Library Management

The essentials

This section gives an insight into the world of library management. It is by no means an exhaustive list of topics, but rather a list of the more common and interesting topics covering this field of study.

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Contents

  1. THE BOOKLESS LIBRARY
    Myth or reality?
  2. ELECTRONIC BOOKs (eBooks)
    Update 2005
  3. ELECTRONIC JOURNALS (eJournals)
    Reducing the cost of changeable information to libraries
  4. THE USER/CATALOGUE INTERFACE
    Can we do more for library users?
  5. THE USER PAY SYSTEM
    Should access to information be free or paid for?
  6. SELECTIVE DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION
    Current awareness services
  7. PRESERVATION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION
    A new approach
  8. BOOK REVIEWS
    What to include
  9. REFERENCE QUESTIONS
    Dealing with questions from library users
  10. THESAURUS CONSTRUCTION
    Theory and practical steps
  11. GENDER ISSUES
    A basic psychological explanation of gender differences in the library
  12. THE INFORMATION EXPLOSION
    Could databases provide the key to managing the world of information?
  13. THE SYSTEMS LIBRARIAN
    What do they do?
  14. HISTORY OF LIBRARY MANAGEMENT
    The Essentials
  15. THE SEARCH STRATEGY
    How to find information
  16. BIBLIOGRAPHY