Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

March 2007


Discusses strategies for managers supporting new academic librarians in their pursuit of scholarship. Advice includes types of support that are worthwhile, including collegiality, communication, conference travel, the need for active, positive recognition and the pivotal role of office space. The article draws from interdisciplinary sources in the literature and personal experience in interviewing, hiring, writing, editing and mentoring.



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