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Mallon, Melissa, Ed. – Public Services Quarterly, 2012
In their Top Trends of 2012, the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) named data curation as one of the issues to watch in academic libraries in the near future (ACRL, 2012, p. 312). Data curation can be summarized as "the active and ongoing management of data through its life cycle of interest and usefulness to scholarship,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Research Libraries, Library Services, Librarians
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White, Herbert S. – Special Libraries, 1987
Examines issues of special library management and the emphases in SLA (Special Libraries Association) continuing education courses dealing with these issues. Five courses taught for SLA are described, including one-day courses on management communications, delegation, and effective supervisory skills, as well as seminars dealing with human…
Descriptors: Course Content, Library Administration, Library Associations, Library Education
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Murray, Adam – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2008
Designed to assist with the management of e-resources, electronic resource management (ERM) systems are time- and fund-consuming to purchase and maintain. Questions of system compatibility, data population, and workflow design/redesign can be difficult to answer; sometimes those answers are not what we'd prefer to hear. The two primary functions…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Electronic Publishing, Library Administration, Web Sites
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Deitering, Anne-Marie; Bridgewater, Rachel – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2007
This article details the development of the Library Instruction Wiki ( an effort to develop a web-based, knowledge-sharing resource. Though some library instruction is specific to a given institution or class, much of what instruction librarians teach is similar. Library instructors have repeatedly expressed the desire…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Information Technology, Educational Technology, Library Instruction
Marek, Kate – ALA Editions, 2011
Just as literature can be used for learning, the power of storytelling can be very effective when applied to leadership and management. Library expert and author Marek shows readers how they can use storytelling to communicate vision and values with: (1) A primer on how to develop storytelling skills; (2) Tips on how to use narratives to navigate…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Library Administration, Leadership Effectiveness, Library Facilities
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Burgin, Robert – Library Software Review, 1986
Analysis of data on 100 libraries of all types reports the number of libraries holding different categories of software, as well as total number of software packages owned and most popular titles in each category. The categories identified were word processing, data management, spreadsheets, communications, educational, library-specific,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Hakala-Ausperk, Catherine – ALA Editions, 2011
Moving into a library management position can feel like a daunting and solitary pursuit. Graduate school courses in management are expensive and often hard to find, and even having a mentor at hand is no guarantee of a successful transition. To help library managers improve their skills and acumen, renowned speaker and trainer Hakala-Ausperk…
Descriptors: Library Administration, Administrators, Administrator Attitudes, Stakeholders
vanDuinkerken, Wyoma; Mosley, Pixey Anne – ALA Editions, 2011
Change is inevitable and essential to any functioning institution. But change can be stressful, especially when it upsets established routines and patterns. Library managers need to be able to lead staff through episodes of change while remaining empathetic, and this book shows them how to: (1) Engage library staff in the process and encourage…
Descriptors: Library Personnel, Library Administration, Affective Behavior, Motivation Techniques
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Auster, Ethel – Canadian Library Journal, 1987
Briefly reviews the theoretical principles of decision making and communication for effective management, and describes management practices in Canadian academic libraries facing retrenchment that deviate from this theoretical model. Suggestions for achieving greater congruency between scholarly theory and management practice, thereby facilitating…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Decision Making, Employer Employee Relationship, Foreign Countries
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D'Angelo, Barbara J.; Maid, Barry M. – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2004
This article describes a natural partnership between the library and Multimedia Writing and Technical Communication (MWTC) Program at Arizona State University (ASU) East linking writing and information literacy (IL) across the curriculum. This collaborative approach has resulted in revising existing courses in order to integrate IL as well as…
Descriptors: Information Management, Technical Writing, Information Literacy, Writing (Composition)
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Sugnet, Chris, Ed. – Library Hi Tech, 1987
Several online vendors discuss the educational and training requirements needed by professional librarians to manage the automation process effectively, including communication and management skills, a commitment to ongoing education, and the ability to evaluate capacities of future systems rather than expert knowledge of current systems.…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Competency Based Education, Educational Objectives, Evaluative Thinking
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Hawes, Sandra Lee – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2011
The essay presents a quasi-case study of one academic librarian's experience as an embedded librarian in multiple online courses over a five-year period. Technology used included chat, email, and a librarian question-and-answer bulletin board inside an eCollege course management system, and a dedicated-use ElluminateLive! virtual training room for…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Bulletin Boards, Library Services, Librarians
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Arnold, Jennifer – Community & Junior College Libraries, 2004
The Central Piedmont Community College Libraries moved from a separately maintained periodicals holdings list to a fully-integrated serials module. Establishing the serials module from scratch required the library to make a series of interrelated decisions beyond the realm of serials management and control. The implications of the serials module…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Libraries, Library Services, Library Instruction
South Dakota State Library and Archives, Pierre. – 1984
This list of 126 software programs includes the title, description, producer or address to contact for additional information, system requirements, and cost. Programs listed are categorized by the following library functions: audiovisual catalog, audiovisual equipment inventory, bibliographies, catalog card printing, circulation and overdues,…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Costs, Databases, Library Automation
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Tijerina, Bonnie – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2008
The third Electronic Resources & Libraries (ER&L) conference gathered at Georgia Institute of Technology's Global Learning and Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia, March 18-21, 2008. Over 360 attendees, from six countries and from 80% of the United States, represented their libraries and organizations resulting in a diverse and…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Information Management, Conferences (Gatherings), Organizational Change
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