Research Profile: Dr. Bill Fisher

Dr. Bill Fisher
Professor

Statement of Research Interests & Experience

Management, leadership, evidence-based practice, professional education

Possible PhD Thesis Topic Areas

  • Management
  • Leadership
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Professional education

Ten Representative Publications

  • Fisher, W. (with Lisa Rosenblum) (2008). Now what do I do? Some reflections on becoming a first-time public library director. Library Management & Administration 22(1): 15-23.
  • Fisher, W. (with Dav Robertson) (2007) Evidence-based management as a tool for special libraries. Evidence Based Library & Information Practice 2(4): 36-45.
  • Fisher, W. (with Eric Berlin) (2004) Two thumbs up: A survey of librarian-book reviewers. Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services 28(3): 312-34.
  • Fisher, W. (2003). Now you see it; Now you don't: The elusive nature of electronic Information. Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services 27(4):463-72.
  • Fisher, W. (with Eli Edwards) (2003). Trust, teamwork, and tokenism: Another perspective on diversity in libraries. Library Administration & Management 17(1):21-27.
  • Fisher, W. (2003). The electronic resources librarian position: A public services phenomenon? Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services 27(1):3-17.
  • Fisher, W. (2001). Impact of organizational structure on acquisitions and collection development. Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services 25(4): 409-14.
  • Fisher, W. (2001). Core competencies for the acquisition librarian. Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services 25(2): 179-90.
  • Fisher, W. (1999). When write is Wrong: Is All Our Professional literature on the same page? Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services 23(1):61-72.
  • Fisher, W. (1998). Terminator 2: Library education; the issue that wouldn't die. Library Acquisitions: Practice & Theory 22(1):31-34.

Professional Memberships & Related Matters

I have been a member of the American Library Association, Association of Library & Information Science Educators, and the Special Libraries Association.

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