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Social and Behavioral Sciences Commons

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2009

Libraries

City University of New York (CUNY)

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Follower Is The New Leader, Or Leading From Anywhere, Jean Amaral May 2009

Follower Is The New Leader, Or Leading From Anywhere, Jean Amaral

Publications and Research

This invited lecture calls on librarians and others to explore and embrace servant leadership and leading from anywhere in the organization as a model for contributing to the success of communities. "I am a follower, therefore I must lead. It’s up to all of us to make our libraries and communities better places, just places . . . ."


Library Services To Children, Teens And Families Experiencing Homelessness, Vikki C. Terrile May 2009

Library Services To Children, Teens And Families Experiencing Homelessness, Vikki C. Terrile

Urban Library Journal

Families with children are one of the fastest growing homeless populations in the United States, but are often left out of public library discussions of services to the homeless. This article will explore the demographics and educational issues surrounding children and teens who are experiencing homelessness in order to make the case that library services specifically for them are necessary. It will also look at the role library programs and services for their parents can play in improving literacy skills within the family unit. In addition, the article will examine model library services to children, teens and families experiencing homeless ...