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Title The frugal librarian [electronic resource] : thriving in tough economic times / edited by Carol Smallwood.

Imprint Chicago : American Library Association, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 277 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Helping patrons job search -- Knowledge-based job hunting and interview preparation / Michael A. Germano -- Start your job search here / Jason Kuhl -- pt. 2. Librarian survival -- Entrepreneurs in the library : how an entrepreneurial spirit expanded the patron base and elevated its political standing / James Lund -- Laid off? Here's one way to land on your feet / J. James Mancuso -- Low- and no-cost development opportunities for librarians / Colleen S. Harris -- Online resources in Michigan : a school librarian survives hard times / Margaret Lincoln -- pt. 3. Grants -- Grant proposals for the working librarian : from idea to implementation / Lois Stickell and Lisa Nickel -- Tools for grant searching / Victoria Lynn Packard -- Writing grant proposals for diverse populations / Vandella Brown -- pt. 4. Programming -- Creating and sustaining community-focused programs / Wayne Finley and Joanna Kluever -- Nothing to lose : creative programming for the frugal librarian / Lisa A Forrest -- pt. 5. Sharing -- Increasing resources in tough times : a new funding model for the Purdue University career Wiki / George Bergstrom and May Dugan -- Innovating and saving with joint-use libraries / Emily Dill -- Multitype regional library responses to the economic crisis / Tom Taylor -- Museum passes : a low-cost, high-impact partnership / Rebecca Tuck and Lisa Fraser -- Saving by sharing : using open-source and shared catalogs to do more with less / John Helling -- pt. 6 Management -- Bringing the outside back in : creative and cost-effective outreach strategies / Kacy Vega and Kim Becnel -- Cost factors in digital projects : a model useful in other applications / Lisa L. Crane -- Data-driven cancellation decisions / Leslie Farison -- Green information technology saves money, saves resources / Sarah Passonneau -- Managing staff stress during budget crises : lessons for library managers / Colleen S. Harris and Mary Chimato -- Student assistants : maximize effectiveness through coordinated training / Ken Johnson and Sue Hisle -- pt. 7. On-the-job success -- Bidding service contracts in public libraries / Tom Cooper -- Digital projects on a shoestring / Emily Asch -- Developing partnerships for added value / Aline Soules and Sarah Nielson -- Organizing in the streets and in the stacks : a grassroots movement saves neighborhood libraries / Edgar C. Bailey Jr. -- Turning gifts and discards into gold / Robert Holley -- A small school library meets the economic challenge / Colleen Driscoll -- pt. 8. Staffing -- Leveraging internal resources to fill library staff shortages temporarily / Marwin Britto -- Making good by making do : using student staff to drive library technology innovation / Gwen Evans -- Tiered staffing for technical services / Mary S. Laskowski and Fang Huang Gao -- We're all in this together : solutions for creative staffing / Heidi Blackburn and Erin Davis -- pt. 9. Professional development -- Building sustainable professional development opportunities in technology literacy / Marwin Britto -- $40 a day, or attending library conferences on the cheap / Regina Koury.
Summary This collection speaks to universal concerns, presenting creative and resourceful solutions from dozens of librarians representing a wide variety of institutions.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Library finance -- United States.
Libraries -- United States -- Cost control.
Libraries -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Library science -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Libraries and community -- United States.
Libraries -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Case studies.
Case studies.
Electronic books -- Case studies.
Added Author Smallwood, Carol, 1939-
Other Form: Print version: Frugal librarian. Chicago : American Library Association, 2011 9780838910757 (DLC) 2010034317 (OCoLC)663822323
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