Supervising Staff

Author: Marcia Trotta
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
ISBN: 9781555705244
Size: 32.91 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: 16.83 MB
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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.

Building And Managing E Book Collections

Author: Richard Kaplan
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 1555707769
Size: 23.86 MB
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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.

American Reference Books Annual Vol 38 2007

Author: Shannon Graff Hysell
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591585251
Size: 78.96 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Reference And Information Services An Introduction 5th Edition

Author: Linda C. Smith
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440836973
Size: 22.60 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

Hiring Training And Supervising Library Shelvers

Author: Patricia Tunstall
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838910106
Size: 43.42 MB
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Hiring Training And Supervising Library Shelvers. How do you find good library shelvers and keep them for more than a few months? Tunstall gives practical advice to help you do just that with a complete overview on how to hire, test, train, and retain shelvers.

Communicating Professionally Third Edition

Author: Catherine Sheldrick Ross
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 1555709087
Size: 58.84 MB
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Communicating Professionally Third Edition. An updated and expanded version of the training guide Booklist called "one of the most valuable professional publications to come off the presses in a long time," the new third edition of Communicating Professionally is completely revised with new sections outlining the opportunities offered by contemporary communication media. With more resource information on cross-cultural communication, including new applications of communication principles and the latest research-based material on communication in general, this comprehensive manual covers Fundamental skills such as listening, speaking, and writing Reading others’ nonverbal behavior How to integrate skills, with tips for practicing Sense-making, a theory of information as communication Common interactions like speaking one-on-one, working in groups, and giving presentations Training others in communication skills, including a special section on technology-based training

Recruitment Development And Retention Of Information Professionals Trends In Human Resources And Knowledge Management

Author: Pankl, Elisabeth
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1615206027
Size: 13.46 MB
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Recruitment Development And Retention Of Information Professionals Trends In Human Resources And Knowledge Management. "This book offers disparate yet important perspectives of various information professionals pertaining to recruitment, retention and career development of individuals within organizations"--Provided by publisher.

Introduction To Health Sciences Librarianship

Author: M. Sandra Wood
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136614370
Size: 59.63 MB
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Introduction To Health Sciences Librarianship. Get the foundational knowledge about health sciences librarianship. The general term “health sciences libraries” covers a wide range of areas beyond medical libraries, such as biomedical, nursing, allied health, pharmacy, and others. Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship provides a sound foundation to all aspects of these types of libraries to students and librarians new to the field. This helpful guide provides a helpful overview of the health care environment, technical services, public services, management issues, academic health sciences, hospital libraries, health informatics, evidence-based practice, and more. This text provides crucial information every beginning and practicing health sciences librarian needs—all in one volume. Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship presents some of the most respected librarians and educators in the field, each discussing important aspects of librarianship, including technical services, public services, administration, special services, and special collections. This comprehensive volume provides all types of librarians with helpful general, practical, and theoretical knowledge about this profession. The book’s unique "A Day in the Life of . . . " feature describes typical days of health sciences librarians working in special areas such as reference or consumer health, and offers anyone new to the field a revealing look at what a regular workday is like. The text is packed with useful figures, screen captures, tables, and references. Topics discussed in Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship include: overview of health sciences libraries health environment collection development of journals, books, and electronic resources organization of health information access services information services and information retrieval information literacy health informatics management of academic health sciences libraries management and issues in hospital libraries library space planning specialized services Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship provides essential information for health sciences librarians, medical librarians, beginning and intermediate level health sciences/medical librarians, and any health sciences librarian wishing to review the field. This crucial volume belongs in every academic health sciences library, hospital library, specialized health library, biomedical library, and academic library.

Mentoring In The Library

Author: Marta K. Lee
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838935931
Size: 13.63 MB
Format: PDF
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Mentoring In The Library. "With librarians at all levels in mind, noted reference librarian and researcher Marta Lee offers her ideas for an experience with establishing a formal mentoring process at the library"--Cover page 4.