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When librarians lead with purpose, we can never become obsolete…

About BLL

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Library Leadership Resources

Between podcast episodes that combine insightful tips and conversations with any kind of library leader you can imagine, and essays that seek to explore all aspects of successful library leadership, Better Library Leaders is your first and last stop for finding the information you need to not just become a better librarian, but a better library leader.

Explore BLL Podcast & Blog

A podcast, blog, and community exploring the elements of great libraries and great library leaders.

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Read the Blog

Prefer the good old-fashioned written word? (Well, as old-fashioned as bits and bytes flying through glass tubes at nearly light-speed can be, anyway. ) Explore my blog, where I explore every imaginable area of library leadership, from smooth day-to-day management to coaching and developing your team, to preparing your library to remain a central community resource for decades to come.

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Want a place to chat about library leadership with your colleagues? At the Better Library Leaders Facebook community, you will find links to new posts and podcast episodes, interesting news items from all over the library world, and hundreds of other library leaders ready to chat, answer your leadership questions, or just have a little fun.

About Better Library Leaders

I’m an academic librarian with a PhD in Higher Ed Leadership and more than a decade of experience in librarianship. But you don’t care about that. You want to learn how Better Library Leaders can serve your needs. Click onward to find out. 🙂

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