In the current economic climate, most librarians recognize the critical importance of marketing as a means of self-preservation, largely accepting that the future of libraries requires marketing in order to increase library use and public perceptions of worth. However, few librarians have prior professional experience marketing products or services and the majority must balance marketing duties with many other job responsibilities. This anthology offers practical insight on marketing techniques specifically designed for libraries. Concise, how-to case studies from practicing public, school, academic, and special librarians provide proven strategies to improve brand management, campaign organization, community outreach, media interaction, social media, and event planning and implementation. Intended for the novice and the old hand, individuals and large staffs, this valuable guide provides librarians with the effective marketing tools necessary to help their libraries thrive in these challenging times.
Number Of Pages: 221
Published: 30th July 2012
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8 x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.408