Four iSchool Students Published in Recent Issue of Library Management


Four San José State University School of Information students have been published in the most recent issue of Library Management, a peer-reviewed journal. All four are students in the school’s Executive MLIS program.

Photo of Claire Brisson-BanksClaire Brisson-Banks, genealogist in Salt Lake City, Utah, analyzes models of change and transition in Managing Change and Transitions: A Comparison of Different Models and Their Commonalities. Full citation:

Brisson-Banks, C. (2010). Managing change and transitions: A comparison of different models and their commonalities. Library Management, 31(4/5), 241-252. doi: 10.1108/01435121011046317

Photo of Scott HargroveScott Hargrove, Senior Manager of Information Technology at the Fraser Valley Regional Library in Abbotsford, British Columbia, evaluates interest-based bargaining’s value in unionized libraries in Interest-based Bargaining: Achieving Improved Relationships through Collaboration. Full citation:

Hargrove, S. (2010). Interest-based bargaining: Achieving improved relationships through collaboration. Library Management, 31(4/5), 229-240. doi: 10.1108/01435121011046308

Photo of Kathy PennellKathy Pennell, Library District Director in North Las Vegas, Nevada, examines the importance of flexible job descriptions in The Role of Flexible Job Descriptions in Succession Management. Full citation:

Pennell, K. (2010). The role of flexible job descriptions in succession management. Library Management, 31(4/5), 279-290. doi: 10.1108/01435121011046344

Photo of Jo RolfeJo Rolfe, who works full-time at the Ventura County Library in addition to being an art history instructor at Ventura College, discusses the importance of coaching for library employees in Change is a Constant Requiring a Coach. Full citation:

Rolfe, J. (2010). Change is a constant requiring a coach. Library Management, 31(4/5), 291-303. doi: 10.1108/01435121011046353

All of these articles can be found in the Emerald Management database, which SJSU SLIS students have access to.