CONTENTS:- 1. Dynamics of College Libraries; 2. Reference services Work in College, university, and Public Libraries; 3. Main Consideration in Book Selection and Acquisition; 4. Planning Library Building and Equipments; 5. Governance Practices; 6. Circulation Work in Libraries; 7. Library Personnel Management; 8. Administrative Organization of Libraries.
The key to success in any field is effective management and this principle holds true for libraries whose functions today have dramatically changed. With information explosion and the growth in the range of services being offered by libraries, library management is vital to providing service to its clientele. The complex procedure of cataloguing and maintenance of cumbersome files has been replaced by a small box -computer and few clicks. Similarly, the Internet has brought about a complete change in the field. This book consists of the following chapters: Dynamics of College Libraries; References Services Work in College; University, and Public Libraries; main Consideration in Book Selection and Acquisition; Planning Library Building and Equipments; Governance Practices; Circulation Work in Libraries; Library Personnel Management; Administrative Organization of Libraries etc.