Planning for Library Services assists library and information service managers in initiating, improving, and sustaining good planning practices in their organizations. It provides practicing librarians with a guide to assist in their planning methods for increased library effectiveness and promotes a better understanding of the concepts, benefits, potential problems, and processes related to planning.
Table of Contents
- Part I: Background and Development of Library Planning
- Planning for Library Services: Lessons and Opportunities
- The Public Library Association and Public Library Planning
- Strategic Planning for Public Service Institutions: What Can Be Learned From Business
- Part II: Approaches to Library Planning
- Academic Library Planning, Self-Study, and Management Review
- Public Library Planning and the ALA/PLA Process: What’s in It for Your Library?
- Systematic Planning in School Library Media Programs
- Special Considerations for Corporate Library Planning: Moving Toward Information Resources Management
- A Planning Progticipation in Planning: Developing Effective Group Process
- Issues in Training Practitioners for Library Planning