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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...

  • Working in the Virtual Stacksby Laura Townsend Kane

    ALA Editions 2011; US$ 38.00

    Written in a warm and personal style, Working in the Virtual Stacks presents an exciting future for librarians, already upon us today! 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...

  • 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...

  • Libraries Serving Dialogueby Odile Dupont

    De Gruyter Saur 2014; US$ 126.00

    This book based on experiences of libraries serving interreligious dialogue, presents themes like library tools serving dialogue between cultures, collections dialoguing, children and young adults dialoguing beyond borders, story telling as dialog, librarians serving interreligious dialogue. more...

  • The New Professional's Toolkitby Bethan Ruddock

    Facet Publishing 2012; US$ 71.92

    A handbook for new information professionals wanting to thrive in their careers. Drawing together the experiences and advice of rising stars in the information world, it covers topics such as: utilizing technologies and social media; generating funding and how to do more with less; and managing people and communication skills. more...

  • Managing in the Middleby Robert Farrell; Kenneth Schlesinger

    American Library Association 2013; US$ 44.00

    Being a middle manager can be a difficult job, but the range of perspectives in this book offer strategies and tips to make it easier. 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...