Leadership in Libraries

Written By Maha Kumaran
Leadership in Libraries
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 February 2012
  • ISBN : 1780633084
  • Pages : 212 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Leadership in Libraries written by Maha Kumaran which was release on 23 February 2012, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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

Leadership in Libraries

Leadership in Libraries
  • Author : Maha Kumaran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-02-23
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : 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 ...

Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership

Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership
  • Author : Alma Ortega
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-01-31
  • Total pages : 98
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : 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 ...

Millennial Leadership in Libraries

Millennial Leadership in Libraries
  • Author : Ashley Krenelka Chase
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Total pages : 453
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : "It is not only important for Millennial librarians to have a base of literature from which they can draw information, guidance, or inspiration, it is also important for librarians from other generations to understand what Millennial librarians have to offer and how their entree into library leadership will affect the ...

Lessons in Library Leadership

Lessons in Library Leadership
  • Author : Corey Halaychik
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-03-11
  • Total pages : 270
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : 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 ...

Bold Minds

Bold Minds
  • Author : Margaret Weaver,Leo Appleton
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-11-10
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : 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 ...

Leadership in Academic and Public Libraries

Leadership in Academic and Public Libraries
  • Author : Petra Düren
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : 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 ...

Leading Libraries How to Create a Service Culture

Leading Libraries  How to Create a Service Culture
  • Author : Wyoma vanDuinkerken,Wendi Kaspar Arant
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2015-04
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : Quality leadership is integral to the very future of our profession. And it doesn't only come from the top down. Effective leadership is customer-focused and collaborative, fostering a service culture that invites the involvement of individuals in every part and at every level of the organization, as the authors persuasively ...

Leadership and Management Principles in Libraries in Developing Countries

Leadership and Management Principles in Libraries in Developing Countries
  • Author : Wei Wei,Sue O'Neill Johnson,Sylvia E. A. Piggott
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 189
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : Learn leadership skills from achievements at special libraries in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Central America! Leadership and Management Principles in Libraries in Developing Countries is a compilation of success stories epitomizing management and leadership strategies from developing nations around the globe. This book focuses on library administrators from Asia, ...

Leadership and Management Principles in Libraries in Developing Countries

Leadership and Management Principles in Libraries in Developing Countries
  • Author : Wei Wei,Sue O'Neill Johnson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-06-11
  • Total pages : 210
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : Learn leadership skills from achievements at special libraries in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Central America! Leadership and Management Principles in Libraries in Developing Countries is a compilation of success stories epitomizing management and leadership strategies from developing nations around the globe. This book focuses on library administrators from Asia, ...

Making a Difference

Making a Difference
  • Author : Peter Hernon,Nancy Rossiter
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : Leadership is separate from, but integral to, management. This companion volume to The Next Library Leadership (2002) offers a deeper exploration of the leading issues and concerns of library directors today....

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
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : 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 ...

Filling the Library Leadership Void

Filling the Library Leadership Void
  • Author : Kimberley L. Bugg-Allen
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release Date : 2019-01-31
  • Total pages : 180
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : This comprehensive look at leadership development offers practical, ready-to-apply tools that practitioners can use at the organizational and individual levels to develop leadership potential among individuals already working within the library. * Offers a comprehensive look at library leadership and best practices for addressing current and impending leadership gaps with strategies ...

The LITA Leadership Guide

The LITA Leadership Guide
  • Author : Carl Antonucci,Sharon Clapp
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2017-04-20
  • Total pages : 152
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : The LITA Leadership Guide will help librarians at every level of the career ladder and will supplement leadership and skill-based training workshops. Library leadership teams interested in the development of their staff as a means of improving their organizational performance will find it to provide context for growth, training, and ...

Management And Leadership Innovations

Management And Leadership Innovations
  • Author : Anne Woodsworth,W. David Penniman
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-06-04
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : Vol. 38 of Advances in Librarianship focus on innovative leadership and management techniques e.g. selecting new team members, service design, mindful leadership, burnout causes and management, librarians as independent active public leaders and how libraries and other non-profit organizations can use UN's Agenda 21 to achieve sustainability....

Leadership in Academic Libraries Today

Leadership in Academic Libraries Today
  • Author : Bradford Lee Eden,Jody Condit Fagan
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2014-03-14
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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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 ...