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Selected papers from the Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa Library and Information Associations (SCECSAL) XIX, 2010Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
This ebook contains six of the best papers that are extracted from the Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa Library and Information Associations (SCECSAL) XIX Proceedings. The theme of the conference was Enhancing Democracy and Good Governance through Effective Information and Knowledge Services. This theme was considered... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
Get a unique insight into the image problems librarians face! 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... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00
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... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 133.00
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...
- Facet Publishing 2012; US$ 76.01
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...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 62.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...