lessons in library leadership

Lessons In Library Leadership
Author: Corey Halaychik
Publisher: Chandos Publishing
Release Date: 2016-03-11
Pages: 270
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Lessons in Library Leadership: A Primer for Library Managers and Unit Leaders takes on the topic of management positions within libraries and how many of them are filled by candidates with no formalized training. This lack of preparation often leads to added stress as they scramble to learn how to lead, to formulate departmental goals, to conduct effective assessment, to think and plan strategically, to counsel employees, and much more. This book will serve equally as a primer for librarians new to management and those needing a refresher in basic management concepts. Seasoned managers may also look to this guide as a quick reference resource covering multiple management subjects. The contents of the monograph include basic concepts, real word examples/case studies, and bibliographic information for further management skill development. Ideal for both new and currently practicing library managers and leaders Written from a librarian’s point of view Includes examples directly related to libraries Combines theory and real-world examples in new and innovative ways

Lessons From Library Power
Author: Douglas Zweizig
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
Release Date: 1999
Pages: 281
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Studies the impact of updated collections, collaborative planning, and flexible scheduling on the integration of school libraries and discusses instruction, and curriculum and professional development.

The School Librarian As Curriculum Leader
Author: Jody K. Howard
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
Release Date: 2016-03-13
Pages: 200
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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As one of the only books to offer a behind-the-scenes look at the multifaceted role of school librarians in student success, this instructional guide offers everything you'll need to develop, align, and evaluate curriculum with your library collection in mind.

Crucible Moments
Author: Steven Bell
Publisher:
Release Date: 2016-01-08
Pages: 225
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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An authentic, honest and inspiring collection of stories from 16 library leaders on how they became a leader in their library and their profession. The stories are organized by the following themes: Importance of Library Leadership, Implementing Lessons, Growth Through Challenge, Leading with Intention and Leadership in Action. This book is aimed at every librarian no matter what type of library you serve or where you are in your library career.

Exemplary Public Libraries
Author: Joy Marilyn Greiner
Publisher: Penn State Press
Release Date: 2004
Pages: 226
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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An inside view of 10 exemplary public libraries, from Dunfermline Carnegie Library in Scotland and Croydon Public Libraries in England to Chicago Public Library and San Francisco Public Library-mission statements, histories, organization, facilities; along with interviews of administrators and key staff in each.

School Libraries Matter  Views From The Research
Author: Mirah J. Dow
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release Date: 2013-06-17
Pages: 173
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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As school districts across the United States increasingly question the need for trained librarians, this collection of research-based evidence helps make the case for a state-licensed librarian in every school. • Utilizes evidence-based findings to explain why school libraries—and trained librarians—matter • Illustrates the progression of ideas around current education debates • Shares numerous examples of quantitative and qualitative research design and application • Summarizes the importance of each study and its practical application for working school librarians

Library And Information Center Management  8th Edition
Author: Robert D. Stueart
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release Date: 2012-11-27
Pages: 470
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This updated edition of the renowned library management textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the techniques needed to effectively manage a contemporary library or information center.

George Washington S Leadership Lessons
Author: James Rees
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-01-06
Pages: 240
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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From James Rees, Executive Director of Mount Vernon, comes anenlightening guide to the leadership wisdom of America's first great leader. George Washington was more than just an inspiring battlefield commander; he was critical to the founding and success of the United States ofAmerica. His leadership, his vision, and his courage united a war-torncountry and set the United States on the path to greatness. Washington's historic contribution to this nation--his leadership and his character--are as relevant and valuable today as they have ever been. This book reveals Washington's character, his leadership, his vision, and most surprising of all, his business skills and acumen. Most people aren't awarethat Washington, while all of the above, was also a successful businessman and visionary entrepreneur. Exhibiting qualities sorely lacking in so many of our political and business leaders today, Washington remained steadfastly honest and ethical,following guiding principles that would benefit leaders around the world. George Washington's Leadership Lessons reveals a man of true character,worthy of emulation not just in the realm of politics and war, but in allleadership positions.

