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Web Project Management for Academic Libraries

Web Project Management for Academic Libraries Book
Author : Jody Condit Fagan,Jennifer Keach
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2009-12-04
ISBN : 1780630190
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Managing the process of building and maintaining an effective library website can be as challenging as designing the product itself. Web Project Management for Academic Libraries outlines the best practices for managing successful projects related to the academic library website. The book is a collection of practical, real-world solutions to help web project managers plan, engage stakeholders, and lead organizations through change. Topics covered include the definition and responsibilities of a web project manager; necessary roles for the project team; effective communication practices; designing project workflow; executing the project; and usability testing and quality control. The techniques recommended are drawn from the experiences of the authors and from library and project management literature. The book is an essential text for library staff working as project managers or on web teams, library administrators, library school faculty and students, and web consultants working with libraries. Field-tested web project management guidance grounded in the literature of librarianship, project management and web development Consideration of the special needs of academic libraries Practical, step-by-step guidance for novices and experts in libraries of all sizes

Web Project Management for Academic Libraries

Web Project Management for Academic Libraries Book
Author : Jody Condit Fagan,Jennifer A. Keach
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release : 2009
ISBN : 9781843345046
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Managing the process of building and maintaining an effective library website can be as challenging as designing the product itself. Web Project Management for Academic Libraries outlines best practices for managing successful projects related to the academic library website. This is a book of practical, real-world solutions to help web project managers and their teams plan, engage stakeholders, and lead organizations through change. Topics covered include the definition and responsibilities of a web project manager; necessary roles for the project team; effective communication practices; designing project workflow; executing the project; and usability testing and quality control. The techniques recommended in this book are drawn from the experiences of the authors and from library and project management literature. This book is an essential text not only for library staff working as project managers or on web teams, but also library administrators, library school faculty and students, and web consultants working with libraries.

Time and Project Management Strategies for Librarians

Time and Project Management Strategies for Librarians Book
Author : Carol Smallwood,Jason Kuhl,Lisa Fraser
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
Release : 2013-05-16
ISBN : 0810890534
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

As budgets for libraries continue to shrink, the key challenge facing the 21st century librarian is finding how to do more with less. This book features more than thirty essays that provide valuable tips for the professional who must cope with increasing demands upon their resources. Librarians will get tips on how to identify the most important tasks for the library; eliminate non-essential functions and processes; increase reliance on volunteers, interns, and students; optimize daily routines; and more.

Leadership in Academic Libraries Today

Leadership in Academic Libraries Today Book
Author : Bradford Lee Eden,Jody Condit Fagan
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release : 2014-03-14
ISBN : 1442232609
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book connects leadership theories to academic libraries through case studies, analysis of survey results, and action research. By providing library examples of concepts such as transformational leadership, leadership frames, and other theories, the book breaks new ground in helping the profession develop a vision for its future leadership based on existing theory and current practice.

Project Management for Information Professionals

Project Management for Information Professionals Book
Author : Margot Note
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release : 2015-11-03
ISBN : 0081001339
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Aimed at practitioners, this handbook imparts guidance on project management techniques in the cultural heritage sector. Information professionals often direct complex endeavors with limited project management training or resources. Project Management for Information Professionals demystifies the tools and processes essential to successful project management and advises on how to manage the interpersonal dynamics and organizational culture that influence the effectiveness of these methods. With this book, readers will gain the knowledge to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, and close projects. offers guidance based on real-world experience prepares readers without prior project management knowledge or experience provides lean, easy-to-read, and jargon-free instructions aimed at information professionals working in libraries, archives, museums

Leading in the New Academic Library

Leading in the New Academic Library Book
Author : Becky Albitz,Christine Avery,Diane Zabel
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2017-05-31
ISBN : 144085114X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Providing perspectives of practitioners who are early- and mid-career librarians as well as highly seasoned professionals, this book offers invaluable advice regarding leadership that will help academic librarians of all experience levels to surmount the confounding issues they face and to overcome new challenges. • Introduces academic librarians and students to key management issues and provides effective ways to address them • Demonstrates how qualities of leadership can be cultivated for career success • Provides up-to-date guidance on leadership skills as they apply in the academic library setting, skills which may not be covered in traditional textbooks for courses in library management and academic librarianship

