While negotiating is a much-needed skill for information professionals and managers to possess, there is often hesitation to attempt it. Managers and leaders frequently find themselves maneuvering through a variety of situations such as obtaining buy-in, defending library resources and services, and resolving conflicts.
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Libraries are in a prime position to facilitate relationships throughout their communities, whether by partnering with local businesses and schools, engaging city departments, or collaborating with other libraries and librarians.
While hearing a patron or student say that Wikipedia is their go-to resource may cause many librarians to shudder in dismay, libraries and Wikipedia happen to share a common goal - to provide free and open access to information for all.