by James McKinlay and Vicki Williamson

This book explores recent trends in human resource management practices in the continually changing 21st century information environment. Authors James McKinlay and Vicki Williamson present an array of practical options for incorporating these important management practices into the library environment, with especially targeted guidance for academic and research libraries. There is a discussion of the most pressing HR management issues facing senior library leaders, as well as a number of effective tips for solving personnel issues and managing workers. The authors also include a highly useful 10-step strategic people management model, along with real life examples of successful policy implementation.

McKinlay, James and Vicki Williamson The Art of People Management in Libraries: Tips for Managing Your Most Vital Resource. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2010. 200pp.

9781843344230 $115.