Overview for Library Management in Electronic Environment
Over the years many of the libraries have become large and complex organizations presenting a challenges to a librarian. Managing a large library is a highly specilised and complicated Job. Due to changing environment, especially technological one, his job has become very challenging. A librarian in such an environment should have a managerial ability of a high order, and possess different kinds of skills including technical skills including technical skills in the application of information technology with adequate knowledge to solve multidimensional problems. Keeping in view, the requirements of students of library and information science, the book presents a framework of basic knowledge of management in electronic environment. Emphasis has been laid on basic issues and concepts of management. Principles of management and theories of management have been explained. Library routines have been described adequately, keeping in view the application of information technology.