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The fund-raising challenge: creating a development program for the academic library and the role of the library’s CEO

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As library budgets and allocations from the parent institution continue to shrink in the present economic environment, librarians need to take a more active role in efforts to create library-specific development programs for their operations so that they can continue to provide the services and programs that their constituents demand from them and at the same time maintain their level of relevance within their institution as the information provider for the academic and research missions of the higher education institution that they serve. Senior library administrators have to assume a more active role in operational ...

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