Leadership Reflections: Advisory Bodies
Journal of Library Administration
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An important component of librarianship is the connection between a library and its community. Advisory committees or boards are a valuable tools for a leader to manage this connection and provides a leader with external expertise that can make a significant impact on a library community. However, advisory bodies need to be established for specific purposes and require a significant time commitment to ensure that members are contributing in a meaningful way. There are cautions in working with advisory bodies but the benefits of tapping into the potential benefits are worth the time and effort in working with community volunteers. © 2017 The Author(s). Published with license by Taylor & Francis © 2017, © Maggie Farrell.
Leadership Reflections: Advisory Bodies.
Journal of Library Administration, 57(8),