Library management


Library management

Basic tasks in library management include:
* planning the acquisition of materials
* classification of materials
* preservation of materials (especially rare and fragile materials such as manuscripts)
* borrowing materials
* developing and administering library computer systems
* Book processing:
** Selection
** Ordering
** Receiving
** Stamping
** Classification & cataloguing
** Labeling
** Preparation for circulation
** Jacketing
** Final Inspection

Long-term issues include:
* planning of the construction of new libraries
* extensions to existing ones

External links

* [http://www.libraryreference.com/school-libraries.html Why Should Principals Support School Libraries?]
* [http://www.libraryinstruction.com/teachers.html Teachers and Librarians: Collaborative Relationships]
* [http://www.libraryinstruction.com/writing.html Working with Campus Writing Centers: Opportunities for Cooperation]
* [http://www.michaellorenzen.com/eric/funding.html Library Funding]


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