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ManagementAssignment 1: The University of Wonderland Library Management

the Library Management case study covered in Chapter 1 of the textbook
where the fictitious University of Wonderland (UWON) wants to convert
its library system into a new system to ensure more effective access to
state-of-the-art books, periodicals and proceedings while reducing
operational costs. The current system consists of multiple unconnected
library subsystems, one for each UWON department. Each department
subsystem is responsible for its own library according to
department-specific procedures for book acquisition, user registration,
loan management, bibliographical search and access to library resources.
Such services are essentially manual in most UWON libraries.

Write a four to five (4-5) page paper in which you:

  1. Determine the following from the case study descriptions of the library:
  • five (5) strategic objectives
  • five (5) functional services
  • five (5) environmental assumptions
  1. Generate five (5) descriptive statements from the case study descriptions of the library.
  2. Generate five (5) prescriptive statements from the case study descriptions of the library.
  3. Create
    one (1) weighted matrix, using Microsoft Word, for evaluating an
    alternative to keeping the current journal subscription system where
    journals relevant to one department are subscribed to on the
    department’s budget and journal issues are mailed to the department. Note: The graphically depicted solution is not included in the required page length.
  4. Identify
    five (5) requirements that might need to be prioritized in view of
    resource limitations. Perform a cost-value prioritization of the
    requirements using the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) process.
  5. Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be
    typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with
    one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA
    or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
  • Include
    a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s
    name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover
    page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment
    page length.

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