Wednesday, July 16, 2014

What Every Library Director Should Know

Curzon, Susan Carol. What Every Library Director Should Know. Rowman and Littlefield, 2014. ISBN: 978-0-8108-9187-6

Not your average management text, the author uses personal narrative and anecdotes from other working professionals to present the many everyday challenges met by library managers. Curzon captures the nuances of effective leadership with wisdom, common sense, elegance, and a practical how-to approach.
Table of Contents
Chapter One: At the Helm
Chapter Two: Customer Number One: Your Boss
Chapter Three: Engaging People
Chapter Four: Dealing with Boards and the Faculty Senate
Chapter Five: Dollar sense
Chapter Six: The Borders of the Realm
Chapter Seven: Dealing with the Press
Chapter Eight: A Death in the Library
Chapter Nine: Changing Times
Chapter Ten: Transitions

For a more detailed table of contents, check out the publisher's site.