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Leading in the New Academic Library (Paperback)
  • Leading in the New Academic Library (Paperback)

Leading in the New Academic Library (Paperback)

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Paperback 195 Pages / Published: 31/05/2017
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Providing perspectives of practitioners who are early- and mid-career librarians as well as highly seasoned professionals, this book offers invaluable advice regarding leadership that will help academic librarians of all experience levels to surmount the confounding issues they face and to overcome new challenges.

* Introduces academic librarians and students to key management issues and provides effective ways to address them

* Demonstrates how qualities of leadership can be cultivated for career success

* Provides up-to-date guidance on leadership skills as they apply in the academic library setting, skills which may not be covered in traditional textbooks for courses in library management and academic librarianship

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440851131
Number of pages: 195
Weight: 297 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 11 mm

"Leading in the New Academic Library provides a productive overview of common leadership challenges coupled with sound advice on facing these situations. This title is recommended for early and mid-career librarians interested in pursuing administrative roles." - ARBAonline
"The book is a good start for librarians interested in learning more about the issues current leaders face in the academic library. Even for existing leaders, there are interesting takes on the use of space and ways to encourage leadership development among existing managers. . . . This book does a good job of illuminating some of the more nuts-and-bolts issues facing academic libraries currently and in the years to come." - College & Research Libraries

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