publication . Article . 2014

Greek libraries’ funding: a Greek tragedy with(out) euros and “katharsis”

Κονδύλης, Δημήτρης; Kondylis, Dimitrios;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Country: Cyprus
Abstract
Περιέχει το πλήρες κείμενο Purpose-The purpose of the paper is to point out the importance, value and the economic status of the public information services (PIS), which are in danger and to propose alternative solutions that the Greek Governmental Officials and Public Sector’s Library Managers can employ to support and promote PIS, their staff value and work and to finance their existence/preservation, plans and activities. Another objective of the paper is to increase librarians’ and library staff morale and encourage their participation and play a more proactive role in finding and securing such financial resources that will benefit all (PIS and librarians). ...
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free text keywords: Economic crisis, Employee engagement, Employee motivation, Financial resources, Greece, Librarians, Library information managers, Limited funding, Mergers, Public archive services, Public Libraries, Redundancies, Βιβλιοθήκες ως φυσικές συλλογές, Δημόσιες βιβλιοθήκες, Libraries as physical collections, Public libraries
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