Advances in Library Administration and Organization Vol: 31


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Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781781903131
Published:
05 Dec 2012
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
340 pages - 156 x 234 x 28mm
Series:
Advances in Library Administration and Organization
The work of a librarian can be transformational. The role of the dynamic librarian involves thinking of change management as an integral part of the way that libraries are expanding to include unexpected challenges, services that might not be considered part of their portfolio and approaches to their work that are anything but traditional. The articles in this volume of Advances in Library Administration and Organization attest to that commitment to understand the process of change. The book will examine the challenges that working administrators face and discusses how to enable them to look more closely at their operations and to reconsider how to develop people and the organizations in which they work. As in previous volumes of Advances in Library Administration and Organization, the studies outlined in the chapters of Volume 31 will provide strategies that will be of value in addressing challenges faced by current and future library managers.
List of Contributors. Introduction. A Structural Contingency Theory Model of Library and Technology Partnerships within an Academic Library Information Commons. The Adoption of Virtual Media and Virtual Worlds by Librarians. Innovation and Change: Influences of Pre-Disaster Library Leadership in a Post-Disaster Environment. Are Academic and Public Head Library Administrators (HLAs) Competitive?. Perceptions of Academic Library Development Officers Regarding their Work in Fund-Raising. About the Authors. Advances in library administration and organization. Advances in library administration and organization. Advances in library administration and organization. Copyright page.

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