Librarian Career Development: Volume 2 Issue 1


Table of contents

Individual Development Plans

Charles Margerison

Personal responsibility and choice is a key element of managementdevelopment. Looks at self‐development and management roles, and theways in which managers can learn to take on…


A First Management Qualification – The DMS

Jennifer Rowley, Don Farmer

Explores, in the form of an interview, the Diploma in Management Studies(DMS) as a vehicle for management development. Identifies the role ofthe DMS as a first professional…


An In‐house DMS Course

Katy Hughes

A brief account of a DMS course developed for the London Borough ofNewham. Describes the content and identifies the advantages anddisadvantages of each programme.


Making It to the Top: Specific Leadership Skills: A Comparison of Male and Female Perceptions of Skills Needed by Women and Men Managers

Jane Baack, Norma Carr‐Ruffino, Norma Carr‐Ruffino, Norma Carr‐Ruffino, Monique Pelletier

Discusses general skills clusters identified by other researchers asnecessary for leadership success. Reports a US study by questionnairesurvey on the specific skills viewed by…



This article has been withdrawn as it was published elsewhere and accidentally duplicated. The original article can be seen here: 10.1108/01435129310045480. When citing the…


Capturing Utopia

Marigold Cleeve

Looks at the image of librarians and how it has changed over the years.Observes also that librarians must develop other skills, such asmarketing, if they are to survive and go on…




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1993 – 1999

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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Library Management