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Mission Bell Media publishes print and digital media for the library market with a focus on leadership. Publishing authoritative and empowering leadership content for libraries worldwide.


Peak Series 2015

MBM Peak Series, career-enhancing titles created for the library community. Going beyond the prescriptive how-to, each of our titles collects creative, smart voices offering authentic enrichment for all librarians.

“The Peak Series gives a much-needed perspective of modern leadership in the library, an important and inspiring contribution to both the profession and library literature.”

— Courtney L. Young, Librarian and Professor of Women's Studies, Penn State Greater Allegheny; Immediate Past President, American Library Association

Crucible Moments: Inspiring Library Leadership

Steven Bell, Editor
Associate University Librarian for Research and Instructional Services Temple University Libraries — Preview book here.

Publication Date: January 2016
Pages: Approx. 225

Price: $39.99
Trim size: 6” x 9” (paperback)
ISBN: 978-0-9907300-5-7

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This well-crafted collection shares the stories of high-profile librarians and their journey in leadership. Most often, these leadership roles weren’t by design, but rather living through defining crucible moments in their career. Interesting, candid and inspiring, these stories offer encouragement, guidance and humor. Appropriate for academic, public and school libraries.

Contributors include: Jose Aguinaga, Steven Bell, Char Booth, Peter Bromberg, Trevor Dawes, Patrick Dawson, Irene Herold, Eboni Johnson, Joshua Kim, Brian Matthews, Kenley Neufeld, Erin Smith, Maureen Sullivan and Rosalind Tedford.

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