Incorporates: Asian Libraries
Online from: 1898
Subject Area: Library and Information Studies
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|Title:||Succession planning in libraries|
|Author(s):||Elisa F. Topper, (Dundee Township Public Library, Dundee, Illinois, USA)|
|Citation:||Elisa F. Topper, (2008) "Succession planning in libraries", New Library World, Vol. 109 Iss: 9/10, pp.480 - 482|
|Keywords:||Employees, Librarians, Libraries, Professional education, Succession planning, United States of America|
|DOI:||10.1108/03074800810910504 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – This article aims to draw attention to the fact that succession planning is crucial to libraries.
Design/methodology/approach – The article is a literature review and commentary on the topic of succession planning in libraries.
Findings – Libraries need to make succession planning a priority of human resource management.
Originality/value – The value of planning ahead is needed with the exodus of baby boomers.
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