Becoming A Lean Library
Author: Jeremy Nelson
Publisher: Chandos Publishing
Release Date: 2015-12-07
Pages: 156
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Becoming a Lean Library: Lessons from the World of Technology Start-ups provides a guide to the process and approach necessary to manage product development. Using techniques and philosophies pioneered by Toyota's lean manufacturing success, Becoming a Lean Library provides library leadership advice and tips on making the library more nimble, lean, and responsive to technological change. Early chapters introduce the reader to the idea of lean start-ups in libraries, followed by chapters covering library systems, lessons from lean manufacturing, and the build-measure-learn model. Remaining chapters discuss technology change and DevOps as a lean strategy, while also giving the reader the opportunity to earn a professional online "badge" on the subject material of the book. Introduces lean startup and lean manufacturing theory and practice Applies Lean Startup Principles to Libraries Allows readers to earn two Openbadges to demonstrate professional education accomplishment through social networking and for compensation purposes Only book in its market that illustrates lean principles at work

The Student Leadership Training Manual For Youth Workers
Author: Chuck Wysong
Publisher: Zondervan/Youth Specialties
Release Date: 2010-12-21
Pages: 240
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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As profound, as relevant, as funny as you are . . . teenagers still listen to each other more than to an adult youth worker.You may grimace, but you can’t deny it--students talking to each other usually means more to them than adults talking to them.The Student Leadership Training Manual helps you equip your senior highers for leading their peers and taking charge of as much of the ministry as they want or are able--helping and evangelizing their peers . . . organizing ministry teams . . . planning and executing their own youth ministry programming.Here are 31 training sessions for discipling student leaders in a small-group setting--sessions that start in the Bible and reach deep into teenagers’ experience . . . ready for you to implement a clear and effective program that trains your students for higher levels of leadership, regardless of where they are now.Plus 24 pages just for you, a veritable primer on how to cultivate student leadership:The role of adultsAuthority vs. responsibilitySetting student leaders up for successTeaching students not just the whats, but the whys and howsHelping them discover their spiritual giftednessPerfect for youth workers, CE directors, associate pastors, and small-group leaders--anyone who works with a youth group’s core kids.

Resources In Education
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Release Date: 1999-06
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Lafayette  Lessons In Leadership From The Idealist General
Author: Marc Leepson
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Release Date: 2011-03-01
Pages: 224
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The Marquis de Lafayette is an icon of American—and French—history. Lafayette's life story is the stuff of legend. Born into an aristocratic French family of warriors, made lieutenant in the French Royal Guard at age 14, and married into the royal family at 16, he traveled to the colonies at his own expense to fight in the American Revolution. By age 20, he was embraced by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, who became his life-long friends. Here, historian Marc Leepson delivers an insightful account of the great general, whose love of liberty and passionate devotion to American and French independence shines in the pages of history.

Leadership For Today S School Library
Author: Patricia Jane Wilson
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
Release Date: 2001
Pages: 160
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The first book to help the school library media specialist and the school principal collaborate in developing an exemplary school library media program.

Lessons In Leadership
Author: John Adair
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date: 2018-06-28
Pages: 184
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Designed to challenge and inspire anyone who is seeking a deeper understanding of management, Lessons in Leadership provides a series of reflections on the very fundamentals of leadership as a management function. In the midst of current global concerns about the quality of leadership, this book is both a practical handbook and a vital contribution to the ongoing debate about what kind of leadership we should be encouraging in today's volatile and uncertain world. Sometimes it's easy to lose sight of the basics in this dynamic sector. To help steer both current and future leaders to greatness, John Adair has distilled his vast experience into 12 key guiding concepts, including: · Leading from the front; · Integrity; · The strategic leader; · Warmth and humanity; and · Sharing dangers and hardships. Leadership and change go hand in hand – but even during times of change, the basic building blocks of leadership remain the same. Lessons in Leadership offers guidance, inspiration, reassurance and insight for anyone who is expected to lead or who wants to refresh and sharpen their current leadership practices.

