Empowerment and Partnership — Is it Possible in the Academic Library?


  • Bożena Jaskowska


The paper presents the idea of empowerment and partnership in the academic library. Some differences between classic and empowerment management and some important features of leadership are also pointed out in the study. Difficulties as well as benefits of participation in an academic library are shown in the second part of the paper. There are many areas in the academic library where empowerment and partnership could be successfully implemented in the management process.

Author Biography

Bożena Jaskowska

Reference librarian in the Department of Information Science at the Library at Rzeszów University as well as lecturer of information science in the University of Information and Management in Rzeszów