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This book addresses the shortage of individuals attracted to professional careers in librarianship, and the subsequent consequences for leadership positions.

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Preface A Shortage of Librarians Qualities Expected of Library Directors: A Review of the Literature Qualities for ARL Directors Qualities for ACRL Directors Qualities for Public Library Directors Analysis and Comparison of Qualities Leadership Assessment Acquiring the Qualities Hunting Heads and Final Reflections Bibliography About the Authors

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PETER HERNON is Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College, Boston, Editor in Chief of Journal of Academic Librarianship, Founding Editor of Government Information Quarterly, Co-Editor of Library & Information Science Research, and an internationally acclaimed author of numerous books in the area of government information.

RONALD R. POWELL is Professor, Library and Information Science Program, Wayne State University, and author of the popular textbook Basic Research Methods in Librarianship, soon to be in its fourth edition.

ARTHUR P. YOUNG is Dean of University Libraries, Northern Illinois University, editor of Beta Phi Mu Monographs, former editor of ACRL Publications in Librarianship, and the author of many books.

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"In their important study, The Next Library Leadership: Attributes of Academic and Public Library Directors, Peter Hernon, Ronald Powell, and Arthur Young address the challenge of identifying, mentoring, and nurturing the next generation of leaders to take positions of leadership in research, college, and public libraries. The authors examine key attributes of leaders so that these qualities may be developed in the next generation of librarians, thereby ensuring highly qualified directors and leaders in the future."-The Library Quarterly
"The book offers important guidelines for current and aspiring directors as well as for students and new librarians preparing for leadership positions."-Booklist
"Through extensive interviews and research, authors Peter Hernon, Ronald R. Powell, and Arthur P. Young identify the traits needed by the next generation of leaders and discuss various methods to acquire those qualities."-American Libraries
"[A] manageable one-stop shopping list that could be used by those already serving as library directors for self-evaluation, by those looking to hire such leaders, or by those who might choose this career path....for what this works sets out to do, it succeeds. For academic professional reading collections and library schools."-Library Journal
"In summary, this book is timely, informative, and very useful. It is a valuable resource that is highly recommended for individuals aspiring to become directors of academic or public libraries, students in library and information science programs, researchers, directors interested in reassessing the qualities that they possess, professional associations, and leadership institutes. It would make an excellent addition to any library."-portal: Libraries and the Academy
" A manageable one-stop shopping list that could be used by those already serving as library directors for self-evaluation, by those looking to hire such leaders, or by those who might choose this career path....for what this works sets out to do, it succeeds. For academic professional reading collections and library schools."-Library Journal
?The book offers important guidelines for current and aspiring directors as well as for students and new librarians preparing for leadership positions.?-Booklist
?Through extensive interviews and research, authors Peter Hernon, Ronald R. Powell, and Arthur P. Young identify the traits needed by the next generation of leaders and discuss various methods to acquire those qualities.?-American Libraries
?[A] manageable one-stop shopping list that could be used by those already serving as library directors for self-evaluation, by those looking to hire such leaders, or by those who might choose this career path....for what this works sets out to do, it succeeds. For academic professional reading collections and library schools.?-Library Journal
?In summary, this book is timely, informative, and very useful. It is a valuable resource that is highly recommended for individuals aspiring to become directors of academic or public libraries, students in library and information science programs, researchers, directors interested in reassessing the qualities that they possess, professional associations, and leadership institutes. It would make an excellent addition to any library.?-portal: Libraries and the Academy
?In their important study, The Next Library Leadership: Attributes of Academic and Public Library Directors, Peter Hernon, Ronald Powell, and Arthur Young address the challenge of identifying, mentoring, and nurturing the next generation of leaders to take positions of leadership in research, college, and public libraries. The authors examine key attributes of leaders so that these qualities may be developed in the next generation of librarians, thereby ensuring highly qualified directors and leaders in the future.?-The Library Quarterly

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