Library Management: Volume 38 Issue 6/7


Table of contents - Special Issue: Future roles of librarians

Guest Editors: Konstantina Martzoukou

Encouraging continuous learning for librarians and library staff

Emy Nelson Decker

The purpose of this paper is to explore the issues surrounding professionals whose legacy skills do not align with the new directions in which the academic library is…


Academic librarians as change champions: a framework for managing change

Jennine A. Knight

As is the case of all organizations, the academic library is a body reflecting the contribution of its core employees. As such, the roles performed by academic librarians…


Charting a multi-dimensional role of future librarians

Loriene Roy, Elizabeth Kennedy Hallmark

The purpose of this paper is to involve readers in an exercise in conceptualizing the library workplace of the future and how to prepare librarians to be successful in…


“The story of data”: A socio-technical approach to education for the data librarian role in the CityLIS library school at City, University of London

Lyn Robinson, David Bawden

The purpose of this paper is to describe a new approach to education for library/information students in data literacy – the principles and practice of data collection…


Research 2.0 and Research Data Services in academic and research libraries: priority issues

Tibor Koltay

The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of Research Data Services (RDSs), consisting of research data management, data curation and data stewardship, and data…


Understanding librarians’ experiences of copyright: Findings from a phenomenographic study of UK information professionals

Chris Morrison, Jane Secker

Librarians and information professionals increasingly need to deal with copyright issues in their work, however evidence suggests that they can lack confidence and often…


Internet outfitters: librarians in the twenty-first century

Robert Hallis

In the future, librarians need to prepare users to navigate a profoundly different informational landscape. Addressing issues of information overload and informed…

The chief learning officer: A model role for integrating HR and strategic planning functions in libraries

Robert Farrell

The purpose of this paper is to put forward the position of chief learning officer (CLO) as a potential new role or models for new roles in libraries wishing to integrate…

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