The Ideal Qualities and Tasks of Library Leaders: Perspectives of Academic, Public, School, and Special Library Administrators

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Anthony Shong-Yu Chow, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Our study examines the results of 114 interviews with academic, public, school media, and special library administrators collected over a one-year period in North Carolina. Preliminary results suggest that there is a core set of traits shared by administrators across libraries although some variation occurs depending on library environment. Implications center on the ability to inform degree preparation programs and practice by identifying primary qualities of library administration in general and specific to academic, public, school library, and special libraries.

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Library Leadership & Management
Language: English
Date: 2013
ideal qualities, tasks, traits

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