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Bold minds : library leadership in a time of disruption

Author: Margaret Appleton Leo Weaver
Publisher: [London] : Facet Publishing, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Are librarians and libraries relevant in the 21st century? This is a fundamental question and one that presents differing opinions across the many diverse information sectors. If there is a continuing need for libraries and for librarians, then how do library leaders obtain strategic support when there appears to be a lack of clarity or understanding about the very purpose of libraries at a time when economically,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Appleton Leo Weaver
ISBN: 9781783304547 1783304545 9781783304530 1783304537
OCLC Number: 1202599000
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: Contributors Preface 1. Introduction - MargaretWeaver and Leo Appleton SECTION 1: Views fromthe Corridors of Power: The Political and Global Perspective 2. Painting Books on the Walls: Why Libraries Have Lost TheirWay and How They Can Rediscover Their Real Purpose in a Fragmented World - Richard Heseltine 3. 'The Way We Do Things Around Here': An AnalyticalFramework for Managing Cultural Change in Public Libraries - John Pateman 4. Leading Liberation in the Library - Leo Appleton SECTION 2: The Re-birthof Libraries - New Business Models and Re-generation of Services 5. Do Library Partnerships Work and How Can They Help Builda Strong Future for the Library? - JudithKeene and Janine Downes 6. The 21st-Century People's Library - Liz McGettigan 7. Repositioning The Academic Library To Drive InnovationAnd Agility - Robert Moropa, LindiweSoyizwapi, Marguerite Nel and Isak van der Walt SECTION 3: Who ReallyMatters? User Communities and Alignment 8. Students Lead the Future: Academic Library Space and Place- Margaret Weaver9. Leading Change in Medical Libraries in Sweden - Lotta Haglund, Annikki Roos and Petra Bjoerk 10. Corporate Library as the Organisation's Mothership - Shaunna Mireau SECTION 4: The FutureLibrary Professional - Horizons and Challenges 11. Databrarian ed? Preparing Information Specialists for Participationin an Open Datafied Society - SheilaCorrall 12. Digital Opportunities: What Digital Skills Do LibraryStaff Need in a Changing World? And Do They Have Them? - Rosie Jones 13. Top Down and Bottom Up - The Librarian as a SeniorLeader and Preparing For Senior Leadership By 'Managing Up' - Rebecca DaviesIndex
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'Bringing together a wonderfully diverse set of international library leaders challenges common fears about the future of the library and contemplates how best to bring librarianship into a new era.  Read more...

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