Leadership in Libraries

The efforts of ethnic-minority librarians to become leaders in Western libraries are an important topic for any librarian working towards becoming a leader, with issues such as cross-cultural leadership relevant for all aspiring librarians. Leadership in Libraries covers leadership in various areas, provides examples of successful minority leaders in different fields and statistical data on minorities and librarians in several countries. The title probes library school programs and their efforts to develop leadership skills among librarians in general, and among minority librarians in particular. The book begins by introducing the concept of ethnic-minority leadership, moving on in the first chapter to definitions by culture, profession, and gender. The next three chapters consider managers as leaders, leadership styles, skills, and leadership in school, public and academic libraries in the US, the UK, Canada and Australia. The final chapter includes instances of bad leadership, and offers a conclusion. Presents information on learning and developing leadership skills Assesses current and relevant statistical data on minority librarians in Canada, US and UK Explores information on leadership related courses offered in library schools

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  • Author : Maha Kumaran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 212 pages
  • ISBN : 1780633084
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Leadership in Libraries

Leadership in Libraries
  • Author : Maha Kumaran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 February 2012
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The efforts of ethnic-minority librarians to become leaders in Western libraries are an important topic for any librarian working towards becoming a leader, with issues such as cross-cultural leadership relevant for all aspiring librarians. Leadership in Libraries covers leadership in various areas, provides examples of successful minority leaders in different fields and statistical data on minorities and librarians in several countries. The title probes library school programs and their efforts to develop leadership skills among librarians in general, and among

Leadership in Academic and Public Libraries

Leadership in Academic and Public Libraries
  • Author : Petra Düren
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 September 2013
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In a time when libraries have to face constant change, this book provides examples and advises on how to lead when change is needed (for example, when quality management is implemented or when libraries have to merge or to relocate). Engaging with how constant change affects leadership in libraries and how leaders in libraries act in times of change, this book is aimed at practitioners and students of Library and Information Science (LIS) alike, and is based on both theory

Middle Management in Academic and Public Libraries

Middle Management in Academic and Public Libraries
  • Author : Tom Diamond
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 14 June 2021
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Drawing from the contributions of 20 academic and public library middle managers, this book reveals knowledge, expertise, and insights on a variety of management topics and responsibilities. * Addresses a wide range of middle management topics such as managing new managers of supervisors in the public library and balancing middle management and tenure-track responsibilities in an academic library * Includes information contributed by knowledgeable experts on middle management within public and academic library environments * Provides a bibliography of useful resources for middle managers

Leadership in the Library and Information Science Professions

Leadership in the Library and Information Science Professions
  • Author : Mark Winston
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 December 2013
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Safely guide your library into the new millennium! Like so much else in the information professions, leadership styles are being forced to change to meet the demands of technological innovation. Leadership in the Library and Information Science Professions is among the first books to focus on this increasingly important job qualification. It offers practical advice for developing strong, flexible, and creative leadership skills in yourself and your staff. This fascinating volume stresses the leadership needed to manage change. The essential

Bold Minds

Bold Minds
  • Author : Margaret Weaver,Leo Appleton
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 10 November 2020
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Are librarians and libraries relevant in the 21st century? This is a fundamental question and one that presents differing opinions across the many diverse information sectors. If there is a continuing need for libraries and for librarians, then how do library leaders obtain strategic support when there appears to be a lack of clarity or understanding about the very purpose of libraries at a time when economically, libraries are under pressure to develop new business models and be more commercially

Reflecting on the Future of Academic and Public Libraries

Reflecting on the Future of Academic and Public Libraries
  • Author : Peter Hernon,Joseph R. Matthews
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 14 June 2021
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Academic and public libraries are much different today than they were even 15 years ago. And with even bigger changes on the horizon, what lies in store? In this systematic attempt to speak to academic and public librarians about the future of library services, Hernon and Matthews invite a raft of contributors to step back and envision the type of future library that will generate excitement and enthusiasm among users and stakeholders. Anyone interested in the future of libraries, especially library

