“Will we have to sit in a circle?” . Management and Change in Technical Services Ann Miller Head, Metadata Services & Acquisitions University of Oregon. Date that quote.
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Management and Change in Technical Services
Head, Metadata Services & Acquisitions
University of Oregon
“It is likely that by the end of this decade, every job within the academic library will have undergone significant change when compared with assignments of the recent past or the present. “
“Creating the Agile Library: A Management Guide for Librarians”, 1998
How many of you are currently managing either all or part of a technical services operation?
How many of you wanted to be a manager when they went into librarianship?
How many of you took a management class either as an undergraduate or in graduate school?
How comfortable are you with change? Be honest.
Or something in between…
“What a glorious feeling!”
Allan, Barbara. Project Management: tools and techniques for today’s ILS professional. Facet Publishing, London: 2004. p. 147.