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Academic Libraries and the Academy: Strategies and Approaches to Demonstrate Your Value, Impact, and Return on Investment, 2-Volume Set

Academic Libraries and the Academy: Strategies and Approaches to Demonstrate Your Value, Impact, and Return on Investment, 2-Volume Set

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Marwin Britto and Kirsten Kinsley 7x10 Decreased student enrollments, diminished budgets, and the fiscal reality of declining state appropriations are forcing higher education administrators to closely examine the allocation of funds and resources across the institution. With increased expectations of accountability and transparen...


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Now You’re a Manager: Quick and Practical Strategies for New Mid-Level Managers in Academic Libraries

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M. Leslie Madden, Laura Carscaddon, Denita Hampton, and Brenna Helmstutler for ACRL 9780838987872  94 pages 7” x 7” Now you’re a manager. Maybe you sought the position and interviewed for it, or maybe you were appointed to fill a need. Perhaps your long-term goal is upper-level library management, or maybe you’re happy where you are and aren’...


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Putting the User First: 30 Strategies for Transforming Library Services

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Courtney Greene McDonald ISBN-13: 9780838987322 104 pages • 7 x 7 Year Published: 2014 User experience is everywhere. From your library’s website to the signage by the elevators, everything contributes to the overall user experience of our patrons. Just one simple idea can transform your library: put the user first. But as you likely already kno...


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