Web Project Management for Academic Libraries Book

Web Project Management for Academic Libraries


  • Author : Jody Condit Fagan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-12-04
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780630199

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Web Project Management for Academic Libraries Excerpt :

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

Time and Project Management Strategies for Librarians Book

Time and Project Management Strategies for Librarians


  • Author : Carol Smallwood
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 2013-05-16
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : 9780810890534

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Time and Project Management Strategies for Librarians Excerpt :

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.

Planning and Implementing Resource Discovery Tools in Academic Libraries Book

Planning and Implementing Resource Discovery Tools in Academic Libraries


  • Author : Popp, Mary Pagliero
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2012-06-30
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 754
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466618220

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Planning and Implementing Resource Discovery Tools in Academic Libraries Excerpt :

"This book addresses the many new resource discovery tools and products in existence as well as their potential uses and applications"--Provided by publisher.

Leadership in Academic Libraries Today Book

Leadership in Academic Libraries Today


  • Author : Bradford Lee Eden
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2014-03-14
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442232600

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Leadership in Academic Libraries Today Excerpt :

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 Book

Project Management for Information Professionals


  • Author : Margot Note
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-11-03
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081001332

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Project Management for Information Professionals Excerpt :

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

The Academic Library Administrator s Field Guide Book

The Academic Library Administrator s Field Guide


  • Author : Bryce Nelson
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2014-06-13
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780838912362

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The Academic Library Administrator s Field Guide Excerpt :

The daily administration of an academic library often leaves you needing quick advice on the topic at hand. Nelson, an experienced administrator writing from first-hand knowledge, delivers such advice in 30 topical chapters.

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


  • Author : Jamil, George Leal
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2015-01-31
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 602
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466675377

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

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.

Leading in the New Academic Library Book

Leading in the New Academic Library


  • Author : Becky Albitz
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2017-05-31
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 195
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440851148

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Leading in the New Academic Library Excerpt :

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

Skills to Make a Librarian Book

Skills to Make a Librarian


  • Author : Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-12-11
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 198
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081000656

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Skills to Make a Librarian Excerpt :

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 Book

Reference Reborn


  • Author : Diane Zabel
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 401
  • ISBN 10 : 9781591588283

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Reference Reborn Excerpt :

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

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

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


  • Author : Frances C. Wilkinson
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2015-11-10
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610698900

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

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 Book

Project Management in the Library Workplace


  • Author : Alice Daugherty
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-05-11
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 367
  • ISBN 10 : 9781787548374

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Project Management in the Library Workplace Excerpt :

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.

Emerging Technologies for Academic Libraries in the Digital Age Book

Emerging Technologies for Academic Libraries in the Digital Age


  • Author : LiLi Li
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-01-30
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780630007

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Emerging Technologies for Academic Libraries in the Digital Age Excerpt :

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

The New Academic Librarian Book

The New Academic Librarian


  • Author : Rebeca Peacock
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-01-23
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476613253

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The New Academic Librarian Excerpt :

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.