When accepting universitywide leadership roles, academic librarians bring skills in partnering, administration and sharing information that can build trust, lead to informed decisions, promote good will and strengthen the organization. Service in this capacity requires an understanding of and an appreciation for the community that resides within the institution.
Broome, Susan G.
"The Importance of Being Earnest: A Librarian's Approach to Academic Leadership,"
Georgia Library Quarterly:
2, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/vol47/iss2/4