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Project Management In Libraries, Jennifer A. Bartlett Nov 2018

Project Management In Libraries, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

This issue's "New and Noteworthy" column focuses on several books, journal articles, and websites that will serve as an introduction to project management in library and information organization settings.


Design Thinking In Libraries, Jennifer A. Bartlett Aug 2018

Design Thinking In Libraries, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

This issue's New and Noteworthy column summarizes recent publications on design thinking, an iterative and collaborative problem-solving methodology finding applications in public, school, academic, and other library settings.


Practical Management Or Practical Magic: A Conversation With Lance Werner And Julene Jones, Julene L. Jones Jun 2018

Practical Management Or Practical Magic: A Conversation With Lance Werner And Julene Jones, Julene L. Jones

Library Presentations

Presentation and discussion on the topic of working in or managing dysfunctional environments.


Practical Management Or Practical Magic: A Conversation With Julene Jones And Nyama Reed, Julene L. Jones May 2018

Practical Management Or Practical Magic: A Conversation With Julene Jones And Nyama Reed, Julene L. Jones

Library Presentations

Presentation and discussion on the topic of difficult conversations between supervisors and those they supervise.


You Too, Can Prevent Librarian Burnout, Jennifer A. Bartlett Feb 2018

You Too, Can Prevent Librarian Burnout, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

Contrary to popular opinion, libraries present numerous challenges and stressors to their employees that can contribute to occupational burnout. This New and Noteworthy column presents recent resources including books, journal articles, and online resources discussing the unique issues of librarian burnout.


Book Review: Sustainable Thinking: Ensuring Your Library’S Future In An Uncertain World, Jennifer A. Bartlett Jan 2018

Book Review: Sustainable Thinking: Ensuring Your Library’S Future In An Uncertain World, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

Although the concept of “sustainability” has many possible meanings, its connection to environmental issues is perhaps the most familiar. Thus, a reader coming across Rebekkah Smith Aldrich’s new book might assume that it is primarily about how libraries can best demonstrate stewardship of environmental resources. While this is certainly one important piece of the discussion, Sustainable Thinking has a much larger goal: advocating the capacity of libraries to build communities, whether it be through environmental, financial, leadership, political, or other initiatives.


Workplace Bullying: A Silent Epidemic, Jennifer A. Bartlett Nov 2016

Workplace Bullying: A Silent Epidemic, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

Although current books and news articles on workplace bullying are generally available, those dealing with bullying in a library setting are not as widespread. This New and Noteworthy column reviews recent library-specific materials on issues unique to workplace bullying and mobbing in libraries.


The Value-Added Organization: Beyond Business As Usual, Jennifer A. Bartlett Aug 2016

The Value-Added Organization: Beyond Business As Usual, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

Value-added services are essential in today's libraries to ensure that they remain important and relevant to our users. Recent literature highlights how libraries can and should explore value-added initiatives, including enhanced catalogs, makerspaces, tagging, and more.


Creating A Knowledge Infrastructure: Km In Libraries, Jennifer A. Bartlett May 2016

Creating A Knowledge Infrastructure: Km In Libraries, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

Knowledge management (KM) is an essential management function involved the identification, gathering, and sharing of a library's information assets. This column discusses recent KM books, articles and websites of interest to library managers.


Just Give ‘Em Something New? How We Think About Innovation In Libraries, Jennifer A. Bartlett Feb 2016

Just Give ‘Em Something New? How We Think About Innovation In Libraries, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

Innovation is widely considered to be an essential component of a successful library, but what does it mean? This issue's "New and Noteworthy" column focuses on just a few of the many recent books and articles discussing the innovation and why it needs to be a topic of conversation and action among library and information services leaders.


Blowing Our Own Horns: Library Marketing As An Essential Management Skill, Jennifer A. Bartlett May 2015

Blowing Our Own Horns: Library Marketing As An Essential Management Skill, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

This New and Noteworthy review column presents a few recent, representative books and articles on library marketing and public relations, focusing on the importance of these areas in the library manager's skillset.


Matching Staff And Projects, Ruth E. Bryan Apr 2014

Matching Staff And Projects, Ruth E. Bryan

Library Presentations

No abstract provided.


Back To The Classics: A Library Leader’S Basic Management Bookshelf, Jennifer A. Bartlett Nov 2013

Back To The Classics: A Library Leader’S Basic Management Bookshelf, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

This New and Noteworthy book review column summarizes four general "classic" management titles which may be useful to library leaders and managers.


Paying It Forward, Giving It Back: The Dynamics Of Mentoring, Jennifer A. Bartlett Aug 2013

Paying It Forward, Giving It Back: The Dynamics Of Mentoring, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

This "New and Noteworthy" column focuses on selected recent literature concerning career mentoring in libraries.


Running To Stand Still: The Challenge Of Keeping Up With Library Trends, Jennifer A. Bartlett Feb 2013

Running To Stand Still: The Challenge Of Keeping Up With Library Trends, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

New and Noteworthy review column focusing on keeping up with library and information science news and trends.


The Heart And Soul Of Change Management, Jennifer A. Bartlett Feb 2012

The Heart And Soul Of Change Management, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


Making Every Hour Count - Librarians And Time Management, Jennifer A. Bartlett Jan 2012

Making Every Hour Count - Librarians And Time Management, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


A Natural Fit: Organizational Storytelling In The Library, Jennifer A. Bartlett Nov 2011

A Natural Fit: Organizational Storytelling In The Library, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

No abstract provided.