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Making A Difference

Author : Peter Hernon
ISBN : 1591582911
Genre : Education
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Leadership is separate from, but integral to, management. This companion volume to The Next Library Leadership (2002) offers a deeper exploration of the leading issues and concerns of library directors today.
Category: Education

Succession Planning In Canadian Academic Libraries

Author : Janneka Guise
ISBN : 9780128023723
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 30.37 MB
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Succession Planning in Canadian Academic Libraries explores the current Canadian academic library environment, and the need for succession planning in that environment. The literature review demonstrates the lack of reported succession planning activities in Canadian academic libraries. Site visits and in-depth interviews with professional librarians at six libraries across Canada highlight best practices and barriers to succession planning. These best practices and barriers are addressed in individual chapters, with tips and strategies for library leaders. Focuses on the Canadian academic library Includes a comprehensive literature review on succession planning in academic libraries Provides evidence-based approach to why succession planning is or is not happening in Canadian academic libraries
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Academic Libraries And Toxic Leadership

Author : Alma Ortega
ISBN : 9780081006504
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership examines a phenomenon that has yet to be seriously explored. While other so-called feminized professions, such as nursing, have been studied for their tendency to create toxic leadership environments, thus far academic librarianship has not. This book focuses on how to identify a toxic leader in an academic library setting, how to address toxic leadership, and how to work toward eradicating it from the organization. In addition, it discusses which steps can be used to prevent libraries from hiring toxic leaders. Presents original research based on a two-phase study about toxic leadership in academic libraries Demonstrates how to identify toxic leadership in libraries Shows how toxic leadership can manifest itself, providing the reader with steps to eradicate it
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Academic Library Metamorphosis And Regeneration

Author : Marcy Simons
ISBN : 9781442273085
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 80.45 MB
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Academic Library Metamorphosis and Regeneration continues the discussions around change and transformation that are taking place in the library profession today. This book explores the changes that led us to where we are today, reviews academic libraries that have transformed, and offers suggestions for those who will go through the process.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Shaping The Future Advancing The Understanding Of Leadership

Author : Peter Hernon
ISBN : 9781598846164
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book provides an overview of leadership in library and information science (LIS), examines the findings of doctoral students in the Simmons program in Managerial Leadership in the Information Professions, and advocates research in LIS. • Detailed discussions of scenario planning, case studies, and research agendas • Contains contributions from three leading authorities on scenario planning and case studies as well as an important book foreword by Camila Alire • Includes the A.J. Anderson Problem-Solving Model, a framework for writing case studies • Bibliography contains over 25 selections of additional readings on leadership
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Leadership Higher Education And The Information Age

Author : Carrie Regenstein
ISBN : UOM:39015056929147
Genre : Education
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This guide to developing a vision and devising plans for changing higher education's information technology infrastructure will help academic librarians create more effectively functional libraries, campus IT organizations, and new classrooms. Seventeen experts share their visions and methodologies for - as well as actual experiences with - achieving campus-wide IT leadership roles. Trends in and strategies for departmental planning, public policy, capital investments, intellectual property, teacher education, reorganization of university staff structures, and integration of IT services throughout the university are all thoroughly examined. This important book will help both librarians and campus administrators rethink definitions, strategies, and expectations for what constitutes success. The collective experiences and advice of the 17 experts guide readers in advancing both IT on their campuses and their careers.
Category: Education

Marketing The Best Deal In Town

Author : Nancy Rossiter
ISBN : 9781780631271
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book covers basic marketing tenets and terminology, how to go about setting up a marketing plan, and contemporary topics such as branding and marketing to women. This book is illustrated throughout with successful strategies libraries are currently using to market their services. Skill-building exercises are included for students and practitioners and cases studies are incorporated for analyzing current library marketing issues. Special topics in library marketing including branding, marketing to women, creating 'buzz', marketing yourself Emphasis on creativity and innovation Practical advice from practitioners on what works and what does not
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Academic Library Director

Author : Joanne R. Euster
ISBN : UCAL:B4378987
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The analysis of the management activities and effectiveness of the academic library director in Joanne Euster's The Academic Library Director is a fine companion to Rook's work on motivation. Indeed Euster even identifies several key leadership types that characterize certain library directors. Her analyses of those types, and in particular her witty mottoes for each, are a delight. . . . Euster's work is, though, a serious one that is worth serious attention. It is a solid analytical study of how academic library directors operate and what impact they may have on the operation and effectiveness of a library. . . . Her short concluding chapter on the implications of her study offers some extremely valuable insights for university administrators and faculty, library staff, library educators, professional associations, and even directors. Wilson Library Bulletin Although working within a framework largely predetermined by institutional requirements and standardized procedures, the academic library director confronts opportunities and challenges that offer a wide scope for individual creativity. Joanne Euster's new book analyzes the contribution of the director's personal leadership style and management skills to the successful operation of college, university, or research library. Based on the author's award-winning study of the activities and effectiveness of academic library directors, it is the first full-length examination of the subject.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines