Library Management: Volume 36 Issue 1/2


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Towards a new library system: A paradigmatic shift in the Finnish library system planning and acquisition

Jarmo Saarti, Sinikka Luokkanen, Ari Ahlqvist, Lassi Lager

Finnish libraries are using different integrated library systems. Higher education libraries funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture are using the same ILS in three…


Service quality of library front desk staff in medical colleges of Lahore

Waqar Ahmed, Muhammad Shahid Soroya, Ghulam Fareed Malik

The purpose of this paper is to study of services of front desk staff using SERVQUAL aims to measure the perception and expectations of the library users. The librarians, keeping…


Establishing a competencies framework for a Caribbean academic library: The case of the UWI library, Mona campus

Karlene P Robinson, Rosemarie Runcie, Tanya Marie Manassi, Faith Mckoy-Johnson

The purpose of this paper is to reset the performance bar for the Caribbean professional through the identification and classification of core competencies and skills sets for…


Knowledge management for service innovation in academic libraries: a qualitative study

Md Anwarul Islam, Naresh Kumar Kumar Agarwal, Mitsuru Ikeda

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the strategies thatlibrarians employ to ensure quality of service, the ways and barriers forservice innovation, and the likelihood of…


Algerian university libraries and the digital age: new communication behaviors


The purpose of this paper is to clarify the digital era and to explain that these changes have given rise to the existence of several communities or consortia in higher education…


Impact of organizational justice on job performance in libraries: Mediating role of leader-member exchange relationship

Sidra Shan, Hafiz Muhammad Ishaq, Maqsood Ahmad Shaheen

The purpose of this paper is to examine the mediating role of leader-member exchange in the relationship between organizational justice and job performance. The study primarily…


Skills and knowledge needs assessment of current and future library professionals in the state of Qatar

Nicole Johnston, Rupert Williams

The purpose of this paper is to investigate and document the skills and knowledge needs of future library professionals in Qatar and to use the outcomes of this research to help…


Collection development and management within public libraries in Delhi: A study on government owned public libraries in the changing digital environment

Prabhjeet Kaur, Paramjeet Kaur Walia

The purpose of this paper is to find out about the collection development and management in the public libraries governed by the government or its agencies in Delhi and compare…


Actively demonstrating library expertise in a research assessment exercise

Gabrielle Ka Wai Wong, Victoria F. Caplan, Diana L. H. Chan, Lois M. Y. Fung, K.T. Lam

The purpose of this paper is to describe HKUST Library’s active participation in helping the university prepare for the 2014 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2014) in Hong Kong…

From good to great managers: The case for a structured continuing education program in library management

Miriam Louise Matteson, Susan Musser, Elizabeth Allen

– The purpose of this paper is to examine the perceptions of librarians toward continuing education (CE) in library management.


Identifying values of special library professionals of India with reference to the JOCLAI Code of Ethics

Nandini Dutta

The purpose of this paper is to identify a shared set of professional values relevant to the special library professionals of India. This paper deals only with the process of…

From change to organizational transformation: A survey of Tehran Medical Science University’s libraries

Mohsen Nazarzadeh Zare, Shahram Abdi Azzar, Amir Hossein Mardani, Mohammad Ali Arein

– The purpose of this paper is to study the application level of transformational organization components from Tehran Medical Science University librarians’ point of view.

A conceptual model of Open Access Institutional Repository in Indonesia academic libraries: Viewed from knowledge management perspective

Ida Farida, Jann Hidajat Tjakraatmadja, Aries Firman, Sulistyo Basuki

The purpose of this paper is to attempt to build a conceptual model of Open Access Institutional Repositories (OAIR) in Indonesia academic libraries, viewed from knowledge…

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