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E. J. Josey: Transformational Leader of the Modern Library Profession

by Renate Chancellor Rowman and Littlefield
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Hbk 166 pages
AU$139.99 NZ$142.60
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This book examines the life and career of librarian, educator and activist E.J Josey. During Josey's professional life, which spanned fifty-five years, he worked as a librarian (1953-1966), an administrator of library services (1966-1986), and as a professor of library science (1986-1995).

1. Journey Towards Leadership
2. A Dreamer with a Tiny Spark
3. Early Career: The Transformation Begins
4. A Leader Rises Up
5. A Model for Leadership in LIS
6. Legacy of A Transformative Leader

Renate Chancellor is Associate Professor of Library and Information Science at Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. She received her Master's and Ph.D. in Information Studies from UCLA. Her research focuses on human information behavior, and social justice in Library and Information Science.
She has published articles in journals including Journal of History and Culture, The Law Library Journal and the Journal of Education for Library and Information Science. Dr. Chancellor has also published articles on libraries as pivotal community spaces in times of crises, digital rights management and intellectual property rights law. As the head of the law librarianship program of study, she teaches several courses including but not limited to, Legal Research, The Information Professions in Society, Human Information Behavior, Oral History and Visions of Italy.
Professionally active in the Association for Library and Information Science Education. (ALISE), the American Library Association (ALA) and several other professional library organizations, Dr. Chancellor is the recipient of the 2012 ALISE/Norman Horrocks Leadership Award and the 2014 ALISE Excellence in Teaching Award.