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Succession planning in libraries

Elisa F. Topper (Dundee Township Public Library, Dundee, Illinois, USA)

New Library World

ISSN: 0307-4803

Article publication date: 19 September 2008

Abstract

Purpose

This article aims to draw attention to the fact that succession planning is crucial to libraries.

Design/methodology/approach

The article is a literature review and commentary on the topic of succession planning in libraries.

Findings

Libraries need to make succession planning a priority of human resource management.

Originality/value

The value of planning ahead is needed with the exodus of baby boomers.

Keywords

Citation

Topper, E.F. (2008), "Succession planning in libraries", New Library World, Vol. 109 No. 9/10, pp. 480-482. https://doi.org/10.1108/03074800810910504

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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