Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries

Workplace culture refers to conditions that collectively influence the work atmosphere. These can include policies, norms, and unwritten standards for behavior. This book focuses on various aspects of workplace culture in academic libraries from the practitioners’ viewpoint, as opposed to that of the theoretician. The book asks the following questions: What conditions contribute to an excellent academic library work environment? What helps to make a particular academic library a great place to work? Articles focus on actual programs while placing the discussion in a scholarly context. The book is structured into 14 chapters, covering various aspects of workplace culture in academic libraries, including: overview of workplace culture, assessment, recruitment, acclimation for new librarians, workforce diversity, physical environment, staff morale, interaction between departments, tenure track/academic culture, mentoring/coaching, generational differences, motivation/incentives, complaints/conflict management, and organizational transparency. Includes the most current best practices and models in academic libraries Represents the viewpoints of both the employee and manager Focuses on the academic library as workplace rather than as a service provider

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  • Author : Kelly Blessinger
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 388 pages
  • ISBN : 1780633688
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries

Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Kelly Blessinger,Paul Hrycaj
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 11 February 2013
GET THIS BOOKWorkplace Culture in Academic Libraries

Workplace culture refers to conditions that collectively influence the work atmosphere. These can include policies, norms, and unwritten standards for behavior. This book focuses on various aspects of workplace culture in academic libraries from the practitioners’ viewpoint, as opposed to that of the theoretician. The book asks the following questions: What conditions contribute to an excellent academic library work environment? What helps to make a particular academic library a great place to work? Articles focus on actual programs while placing

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  • Publisher : ALA Editions
  • Release : 08 July 2019
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At the heart of digital scholarship are universal questions, lessons, and principles relating both to the mission of higher education and the shared values that make an academic library culture. But while global in aspirations, digital scholarship starts with local culture drawn from the community.

Managing Change in Academic Libraries

Managing Change in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Joseph Branin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 January 2013
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Managing Change in Academic Libraries helps academic librarians plan, implement, and manage changes to the fundamental structure of their organizations. It shows readers that in academic libraries the two driving forces behind most change are economics and technology. Declines in funding for education and in the purchasing power of libraries have made it impossible to maintain the status quo, let alone realize growth, in traditional information services and collection development. Add to this downward trend in library economics, the explosion

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Emerging Human Resource Trends in Academic Libraries
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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 04 December 2020
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Emerging Human Resource Trends in Academic Libraries presents the collective wisdom of human resource librarians and administrators who have been in the forefront of practicing and applying the human resource principles in academic libraries. The book is divided into five Parts: Part I focuses on the present academic library environment and the unique human resource challenges that can be found there. Part II looks at the role of LIS education in preparing Masters level librarians to work within academic libraries

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  • Author : Teresa Y. Neely,Kuang-Hwei Lee-Smeltzer
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 26 July 2021
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A comprehensive perspective on multiculturalism in libraries! Diversity Now: People, Collections, and Services in Academic Libraries delivers a comprehensive look at diversity issues for librarians. It examines partnerships between academic research libraries and campus agencies and provides effective retention strategies for diverse employees. It also shows how librarians can lobby for domestic partner benefits for university employees who are unmarried same- and opposite-sex couples. Diversity Now: People, Collections, and Services in Academic Libraries provides a unique research perspective on assessment

The 21st Century Academic Library

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  • Author : Mary K. Bolin
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 23 August 2017
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The 21st Century Academic Library: Global Patterns of Organization and Discourse discusses the organization of academic libraries, drawing on detailed research and data. The organization of the library follows the path of a print book or journal: acquisitions, cataloguing, circulation, reference, instruction, preservation and general administration. Most libraries still have public services and technical services, and are still very print-based in their organization, while their collections and services are increasingly electronic and virtual. This book gathers information on organizational patterns

Emotion in the Library Workplace

Emotion in the Library Workplace
  • Author : Samantha Schmehl Hines,Miriam Matteson
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 22 August 2017
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Authors explore application of the study of emotion in the library workplace and look at future trends in the area. Library managers will take away knowledge about how the library workplace can and should operate with consideration toward emotion, and will glean ideas for implementation with their own staff and services.

The Value of Academic Libraries

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  • Author : Megan Oakleaf
  • Publisher : Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
  • Release : 26 July 2021
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This report provides Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) leaders and the academic community with a clear view of the current state of the literature on value of libraries within an institutional context, suggestions for immediate "Next Steps" in the demonstration of academic library value, and a "Research Agenda" for articulating academic library value. Its focus is to help librarians understand, based on professional literature, the current answer to the question, "How does the library advance the missions of

Critical Librarianship

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  • Author : Samantha Schmehl Hines,David Ketchum
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 17 August 2020
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This book offers a timely mix of thought-provoking chapters bringing together national and global studies on critical librarianship, and conveying the kind of research which current library managers and researchers need, mixing theory with a good dose of pragmatism.

Leading Libraries

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  • Author : Wyoma vanDuinkerken,Wendi Arant Kasper
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 01 May 2015
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Collaboration and the Academic Library

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  • Author : Jeremy Atkinson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 01 February 2018
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Collaboration and the Academic Library: Internal and External, Local and Regional, National and International explores the considerable change that has affected universities and academic libraries in recent years. Given this complex and important context, it is clear that the academic library increasingly needs to operate in partnership with its users and other professionals and organizations to be successful in meeting the needs of its clientele. Academic librarians need to work closely with client groups so that services are relevant, and