Leadership and university libraries: Building to scale at the interface of cultures

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This paper describes the key aspects of leadership for university library directors and staff within the context of the variety of cultures found in higher education. The ability to work at the interface of cultures is the central theme. The relationship of this theme to major areas of focus in research libraries is explored. The importance of library leadership in all areas of campus life is highlighted. A cross cultural approach to the academic environment provides a new way of examining leadership.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)41-50
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Library Administration
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2005


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Administration
  • Library and Information Sciences

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