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Management Skills for Archivists and Records Managers

Handbook / Manual

By: E Shepherd

Facet Publishing (formerly Library Association Publishing)

Hardback | Dec 2019 | #161245 | ISBN-13: 9781856045841
Available for pre-order: Due Dec 2019 Details
NHBS Price: £49.95 $65/€57 approx

About this book

This book introduces the range of management skills employed by archivists and records managers, and shows how they may be applied, adding value both in terms of personal professional development and in the organizational benefits of service delivery, excellence, accountability and transparency in both large and small archive and records management units.

Written by established authors in the field, this handbook of practical advice is underpinned with current thinking and theory, and draws on experience of teaching management skills to graduate archivists and records managers and on practical professional experience.


The chapters are: * identifying management skills for archivists and records managers * taking the long term view: corporate and strategic planning * managing projects successfully * managing money and other resources * managing people *providing accountability: performance measurement * advocating for archives and records management * developing personal management skills.

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Elizabeth Shepherd, Senior Lecturer in Archives and Records Management at the School of Library, Archive and Information Studies, University College London, and Karen Anderson, Senior Lecturer at the School of Computer and Information Science, Edith Cowan University, Australia

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