The Bottom Line

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Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 6 Issue 3/4

ASSUMPTIONS DIE HARD DEATHS

Frances Bryant Bradburn

As you leaf through the pages of this new issue of The Bottom Line, you will see reprints of two very important documents, the American Library Association's Annual State…

TECHNOLOGY FOR AMERICA'S ECONOMIC GROWTH: A NEW DIRECTION TO BUILD ECONOMIC STRENGTH

President William Jefferson Clinton

Investing in technology is investing in America's future: a growing economy with more high‐skill, high‐wage jobs for American workers; a cleaner environment where energy…

LIBRARY FUNDING IN THE '90s: REPORT OF THE STATE OF THE NATIONS LIBRARIES AS DOCUMENTED BY THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

Balancing the books continues to challenge America's libraries faced with both higher demand for service and budgets that are often flat or shrinking in the Information Age.

REFLECTIONS FROM CHARLESTON

Murray S. Martin

Your correspondent returned from the November Charleston Acquisitions Conference in a sober mood. The conference dealt with issues in acquisitions and this year's subtitle…

IN THE NEWS

Murray S. Martin

Copyright Matters. The proposed Copyright Reform Act of 1993 (HR 847, and S 373) incorporates several procedural changes. Notably, it makes the Register of Copyright a…

THE TEN PRINCIPLES FOR SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISING

Gary A. Hunt, Hwa‐Wei Lee

The topic of private fundraising has generated considerable interest among academic librarians in recent years, and there are reasons to believe that the climate of the…

STATE LIBRARIES:TEN ACTIONS TO PROMOTE BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Howard F. McGinn

The American library community is discovering small businesses and economic development. Individual librarians and libraries, of course, have provided effective…

TEN “QUICK AND DIRTY” COST‐CUTTING STRATEGIES FOR YOUR LIBRARY

Steven Nielsen

In today's high tech environment, it is far too easy to sit back and complain about all the money that it takes to run a library and far more difficult to do anything…

DIVERSITY: TEN ISSUES TO CONSIDER

Kathleen de la Peña McCook, Tosca O. Gonsalves

If ethical or legal mandates have failed to compel organizations to manage diversity in meaningful ways, competition has emerged as the new impetus to do so. A recent…

LITERACY PROJECTS: TEN TIPS FOR RAISING THE MONEY

Steve Sumerford

Any professional fundraiser will tell you that literacy, particularly family literacy, is “a sexy issue” these days. During the past few years, foundations, corporations…

MARKETING IN THE FUTURE: A REPORT FROM THE FRONT LINES

Suzanne Walters

The world in which libraries are and will be operating for the next ten years seems much like the former Soviet Union. Constituencies multiply and subdivide; players enter…

SCHOOL LIBRARIES ARE EVERYONE'S BUSINESS

Virginia H. Mathews

The Elementary and Secondary School Library Media Act (ESSLMA) was introduced on October 2, 1992, by Paul Sarbanes (D‐MD) and Paul Simon (D‐IL) in the Senate as S‐03307…

TEN TRENDS IN COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT

Kay Ann Cassell

Changes in the economy, technology, the book industry, and new ideas about library collections themselves are shaping collection development policies in the 1990s. These…

A LIST OF TEN

Philip M. Clark

Here is a mixed bag of ten programs, observations, recommendations, and wants that I have for things computing. It's heavily weighted toward Windows applications, but…

VOLATILITY IN THE ACCOUNTANCY PROFESSION:

Sherman Hayes, Floyd Windal

Librarians seldom have time to understand or follow the inner turmoil, changes, or key issues of another profession and industry. It is hard enough just to keep up with…

TEN TRENDS IN PHILANTHROPY

Susan Goldberg

Just like skirt lengths, hair styles and new automobile models, philanthropy — the charitable donations of time, money, and goods — has its trends as well. Several recent…

ISSN:

0888-045X

Online date, start – end:

1988

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Dr. Bang Nguyen