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- Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 36.99
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...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 80.00
The cloud can be a powerful tool for conducting and managing research. The Librarian?s Guide to Academic Research in the Cloud is a practical guide to using cloud services from a librarian?s point of view. As well as discussing how to use various cloud-based services, the title considers the various privacy and data portability issues associated with... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 80.00
When you picture a librarian, what do you imagine? An old white woman with glasses and a prudish disposition? That is the image that many people conjure up when asked to picture a librarian; with 82 per cent of the professional force being female and the average age of a librarian at 45, coupled with popular stereotypical images, it is difficult to... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 80.00
The efforts of ethnic-minority librarians to become leaders in Western libraries are an important topic for any librarian working towards becoming a leader, with issues such as cross-cultural leadership relevant for all aspiring librarians. Leadership in Libraries covers leadership in various areas, provides examples of successful minority leaders... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 75.00
This book presents a series of case studies from systems librarians all over the world. It documents how the profession has changed in recent years with the introduction of new web technologies services such as hosted databases that are supported by vendors rather than in-house, as well as shifts in technology management. New skill sets are constantly... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 80.00
This book examines the difficulties confronting information professionals who, due to financial downturns, technological change, or personal crises, are forced to re-evaluate their career options. It is divided between a case study (based on the author?s own experiences) of career dislocation and eventual career renewal, and several sections that offer... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 85.00
This book explores recent trends in human resource management practices and presents options for their application within the special context of libraries, especially academic and research libraries. It lays out a set of the most pressing HR management issues facing senior library leaders in the context of continuous organisational change in the 21st... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.00
Productivity for Librarians provides tips and tools for organizing, prioritizing and managing time along with reducing stress. The book presents a resources guide for continued learning about and exploration of productivity in relation to individual circumstances featuring motivation, procrastination and time management guidelines. Addressing the unique... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Here is what the experts have to say about the effects of computer applications on selected facets of personnel administration in libraries. Senior library managers, systems librarians, and library educators with a special interest in automation analyze the changes in the workplace that have already occurred and discuss those that will confront library... more...