OUTSOURCING LIBRARY SERVICES FOR EFFECTIVE LIBRARY MANAGEMENT

Umar Muhammad Modibbo, Yusuf Danladi, Faisal Abubakar, Ibrahim Magaji Mohammed, Yahanatu Mani Dauda, Fatima Sani, Joan Joshua Adamu

Abstract


The recent financial downturn has provided impetus to libraries to adopt new low cost models of service delivery. Outsourcing has played vital role in these new lower-cost models of service delivery. The paper lists reasons for outsourcing library services, criteria for selecting an outsourcing vendor, outsource-able library services. It also outlines the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing.


Keywords


Library Management, Outsourcing, Library Services

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