Leadership in Academic Libraries Today: Connecting Theory to Practice

Leadership in Academic Libraries Today: Connecting Theory to Practice

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ISBN-13: 9781442232594
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/16/2014
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dr. Bradford Lee Eden is dean of library services at Valparaiso University. He is editor of OCLC Systems & Services: Digital Library Perspectives International and The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances, and is on the editorial boards of Library Hi Tech and The Journal of Film Music. He has recently been named associate editor/editor-designate of Library Leadership & Management, the journal of the Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA) within ALA. He is the author of FRBR: Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (2006), Information Organization Future for Libraries (2007), and The Associate University Librarian Handbook: A Resource Guide (Scarecrow Press, 2012).

Jody Condit Fagan currently serves as director of scholarly content systems and associate professor at James Madison University. Jody is the editor of the Journal of Web Librarianship and has recently published two books, Comic Book Collections for Libraries with Bryan D. Fagan (2011), and Web Project Management for Academic Libraries (2009) with Jennifer A. Keach.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Introduction
Part One: Combining Theory and Practice
Chapter 1 - Motivating Millennials: The Next Generation of Leaders
Julie Artman
Chapter 2 - Positive Leadership in Libraries: The Rise of the Credible Optimist
Susan E. Parker
Chapter 3 - Leadership Capabilities in the Midst of Transition at the Harvard Library
Deborah S. Garson and Debra Wallace
Part Two: Influencing Success: Women and Minorities in Leadership Roles
Chapter 4 - Mentoring Diverse Leaders in Academic Libraries
Starr Hoffman
Chapter 5 - Academic Library Leadership, Second-Wave Feminism and Twenty-First Century Humanism: Reflections on a Changing Profession
Marta Deyrup
Part Three - Applying current ideas in the business world to academic library settings
Chapter 6 - Leadership and Value Co-Creation in Academic Libraries
Michael Germano
Chapter 7 - Good to Great for Academic Libraries
Dominique Roberts
Chapter 8 - Organizational Culture and Leadership: The Irresistible Force Versus the Immovable Object
Jason Martin
Part Four – Case Studies of Successful Leadership
Chapter 9 - The Entrepreneurial Leadership Turn in Higher Education: Agency and Institutional Logic in an Academic Library
Kristen E. Willmott, PhD and Andrew F. Wall, PhD
Chapter 10 - Marriage between Participatory Leadership and Action Research to Advocate Benefits Equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered People: An Extended Human Rights Role for Library and Information Science
Bharat Mehra and Donna Braquet
Contributor Biographies

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