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Financial management of libraries and information centers /
Robert H. Burger ; with Margaret B. Edwards, Nell B. Kirst, and Sarah B. Wilds.
Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017]
xii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
1440850135, 9781440850134, 9781440850141
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Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017]
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Section I. Financial statements -- Financial management as information management -- Novice financial management : your first budget and questions you should ask about it -- Basic financial statements -- The accounting process : how financial statements are produced -- How governmental financial statements differ from nonprofit and for-profit financial statements -- Other elements of financial statements and financial statement analysis -- Internal control and auditing of financial statements : ensuring the accuracy and reliability of financial statements and preventing fraud -- Section II. Budgeting -- Estimation, forecasting and financial risk management -- Budgets : general aspects -- Budgets, behavioral economics, and decision traps : choice architectures, heuristics, biases -- Capital budgeting -- Section III. Revenues -- Time value of money : simple interest, compound interest, and annuities -- Revenue sources : tax revenue -- Revenue sources : bonds and their role in revenue for capital projects and operating expenses -- Revenue sources : tuition, grants, gifts, fees, fines, and entrepreneurial activities -- Section IV. Expenditures -- Contract basics -- Expenditures : personnel -- Expenditures : collections -- Expenditures : IT, facilities, and other operating expenses -- Section V. Cost accounting in libraries -- Cost accounting : general aspects, types of costs, andt calculations -- Cost accounting : role in measurement and evaluation of services -- Cost accounting : activity based costing -- Cost accounting : cost estimation, break-even analysis, life-cycle costing, differential costing, leasing, and outsourcings -- Section VI. Marketing and community trust -- Marketing, public affairs, and development : communicating the library's value -- Ethics and financial management -- [Section VII]. Conclusion.
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