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The new OPL sourcebook : a guide for solo and small libraries

Judith A. Siess (Author)
This updated and expanded edition of the essential guide for small and one-person libraries (OPLs) covers virtually every key management topic of interest to OPLs. In addition to offering a wealth of practical tips, strategies, and case studies, author Judith Siess takes an international perspective that reflects the growing number of OPL's worldwide. The book's in-depth directory section lists important organizations, publications, vendors and suppliers, discussion lists, and Web sites
Print Book, English, 2006
First printing, 2006, [revised edition of The OPL Sourcebook, 2001] View all formats and editions
Information Today, Medford, N.J., 2006
xxiii, 427 pages ; 23 cm
9781573872416, 1573872415
What is an OPL?
Management : general concepts
Time management, planning, and prioritization
Financial matters
Communication, marketing, and advocacy
Along the information superhighway : the OPL and technology
Other issues : education, downsizing and outsourcing, and knowledge management
The future of one-person librarianship
Business, management, and economics
Computers and the Web
Journalism and news
Language, literature, and the arts
Law, legal libraries, and copyright
Libraryland stuff
Medicine, health, nursing, and medical libraries
Science, engineering, and technology
Social sciences
Bibliography and sources cited