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SLIS-5302-Week5

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Week 5 Readings

 

Week 5 Readings

 

"Organization Design, Teaming & Outsourcing"

 

Articles

 

Ball, D. (2003). A weighted decision matrix for outsourcing library services. The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances, 12 (1), 25-30. Available online at UNT Library -Electronic Resources - ProQuest.

 

 

 

Deiss, K. J. (2004, Summer). Innovation and strategy: Risk and choice in shaping user-centered libraries. Library Trends, 53 (1), 17-32. Available online at UNT Library -Electronic Resources - ProQuest.

 

 

 

Edgar, W. B. (2007, Mar). Toward a theory of university library group work: An approach for development. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 33 (2), 268-275. Available online at UNT Library -Electronic Resources - Science Direct.

 

 

 

Gose, B. (2006, Jan). Colleges Rely on Consortia, Contractors, and Ingenuity to Cut Costs. Chronicle of Higher Education, 52 (21), B1-B5.Available online at UNT-Electronic Resources - EBSCOHost> Academic Search Premier.

 

 

 

Hawthorne, P. (2004, Summer). Redesigning library human resources: Integrating human resources management and organization development. Library Trends, 53 (1), 172-186. Available online at UNT Library -Electronic Resources - ProQuest.

 

 

 

Higa, M. L. et al. (2005, Jan). Redesigning a Library's organizational structure. College & Research Libraries, 66 (1), 41-58. Available online at UNT Library -Electronic Resources - ProQuest.

 

 

 

Hiller, S. and Self, J. (2004, Summer). From measurement to management: Using data wisely for planning and decision-making. Library Trends, 53 (1), 129-155. Available online at UNT Library -Electronic Resources - ProQuest.

 

 

 

Holloway, K. (2004, Summer). The Significance of organizational development in academic research libraries. Library Trends, 53 (1), 5-16. Available online at UNT Library -Electronic Resources - ProQuest.

 

 

 

Kaarst-Brown, M. L. et al (2004, Summer). Organizational cultures of libraries as a strategic resource. Library Trends, 51 (1), 33-53. Available online at UNT Library -Electronic Resources - ProQuest.

 

 

 

Katzenbach, J. R. and Smith, D. K. (2005, Jul/Aug). The Discipline of teams. Harvard Business Review, 83 (7/8), 162-171. Available online at UNT Library -Electronic Resources - EBSCOHost> Academic Search Premier.

 

 

 

Lakos, A., & Phipps, S. (2004). Creating a culture of assessment: A catalyst for organizational change. portal: Libraries and the Academy, 4(3), 350-352. Available online at UNT Library-Electronic Resources - Project Muse-Full-text. May NOT USE for weekly summary.

 

 

 

Lesky, C. (2003, Jun). Selective Outsourcing: A tool for leveraging the value of information professionals. Information Outlook, 7, (6), 24-30. Available online at UNT Library -Electronic Resources - ProQuest.

 

 

 

Mulvaney, J. & O'Connor, P. (2006, Jun/Jul). THE Crux OF OUR CRISIS. American Libraries, 37 (6), p. 38-40.Available online at UNT-Electronic Resources - EBSCOHost> Academic Search Premier. May NOT USE for weekly summary.

 

 

 

Phipps, S. E. (2004, Summer). The System design approach to organizational development: the University of Arizona model. Library Trends, 53 (1), 68-111. Available online at UNT Library -Electronic Resources - EBSCOHost> Academic Search Premier.

 

 

 

Stephens, D. and Russell, K. (2004, Summer). Organizational development, leadership, change and the future of libraries. Library Trends, 53 (1), 238-257. Available online at UNT Library -Electronic Resources - EBSCOHost> Academic Search Premier.

 

 

 

Sweetland, J. (2001). Outsourcing library technical services - what we think we know, and don't know. The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances, 14, (3), 164-176. Available online at UNT Library -Electronic Resources - Emerald Fulltext.

 

 

 

White, E. (2000, Jan. ). Why outsourcing happens, and what to do about it. American Libraries, 31, (1), 66-70. Available online at UNT Library -Electronic Resources - ProQuest.

 

Assignment

 

Weekly-

 

* Select two articles from that week's readings to summarize. You will include an opinion of the work and state why you agree or disagree with the author. Summary for each article should not exceed 300 words. Combine Summaries into one Word document and deposit in the appropriate Drop Box by 11:00pm (CDT- CST) each Sunday.

 

Reminder: Mid-Term Due Tues, Oct. 16 11PM CDT

 

* Select a real or fictitious library setting in which to conduct a real or imaginary Information Audit (IA). YOU DO NOT ACTUALLY HAVE TO CONDUCT AN INFORMATION AUDIT, BUT YOU MAY. See Home page > Syllabus > Course Assignments for complete description and deliverable for this project.

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