Library Leadership Seminar: Summer 2014

Instructor:

Gregg S. Geary

School:

University of Hawaii

Semester:

Summer 2014

Description:

The future of librarianship depends on a new generation of leaders to manage and administer the information centers of the new century. This course is designed to help prepare students to fill these positions. It will examine the fundamental elements of leadership, including structural, political, human resource, and symbolic aspects, and how they apply to the library environment. Course content will include study of leaders in; history and literature, feature films and documentaries, case studies, and periodical literature. Students review the relative merits of various leaders through class discussion and writing. Students will learn how to think through complex leadership issues and apply leadership principles to provide maximal outcomes.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.hawaii.edu/lis/content/syllabi/693_gearys14.pdf