A Leadership Primer for New Librarians

Written By Suzanne Byke
A Leadership Primer for New Librarians
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 January 2014
  • ISBN : 178063143X
  • Pages : 182 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled A Leadership Primer for New Librarians written by Suzanne Byke which was release on 23 January 2014, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This book provides strategies and practical tips for leadership development in the field of librarianship. With the increase of both new graduates entering the field and upcoming retirements, there is a foreseeable gap in library leadership. Many early-career librarians will move into roles they are not ready for and others will find themselves having to lead without being in traditional leadership roles. This book offers suggestions for librarians facing these challenging new circumstances. The book shows how to create leadership opportunities when none appear to be present, how to take charge of your own professional development, and how to become an effective follower as well as an effective leader. The book helps the reader to recognize and take advantage of the leadership opportunities set before them. Defines effective leadership and followership for early-career librarians Includes stories of common experiences turned into leadership development opportunities Identifies and addresses the need for leadership development in early-career information professionals

A Leadership Primer for New Librarians

A Leadership Primer for New Librarians
  • Author : Suzanne Byke,Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-01-23
  • Total pages : 182
  • ISBN : 178063143X
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Summary : This book provides strategies and practical tips for leadership development in the field of librarianship. With the increase of both new graduates entering the field and upcoming retirements, there is a foreseeable gap in library leadership. Many early-career librarians will move into roles they are not ready for and others ...

Mid Career Library and Information Professionals

Mid Career Library and Information Professionals
  • Author : Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen,Linda Crook
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-12-14
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 178063143X
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Summary : As librarians move into the middle of their careers, they are more ready than ever to take on new leadership opportunities. Literature on leadership is expanding in the field of library and information sciences, and more and more seminars and workshops are being offered for new and seasoned leaders. This ...

A Leadership Primer for New Librarians

A Leadership Primer for New Librarians
  • Author : Suzanne Byke,Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 167
  • ISBN : 178063143X
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Summary : The authors provide strategies and practical tips for leadership development in the field of librarianship. They show how to create leadership opportunities when none appear to be present, how to take charge of professional development, and how to become an effective follower as well as an effective leader....

Skills to Make a Librarian

Skills to Make a Librarian
  • Author : Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-12-11
  • Total pages : 198
  • ISBN : 178063143X
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Summary : The library and information profession builds skills and expertise that cover a wide spectrum. These skills are often desirable in other fields and industries. Likewise, the skills we build before entering the library and information professions can help us as professionals. Skills to Make a Librarian looks at both sides ...

Beyond Mentoring

Beyond Mentoring
  • Author : Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-11-17
  • Total pages : 146
  • ISBN : 178063143X
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Summary : Beyond Mentoring: A Guide for Librarians and Information Professionals looks at mentorship, mentorship programs, what works, what doesn’t, and different techniques, such as group and peer mentoring. The book considers many aspects of mentoring, various programs, and their successes and failures, going beyond the usual types of mentoring by ...

The Frugal Librarian

The Frugal Librarian
  • Author : Carol Smallwood
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 277
  • ISBN : 178063143X
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Summary : Tackles issues on managing library resources and patrons' needs during economic downturns through essays written by librarians on topics such as grant writing, cancellation decision-making, shared resources, and inexpensive professional development....

Succession Planning in Canadian Academic Libraries

Succession Planning in Canadian Academic Libraries
  • Author : Janneka Guise
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-10-07
  • Total pages : 124
  • ISBN : 178063143X
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Summary : Succession Planning in Canadian Academic Libraries explores the current Canadian academic library environment, and the need for succession planning in that environment. The literature review demonstrates the lack of reported succession planning activities in Canadian academic libraries. Site visits and in-depth interviews with professional librarians at six libraries across Canada ...

Writing and Publishing

Writing and Publishing
  • Author : Carol Smallwood
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 189
  • ISBN : 178063143X
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Summary : Have you ever considered writing or reviewing for the library community? Are you interested in publishing a book on your favorite author or hobby? Do you need to write and publish for tenure? If so, Writing and Publishing is for you. Practical how-to guidance covering fiction, poetry, children's books/magazines, ...

Leadership and Academic Librarians

Leadership and Academic Librarians
  • Author : Terrence Mech,Gerard B. McCabe
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 276
  • ISBN : 178063143X
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Summary : 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 ...

Managerial Leadership for Librarians Thriving in the Public and Nonprofit World

Managerial Leadership for Librarians  Thriving in the Public and Nonprofit World
  • Author : G. Edward Evans,Holland Christie
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2017-10-11
  • Total pages : 377
  • ISBN : 178063143X
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Summary : Putting library management into the unique context of the not-for-profit world, this work offers you invaluable guidance on how to manage your library effectively. • Supplies an insightful career guide for library managers and administrators as well as those who wish to become managers or administrators • Provides practical advice and tools ...

School Librarian s Career Planner

School Librarian s Career Planner
  • Author : Hilda K. Weisburg
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 136
  • ISBN : 178063143X
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Summary : In theory if not in practice, traditional school library career planning went something like this: get a degree, find a job, work towards tenure, then remain in the same district until retirement. If that was ever actually the case, it certainly isn't any longer. School librarians know that making smart ...

The Mindful Librarian

The Mindful Librarian
  • Author : Richard Moniz,Joe Eshleman,Jo Henry,Howard Slutzky,Lisa Moniz
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-11-26
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 178063143X
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Summary : The Mindful Librarian: Connecting the Practice of Mindfulness to Librarianship explores mindfulness, approaching it in such a way as to relate specifically to the many roles or challenges librarians face. Coinciding with the increased need to juggle a variety of tasks, technologies, ebooks, and databases, the new Association of College & ...

Demystifying eResearch A Primer for Librarians

Demystifying eResearch  A Primer for Librarians
  • Author : Victoria Martin
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2014-10-17
  • Total pages : 189
  • ISBN : 178063143X
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Summary : eResearch presents new challenges in managing data. This book explains to librarians and other information specialists what eResearch is, how it impacts library services and collections, and how to contribute to eResearch activities at their parent institutions. • Provides librarians and other information professionals with a clear understanding of what eResearch ...

The British National Bibliography

The British National Bibliography
  • Author : Arthur James Wells
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 178063143X
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Summary : Download or read online The British National Bibliography written by Arthur James Wells, published by which was released on 2009. Get The British National Bibliography Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Prison Library Primer

The Prison Library Primer
  • Author : Brenda Vogel
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 2009-08-28
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 178063143X
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Summary : In this century the central and quintessential correctional facility program ought to be the library. While the U.S. prison industry has embraced a massive reentry movement emphasizing literacy and job readiness for former felons, prison libraries have been ignored as potential sources for reintegration. In The Prison Library Primer: ...