WALTON, G., 2007. Theory, research and practice in library management : new column for Library management. Library management, 28 (3), p. 163-164
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to introduce the new “Theory, research and practice in library
management” column in Library Management.
Design/methodology/approach – The reasons for the introduction of the new column are outlined,
and its aims and scope are detailed.
Findings – Given the move towards evidence-based management in practice, the column should
assist the library manager to navigate through the contradictory and uncertain world within which
library users and library managers function.
Originality/value – It is anticipated that the new column will be of particular interest to library