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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Romance of Librariesby Madeleine Lefebvre; Michael Gorman

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 31.99

    In the halls of knowledge, amidst the towering stacks of books, more than just facts and fiction await. The Romance of Libraries is a collection of true accounts of emotional attachments formed in and with libraries and the library field. Madeleine J. Lefebvre has gathered personal narratives from around the world from people who work in or use libraries.... more...

  • The New Academic Librarianby Rebeca Peacock; Jill Wurm

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

    The new essays on today's academic librarians examine above all their functions and responsibilities--since these have greatly changed just in recent years, especially in matters of technology. These librarians/essayists step away from yesterday's stereotypes and explain at length their new roles. From digital resources and special collections,... more...

  • Developing the New Learning Environmentby Philippa Levy; Sue Roberts

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 87.92

    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...

  • Supervising and Leading Teams in ILSby Barbara Allan

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 87.92

    Provides a practical guide to supervisory skills, suitable for team leaders and supervisors in library and information work. Illustrated by examples and case studies from different types of ILS, this book offers self-assessment audits and other activities to enable the reader to relate the tools and techniques to their own work situation. more...

  • Managing Stress and Conflict in Librariesby Sheila Pantry

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 79.92

    Defines what should and should not be tolerated in a healthy and safe working environment. This title introduces the reporting procedures and communication skills leading to conflict resolution, enabling both employees and managers to consider situations consistently, based on risk assessment previously carried out. more...

  • Taking Charge of Your Careerby Joanna Ptolomey

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 90.00

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