This book is highly recommended for those with an interest in human resource management in libraries. Although the book focuses on academic libraries, the insights provided could be useful to all types of libraries. The varying nature of the chapters in this book would be beneficial for those in administrative and human resource positions, for students learning about the profession, and for those working within the profession. A quote by Sheila Creth in chapter 10 provides the best summary of this book: “The greatest opportunity for success in any academic library lies with the staff. As one colleague observed, our most valuable resource goes home every night”
Blessinger, Kelly D., "Human Resource Management in Today's Academic Library: Meeting Challenges and Creating Opportunities." (2005). Faculty Publications. 49.