Basic tasks in library management include the planning of acquisitions (which materials the library should acquire, by purchase or otherwise), library classification of acquired materials, preservation of materials (especially rare and fragile archival materials such as manuscripts), the deaccessioning of materials, patron borrowing of materials, and developing and administering library computer systems. More long-term issues include the planning of the construction of new libraries or extensions to existing ones, and the development and implementation of outreach services and reading-enhancement services (such as adult literacy and children's programming).

See public library for funding issues for public libraries.

Handling large collections and serving a huge clientele makes Library management a complex issue. To carry out various operations in a lirary effectively, library automation is essential. Amazibng developements in the sphere of communication technology have radically redefined acquisition, processing, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information. Utilizing all these advantageous factors VOLKS have developed a windows-based Library Management software-LiBMAS