Library Leaders

January 9, 2007

The Library at Night – book discussion has a home!

Filed under: Uncategorized — wenlib @ 12:12 pm

Thanks to Judy’s generosity, the discussion of The Library at Night will be held at FIS (Faculty of Information Studies), in Room 728.  The address is 140 St. George, an easy walk from the St. George station.

It’s not too late to sign up if you wish to join the discussion. 

Even if you can’t join us, I’d encourage you to have a look at this book. It’s engaging and provocative – I found myself scribbling notes in the margins, which is something slightly sacreligious to me!  But I HAD to react.



January 8, 2007

Grooming Next-Generation Leaders

Filed under: leadership — burtond @ 1:09 pm

The recent Harvard Business School HBS Working Knowledge article entitled Grooming Next-Generation Leaders raises some interesting points that could be applicable across many organizations, including libraries. One of the points that it stresses is the need for the potential leader to see beyond their area of expertise and understand various aspects of the business.


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