Leadership in Academic and Public Libraries

Leadership in Academic and Public Libraries

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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 and expert interviews from leaders in academic and public libraries that are in the midst, or are now coming out of a process of change. Provides practical solutions for real change situations and problems in libraries Includes expert interviews Written by a professor with nine years experience as a member the management team for the German National Library of Science and TechnologyImportant for this change process was the quality management group with its four voluntary members from different teams including certified librarians as well as assistant librarians. Not included in this group were the student assistants a€“ andanbsp;...

Title:Leadership in Academic and Public Libraries
Author:Petra Düren
Publisher:Elsevier - 2013-09-30


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