The Smaller academic library

a management handbook

Publisher: Greenwood Press in Westport, CT

Written in English
Published: Pages: 380 Downloads: 981
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Subjects:

  • Academic libraries -- Administration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Small libraries -- Administration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Gerard B.McCabe.
SeriesThe Greenwood library management collection
ContributionsMcCabe, Gerard B.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ675.U5 S57"1988
The Physical Object
Pagination[xi] 380 p.
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21121144M
ISBN 100313250278
LC Control Number87-23655

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Other libraries throughout the world operate on far smaller budgets, frequently with severe financial handicaps. She’s also president of the Association for Rural and Small Libraries.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: Preface Administration Practical Presentation of Cost Data in the Smaller Academic Library The Library Advisory Committee An Overview of the History of Bibliographic Networks Focused on the Impact of the National and Regional Networks Library Cooperative Activity: Common.

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I’ll tell you a little bit about myself and Carroll University’s library. We’ll do a quick comparison between a small academic library and large academic library. Then the bulk of the presentation will discuss highlights of working in a smaller academic library.

A Little Bit About Me. A forum and opportunity for academic librarians to openly discuss and explore common issues, ideas, problems, and opportunities associated with the administration, management and delivery of public services in academic libraries.

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