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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 February 2012
  • ISBN : 9781780633084
  • Page : 212 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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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 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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Leadership in Libraries

Leadership in Libraries
  • Author : Maha Kumaran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-02-23
  • ISBN : 9781780633084
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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

Becoming a Library Leader

Becoming a Library Leader
  • Author : James M. Freedman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020
  • ISBN : 0838947670
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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.

Leadership in Academic and Public Libraries

Leadership in Academic and Public Libraries
  • Author : Petra Düren
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • ISBN : 9781780633398
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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

Leadership and Academic Librarians

Leadership and Academic Librarians
  • Author : Terrence Mech,Gerard B. McCabe
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1998
  • ISBN : 0313302715
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The future of academic librarianship is being shaped by the willingness and ability of librarians to lead and to be creative in their responses to the pressures and challenges facing higher education, libraries, and our profession. Leadership is nothing new for librarians. A look at the careers of several librarians reveals how they have contributed to the evolution of the profession.

Creative Planning for Library Administration

Creative Planning for Library Administration
  • Author : Kent Hendrickson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-12-20
  • ISBN : 9781000757903
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In the seven chapters of this book, first published in 1991, the topics of planning and creativity as they apply to the management of academic libraries are discussed fully, with specific examples and detailed guidelines. Topics such as involving all members of the library staff in decision making and encouraging creativity in an unstable work environment are explored, as are new developments like performance measures.

Leadership in the Library and Information Science Professions

Leadership in the Library and Information Science Professions
  • Author : Mark Winston
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-12-19
  • ISBN : 9781135024017
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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

Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership

Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership
  • Author : Alma Ortega
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-01-31
  • ISBN : 9780081006504
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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

Library Leadership Your Way

Library Leadership Your Way
  • Author : Jason Martin
  • Publisher : ALA Editions
  • Release Date : 2019-06-12
  • ISBN : 0838919057
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Author Jason Martin won't tell you how to be a leader. Instead, he’ll give you a roadmap and the tools to find it out for yourself, guiding you to discover why you want to lead, how you can best lead, and what your own unique leadership practice looks like.

Reframing Academic Leadership

Reframing Academic Leadership
  • Author : Joan V. Gallos,Lee G. Bolman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-02-09
  • ISBN : 9781119663591
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Reframing Academic Leadership Reframing Academic Leadership is the go-to guide for deepening leadership commitment, capacity, and impact. Gallos and Bolman tease out the unique opportunities and challenges in academic leadership and present powerful ideas and tools to guide and assist college and university administrators in: Creating campus environments that facilitate creativity and commitment Forging vital alliances and partnerships in service of the mission Building campus cultures and shared vision that unite and inspire Crafting institutional structures and strategies that foster

Middle Management in Academic and Public Libraries

Middle Management in Academic and Public Libraries
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2011-05-18
  • ISBN : 9781598846904
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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

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 Date : 2013-01-08
  • ISBN : 9780838996027
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The collection of knowledge and practical wisdom in this book will help academic and public libraries find ways to honor their missions while planning for the broader institutional changes already underway.

Bold Minds

Bold Minds
  • Author : Margaret Weaver,Leo Appleton
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-11-10
  • ISBN : 9781783304530
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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

Lessons in Library Leadership

Lessons in Library Leadership
  • Author : Corey Halaychik
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-03-11
  • ISBN : 9780081005699
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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

Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Library Science, Information Management, and Scholarly Inquiry

Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Library Science, Information Management, and Scholarly Inquiry
  • Author : Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2018-11-02
  • ISBN : 9781522576600
GET THIS BOOKAdvanced Methodologies and Technologies in Library Science, Information Management, and Scholarly Inquiry

As the academic and scholarly landscape are continuously enhanced by the advent of new technology, librarians must be aware and informed to develop and implement best practices. Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to patrons and ensuring that information resources are disseminated efficiently. Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Library Science, Information Management, and Scholarly Inquiry provides emerging information on modern knowledge management and effective means of sharing research through libraries. While highlighting the importance

Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors

Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors
  • Author : Patrick Lo,Dickson Chiu,Allan Cho,Brad Allard
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-12-01
  • ISBN : 9780081027479
GET THIS BOOKConversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors

Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors: International Perspectives on Library Management presents a series of conversations with the directors of major academic and research libraries. The book offers insight, analysis, and personal anecdote from leaders in the library field, giving a unique perspective on how the modern library operates. Readers will learn about the most up-to-date trends and practices in the LIS profession from the directors of 24 internationally acclaimed academic and research libraries in Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland,