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Managing the One-Person Library by Larry Cooperman

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7

Staffing the one-person library

Abstract

Most solo librarians are just that – the managers and operators of their libraries – and usually have no additional staff to assist them in their work. However, this situation does not have to occur, as there are several strategies that can allow solo librarians to hire and manage staff to help them with their administrative and management operations in the library.

Keywords

library staff
volunteers
staff assessment
staff training
As I wrote in my preface to this book, one of the main reasons why I became a solo librarian was to manage my own library, without assistance from other staff or librarians. This, of course, does not mean that I dislike working with other librarians or staff, but ...

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