States Academic Press
Education - Library Science
The sub-discipline of institutional management which deals with the specific issues which are faced by various libraries and library management professionals is known as library management. Some of the key managerial activities that are studied under this discipline are planning, negotiation, interlibrary loans, acquisition of materials, and maintenance of stacks. Many of the problems faced in library management coincide with those of non-profit organizations. Tools which help in storing, retrieving and tagging of data in a library are called constructs. A few of them which are studied under library management are master catalogs, domain catalogs, indexes, identifiers and artifacts. Designing, constructing, and evaluating libraries is also an important part of this discipline. This book is compiled in such a manner, that it will provide in-depth knowledge about the theory and practice of library management. The various sub-fields of library management along with technological progress that have future implications are glanced at herein. This book is appropriate for students seeking detailed information in this area as well as for experts.