Handbook of Research on Effective Project Management through the Integration of Knowledge and Innovation

Handbook of Research on Effective Project Management through the Integration of Knowledge and Innovation Book
Author : Jamil, George Leal
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2015-01-31
ISBN : 1466675373
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The field of project management experiences conceptual, technological, and decision issues when projects are created, implemented, and executed without the needed strategic connection. It is important to improve the connection between knowledge management and project management practices. The Handbook of Research on Effective Project Management through the Integration of Knowledge and Innovation bridges the gap between knowledge management and project management practices by providing both classical and modern views on their relationship. Discussing principles, practices, methods, and real case studies, this book describes the importance of aligning projects with a knowledge-based strategic plan to the benefit of practitioners, professionals, scholars, and researchers in the fields of management and information science.

Skills to Make a Librarian

Skills to Make a Librarian Book
Author : Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release : 2014-12-11
ISBN : 0081000650
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The library and information profession builds skills and expertise that cover a wide spectrum. These skills are often desirable in other fields and industries. Likewise, the skills we build before entering the library and information professions can help us as professionals. Skills to Make a Librarian looks at both sides of this equation through a collection of essays by current and former librarians and information professionals who make use of this wide range of cross disciplinary skills. Chapters written by authors at various points in their careers detailing what skills they have developed outside of librarianship Chapter authors discuss skills that have benefited their practice and careers, and how the skills of librarianship fit into life outside libraries Authors open up about personal experiences while keeping it professional

Reference Reborn

Reference Reborn Book
Author : Diane Zabel
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2011
ISBN : 1591588286
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

More than 30 stellar authors have contributed to these up-to-date essays on public services librarianship, including timely topics such as new service configurations, the impact of e-resources in reference and collection development, and innovative outreach. * Over 30 contributors, including established experts and the next generation of leaders in reference and public services librarianship * A subject index guides readers to topics of interest

Emerging Technologies for Academic Libraries in the Digital Age

Emerging Technologies for Academic Libraries in the Digital Age Book
Author : LiLi Li
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2009-01-30
ISBN : 178063000X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book is written to promote academic strategic management and envision future innovations for academic library resources, services and instructions in the digital age. It provides academic executives, consultants, instructors, IT specialists, librarians, LIS students, managers, trainers and other professionals with the latest information for developing trends of emerging technologies applied to student-centred and service-oriented academic learning environments. This book explores various fields where key emerging technologies may have great implications on academic library information technologies, academic library management, academic library information services, and academic library internal operations. Reflects most recent emerging technologies which might impact on library administrations, resources, services and instructions Draws a clear roadmap how and where to monitor emerging technologies which began to emerge under academic library environments Provides practical and realistic suggestions and solutions how to utilize emerging technologies in academic learning environments

Practical Strategies for Academic Library Managers Leading with Vision Through All Levels

Practical Strategies for Academic Library Managers  Leading with Vision Through All Levels Book
Author : Frances C. Wilkinson,Rebecca L. Lubas
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2015-11-10
ISBN : 1610698908
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Looking for tips on how to work towards your overall vision while remaining productive on the frontlines? The book gives you fresh ideas for balancing your managerial duties with day-to-day responsibilities in the academic library. • Presents the first approach to managing, leading, and practicing simultaneously • Incorporates chapters written by 10 different experts from organizations across the country • Addresses the need for professionals with expanding management roles to engage higher administration • Includes a foreword written by a former ALA president

Project Management in the Library Workplace

Project Management in the Library Workplace Book
Author : Alice Daugherty,Samantha Schmehl Hines
Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
Release : 2018-05-11
ISBN : 1787548376
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This volume of Advances in Library Administration and Organization attempts to put project management into the toolboxes of library administrators through overviews of concepts, analyses of experiences, and forecasts for the use of project management within the profession.

The New Academic Librarian

The New Academic Librarian Book
Author : Rebeca Peacock,Jill Wurm
Publisher : McFarland
Release : 2014-01-23
ISBN : 1476613257
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The new essays on today’s academic librarians examine above all their functions and responsibilities—since these have greatly changed just in recent years, especially in matters of technology. These librarians/essayists step away from yesterday’s stereotypes and explain at length their new roles. From digital resources and special collections, to web development and new outreach initiatives, the topics covered by the essays in this book will reassure new librarians and stimulate prospective librarians as they realize the enhanced and varied positions that are available in the 21st century academic library.

Envisioning Future Academic Library Services

Envisioning Future Academic Library Services Book
Author : Sue McKnight
Publisher : Facet Publishing
Release : 2010
ISBN : 1856046915
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Edited by a thought leader with an international reputation, it brings together renowned authors from across the globe who are breaking traditional moulds and boundaries in a way that will have a profound impact on the way libraries and library services are conceptualized in the years to come. They represent the key links in the knowledge chain: authors, publishers, academics, community knowledge creators, librarians and institutions; the student perspective is also provided.

Academic Library Metamorphosis and Regeneration

Academic Library Metamorphosis and Regeneration Book
Author : Marcy Simons
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release : 2017-11-08
ISBN : 1442273089
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Academic Library Metamorphosis and Regeneration continues the discussions around change and transformation that are taking place in the library profession today. Academic libraries are undergoing change at a remarkable rate and have been through transitions that were unthinkable before disruptive technology changed everything. For academic libraries, changes in higher education, scholarly communication, and user expectations are driving a continuous need to adjust, transform, and re-create ourselves. This book explores the changes that led us to where we are today, reviews academic libraries that have transformed, and offers suggestions for those who are beginning a change process.

Rethinking Reference for Academic Libraries

Rethinking Reference for Academic Libraries Book
Author : Carrie Forbes, Associate Dean for Student and Scholar Services, University of Denver Libraries,Jennifer Bowers
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release : 2014-12-05
ISBN : 1442244534
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Rethinking Reference for Academic Libraries: Innovative Developments and Future Trends, containing five sections and fourteen chapters, reviews the current state of reference services in academic libraries with an emphasis on innovative developments and future trends. The main theme that runs through the book is the urgent need for inventive, imaginative, and responsive reference and research services.

Library Information Science Abstracts

Library   Information Science Abstracts Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Download Library Information Science Abstracts book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

E Learning and the Academic Library

E Learning and the Academic Library Book
Author : Scott Rice,Margaret N. Gregor
Publisher : McFarland
Release : 2016-04-27
ISBN : 1476624410
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Focusing on academic libraries and librarians who are extending the boundaries of e-learning, this collection of essays presents new ways of using information and communication technologies to create learning experiences for a variety of user communities. Essays feature e-learning projects involving MOOCs (massive open online courses), augmented reality, chatbots and other innovative applications. Contributors describe the process of project development, from determination of need, to exploration of tools, project design and user assessment.

Strategic Human Resource Planning for Academic Libraries

Strategic Human Resource Planning for Academic Libraries Book
Author : Michael A. Crumpton
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release : 2015-07-10
ISBN : 1780634455
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Strategic Human Resources Planning for Academic Libraries: Information, Technology and Organization provides an in-depth discussion of human resources as a strategic element of a library organization, especially as staffing needs and competencies change. The book focuses on the impact of human resource practices in a library setting, discussing several aspects, including the role of human resources when the library is part of a larger organization, along with information on how to identify strategic objectives that are expected and related to workforce issues. In addition, the book reviews hiring practices, reorganizations of staff, use of temps or time-limited positions, and how students, volunteers, and internships can make a strategic difference overall. Chapters address competencies across different levels of employment within different library types and consider how those competencies are changing Presents how leadership and library leaders must utilize human resources as a valuable tool for developing a strong and healthy organization Addresses human resource tools, such as job tasks analysis and the creation of equitable payroll structures Demonstrate the use and benefit of multiple employee statuses that provide flexibility and resourcefulness to end users