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Middle Management in Academic and Public Libraries

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edited by Tom Diamond

ISBN-13: 9781598846898

233 pages • 6 x 9¼ 
Year Published: 2011

Drawing from the contributions of 20 academic and public library middle managers, this book reveals knowledge, expertise, and insights on a variety of management topics and responsibilities.

While there may be fewer library middle management positions now than in the past, serving as a middle manager remains the surest route to top-level administration. In order to excel during what is arguably their most crucial career stage, aspiring library middle managers must know what to expect, learn how to prepare, and plan to impress.

Conflict resolution. Professional development. Budget cuts. Mentoring and performance evaluations. Time management. Diversity and workplace culture. All of these topics—as well as many other—represent challenges for library middle managers. This unique resource provides the key insight needed to successfully advance a middle management career to the highest levels in librarian administration.

Middle Management in Academic and Public Libraries examines managerial topics such as the balance of authority and responsibility as viewed by middle managers, views of middle managers engaged as youth services librarians, collaboration efforts between public and technical services, integrating modern technologies into library services, and recommended career ladder steps. Each of the 20 contributors shares his or her specific expertise, resulting in an engaging compilation of great depth and breadth containing the "pearls of wisdom" that an aspiring middle manager needs in an academic or public library setting.

Sku: 9781598846898

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