Library Organization, Management and Administration

This study delineates subtle distinctions in organization, management and administration which may be equally important for organizers, managers and administrators of all types of institutions and enterprises- either academic, business, industrial or learned, and the study may be useful and applicable not only to library and information science, but also to management. public administration, finance, economics, statistics, mathematics, psychology, sociology, and the like.

Organization vs. Management
“Organizing” literally, is a process of doing work or making arrangement ...

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Development of Web-based IR Systems: A Review

Information retrieval (IR) has traditionally been the domain of librarians and information professionals. IR systems have been used almost exclusively by such search experts for several reasons, such as the number of search systems available, cost, and the complexity of use requiring command language searching. However, with the rapid growth of the Internet, together with tools like World Wide Web (also known as WWW, or simply the Web), there have been significant changes and improve­ments in online information ...

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Marketing of Information Services: A Conceptual Framework

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Introduction

Before 1970, the concept of marketing was restricted almost exclusively to organizations supplying products rather than services. Although the idea of applying marketing principles to library activity was realized by Dr. S. R. Ranganathan in 1930s himself and on the basis of which the Five Laws of Library Science were formulated by him. Over the last few years, a number of information services have been ...

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OUTSOURCING AND THE USE AND PROTECTION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

ABSTRACT

There has been an outsourcing revolution in recent years involving many large and medium sized companies. This trend is expected to continue with firms turning over responsibility for internal business functions to outside service providers. These outsourcing relationships often contemplate and involve the use, creation and licensing of intellectual property rights such as patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and know-how. This paper discusses the legal and practical issues of the use and licensing of intellectual property owned by the parties ...

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Using Electronic Medical Records To Improve Patient Care: The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Case

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Mark N. Frolick
Xavier University
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Abstract

Information technology is proving to be a vital element in the administration of healthcare. Specifically, most healthcare institutions in the United States are adopting information systems that provide more accurate and timely information regarding patient care. This paper explores the implementation of an electronic medical record system at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. St. Jude Hospital is primarily dedicated to the treatment of children ...

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How to make a life plan

A life plan is the way to plan ahead and dream of things that we yearn to do in our lives. A plan is the key for your life settlement. Have to know your wishes, dream, ability, limitation and the activities for the life settlements. In the course of translating our dreams needs love and delivery targets we have in mind.

Steps

  • Need of the objectives (which are the foundations to build your project and ...
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Towards adaptive information systems: individual differences and hypermedia

Sherry Yu-Hua Chen and Nigel J. Ford

1. Introduction

Hypermedia, which is a combination of multimedia and hypertext, is distinguishable from traditional computer assisted learning (CAL) by the node-and-link structure inherent to the organisation of information and the fact that it is also based on integrated media (Heller, 1992). Compared with alternative tools, hypermedia in the learning environment has been associated with a number of potential benefits.

2. Potential Benefits For Learning

Hypermedia systems possess a number of characteristics ...

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What Is Needed to Educate Future Digital Librarians: A Study of Current Practice and Staffing Patterns in Academic and Research Libraries

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Due to the changing nature of librarianship resulting from the increasing amount of information available in digital format, educating digital librarians has become an important agenda within library and information science schools. To design and offer appropriate courses and teaching approaches for training competent digital librarians, educators can benefit from feedback provided by current practitioners in order to accurately determine what skills and knowledge are really required for digital librarians to be effective in the digital work place. To that ...

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Should Libraries Engage in Marketing?

Recently, various libraries around the world have been actively and aggressively participating in marketing. Librarians have come to understand the importance of application of marketing principles in their libraries. There is no denying the fact that marketing, as a tool, helps further the goals that an organization sets for itself by focusing on the lifetime value of a customer. And the same fact holds true for libraries as well, which have been facing increasingly stiff competition from the modern changes.

What ...

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How to Write a Marketing Plan

How to Write a Marketing Plan?

A market plan defines the existing market situation of your business and its marketing strategies. Market plans generally spread over a term of one to five years. The aim of a marketing plan is to indicate the actions and steps to be taken to accomplish the goals of a business. The content of the plan is of importance and not your style of writing. Here is how you can write a marketing plan for your ...

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