Library budgets in a time of COVID-19

Budgets and financial planning for library and information services are more important than ever. The end of March is fast approaching, and for many...

5 ways to improve ROI on your subscriptions

How do you know if you’re investing in the right resources? Our organisations are currently facing some difficult financial challenges, so all...

How much would you sell your library card for?

I was reading through my #BIALL2019 notes and decided to amalgamate two related sets. The first is the excellent “Designing Client-centred Knowledge...

It’s time to recalculate your library’s ROI. Here's how!

You might think that you shouldn’t still need to make a case for your continued existence, and I understand your frustration. However, there’s an...

How to develop a budget that you and your organisation can live with

Putting together your library budget can be a daunting task. With few library and information people coming from a business background, it’s too easy...

4 business practices to freshen up your library strategy

For library and information professionals, visibility is paramount. Budget cuts combined with a lack of understanding of the work and value of the...

Negotiate to get yourself (and your library) ahead

After an interesting few months during the pandemic, everyone is facing a new reality of financial negotiations. In a recent article, Stella Butler,...
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