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Leaders and Leadership

Vol 16 No 2 (2018)

The Ideal Qualities and Tasks of Library Leaders: Perspectives of Academic, Public, School, and Special Library Administrators

Submitted
May 6, 2019
Published
May 6, 2019

Abstract

Leaders play a pivotal part in the success or failure of their team, group, or organisation. As the field of library and information studies continues to rapidly change it is essential to understand what the requirements of library leaders are today. Is there a common set of traits and characteristics for library administrators? Are there differences depending on the type of library and the patrons that they serve?