Library Management in 21st Century

Issues and Challenges

Edited by: Lallaisangzuali, Sanjeev

The management of a library means, in simple terms, efficient and effective management of information resources, machinery, men and money to meet the objectives of the library. It is important to note that libraries are basically~paternalistic, service oriented, and not-for-profit organizations. As a matter of fact, it is that part of management which is called service management. Libraries have grown to fit the social, cultural, scientific and technological environments in which they have been developing and operating. Modern libraries are not merely storehouses of knowledge and information, but are also live and active institutions involved in a vital service to society. This book presents an in-depth look at vital issues pertaining to library management. It will be of immense value to the library professionals, students of various library and information science programmes, and teachers. [Subject: Library and Information Science]

Publication Date: 1/5/2016
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788170007999