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Evans, G. Edward 1937-

Works: 42 works in 342 publications in 4 languages and 17,082 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Bibliography  Use studies  Designs and plans 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z678, 025.02
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by G. Edward Evans
Introduction to technical services for library technicians by Marty Bloomberg( Book )

61 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides non-professionals (library technician, clerk or part-time help) with a background in basic functions of technical services
Developing library and information center collections by G. Edward Evans( Book )

70 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 2,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This latest edition continues to cover all phases of collection development--from needs assessment, policies, and the selection process (theory and practice) to publishers, serials, protection, legal issues, censorship, and intellectual freedom. Each chapter has been extensively revised to reflect changing practices, policies, and technologies and, in some cases, completely rewritten. A new addition is a CD containing supplementary material; a companion Web site () will also be maintained to ensure URLs referenced throughout the text are kept up to date
Management techniques for librarians by G. Edward Evans( Book )

33 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This textbook on library management techniques is concerned with basic management problems. Examples of problems in planning, organization, and coordination are drawn from situations in libraries or information centers. After an introduction to library management, the history of management is covered. Several styles of management and organization are presented. One chapter discusses creativity and the library. Others introduce decision making, planning, and delegation respectively. A discussion of delegation of authority follows. Communication and motivation are discussed along with personnel, finance, and work analysis. The final chapter deals with the role of library management in the future. (Ch)
Management basics for information professionals by G. Edward Evans( Book )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Completely revised and expanded to reflect the rapidly changing sphere of information services, this comprehensive introduction to the management of libraries builds the basic skills good library managers must exercise. The authors offer an authoritative approach on the fundamental concepts of management while recognizing the diverse needs of different operating environments. This edition features two new chapters - Managing Diversity and Career Development - and is kept up to current by material housed on the Web. Drawing from examples of successful leadership techniques from a variety of services archives, information brokers, libraries, records managements and more, this book demonstrates the most effective ways to plan, delegate, make decisions, communicate, and lead a team. Equal emphasis is placed on personal, fiscal, and technological issues, as well as a look at what the future may hold for incoming managers. A practical, up-to-date introduction to library management, here is a text that will appeal to LIS educators, new and experienced libraries in management positions, students, and anyone wishing to acquire a sound knowledge of both the theory and practice of management within the changing information workforce
Introduction to library public services by G. Edward Evans( Book )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"True to their introduction, Evans and Carter provide a solid, broadly based view of library public service and its functions. As in the preceding edition, the authors marry the importance of the help ethos with a plethora of technological tools and techniques. Each chapter covers the role, purpose, and philosophy of major functional areas of public service, including points to ponder, forms and flowcharts, review questions, and suggested readings. The result brings into focus the duties and responsibilities of both professional librarians and support staff, with particular emphasis on areas of common concern. Coverage of such essential topics as circulation, reference, interlibrary load, literacy instruction, reserves, and security has been extended, updated, and predicated on the importance of keeping a watchful eye on ethical and legal implications."--Jacket
Beyond the basics : the management guide for library and information professionals by G. Edward Evans( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emphasizes the organizational responsibilities and people skills that supervisors, department heads, assistant directors, and directors acknowledge when they say "I wish they had taught me that in library school." The authors have drawn on their own management experiences to provide practical advice rooted in research
Leadership basics for librarians and information professionals by G. Edward Evans( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leadership Basics for Librarians and Information Professionals will aid future leaders in making appropriate choices and decisions in response to and in anticipation of the competition." "G. Edward Evans and Patricia Layzell Ward's vast professional experience in a variety of roles and organizations worldwide serves as a strong basis for the advice they present. Leadership Basics includes data from surveys and interviews of leaders in archives, libraries, and other information services arenas, as well as current literature about leadership in both general management and information services fields. This book is a solid starting point for young librarians and information professionals wanting to get ahead of the competition and a helpful reminder for seasoned leaders needing a bit of inspiration."--Jacket
Performance management and appraisal : a how-to-do-it manual for librarians by G. Edward Evans( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD-ROM contains: performance appraisal forms in Word and Adobe Acrobat format
Academic librarianship by Camila A Alire( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Evans and Alire explain the important ways in which the higher education environment distinguishes academic libraries from other types of libraries, and readers will gain practical insight into their distinct political and operational characteristics. They fully explore the core issues in contemporary academic librarianship, readers will be prepared to tackle all aspects of their jobs and ascend the organizational ladder. Each chapter is dedicated to a key issue in the field, with topics including: teaching faculty roles, campus governance, curriculum, the student body, collection development, providing quality service, funding, facilities, staff, technology and IT support. A chapter on career development will benefit both aspiring and practicing academic librarians looking to enter or advance in the field, and a concluding section explores the future of academic librarianship through valuable input from more than fifteen experienced academic library deans and directors."--Provided by Publisher
Collection management basics by G. Edward Evans( Book )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Now thoroughly revised for today's 21st-century library environment, this title provides a complete update of the classic Developing Library and Information Center Collections--the standard text and authority on collection development for all types of libraries and library school students since 1979"--
Bibliography of language arts materials for native North Americans : bilingual, English as a second language, and native language materials, 1965-1974 by G. Edward Evans( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1007-item bibliography includes works which have been or might be used in native language education, bilingual education or English as a Second Language education for Native North Americans. Only English language materials whose main purpose is language instruction and all available materials written wholly or partially in Indian or Eskimo languages are included. Entries are presented alphabetically under the native language group for which they were developed. Within each native language, materials are subdivided into bilingual materials (both English and the native language); materials monolingual in the native language; materials monolingual in English; and materials of which the language composition is unknown, because neither the materials nor an adequate description of them was available. Interfiled with the specific language entries are sections covering materials developed for an area which includes more than one language group: Eskimos, Indians of California, Indians of the Subarctic, and Indians of the Southwest. Following the specific language section are three sections containing materials not addressed to specific native language groups of areas: General Bilingual, General English as a Second Language, and General Language. Appendices list materials developed for or useful in language learning and the language arts curriculum of cite (Consultants in Total Education), an esl program. Also included is a brief review of Indian education programs as supported by the American government. (Nq)
North American Indian language materials, 1890-1965 : an annotated bibliography of monographic works by G. Edward Evans( Book )

