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  • Crash Course in Library Supervisionby Dennis C. Tucker; Shelley Elizabeth Mosley

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 30.00

    Managing a small library requires skills in working with personnel, the library board, patrons, and the key people in the community. Understanding these requirements will help the person with no formal education to be a more effective administrator in this setting more...

  • Developing the New Learning Environmentby Philippa Levy; Sue Roberts

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 91.23

    Discussing the librarian's changing learning support role in an educational context, this work challenges thinking in this area as well as offers practice-based advice. It is suitable for practitioners in the higher education and education sectors, including information specialists, learning support professionals, and more. 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...

  • Globalization, culture and social capitalby Stephen O'Connor

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    Some library directors and other leading professionals in the field of library and informa­tion were asked to write about the experiences of taking on a job in another country than their native country. The papers are not academic in a narrow sense of the word, but they form a very coherent and reflective approach to national differences and it is... more...

  • A Handbook of Ethical Practiceby David McMenemy; Alan Poulter; Paul Burton

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 70.00

    This book looks at all of the ethical issues facing information and library professionals in one overarching, and practically-focused, text. As such, it is of great benefit to both practitioners and to LIS students. The focus of the book is two-fold: (1) It contains a detailed discussion of the issues that impact on the day-today practice of information... more...

  • The Image and Role of the Librarianby Linda S Katz

    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...

  • The Information and Knowledge Professional's Career Handbookby Ulla de Stricker; Jill Hurst-Wahl

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 85.00

    The definitive guide to developing and managing a successful career in the information profession: Information Professionals and Knowledge Managers deal with significant challenges in building successful careers for a number of reasons associated with common misperceptions of their expertise and roles. In environments where they must often justify... more...

  • Intercultural Information Ethicsby Ken Himma; Soraj Hongladarom

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This e-book deals with a number of issues, empirical and theoretical, in intercultural information ethics.  The first paper, by Ken Himma, attempts to identify two different intercultural information ethics projects, one normative and one descriptive, and attempts to determine whether an objectivist or intersubjectivist (or relativist) approach... 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 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...