Managing Public Libraries in the 21st Century
Prepare yourself for the challenges that are certain to be facing the public library system in the coming years. Managing Public Libraries in the 21st Century predicts the types of management, planning, collections, building, funding and governing structures, and services that will be needed in the 21st century.
The contributors address some of the most pressing questions with which the profession must be prepared to deal, including:
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Future Trends in Public Library Administration
Quality Leadership for the 21st Century
Forces for Change in the Future of Collective Bargaining
Sources of Funding for Public Libraries
The Governance of Public Libraries
Distribution of Library Funds in the 21st Century
Free or Fee Based Library in the Year 2000
Collection Management for the 21st Century
Community Involvement and Support of the Public Library
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