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The Academic Library Administrator's Field Guide [electronic resource]

Bryce Nelson
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Chicago : ALA Editions, An imprint of the American Library Association, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9780838912232 (paper : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Rationale : mission, goals, and strategic plan
  • Perceptions : library components are basic to education
  • Political influence : roles of an effective leader
  • Organizational chart : the academic side, with dotted lines
  • Context : monitoring and interpreting trends
  • Academic ceiling : dependencies and levels of quality
  • Faculty : gatekeepers of library usage
  • Unexpected events : planning for safety and security
  • Beginning : starting a new position
  • The job : nature of administrative work
  • New hires : administrators' roles and accountability
  • Priorities : aligning work with library needs
  • Professional development : investing in all staff
  • Accountability : monitoring and evaluating work
  • Decision-making : processes for library governance
  • Communication : internal and external messages
  • The tone : desirable and productive work place
  • How are you? : issues of health and well-being
  • Change : recognizing need and leading change
  • Errors in judgment : understanding and learning
  • Ending : making a transition
  • Budget : spending it all
  • Librarians who teach : professional identity as educators
  • Building : designed for teaching, learning, and technology
  • Collections : meeting high expectations for content
  • Web site and social media : designed for maximum use
  • Technology : as good as anywhere on campus
  • Open access to information : evidence of high value
  • Intellectual property : define, educate, and model
  • Assessment : describe, understand, and use.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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