Continuing Education

September 30, 2014

Library Leadership Roadmap

Built on the work of the Recommendations for Action, the 21st Century Library Leadership Logic Model and Library Leadership Roadmap establish the benefits of coordinated action to enrich library leadership training. The Logic Model describes the current state of leadership in libraries and the need for stronger leaders. The Roadmap charts the high-level needs for librarians … Continue reading Library Leadership Roadmap

September 30, 2014

ETD Lifecycle Management Tools Manual

The Manual provides resources and instruction for tools in five major areas of lifecycle curation for ETDs, including: Virus Checking: Submitted ETD’s may contain viruses that could damage the entire collection if not screened in advance. We provide instructions for using ClamAV. File Format Identification: Knowledge of the formats used in an ETD can help a program … Continue reading ETD Lifecycle Management Tools Manual

September 30, 2014

ETD Lifecycle Management Workshop

The Lifecycle Management of Electronic Theses & Dissertations (ETDs) Workshop consists of a modular set of Creative Commons (CC-BY 4.0) licensed materials that are available for ETD programs or professional associations to make use of (and adapt) for educating a wide-range of ETD stakeholders. They can be modified, expanded upon, or scaled back to accommodate … Continue reading ETD Lifecycle Management Workshop

August 24, 2014

Nexus Recommendations for Action

In June 2014, the Nexus project assembled stakeholders in library leadership programs, including library leaders, leadership program consultants, and professional organizations to discuss the necessary steps to catalyze library leadership development. The resulting Recommendations for Actions set forth an ambitious agenda to build a shared leadership development roadmap, shared curriculum and evaluation modules, and a … Continue reading Nexus Recommendations for Action

June 23, 2014

Leadership Development Impact Assessment

Based on focus groups conducted by the Center for Creative Leadership, the Leadership Development Impact Assessment establishes the core challenges faced by leaders in academic, archival, public, and special library sectors. The Impact Assessment also outlines the leadership competencies that are needed to respond to these challenges.

Training the 21st Century Library Leader: A Review of Library Leadership Training, 1998-2013
April 6, 2014

Training the 21st Century Library Leader

Training the 21st Century Library Leader provides an analysis of library leadership training in the U.S. context. It documents the models and features, geographic locations, sectors and audiences, funding and costs, founders and hosts, and evaluation methodologies deployed by more than seventy library leadership training programs during the last 15 years. Training the 21st Century … Continue reading Training the 21st Century Library Leader

April 1, 2014

Library Leadership Training Program Dataset

Providing the foundation for the Training the 21st Century Library Leader white paper, this dataset documents a spectrum of leadership development offerings that served academic, public, special, and archival libraries between 1998 and 2013. The data codebook and two .tsv data files are made available within this .zip download.

Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs
March 6, 2014

Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs

Colleges and universities are steadily transitioning from traditional paper and microfilm to digital formats for the submission and dissemination of graduate theses and dissertations. While this move from print-based to electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) greatly enhances the accessibility and sharing of graduate student research, it also presents significant challenges for the academic libraries that … Continue reading Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs