Dr. James Kusack
An examination of the general principles and practices of library management.[Formerly LSC 611]
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- Describe various approaches to management.
- Apply management activities to the library organization (planning, organizing, staffing, leading/directing, controlling).
- Perform basic cost-finding in a library.
- Create and lead a strong service-oriented library staff.
- Treat staff and library customers in a fair and ethical manner.
- Identify problems and issues in library management and recommend solutions when appropriate.
Robert Stueart and Barbara Moran, Library and Information Center Management, 6th ed. (Greenwood Village, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 2002).