Planning for Library Services: A Guide to Utilizing Planning Methods for Library Management, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Planning for Library Services

A Guide to Utilizing Planning Methods for Library Management, 1st Edition

By Charles R Mcclure


250 pages

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Hardback: 9780917724848
pub: 1982-01-01

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Planning for Library Services assists library and information service managers in initiating, improving, and sustaining good planning practices in their organizations. It provides practicing librarians with a guide to assist in their planning methods for increased library effectiveness and promotes a better understanding of the concepts, benefits, potential problems, and processes related to planning.

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction

  • Part I: Background and Development of Library Planning
  • Planning for Library Services: Lessons and Opportunities
  • The Public Library Association and Public Library Planning
  • Strategic Planning for Public Service Institutions: What Can Be Learned From Business
  • Part II: Approaches to Library Planning
  • Academic Library Planning, Self-Study, and Management Review
  • Public Library Planning and the ALA/PLA Process: What’s in It for Your Library?
  • Systematic Planning in School Library Media Programs
  • Special Considerations for Corporate Library Planning: Moving Toward Information Resources Management
  • A Planning Progticipation in Planning: Developing Effective Group Process
  • Issues in Training Practitioners for Library Planning

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / General