Human Resource Management in Today's Academic Library: Meeting Challenges and Creating Opportunities, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313052808
  • ISBN-13: 9780313052804
  • DDC: 023
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 181 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released September 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Presents issues that shape the nature of human resources in academic libraries. Includes information on diversity, hiring, recruitment, staff development, managing work performance, career development, labor relations, compensation management, and leadership.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in The Libraries Unlimited Library Management Collection.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: College and University Context for Library Human Resource Management.
2: Creating and Sustaining a Diverse Workplace.
3: New Hires in Research Libraries: Demographic Trends and Hiring Priorities*.
4: Recruitment and Selection in Academic Libraries.
5: Current Issues in Staff Development.
6: Assisting Employees.
7: Managing Work Performance and Career Development.
8: Recent Labor Relations Activity and Academic Libraries.
9: Compensation Management in the Academic Library.
10: Academic Library Leadership: Meeting the Reality of the Twenty-First Century.
11: Changing Roles of Academic Librarians.
12: Educating Leaders.
13: Ethics and Human Resource Management in Academic Libraries.
Conversations with Our Leaders.
Selected Readings.
About the Editors and Contributors.