Tag Archives: management

University of South Australia hiring Manager: Collection Management and Copyright Services

(18 August 2017) In this diverse new role, you will provide leadership to the Collection Management and Copyright Services team, and have overarching responsibility for the development of collection management strategies, copyright education and compliance initiatives.  You will also be responsible for the management of the Library’s acquisitions budget and will be the primary point […]


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ProQuest explores obstacles and opportunities in managing book collections

Whitepaper delves into complexities of balancing print and ebooks, highlighting opportunities for collaboration between librarians and content aggregators (8 February 2017, Mountain View, CA)  ProQuest’s latest whitepaper Obstacles and Opportunities: Ebooks, Print and the Impact of Choice on Libraries and the Users They Serve is now available for download. Focusing on the UK higher-education book […]


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Modernization of the National Library of the Philippines sought

(1 November 2015) A lawmaker has filed a measure seeking to modernize the National Library of the Philippines (NLP) to promote full intellectual and cultural development of the Filipino people through love for reading. Rep. Carlo V. Lopez (2nd District, Manila) said House Bill 4454 determines and defines the services and functions of NLP as […]


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The organizational structure of academic libraries

(10 August 2015) Ithaka S+R is launching a new research project to examine how organizational structure affects the academic library’s capacity for effective decision-making on major strategic issues. Common issues to address many include: The provision and preservation of collections in an increasingly digital environment; The digital infrastructure and systems that support operations and users, […]


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Library Management of Disciplinary Repositories, SPEC Kit 338, published by ARL

(17 December 2013)  ARL has published Library Management of Disciplinary Repositories, SPEC Kit 338, which examines the ways in which research libraries are involved in the administration of disciplinary repositories. This SPEC Kit explores the disciplinary scope of the repository, collection policies, funding models, assessment practices, and staffing, among other information. The SPEC Kit presents […]


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