Library Management: Volume 38 Issue 4/5


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The potential role of university libraries’ manpower, collections, services, facilities and activities in promoting national security in times of crises in Upper Egypt

Essam Mansour

The purpose of this paper is to explore the potential role of South Valley University (SVU) libraries’ manpower, collections, and services in the fight against terrorism…

“YouthTalk”: positively engaging young people in Edinburgh

Evelyn Kilmurry

The purpose of this paper is to describe the multi-agency approach adopted in Liberton/Gilmerton, Edinburgh in Scotland to positively involve young people in shaping local…

Academic library innovation through 3D printing services

Galina Letnikova, Na Xu

One of the most innovative library services recently introduced by public and academic libraries, the technology of 3D printing, has the potential to be used in multiple…


Administration and cross-functional teams in libraries: A case study in failures and solutions

Joy M. Perrin, Justin Daniel

The purpose of this paper is to assist library administration in avoiding cross-functional team pitfalls.


Are community-managed libraries effective?

Michael John Cavanagh

The purpose of this paper is to explore the effectiveness of community-managed libraries (CMLs) in England. It traces their history and considers the evidence base in…


Public library planning: a routine practice?

Ana R. Pacios

The purpose of this paper is to study whether organisations, in this case libraries, continue to plan after having done so at least once, and whether they conduct planning…


C5 model for the consortium management: SWOT analysis

Y. Srinivasa Rao

This paper elicits information, an excess of information and the stakeholders’ role in the use of information. The purpose of this paper is to create a “C5 model”…


Gaps in performance: benchmarking of the Czech and Slovak city libraries

Iveta Vrabková, Václav Friedrich

The purpose of this paper is to identify gaps in performance of city libraries from the Czech and from the Slovak Republic engaged in the project Benchmarking of…

Institutional repository: access and use by academic staff at Egerton University, Kenya

Felicitas Ciabere Ratanya

The purpose of this paper is to examine the access and use of the institutional repository (IR) among academic staff at Egerton University.

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