Library Management: Volume 39 Issue 1/2


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Envisioning the future role of librarians: skills, services and information resources

Philomena W. Mwaniki

The purpose of this paper is to conceptualize the future of academic libraries in the era of new user needs, new skills for staff and services offered. The literature shows the…


Information seeking and/or identity seeking: libraries as sources of cultural identity

Szabolcs Dancs

What are the responsibilities of libraries, if there is any, in the personal process of constructing cultural identity? The purpose of this paper is to find answers to this…

Library clinic services in avoiding transaction in the predatory journal

Riah Wiratningsih

The purpose of this paper is to share the author’s experience as an academic librarian for innovation services in library clinic of Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia. The…

Do libraries save LGBT students?

Rachel S. Wexelbaum

Multiple research studies show a positive correlation between library usage and student retention. At the same time, no formal research studies focusing on the effect of library…


Beyond “Likes”: An assessment of user engagement in Facebook among Philippine academic libraries

Janice Peñaflor

The purpose of this paper is to examine the performance of the academic libraries’ Facebook pages in relation to the type of content they provide and the user engagement they…

Comparative study of collection management practices of academic libraries

Christopher Kwame Filson

The purpose of this paper is to find out the similarities and differences in collection management practices of the main libraries of the University of Cape Coast and the…


Current trends and issues affecting academic libraries and leadership skills

Mohammad Aslam

The purpose of this paper is to reflect on major issues and trends of academic libraries and leadership in the changing nature of higher education. Changing environment of…


Blended skills and future roles of librarians

Yared Mammo Cherinet

The purpose of this paper is to identify insightfully future roles and skills required by librarians to meet the ever changing users’ need in the modern library landscape.


Adaptive leadership in academic libraries

Gabrielle Ka Wai Wong, Diana L.H. Chan

The purpose of this paper is to outline the core ideas of adaptive leadership and relates them to challenges confronting academic libraries.


Library services for all ages – building economical, equal, and complete audio collections

Hui-Lan H. Titangos

To provide library service to users of all ages has been one of the primary missions of county libraries since 1908 when the first branch of the first county library system was…

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