Administration and Management in Health Sciences Libraries / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
Managing a medical library in a climate of rapidly changing technology requires the astute manager to anticipate and then manage change. Written by medical library professionals carefully selected for their specific knowledge and experience, this new title in the Medical Library Association's acclaimed series, Current Practice in Health Sciences Librarianship, will give medical and health professionals the perfect resource to consult as they guide their organization into the new Information Age. Basic management concepts are covered in order to provide a foundation, then chapters show how to utilize them in a specialized setting to allocate resources for the efficient operation of the library and the delivery of high quality information services. The complexity of each set of tasks has increased due to new technology and legal requirements, as well as expectations of accountability that have grown over time. Chapters cover fiscal management, human resources, marketing library services, technology, facilities, and strategic planning. Appendixes offer a list of skills recommended for the career health sciences professional and an annotated bibliography on space planning. Index.
Author Biography: Rick B. Forsman is Director of the Denison Memorial Library in Denver, Colorado.
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Series:||Current Practice in Health Science Librarianship Series|
|Edition description:||Volume 8|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|