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Mid Career Library and Information Professionals

Mid Career Library and Information Professionals
  • Author : Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 14 December 2010
  • ISBN : 1780630530
  • Pages : 260 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Summary:
As librarians move into the middle of their careers, they are more ready than ever to take on new leadership opportunities. Literature on leadership is expanding in the field of library and information sciences, and more and more seminars and workshops are being offered for new and seasoned leaders. This book asks the questions: ‘What about us?’ and, ‘Where is the leadership advice and training for those who are no longer new librarians, but are also not yet seasoned leaders?’ The title illustrates how to work the middle, from being in the sophomore slump progressing to the next leaders in the field, to look for perspectives from others who are in the middle of their career, and how they have developed into leaders, ways to develop one’s own style of leadership and grow one’s career and future as a librarian and information professional. Perspectives on leadership from mid-career information professionals Tips and tools on how to become a leader from the middle of your career A how-to guide on making changes from the middle