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Library Next: Seven Action Steps for Reinvention

Library Next: Seven Action Steps for Reinvention

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A call to action that extends beyond administrators and managers to all library workers, Murray-Rust’s book will give readers a voice in creating a positive future for libraries. After a career of more than 40 years, Murray-Rust, former Dean of Libraries at Georgia Tech and a self-proclaimed library disrupter, sees our profession’s central chall...


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Launching Large-Scale Library Initiatives: Innovation and Collaboration

Launching Large-Scale Library Initiatives: Innovation and Collaboration

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By proudly owning the audaciousness of the Big Idea, libraries demonstrate both their resiliency and value to their communities. This resource shares the insights and practical knowledge to make it happen. The necessity for library leaders to demonstrate that libraries are innovative, collaborative, and can provide eye-catching, transformational...


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The Complete Collections Assessment Manual: A Holistic Approach

The Complete Collections Assessment Manual: A Holistic Approach

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Madeline M. Kelly 208 Pages 8.5 x 11 Assessment is increasingly integral to building, managing, and justifying library collections. Unfortunately, assessment can also be a daunting undertaking. And though every institution is unique, as this manual demonstrates, there’s no need to reinvent the wheel. Spanning both concept and practice, Kelly o...


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