Leading in the New Academic Library

Leading in the New Academic Library


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440851131
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
Publication date: 05/31/2017
Pages: 195
Sales rank: 838,567
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Becky Albitz, MLS, EdD, is director of the James A. Cannavino Library at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Christine Avery is senior director of Commonwealth Campus Libraries and Strategic Projects, The University Libraries, Penn State University.

Diane Zabel is the Benzak Business Librarian and head of the Schreyer Business Library at Penn State University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction Becky Albitz Christine Avery Diane Zabel ix

Part 1 Challenges and Opportunities

Chapter 1 The Academic Library's New Role Robert E. Fox Jr. 3

Chapter 2 Libraries and IT: The Merged Road Ahead Christina Bell Andrew W. White 13

Chapter 3 Data-Driven Decision Making David McCaslin 23

Chapter 4 Academic Libraries Reimagined: How Facilities, Are Changing to Support New Services Joseph Fennewald 35

Chapter 5 Renovating an Entire Library to Meet the Changing Needs of Users David M. Pilachowski 47

Chapter 6 The Inmates Are Running (Parts of) the Asylum: New Roles and Opportunities for Support Stall in Academic Libraries J. Christopher Holobar James A. Jamison 61

Chapter 7 The Generalist in the Small College Library Ana Noriega 73

Chapter 8 New Ways of Working: Flexible Work Arrangements in Academic Libraries Lauren Rciter Diane Zabel 83

Chapter 9 Better Together: Cultivating Library-Campus Collaborations Harriet Lightman Marianne Ryan 93

Chapter 10 Strategic Collaboration: If You Want to Go Far, Go Together Barbara I. Dewey 105

Part 2 Leadership in the Face of Transformation

Chapter 11 Looking behind the Curtain: Perspectives of an Executive Search Consultant Matthew Bunting 123

Chapter 12 Leadership Development for Early-Career Librarians Mark A. Puente 131

Chapter 13 Establishing the Diversity Alliance: Recruiting, Retaining, and Developing Librarians from Underrepresented Groups Jon E. Cawthorne Lori Hostuttler Martha Yancey Ashleigh D. Coren Lisette Hernández Chanelle Pickens 141

Chapter 14 Leading from the Middle and Moving Up: Advice for Mid-Career Librarians Who Want to Move Up the Organization Pixey Anne Mosley 153

Chapter 15 Leading from the Middle: Mid-Career Librarians Who Step In to Take Charge as Needed Jennie Levine Knies 165

Chapter 16 Leading for Your Replacement: Succession Planning Anne Langley 177

About the Editors and Contributors 185

Index 193

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