Contribution to Book
PrefaceCreating the Agile Library: A Management Guide for Librarians (1998)
Prior to becoming a faculty member at Georgia Southern University, W. Bede Mitchell authored "Preface" in Creating the Agile Library: A Management Guide for Librarians.
Book Summary: Society's drive for technology that is faster and more efficient in processing and disseminating information is fueling changes―especially in academia. As the Internet becomes an important source for research, it challenges the library's role as the major information resource on campus. In order for libraries to respond to this challenge they must become agile in their adaptation of new technologies to meet the ever-changing needs and expectations of their users. This book discusses innovative and aggressive methods libraries can implement to become more agile. The seven chapters are written by library administrators who discuss their own experiences and cover topics including management, technology, services, users' needs and marketing the library.
Publication DateApril 23, 1998
EditorLorraine J. Haricombe & and T. J. Lusher
Citation InformationW. Bede Mitchell. "Preface" Westport, CTCreating the Agile Library: A Management Guide for Librarians (1998) p. vii - x
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/w_bede_mitchell/66/