Public libraries in the 21st century / Ann E. Prentice.

This text provides an up-to-date picture of what the public library is, what the public librarian needs to know, and how to apply that knowledge. Overarching issues that touch every element of administration, such as technology and leadership, will be fully integrated into the text.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Prentice, Ann E. (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, ©2011.
Series:Library and information science text series.
Table of Contents:
  • Public library governance and the role of the trustee
  • Public library laws and policy
  • Leadership
  • Public library demographics
  • The library as place
  • Innovation and planning
  • Decision making
  • Library organization
  • The impact of technology on the public library
  • Services and programs
  • Staffing
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Program evaluation
  • Financial planning
  • Into the future.