Global Action On School Library Education And Training
Author: Barbara A. Schultz-Jones
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Release Date: 2018-11-19
Pages: 190
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This book illuminates school librarian and teacher librarian education and training in light of the 2015 IFLA School Library Guidelines, second edition. The Guidelines provide a framework for effective service delivery to ensure that students and teachers have access to quality library services delivered by qualified librarians and information professionals. The book focuses on moving professional practice forward, translating the Guidelines into actions ensuring effective education and training and improved practice. The book highlights issues and concerns related to school librarian and teacher librarian education and training. What attitudes, skills and knowledge are required to inspire students and support teaching and learning effectively? What curriculum content is required? How are field and practical experiences integrated appropriately into face-to-face and online educational and training programmes? How are leadership skills developed effectively? Case studies and innovative educational and training programmes from around the world illustrate the diverse ways of preparing librarians for the roles identified in the Guidelines. Topics covered include: delivering school librarian credentialled programmes; improving school librarian services; providing professional development; preparing and delivering educational and/or cultural programmes and services; managing human resources; collection development of digital and print resources; innovative aspects of technology use; promotion and advocacy; and evaluation and assessment.

Tales Out Of The School Library
Author: Gail Bush
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release Date: 2010
Pages: 135
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This groundbreaking book about developing the professional dispositions of school librarians uses three fictionalized librarians to serve as authentic models addressing familiar topics and situations. * Features a foreword by Theodore R. Sizer, an educational reform scholar, who developed the fictionalized nonfiction style of writing about Horace Smith, an amalgam of the teachers Sizer met crossing the country during his cross-country research of the practices found in American high schools in the 1980s * Offers follow-up questions and answers that drive home the lessons of each tale, plus discussion questions * Presents an annotated bibliography of additional helpful readings

Creative Meetings  Bible Lessons  And Worship Ideas
Author: Youth Specialities
Publisher: Zondervan
Release Date: 1997
Pages: 200
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Nearly 200 ready-to-use ideas for hard-hitting Bible lessons and relevant worship services for teenagers! - Bible Study Meetings . . . Techniques and approaches for making any Bible lesson -- topical or scriptural -- appealing to unchurched teenagers as well as to preachers' kids. - Creative Bible Lessons . . . 'Martha and Mary Malpractice' (page 67), 'Noah and the Ark I. Q. Test' (page 43), and 70 more very different, very fun, and very solid Bible lessons. - Theme Lessons . . . Build an entire lesson on a specific theme. Try 'Feet Meeting' (page 118) -- foot games followed by a lesson on the symbolic importance of washing each other's feet. You aren't into feet? Okay, what about the hands of Jesus? Or the light versus darkness? They're all here! - Bible Games . . . These won't speed your kids into seminary, but they certainly go a long way toward making the Bible interesting to your students -- and fun, too! - Worship Services . . . Some are informal, others have a liturgical feel -- and all are innovative. Here are the ideas for communion, confession, music, prayer, and Scripture reading. And More . . . Full lessons (all the components are here, from opening mixers to closing prayers), board games (with reproducible game 'boards'), and ideas for using guest speakers and special projects. Whether you're a youth worker or a recreation director at a church, school, club, or camp -- Creative Meetings, Bible Lessons, and Worship Ideas is your storehouse of proven, youth-group tested ideas.

Wild Truth Bible Lessons 2
Author: Mark Oestreicher
Publisher: Zondervan/Youth Specialties
Release Date: 2010-06-01
Pages: 96
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Wild Bible characters . . . wild activities, games, discussion starters, and video ideas . . . wild truths for living. Put them all together, blend well, and you’ve got Wild Truth Bible Lessons 2--12 more dynamite lessons for junior high youth groups by Mark Oestreicher. Like its fun, creative predecessor, Wild Truth Bible Lessons, this book invites kids to discover the adventure of faith through the events and responses of real Bible people who did wild things for God. Based on another 12 personalities from the list of characters in Wild Truth Journal: 50 Life Lessons from the Scriptures, each lesson reaches back into history to help junior highers learn about Bible people and principles--and then reaches forward to challenge students to make better decisions, better friends, and better lives. 12 lessons.

Leadership Within The School Library And Beyond
Author: Lesley S. J. Farmer
Publisher: Linworth Publishing, Incorporated
Release Date: 1995
Pages: 80
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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In a persuasive and readable way, this book exhorts school librarians to become empowered and empowering leaders.

High School Talksheets Updated
Author: David Lynn
Publisher: Zondervan/Youth Specialties
Release Date: 2010-12-21
Pages: 112
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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TalkSheets have been working for youth group leaders for more than a decade. Now they are radically updated and ready to stimulate high schoolers toward in-depth discussions on real issues--everything from drinking to social justice.