"Role of Library and Information Centres In Disaster Management" by Pardeep RattanSkip to search form Skip to main content. Therefore, increasingly, all types of organisations including tertiary institutions are adopting KM. This paper focuses on university libraries and presents the partial findings of a study carried out to investigate and explore KM practices in Southern African Development Community SADC university libraries. View PDF. Save to Library. Create Alert.
MANAGEMENT OF LIBRARY & INFORMATION CENTERS PART 1
Ethics Management in Libraries and Other Information Services
Ethics Management in Libraries and Other Information Services presents professional ethics from a managerial point-of-view, explaining how to implement ethical management systems in libraries and information services and presenting the necessary tools needed to understand the practical application of a system of ethical management based on ISO The examples and selected case studies will be helpful to professionals, teachers and students who want to both explore and apply ethics now and in the future. Professionals working in libraries and information services, strategic planning experts, directors and managers of all kinds of information services, university professors of Library Information Science and centers or faculty at other higher education institutions, and university students, and doctoral and master's degree candidates in LIS. Why deal with ethics within an organization? Individual ethics, professional ethics and organizational ethics 3.
Pardeep Rattan Follow. The present paper highlights the importance of library and information centres in managing a disaster or any emergency. The main thrust of the paper is to explore the possible roles that the library professionals may assume in case of disasters besides their regular or routine jobs. The concept of disaster management, types of man- made and natural disasters have also been discussed in detail. Various components of information and communication technology helpful in the reduction of damage by natural disaster have also been discussed. It also briefly mentions the initiatives taken by UNESCO in educating and spreading awareness among people regarding reduction in the impact and affects of any potential disasters or any emergencies.
Lesson 02 Types of Libraries and Information Centres
Library management is a sub-discipline of institutional management that focuses on specific issues faced by libraries and library management professionals. Library management encompasses normal managerial tasks, as well as intellectual freedom and fundraising responsibilities. Issues faced in library management frequently overlap with those faced in managing non-profit organizations. The basic functions of library management include, but are not limited to: planning and negotiating the acquisition of materials , Interlibrary Loan ILL requests, stacks maintenance, overseeing fee collection, event planning , fundraising , and human resources. Most of the libraries that store physical media like books, periodicals, film, and other objects adhere to some derivative of the Dewey Decimal System as their method for tagging, storing, and retrieving materials based on unique identifiers. These constructs include master catalogs, domain catalogs, indexes , unique identifiers, unique identifier tokens, and artifacts. An important aspect of library management is planning and maintaining library facilities.