Succession Planning in Canadian Academic Libraries

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

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  • Author : Janneka Guise
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 124 pages
  • ISBN : 0128023724
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Succession Planning in Canadian Academic Libraries

Succession Planning in Canadian Academic Libraries
  • Author : Janneka Guise
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 07 October 2015
GET THIS BOOKSuccession Planning in Canadian Academic Libraries

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

Aspects of Multi-skilling Contributing to Quality Service Provision Within Academic Libraries

Aspects of Multi-skilling Contributing to Quality Service Provision Within Academic Libraries
  • Author : Zulaiga Davids
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 24 January 2022
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This research project focused on aspects of multi-skilling as utilized in academic libraries internationally which contributes to providing a quality service delivery. The study also focused on aspects of multi-skilling programs such as: job rotation, cross-training, job enrichment, on-the-job training, and succession planning conducted at academic libraries in America, Australia, Canada, Birmingham, Nigeria, Kenya, Botswana and South Africa.

Staff Planning in a Time of Demographic Change

Staff Planning in a Time of Demographic Change
  • Author : Vicki Whitmell
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 24 January 2022
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The aging of the professional is quickly becoming an increasingly popular topic among librarians of late. This work identifies the issues related to the large number of expected retirees in libraries and information management organizations over the next five to ten years. Practitioners, researchers, and educators discuss the situation and the urgent need for action that will ensure that these organizations can provide the education, training, and proper work environment for their staff.

Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries: Practices and Resources

Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries: Practices and Resources
  • Author : Deards, Kiyomi D.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 March 2014
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As the baby boomer generation begins to retire, the focus shifts to the next generation of global leaders in diverse industries. Within the field of library science, succession planning has become a topic of interest to ensure the success of future libraries as the workforce shifts and enable up-and-coming leaders. Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries: Practices and Resources provides valuable insight into the process of implementing succession planning in libraries. This book delves into the challenges and possibilities of

Strategic Human Resource Planning for Academic Libraries

Strategic Human Resource Planning for Academic Libraries
  • Author : Michael A. Crumpton
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 10 July 2015
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Strategic Human Resources Planning for Academic Libraries: Information, Technology and Organization provides an in-depth discussion of human resources as a strategic element of a library organization, especially as staffing needs and competencies change. The book focuses on the impact of human resource practices in a library setting, discussing several aspects, including the role of human resources when the library is part of a larger organization, along with information on how to identify strategic objectives that are expected and related to

Succession Planning in the Library

Succession Planning in the Library
  • Author : Paula M. Singer,Gail Griffith
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 22 March 2010
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Offers advice to administrators of libraries of all sizes to dealing with succession planning and other aspects of change, detailing how to spot potential leaders, encourage professional growth, motivate employees, and develop high-quality performers.

Law Librarianship in Academic Libraries

Law Librarianship in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Yemisi Dina
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 10 April 2015
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In the last two decades, advancement in technology has transformed every aspect of librarianship. Law Librarianship in Academic Law Libraries discusses issues and model practices in academic law libraries. This text will help librarians and library school students understand the operation, resources and facilities that are available in the academic law library. It explains the practices and trends that are widely practiced in different parts of the world. This book describes the expectations of an aspiring professional with an interest

Academic Librarianship Today

Academic Librarianship Today
  • Author : Todd Gilman
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 02 February 2017
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Intended for use by both librarians and students in LIS programs, Academic Librarianship Today is the most current, comprehensive overview of the field available today. Key features include: Each chapter was commissioned specifically for this new book, and the authors are highly regarded academic librarians or library school faculty— or both Cutting-edge topics such as open access, copyright, digital curation and preservation, emerging technologies, new roles for academic librarians, cooperative collection development and resource sharing, and patron-driven acquisitions are explored

Innovative Solutions for Building Community in Academic Libraries

Innovative Solutions for Building Community in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Bonnand, Sheila
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 May 2015
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The library has always been an essential part of the collegiate experience, providing students with access to knowledge and literature. However, as virtual services and online learning become more prominent within collegiate environments, the ways students conduct research and access resources has been altered. Innovative Solutions for Building Community in Academic Libraries examines new methods librarians use to engage both on-campus and online users in library services, taking into account the significant impacts of online learning on students’ interaction with

The Art of People Management in Libraries

The Art of People Management in Libraries
  • Author : James McKinlay,Vicki Williamson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 January 2010
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This book explores recent trends in human resource management practices and presents options for their application within the special context of libraries, especially academic and research libraries. It lays out a set of the most pressing HR management issues facing senior library leaders in the context of continuous organisational change in the 21st century and offers library practitioners effective tips for people management. A practical ‘how-to’ book that provides realistic and proven solutions to real-world challenges Provides examples from organizations

The Future of Human Resources in Canadian Libraries

The Future of Human Resources in Canadian Libraries
  • Author : Ernest Boyce Ingles,8Rs Canadian Library Human Resource Study
  • Publisher : Wirth-Institute for Australian and Central Europe Studies
  • Release : 24 January 2022
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The University of Alberta, with financial assistance from various library associations, governments, individual libraries and universities developed a comprehensive study on the state of human resources of the library profession in Canada. The 8 R’s discussed in the report are: recruitment, retirement, retention, rejuvenation, repatriation, re-accreditation, remuneration and restructuring.

Managing the Multigenerational Librarian Workforce

Managing the Multigenerational Librarian Workforce
  • Author : Sara Holder,Amber Lannon
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 02 January 2018
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Managing the Multigenerational Librarian Workforce examines how libraries are undergoing a massive shift in their workforce. As baby boomers retire, an influx of Gen Y and millennials has taken their place. This book presents the differences that generational groups bring to the workforce, along with a working mindset that has been shaped, at least in part, by when they were educated and spent their formative early-career years. For the librarian manager, it is important to understand the needs and perspectives

University Libraries and Digital Learning Environments

University Libraries and Digital Learning Environments
  • Author : Jill Beard
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 24 February 2016
GET THIS BOOKUniversity Libraries and Digital Learning Environments

University libraries around the world have embraced the possibilities of the digital learning environment, facilitating its use and proactively seeking to develop the provision of electronic resources and services. The digital environment offers opportunities and challenges for librarians in all aspects of their work - in information literacy, virtual reference, institutional repositories, e-learning, managing digital resources and social media. The authors in this timely book are leading experts in the field of library and information management, and are at the

Library Staffing for the Future

Library Staffing for the Future
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 09 December 2015
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This latest volume contains approaches from researchers around the world. The chapters explore such issues as skills-building and other professional development activities, changing demographic profiles of staff, changing modes of resource provision, succession planning, remote work, and planning for Linked Data.

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