Where Does the Money Go? Creating Transparency in Libraries Operational Budgeting Journal Article uri icon



  • Operating and personnel budgets encompass the majority of spending in academic libraries, but are often decided with little process or participation. Transparent budget processes for assigning this funding provide the opportunity for widespread clarity and understanding of how budgets are used, and how to acquire funding. The budget model described offers one way to help ensure that every voice in the library has the opportunity to share their ideas for improvements, programs, personnel, and events.

publication date

  • January 1, 2021

has restriction

  • gold

Date in CU Experts

  • January 31, 2022 11:50 AM

Full Author List

  • Gerke J; Knievel JE; Reynolds LJ

author count

  • 3

Other Profiles

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1945-8851

Additional Document Info


  • 35


  • 2