10 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Library programs and services : the fundamentals by G. Edward Evans( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covering every essential topic ranging from circulation and literacy instruction to reference and security, this benchmark text provides an up-to-date, broadly based view of library public service and its functions. * Covers all essential services of the library through completely reorganized and updated content that reflects the role of changing technologies in today's libraries * Presents many new chapters that address the topics of print collections, media collections, e-resources, computer access, social media, legal issues, ethical issues, funding and other fiscal issues, and the library as place
The influence of book selection agents upon book collection usage in academic libraries by G. Edward Evans( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Library environmental design; physical facilities and equipment by G. Edward Evans( Book )

8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The state of the art report summarizes current practice and accepted standards in library physical facility design. It is intended to serve as an interim planning guide for Army technical libraries until the completion of the Guided Inquiry System in the second phase of this study. Recommendations made in the report are based on a thorough review of the leterature on library planning and design, an analysis of the present Army procedures for obtaining library facilities, interviews with librarians, building consultants and architects, and site visits to a number of different types of military and non-military libraries. The report concludes that a generic base exists from which to plan all libraries and makes specific recommendations to improve the procedures for providing Army technical libraries. (Author)
Effectiveness criteria for medical libraries; final report by G. Edward Evans( Book )

6 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Methods of library building design : a research plan by G. Edward Evans( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antenna measurement techniques by G. Edward Evans( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Developing library and information center collections
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Evans, G. Edward

Evans, G. Edward 1937-

Evans, Gayle E. 1937-

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Developing library and information center collectionsManagement techniques for librariansManagement basics for information professionalsIntroduction to library public servicesBeyond the basics : the management guide for library and information professionalsLeadership basics for librarians and information professionalsPerformance management and appraisal : a how-to-do-it manual for librariansAcademic librarianshipAntenna measurement techniques