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  • The Agile Librarian's Guide to Thriving in Any Institutionby MICHELYNN MCKNIGHT

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 30.00

    Agile librarians love their work and are appreciated for it. They have expertise in the practice of their profession and in the business of gaining and maintaining influence, as well as in effective marketing and public relations. This useful handbook describes and illustrates proven methods to get your library and information services the attention... more...

  • The Generation X Librarianby Martin K. Wallace; Rebecca Tolley-Stokes; Erik Sean Estep

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 55.00

    Generation X includes individuals born roughly between 1961 and 1981. This generation has faced major advances in technology, environmental degradation, and widening economic injustice, all of which affect libraries and librarians. This collection of critical essays highlights the special challenges that face Generation X librarians. Topics covered... more...

  • Who Will Take Over the Businessby Susan Latremoille; Peter Creaghan; Frank Archibald; Linda Betts; Arnie Cader; Sheila Crummey; Tony Ianni; Steve Landau; Ron Prehogan; Pearl Schusheim

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.95

    As the first wave of Canadian baby boomers retire over the next few years, succession planning will be vital for the long-term survival of many businesses. Canada is about to see a huge transfer of wealth from this generation to the next, yet many businesses struggle to ensure a smooth transition of business management and ownership. For family-owned... more...

  • The Image and Role of the Librarianby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    The Image and Role of the Librarian addresses all aspects of professional identity for librarians, including professional roles, cultural images, popular perceptions, and future trends. The book examines historical representations, stereotypes, and popular culture icons and the role each plays in the relationship between librarian and patron. The book... more...

  • The Laughing Librarianby Jeanette C Smith

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 49.95

    Despite the stodgy stereotypes, libraries and librarians themselves can be quite funny. The spectrum of library humor from sources inside and outside the profession ranges from the subtle wit of the New Yorker to the satire of Mad. This examination of American library humor over the past 200 years covers a wide range of topics and spans the continuum... more...

  • Ambassadors of the Bookby RaphaŽle Mouren

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    What competences are needed for heritage librarians, and how can they be taught? The management of heritage collections requires a unique mix of knowledge and skills, including expertise in preservation and conservation; heritage policies; acquisitions and collection management; bibliographic description; the materiality of books and other collection... more...

  • Vom Fachexperten zum Wissensunternehmerby Wolfgang Reiber

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.99

    Fachexperten werden im Vergleich zu Führungskräften in vielen Unternehmen noch immer stiefmütterlich behandelt. Gleichzeitig hat ihre Bedeutung aufgrund der globalen Marktverhältnisse stark zugenommen. Wettbewerbsentscheidend ist mehr und mehr das Wissen geworden, das in die Produkte und in die zu deren Herstellung notwendigen Prozesse... more...

  • Time and Project Management Strategies for Librariansby Carol Smallwood; Jason Kuhl; Lisa Fraser

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 54.99

    As budgets for libraries continue to shrink, the key challenge facing the 21st century librarian is finding how to do more with less. This book features more than thirty essays that provide valuable tips for the professional who must cope with increasing demands upon their resources. Librarians will get tips on how to identify the most important... more...

  • Job Stress and the Librarianby Carol Smallwood; Linda Burkey Wade

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 55.00

    Practicing academic, public, school and special librarians and LIS faculty in the United States share in this collection practical how-to essays on managing stress as working librarians. Creative methods of diffusing stress are emphasized, adaptive to various types of libraries and job descriptions. The book is divided into several parts: Defusing... more...

  • The Academic Library Directorby Frank Dandraia

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.00

    The Academic Library Director: Reflections on a Position in Transition addresses the changing nature of work and the new demands being placed on academic library directors. The authors' broad range of professional experience offers you unique insight on a management position that is truly in transition. Get inside seasoned professionals' heads to save... more...