Innovation And The Library: The Adoption Of New Ideas In Public Libraries by Verna L. Pungitore

Innovation And The Library: The Adoption Of New Ideas In Public Libraries

byVerna L. Pungitore

Hardcover | July 1, 1995

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Today's rapidly evolving information-based society demands that public libraries implement planned, proactive, and innovative change. In order for public libraries to meet patron needs, librarians must maintain a current knowledge of managerial information and innovation, so as to change their libraries effectively. This book explores how managerial innovations are generated and disseminated among public librarians.

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Title:Innovation And The Library: The Adoption Of New Ideas In Public LibrariesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.56 × 6.37 × 0.85 inPublished:July 1, 1995Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313286736

ISBN - 13:9780313286735

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?The book's value lies in the lessons it provides about instituting change by persuasion: commitment on the part of key people, a complex web of linkages among them, a long-term commitment by PLA and its elected officers, the need to involve helpers such as the state library agencies, and the need for strong training and educational components to get community librarians involved. As PLA has now begine to reevaluate these innovations in preparation for a new or revisde set of techniques for the 21st century, the lessons learned about the diffusion of innovations as described in this book will prove highly useful.?-Collection Management