Career path: Leadership and management

Effective leadership and management skills are crucial for libraries and other information institutions to ensure services, resources and programs meet the needs of a diverse range of communities. Leadership involves creating a vision, supporting staff to achieve the collective vision, engaging with community stakeholders and advocating for the library. Management skills entail budgeting, resource allocation, staff supervision and overseeing the day-to-day operations of libraries. This career pathway prepares information professionals for various levels of involvement in the leadership and management of libraries and information institutions. 

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