ATG Article of the Week: “Library Leadership for the Digital Age”

library leadership“Library Leadership for the Digital Age is an issue brief from Deanna Marcum, Managing Director, Ithaka S+R in which she  tells us why she thinks leadership for a digital organization is different than any other kind of leadership. 

It is adapted from the 2016 Miles Conrad Memorial Lecture that Ms. Marcum delivered at National Federation of Advanced Information Systems (NFAIS)  last month.  In it she argues that “For too long, the “real” library and the digital library have been separate entities, each with its own type of operation and with quite different staffing… this model is simply not sustainable. We need digital library leaders who can ultimately achieve integration of the two and better serve the evolving needs of our users…”

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