Posted on October 1, 2014 at 11:11 AM by Brian Herder
The last few years have proven beyond any doubt that libraries
cannot afford to coast along with the status quo. Just as important as
proposing and adding new services is the sometimes unpleasant process of
critically examining existing realities and letting go of obsolete or
less useful programs. But instead of panicking about budgetary and
staffing challenges, libraries can choose a measured, proactive
response. The contributors in this practical guidebook take readers
step-by-step through approaches they've used at their own institutions,
offering models that can be adapted to a wide variety of settings.
After reading this book library directors and administrators will have
Through examination of these case studies, librarians can develop a
framework that helps lead to more structured thinking about what is
vitally important for their own library's future.