Supervising Staff

Author: Marcia Trotta
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
ISBN: 9781555705244
Size: 29.31 MB
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Supervising Staff. Offers tips on managing people, including discussion of the supervisor's role, running work teams, implementing change, managing crisis, and using performance appraisals effectively.

Library And Information Science

Author: Michael F. Bemis
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838911854
Size: 69.52 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Library And Information Science. This unique annotated bibliography is a complete, up-to-date guide to sources of information on library science, covering recent books, monographs, periodicals and websites, and selected works of historical importance. In addition to compiling an invaluable list of sources, Bemis digs deeper, examining the strengths and weaknesses of key works. A boon to researchers and practitioners alike, this bibliography Includes coverage of subjects as diverse and vital as the history of librarianship, its development as a profession, the ethics of information science, cataloging, reference work, and library architecture Encompasses encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, photographic surveys, statistical publications, and numerous electronic sources, all categorized by subject Offers appendixes detailing leading professional organizations and publishers of library and information science literature This comprehensive bibliography of English-language resources on librarianship, the only one of its kind, will prove invaluable to scholars, students, and anyone working in the field.

Staffing The Modern Library

Author: John M. Cohn
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
ISBN: 9781555705114
Size: 52.85 MB
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Staffing The Modern Library. Describes the effect new computer technology has on the staffing of a library and includes information on job descriptions, competency-based staffing, and outsourcing.

Building And Managing E Book Collections

Author: Richard Kaplan
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 1555707769
Size: 80.17 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Building And Managing E Book Collections. This book provides an overview and analysis of current and emerging trends of the use and development of the e-book. Readers will learn best practices to guide them in developing library policies and procedures involving the acquisition, purchase, collection development, cataloguing and retention of e-books.

Resume Writing And Interviewing Techniques That Work

Author: Robert R. Newlen
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
ISBN: 9781555705381
Size: 77.28 MB
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Resume Writing And Interviewing Techniques That Work. Intended for those who are starting a career as a librarian, moving, or looking for a new job, this book includes topics, such as: mapping out a strategy for navigating the interview process by researching organizations; rehearsing; dressing for success; developing questions to ask interviewers; etiquette; speaking about yourself; and more.

American Reference Books Annual Vol 38 2007

Author: Shannon Graff Hysell
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591585251
Size: 23.18 MB
Format: PDF
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American Reference Books Annual Vol 38 2007 . For the past three decades, ARBA has kept librarians up to date on the latest reference materials by providing high-quality, critical reviews. The 2007 edition of ARBA continues this great tradition by providing users with access to 1,600-plus reviews of both print and online resources, written by more than 400 academic, public, and school librarians who are experts in their field. With coverage of nearly 500 subject disciplines, ranging from the social sciences and humanities to science and technology, users are guaranteed to find information on the latest resources available in the areas they are most trying to expand their collection. With ARBA in hand, collection development librarians can manage their library's high standards of quality, and make the best use of their budget.

Running A Small Library

Author: John A. Moorman
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
ISBN: 9781555705497
Size: 74.28 MB
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Running A Small Library. Provides information on the services, activities, and issues facing small public, college, community college, school, and special libraries.

Achieving Diversity

Author: Barbara I. Dewey
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
Size: 29.21 MB
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Achieving Diversity. Barbara Dewey and Loretta Parham join 50 other librarians, including Tracie Hall, Emma Bradford Perry, and Hannelore B. Rader, to explore one of the major issues facing the profession-diversity. This innovative guide explores how librarians can ensure that their services, staff, and collections truly reflect our multicultural society. Chapters cover strategic planning; recruiting and retaining minorities; reaching out to new users; marketing to underrepresented populations; building collections for marginalized groups; overcoming the digital divide; assessment; and other important topics. The contributors provide numerous forms and documents including library diversity plans; residency and intern job descriptions; recruitment materials; programming plans and documents; and web resources. With guidance drawn from real experience in public and academic libraries, this unique guide will help to make diversity a reality in libraries.

Reference And Information Services An Introduction 5th Edition

Author: Linda C. Smith
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440836973
Size: 38.36 MB
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Reference And Information Services An Introduction 5th Edition. Thoroughly updated, this is the essential guide to one of the most fundamental fields in the library profession. It links you—and through you, your patrons—to the significant changes that have occurred in reference and information sciences with emphasis on the growth of digital content. • Provides a comprehensive text edited by two highly regarded experts in reference and academic librarianship, Linda C. Smith and Melissa A. Wong, with chapters written by some of the best minds in the library science field • Includes newly updated information that reflects today's realities in reference service with an indication of how reference service may be provided to meet changing patron needs in the future • Encompasses the effective use of print sources, free online sources, and fee-based sources • Features individual chapters that can be used for in-service staff training or in student course packs