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Library consultant business: The opportunities
Library consultant business: The opportunities
Library consultant business: The opportunities
Library consultant business: The opportunities
Library consultant business: The opportunities
Library consultant business: The opportunities
Library consultant business: The opportunities
Library consultant business: The opportunities
Library consultant business: The opportunities
Library consultant business: The opportunities
Library consultant business: The opportunities
Library consultant business: The opportunities
Library consultant business: The opportunities
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Library consultant business: The opportunities

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A crude slide presentation on some of my market/business research on the library consultancy business, in particular the opportunities

A crude slide presentation on some of my market/business research on the library consultancy business, in particular the opportunities

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  • 1. Library consultant businessThe opportunities
  • 2. Consultancy trends and opportunities“Key areas outside of central government, suchas health and local government, are in a periodof massive process and operational change, andcould be future growth sectors for theconsulting industry.”- MCA Consulting in 2013reporthttp://www.mca.org.uk/news/consulting-in-2013-the-mca-outlook
  • 3. MCA Consulting in 2013 report“SMEs [are] growing their staff base, andwinning new clients and contracts.”“firms that specialise in particular marketsectors have seen real success in the last twoyears.”http://www.mca.org.uk/news/consulting-in-2013-the-mca-outlook
  • 4. Examples of library boards hiringconsultantshttp://www.prpeak.com/articles/2013/04/16/news/doc51659e815f828586317909.txt
  • 5. Library consultant for school librarieshttp://www.wrdsb.ca/library-consultant-honoured-by-ontario-library-association/
  • 6. http://www.cla.ca/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Show_All_Jobs&TEMPLATE=%2FCM%2FContentDisplay.cfm&CONTENTID=13854&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+alljobs+%28Canadian+Library+Association+Job+Search+-+All+Jobs%29
  • 7. Common areas for library servicesconsulting (US based)• Library Services- Consultants - Building &Planning• Library Services- Consultants - LibraryManagement• Library Services- Consultants - PlanningSource: Librarians Yellow Pageshttp://librariansyellowpages.com/
  • 8. LIBRARY CONSULTANT SAMPLE JOBDESCRIPTION ROLES, DUTIES ANDRESPONSIBILITIES TEMPLATE:JOB DESCRIPTION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF LIBRARY CONSULTANT JOB TITLECONSISTS OF 5 MAIN POINTS:-• Advises administrators of public libraries.• Analyzes administrative policies, observes work procedures, and reviews datarelative to book collections to determine effectiveness of service to public.• Compares allocations for building funds, salaries, and book collections withstatewide and national standards, to determine effectiveness of fiscal operations.• Gathers statistical data, such as population and community growth rates, andanalyzes building plans to determine adequacy of programs for expansion.• Prepares evaluation of systems based on observations and surveys, andrecommends measures to improve organization and administration of systems. .
  • 9. Example of library consultant
  • 10. Example of library consultant
  • 11. Example of library consultant
  • 12. Canadian job ad forhttp://www.ischool.utoronto.ca/jobsite/2013/library-planning-consultant-cons-planif-biblio-livres-num-riques#.UaZ_6Xj4QcE.gmail
  • 13. Opportunities in developing countrieshttp://premiumtimesng.com/news/138008-nigeria-threatens-to-blacklist-library-projects-consultant.html
  • 14. Nigeria spent over N18bn on librarydevelopment projects in 2012-Minister• Premium Times• Published: June 4,2013• The Education Minister stated this on Tuesday.• The Federal Government spent over N18.3 billion in the development oflibrary projects and procurement of instructional materials in 2012.• The Minister of Education, Professor Ruqayyatu Rufa’i, made this knownon Tuesday at the fourth induction ceremony for 603 certified members ofthe Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN) in Abuja.• Ms. Rufa’i said the funds cut across projects executed in the basic andtertiary education sectors.• She listed the projects executed to include 72 new libraries andinformation centres in federal unity colleges at a cost of N5.9 billion. Sheadded that N1.4 billion was released by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund(TETFund) for books development programme in universities, amongothers.http://premiumtimesng.com/news/137624-nigeria-spent-over-n18bn-on-library-development-projects-in-2012-minister.html

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