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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Personnel Administration in an Automated Environmentby Philip E Leinbach

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Digital Preservation - Part IIby Bradford Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    This is the second of two ebooks dealing with digital preservation. more...