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How Libraries Should Manage Data by Brian Cox

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Introduction

The book is targeted at librarians who influence decision making that are struggling to get value from their operational data. The book provides both technical advice and information on how to achieve best practice in operational data management using library specific examples. The underlying theme to the book is that the library sector needs to undergo a seismic shift in the way it interacts with data. The “how to” parts of the book are there to create a bridge between what many librarians understand needs to happen, and what they need to do to make this happen. In the later and more technical chapters, the book explains how to create robust bullet proof spreadsheets with a consistent look and feel from which it is easy to extract ...

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