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Special libraries : a survival guide

Author: James M Matarazzo; Toby Pearlstein; Sylvia R M James
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Learn why special or corporate libraries must align with their parent organizations in order to survive in these difficult economic times-and how to foster and demonstrate this critical relationship.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James M Matarazzo; Toby Pearlstein; Sylvia R M James
ISBN: 9781610692670 1610692675
OCLC Number: 795760574
Description: xv, 167 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I. You are what you measure : the importance of data as a survival tool --
Corporate score : marrying two expert tools will help you sustain your corporate library / James M. Matarazzo and Toby Pearlstein --
Case study : the AT & T Bell Laboratories Library Network / Donald T. Hawkins --
A review of research related to the management of corporate libraries / James M. Matarazzo and Toby Pearlstein --
Part II. Strategies and tactics for survival --
Staying afloat in turbulent waters / James M. Matarazzo and Toby Pearlstein with Lynne Palombo, Leigh Montgomery & Elaine Raines --
Corporate libraries : a soft analysis and a warning / James M. Matarazzo and Toby Pearlstein --
Alternate sourcing : a critical component of your survival toolkit / James M. Matarazzo and Toby Pearlstein --
Resuscitated : the EPA libraries' near death experience / James M. Matarazzo and Toby Pearlstein --
Educating special librarians : the past is prologue / James M. Matarazzo and Toby Pearlstein --
Educating special librarians. Part 2, In search of a model / James M. Matarazzo and Toby Pearlstein --
Scenario planning as preventive medicine / James M. Matarazzo and Toby Pearlstein --
Professional association membership as a survival tool / Sylvia James --
Corporate library survival outside the United States : lessons from New Zealand and Australia / Gillian Ralph and Julie Sibthorpe --
Part III. So what does your manager think? --
What the library has to do to be successful : Fidelity Investments / Chuck Pickelhaupt --
Information services at Bain & Co., Inc. : adding value to the future of the firm / Michael Zimmerman interviews Steven Tallman --
Putnam Investments Corporate Library / Patrick O'Donnell.
Responsibility: James M. Matarazzo and Toby Pearlstein with the assistance of Sylvia James ; introduction by Barbara Quint.
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ocn795760574
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"The book constitutes a master class in planning for specialized information services. It is a must-read for special librarians concerned about their professional futures and is equally relevant for Read more...

 
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