Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors

Written By Patrick Lo
Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors
  • Publsiher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 01 December 2018
  • ISBN : 0081027478
  • Pages : 524 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors written by Patrick Lo which was release on 01 December 2018, this book published by Chandos Publishing. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, and the UK and USA. This is the first book focusing on leaders and managers of library institutions to offer a global outlook. Facing the need to respond to the expectations of changing populations that librarians strive to serve, this book aims to develop a new understanding of the core values of academic and research libraries, and asks how librarians can innovate, adapt, and flourish in a rapidly shifting professional landscape. Presents conversations with library leaders from 24 major institutions Offers a global perspective on the operation and management of libraries Discusses the director’s impact on institutional structures and future landscapes Gives insights based on first-hand experience

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
  • Total pages : 524
  • ISBN : 0081027478
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Summary : 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 ...

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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2021-01-08
  • Total pages : 392
  • ISBN : 0081027478
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Summary : Many fundamental technological and managerial issues surrounding the development and implementation of intelligent analytics within multi-industry applications remain unsolved. There are still questions surrounding the foundation of intelligent analytics, the elements, the big characteristics, and the effects on business, management, technology, and society. Research is devoted to answering these questions ...

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  • Author : Melissa U.D. Goldsmith,Anthony J. Fonseca
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-08-26
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 0081027478
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Summary : Academic libraries have continually looked for technological solutions to low circulation statistics, under-usage by students and faculty, and what is perceived as a crisis in relevance, seeing themselves in competition with Google and Wikipedia. Academic libraries, however, are as relevant as they have been historically, as their primary functions within ...

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  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-08-17
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 0081027478
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Summary : 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 in the New Academic Library

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  • Author : Becky Albitz,Christine Avery,Diane Zabel
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2017-05-31
  • Total pages : 195
  • ISBN : 0081027478
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Summary : 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 ...

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  • Author : Bryce Nelson
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2014-07-01
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0081027478
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Summary : The daily administration of an academic library often leaves you needing quick advice on the topic at hand. Nelson, an experienced administrator writing from first-hand knowledge, delivers such advice in 30 topical chapters. Each chapter begins with an “Assertion,” a one-sentence summary allowing you to rapidly scan the book and find ...

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  • Author : Patrick Lo,Allan Cho,Dickson K.W. Chiu
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2017-09-25
  • Total pages : 377
  • ISBN : 0081027478
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Summary : General directors who have all made their marks in the field of librarianship report from a variety of perspectives, including economic, social, educational, cultural developmental, and political. This information could increase the understanding of the managerial decisions, and other factors that affect the decisions and determine the library’s overall ...

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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2015-03-02
  • Total pages : 180
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Summary : Leading the 21st Century Academic Library: Successful Strategies for Envisioning and Realizing Preferred Futures will explore the new roles and directions academic libraries are taking in the 21st century as a consequence of visionary leadership in exploring diverse futures....

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  • Author : Patrick Lo
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2016-06-07
  • Total pages : 294
  • ISBN : 0081027478
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Summary : This book is based on a series of informative interviews with a number of music librarians working for different leading symphony orchestras and opera companies throughout the world. In these interviews, librarians share with the readers what kind of professional skills, knowledge and personality that are required to supply music ...

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  • Author : Bradford Lee Eden,Jody Condit Fagan
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2014-03-14
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 0081027478
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Summary : This book connects leadership theories to academic libraries through case studies, analysis of survey results, and action research. By providing library examples of concepts such as transformational leadership, leadership frames, and other theories, the book breaks new ground in helping the profession develop a vision for its future leadership based ...

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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010-06-16
  • Total pages : 298
  • ISBN : 0081027478
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Summary : This compilation reveals how followers help an organization get better and how effective followers—leading from the middle—are essential to the best kind of leadership. • http://blog.lubans.org/ has been created for the book and supplements the book in multiple ways, with essays, observations, media, discussions, case studies, ...

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  • Author : Michael P. Jensen
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2019-07-15
  • Total pages : 263
  • ISBN : 0081027478
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Summary :  Twenty-four of today’s most prominent Shakespeare scholars discuss the best-known works in Shakespeare studies, along with some nearly forgotten classics that deserve fresh appraisal. An extensive bibliography provides a reading list of the most important works in the field. A filmography then lists the most important Shakespeare films, along ...

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  • Author : William Miller,Rita M. Pellen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-04-23
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 0081027478
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Summary : Discover the benefits—and drawbacks—of Google® Google® has become a nearly omnipresent tool of the Internet, with its potential only now beginning to be realized. How can librarians effectively integrate this powerful search engine to provide service to their patrons? Libraries and Google® presents leading authorities discussing the many ...

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  • Author : Rae Earnshaw,John Vince
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-09-20
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 0081027478
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Summary : The convergence of IT, telecommunications, and media is changing the way information is collected, stored and accessed. This revolution is having effects on the development and organisation of information and artefact repositories such as libraries and museums. This book presents key aspects in the rapidly moving field of digital convergence ...

College Research Libraries News

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0081027478
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