The PLA Reader for Public Library Directors and Managers

The PLA Reader for Public Library Directors and Managers

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From working with a board of directors to making library policy recommendations, overseeing strategic plans, preparing budgets, supervising personnel, evaluating services, administering facility maintenance, overseeing materials selection, and more, directors and managers will find relief in this book's practical guidance and solutions--all of which are organized into brief, information-packed sessions. The book's collected writings span the gamut of hot topics adn challenges facing today's library directors and managers: advocacy basics, tips for retaining and motivating employees, improving directorship, library communication, a discussion of intellctual freedom matters, the latest topics in reference, and the latest tools in technology. Coverage of these important library subjects provides both the crucial knowledge and practial answers that will help public library managers and directors more effectively and successfully lead their libraries.
Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2009.
ISBN: 9781555706845
Characteristics: v, 369 p. :,ill., maps ;,23 cm.


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