Leadership in Academic Libraries

Leadership in Academic Libraries
  • Author : William G Potter
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 February 2014
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Here is a fascinating first-hand perspective of the dramatic changes that have occurred in academic library administration over the past five decades. In Leadership in Academic Libraries, distinguished directors of academic and research libraries pay tribute to W. Porter Kellam, Director Emeritus of the University of Georgia, by presenting an overview of the course of academic and research libraries over the span of his 50 year career. Administrative leaders in academic librarianship including Stuart Forth, Richard Chapin, Frank Grisham, and Ken

Leading Change in Academic Libraries

Leading Change in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Catherine Cardwell
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 14 June 2021
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"Institutions of higher education and academic libraries are not the traditional organizations they once were. They are subject to a variety of forces, including shifting and changing populations, technological changes, public demands for affordability and accountability, and changing approaches to research and learning. Academic libraries can no longer establish their excellence and ground their missions, visions, and strategic directions using the old means and methods. Leading Change in Academic Libraries is a collection of 20 change stories authored by academic librarians

Becoming a Library Leader

Becoming a Library Leader
  • Author : James M. Freedman
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 14 June 2021
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In three parts--Library Organizations and Academic Culture, The Seven Stages of Leadership Development, and Cultural Intelligence and Global Leadership--Becoming a Library Leader offers a wealth of resources to help you progress through the seven stages of leadership development: Understanding Yourself and Your Leadership Potential ; Emotional Intelligence and Leadership ; Vision and Strategy ; Leading with Intention ; What Leaders Really Do: Communicate and Change ; Correcting through Reflecting ; Mind-Set, Grit, and Resilience.

Lessons in Library Leadership

Lessons in Library Leadership
  • Author : Corey Halaychik
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 11 March 2016
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Lessons in Library Leadership: A Primer for Library Managers and Unit Leaders takes on the topic of management positions within libraries and how many of them are filled by candidates with no formalized training. This lack of preparation often leads to added stress as they scramble to learn how to lead, to formulate departmental goals, to conduct effective assessment, to think and plan strategically, to counsel employees, and much more. This book will serve equally as a primer for librarians

Leading Libraries: How to Create a Service Culture

Leading Libraries: How to Create a Service Culture
  • Author : Wyoma vanDuinkerken,Wendi Kaspar Arant
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 01 April 2015
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Quality leadership is integral to the very future of our profession. And it doesn't only come from the top down. Effective leadership is customer-focused and collaborative, fostering a service culture that invites the involvement of individuals in every part and at every level of the organization, as the authors persuasively demonstrate in this practical new book. Drawing from case studies as well as the literature of business and social sciences, the authors provide guidance on how to apply the values

Educating Everybody's Children

Educating Everybody's Children
  • Author : Robert W. Cole W. Cole
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release : 15 June 2008
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Designed to promote reflection, discussion, and action among the entire learning community, Educating Everybody's Children encapsulates what research has revealed about successfully addressing the needs of students from economically, ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse groups and identifies a wide range of effective principles and instructional strategies. Although good teaching works well with all students, educators must develop an extensive repertoire of instructional tools to meet the varying needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Those tools and the knowledge base behind

Envisioning Our Preferred Future

Envisioning Our Preferred Future
  • Author : Bradford Lee Eden
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 09 May 2016
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Volume 8 of the series Creating the 21st-Century Academic Library is focused on new services, directions, job duties and responsibilities for librarians in academic libraries of the 21st century. Topics include research data management services, web services, improving web design for library interfaces, cooperative virtual reference services, directions on research in the 21st-century academic library, innovative uses of physical library spaces, uses of social media for disseminating scholarly research, information architecture and usability studies, the importance of special collections and archival

Career Paths and Career Development of Business Librarians

Career Paths and Career Development of Business Librarians
  • Author : Diane Zabel
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 09 July 2019
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Contributors provide insights about business librarianship in various types of institutions, explore traditional and non-traditional career paths in business librarianship, and discuss numerous strategies for professional growth (from earning an MBA degree to working abroad). Among the topics covered are the following: recruitment of business librarians (including recent data on the supply and demand of business librarians); the special concerns of early career and mid-career business librarians; the importance of mentoring; leadership development; and business librarians on the job in