ERIC Number: ED459787
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
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Developing Leaders for Libraries: The Stanford-California State Library Institute on 21st Century Librarianship Experience.
Gold, Anne Marie
This paper reports on a leadership institute for library staff at Stanford University (California) and the California State Library that had the goal of elevating the quality of services libraries and related bodies provide to information users in the 21st century through development of library leaders and managers and by increasing the understanding and adoption of best practices in information technology. The major sections of the paper cover the following topics: (1) background; (2) grant funding; (3) the advisory group; (4) institute development; (5) application and selection process for participants; (6) communications with participants; (7) why participants chose to attend the institute; (8) the summer institute schedule and thematic tracks (i.e., leadership, information technology, library collections and services in the digital age, organizational effectiveness, and preservation/facility planning); (9) evaluation processes; (10) institute program evaluation, including immediate impacts by participants and most useful experiences; (11) planned application of institute experience; (12) outcomes, including methods of sharing information about the institute and specific actions/impacts as a result of the institute experience; and (13) future summer institutes. A schedule of the institute speakers is appended. (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Information Technology, Institutes (Training Programs), Leadership, Library Personnel, Library Services, Professional Development, Program Evaluation, State Libraries
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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