This group will focus on leadership in libraries. Join us as we discuss anything and everything related to leadership including the qualities of successful leadership, examples of effective leadership, resources for effective leadership, and more.
180 Members

Welcome to the Library Leadership discussion group!



Thanks for checking out our discussion group!

We welcome your insight and input as we explore the topic of leadership in all of its manifestations. Feel free to start (or join) a discussion on this timely subject.

(Please keep in mind that, while we want everyone to have the chance to express themselves freely, we want to make sure that the tone here remains constructive. If you feel the need to make a critical comment – and due to the nature of our topic here this will most certainly happen – do your best to frame it in a way that honors and respects whomever or whatever you’re criticizing. We trust that you will.)

Lead on!

You need to be a member of Library 2.0 to add comments!

Join Library 2.0

E-mail me when people leave their comments –

Taking library leadership personally

Pete Macauley and I wrote an article for the special leadership issue of the Australian Library Journal last year.  Here is a link to the article, fyi.Davis, H.  & Macauley, P. (2011) Taking library leadership personally, Australian Library Journal (Special Issue–Library leadership: Creating and sustaining a performance development culture), 60(1): pp. 41-53.cheersHeather

Read more…
0 Replies

Unbelievable article by Michaels Casey & Stephens

What do you all think of Michael Casey's & Michael Stephens's article in Library Journal, "The Open Door Director"?I find it a flabbergastingly good article. Finally, it doesn't focus on the technology (which I believe is secondary to what Library 2.0 is about), but rather on the implications of what using these technologies do.And they're amazingly frank, insisting that person in a responsible leadership role should leave the door open to communication. But this is not just about people in…

Read more…
0 Replies