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  • Strategic Management of Information Servicesby Shiela Corrall

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 125.95

    An in-depth analysis of strategic management concepts and techniques and how they can be usefully applied to the planning and delivery of information services. Offers practical guidance on the strategy process from appraisal and assessment through to implementation and improvement. Examines the environment in which planning takes place, and financial... more...

  • Library Evaluation in Practiceby Sarah McNicol; Pete Dalton

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    The emergence of electronic information services (EIS) in academic libraries has been accompanied by a growing interest in, and need for, research in this area. One of the key issues for both researchers and practitioners is keeping abreast of the development of EIS in a rapidly changing, uncertain environment.Previously published in: Vine, Volume... more...

  • Aspects Of Diversityby E.J. Josey; Ismail Abdullahi

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    This issue focuses on aspects of diversity as they relate to the management of library and information services. Colleagues from different parts of the world have contributed papers that reflect diversity in its widest sense. They provide information and comment on some of the questions that emerge from a greater awareness of diversity in society today. more...

  • The New Lied Library At The University Of Nevada, Las Vegasby Brad Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    There will always be unintended effects of new technologies. Some of these unintended effects will be fortuitous and some less so (Nardi and O?Day, 1999, p. 41). Fixed-feature space is one of the basic ways of organizing the activities of individuals and groups. more...

  • Collaboration, Co-operation And Consortiaby Patricia Layzell Ward

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    Participation in schemes of formal co-operation between library services has been part of management strategies for nearly a century. In trying to pin down dates serendipity revealed the following statement in Libraries at Large which emerged from the US National Commission on Libraries in the late 1960s. more...

  • The Finance Of Public Librariesby John T. Furlong

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    Although it?s been over a year in the making, the timing of the release of this issue of the journal could not be more appropriate. The recent economic downturn has left public libraries scrambling, to find not only alternative sources for funding, but also proof for taxpayers of the worth of their local libraries. more...

  • Health Informaticsby Sarmad Alshawi; Tillal Eldabi

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

    Computer based information systems represent an ever-growing component within healthcare organisations. There is now more than ever a high demand to develop effective systems that will manage healthcare information. Parallel to that there is even greater need to develop more reliable and efficient ways to use information to assist in making viable... more...

  • Disability Issues And Libraries: A Scottish Perspectiveby Nicholas Joint

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    Sketches the legislative underpinning to advances in the area of library disability service provision, and points out the role of the customer service values inherent in the library profession which should not be underestimated as a contributing factor to this story of improvement. In particular, emphasises the need to focus on the human rather than... more...

  • Unlv Libraries: 4 Years Later, Part iiby Brad Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    Part 2 if a two-volume on Lied Library at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas that focuses on major changes, new services, and technology issues four years after the opening of the new main library. Features a graphical timeline of events, and articles on post-construction thoughts, website redesign, organizational change, the automated storage and... more...

  • Repository Print Librariesby Stephen O?Connor

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    The focus of this issue is, at the one time, both reflective of legacy collections and critically dealing with the future of coherent information access. The topic of repositories is one which many librarians would consider to be uninteresting and indeed, unworthy of current consideration. more...