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Title Mid-career library and information professionals : a leadership primer / edited by Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen and Linda Crook.
Imprint Oxford : Chandos, 2011.

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Series Chandos information professional series
Chandos information professional series.
Subject Librarians -- Vocational guidance.
Middle managers.
Library science.
Alt Name Lowe-Wincentsen, Dawn,
Crook, Linda,
Add Title Mid-career library & information professionals
Description 1 online resource.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Saying yes, again : an introduction to leadership for mid-career librarians / Linda Crook -- What to do when you can't do it all / Samantha Schmehl Hines -- Empowering the reluctant new library manager / Kenneth Schlesinger -- Stuck in the middle and loving it! why middle managers have the ability to lead from the heart and the power to persuade / Melissa Aho and Erika Bennett -- Making it work : leading without a pedestal / Mary Jo Orzech -- Leading without authority : maintaining balance and relationships / Robin Ewing and Melissa Prescott -- Career progression : mentoring to the rescue / Benedict Oladele and Adetoun Oyelude -- When life and leadership collide / Kathryn Munson -- Avoiding the Peter Principle : "every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence" / Nancy Faget -- Work envy, workhorses and the mid-career librarian / Doreen Sullivan -- Don't get stuck in a rut! / Richard Moniz -- Out of bounds : developing a library outreach program using the "five practices of exemplary leadership" model / Lisa Forrest -- Technologically indispensable : leading when you're technically competent but seen merely as a useful tool to get other folks' ideas implemented / Aaron Dobbs -- Same song, different verse : critical followership as an act of resilience for second-career librarians / Ruth Mirtz -- New in town : leadership betwixt and between / Herman A. Peterson -- Making your mark : scholarship, "niche-building," and other ways of defining and marketing your expertise / Jacob Hill and Sarah Hill -- Exercise your leadership potential / Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen.
Summary More and more mid-career librarians are seeking leadership positions. This book offers advice on how to become a leader in library and information science from the middle of your career and achieve success in the workplace. In addition to tips and tools on leadership, you will find perspectives from others in the field who have advanced to leadership positions, and learn how to make your own career development plan.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 5, 2015).
ISBN 9781780630533 (electronic bk.)
1780630530 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 915343946
Link Chandos Publishing Online
Additional Format Print version: Mid-career library and information professionals. Oxford : Chandos, 2011 1843346095 (OCoLC)700145905

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