes in demographics, economics, social patterns, media and technology trends, and consequent changing emphases in managing…
Descriptors: Childrens Libraries, Intellectual Freedom, Library Administration, Library Development
Association for Information Media and Equipment, Elkader, IA. – 1991
Designed to assist educators in developing or revising school/library copyright policy, this packet provides the following materials: (1) a viewer's guide for the film "Copyright Law: What Every School, College, and Public Library Should Know"; (2) a statement of the primary missions of the Association for Information Media and Equipment (AIME);…
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Copyrights, Elementary Secondary Education, Fair Use (Copyrights)
Data Research Associates, Inc., St. Louis, MO. – 1992
Sharing a local automated library system will generally reduce the costs of automation for each participating library and will facilitate the sharing of resources. To set up a consortium, libraries must first identify and agree on governance issues and methods for dealing with these issues. Issues range from ownership, management, and location of…
Descriptors: Consortia, Data Processing, Library Automation, Library Expenditures
Lippmann, Ellen; Arbuss, Steve – 1983
Intended to motivate and assist librarians in taking a new approach to library services for adolescents of junior high and high school age, this handbook (1) outlines the benefits of youth participation in school and public libraries; (2) describes some existing programs, including youth participation in library planning and policy, publication of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Book Reviews, Guidelines
Banas, Donald; Heylman, Katherine – School Library Journal, 1990
Discusses the results of a survey of school librarians which indicates that most collective bargaining agreements do not address issues specifically related to the library. Strategies for expanding the rights of librarians are described, including collective bargaining, modification of district policy and/or administrative practices, and revision…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Resources Centers, Librarians
Walster, Dian – School Library Journal, 1990
Describes methods that can be used to encourage appropriate behavior in school libraries and media centers. Creating policy statements is discussed; differences between policy and procedures and rules are explained; reprimands and disciplinary measures are suggested; and sample statements of policy, student responsibilities, and media center…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Behavior Standards, Discipline, Discipline Policy
Anderson, A. J.; And Others – Library Journal, 1987
Presentation of a scenario in which a city council imposes fees for public library services without consulting the library director or trustees is followed by three analyses of the situation, and ways in which it should be handled by the library director are suggested. (CLB)
Descriptors: Community Cooperation, Library Administration, Library Directors, Library Role
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Cogswell, James A. – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 1987
Identifies and discusses the eight principal functions necessary for effective collection management in academic research libraries. Six organizational models for collection management are described, and then evaluated according to how well each may facilitate those eight functions of effective management. (Author/CLB)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Comparative Analysis, Evaluation Criteria, Financial Policy
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