Library Leadership & Management

In the traditional library, hierarchical organization and management reign. In the transformed library, management now serve as team leaders, and technical knowledge is more diffused. Librarians are encouraged to lead at any level and to innovate and experiment.

Leadership Institute logoALA Leadership Institute
A unique new leadership development program for future library leaders.

Emerging Leaders logoEmerging Leaders
Newer library workers get to participate in problem-solving and networking, while gaining an inside look into ALA structure.

image of a whistle to represent mentoring opportunitiesMentoring Opportunities
Helping newer librarians to develop specific skills and knowledge, and introducing the more experienced professional to fresh ideas.

Leadership skillls iconGrow Your Leadership Skills
Resources for eight aspects of leadership.