By Petros Kostagiolas

within the wisdom economic system, pros need to make judgements approximately non-tangible, non-monetary, and mostly invisible assets. info execs have to comprehend the aptitude makes use of, contributions, price, constitution, and construction of extensively intangible highbrow capital in libraries. which will absolutely detect highbrow capital in libraries, new practices and talents are required for library administration practitioners and researchers.

Managing highbrow Capital in Libraries offers examine advances, directions, tools and methods for dealing with highbrow capital in a library atmosphere, and contains analyses and case stories. This booklet features a foreword by means of Anne Woodsworth and is dependent into seven chapters, masking: libraries within the wisdom economic climate; worlds of creation and highbrow capital usage in libraries; deciding on and categorizing highbrow capital; measuring libraries’ highbrow capital; monetary valuation and reporting of highbrow capital in libraries; and survival research for libraries’ highbrow capital assets. The ebook concludes with a precis, and turns the reader in the direction of destiny research.

  • Practical tools and strategies are defined that may be utilized to real-life library events, as they've been broadly utilized in different monetary sectors
  • Provides illustrative examples and case reports for exploring and explaining the that means of particular intangible resources and assets in libraries, reminiscent of consumer orientated intangible resources, library process automation and know-how, library position, human capital, exterior kinfolk and more
  • Considers libraries as highbrow capital inside organisations and broader socioeconomic systems

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