Monday, March 10, 2014

Time and Project Management Strategies for Librarians

Smallwood, Carol, Jason Kuhl, Lisa Fraser (eds.) Time and Project Management Strategies for Librarians. Scarecrow Press, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-8108-9052-7

This book is a collection of over 30 essays that provide tips for the professional who must cope with increasing demands upon their resources. Emphasis is on how to:

  • identify the most important tasks for the library
  • eliminate non-essential functions and processes
  • increase reliance on volunteers, interns, and students
  • optimize daily routines and schedule staff effectively
  • increase productivity through the use of social media and email
  • increase project and time management skills and personal productivity through setting and meeting goals