Library Administration and Management

Library Administration and Management

Author :Krishan Kumar

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  • ISBN : 9780706984606
  • Pages : 208
  • Binding : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Imprint : Vikas Publishing
  • Size : 5.5 X 8.5

Price : 325.00 260.00

Over years many of the libraries have become large and complex organizations presenting a challenge to the library managers. Managing a large library is a highly specialized and complicated ability of a high order and possesses skills and adequate knowledge to solve problems multi-dimensional in nature, keeping in view, the requirements of students of library and information science the book presents a framework of basic knowledge of management. Emphasis has been laid on basic issues and concepts of management. The book has been written primarily to meet the requirements of students preparing for library science/library and information science/documentation diplomas and degrees (Diploma in library science/and Bachelor of Library Science).

1. Introduction, 2. Schools of Management Thought, 3. Principles Underlying the Process of Management, 4. Elements of the Management Process, 5. Planning, 6. Objectives, 7. Managers and their External Environment, 8. Innovation in Library Environment, 9. Pattern of Organizational Systems, 10. Relationship of the Library to the Parent Body, 11. Staffing, 12. Human Relations in Staffing, 13. Reporting, 14. Library Finance, 15. Library Budget, 16. Planning of a Library Building, 17. Book Selection (Routine), 18. Book Order, 19. Accessioning, 20. Processing, 21. Circulation Section, 22. Charging Systems, 23. Library Rules, 24. Maintenance Work, 25. Periodical Publications, 26. Statistics, 27. Annual Report • Index

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