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  • 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...

  • The New Information Professionalby Sue Myburgh

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 70.00

    This books looks at the role of the information professional in the changing environment in which they now work. Information professionals find themselves in a paradoxical situation: there is increased interest in information and its management, stimulated by the Internet, and, simultaneously, diminished recognition by employers and the public at large... more...

  • The Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Knowby Kenneth J. Varnum

    American Library Association 2014; Not Available

    While it's inspiring to ponder the libraries of the 22nd century, it's a lot more practical to think ahead to the next five years. That's just what Varnum and his hand-picked team of contributors have done, showing library technology staff and administrators where to invest time and money to receive the greatest benefits. more...

  • Reading and the Reference Librarianby Juris Dilevko; Lisa Gottlieb

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2003; US$ 49.95

    Reference librarians are no longer expected to know much about the information they find; they are merely expected to find it. Technological competency rather than knowledge has become the order of the day. In many respects, reference service has become a matter of typing search terms into a library's online catalog or a web search engine and providing... more...

  • New on the Jobby Hilda K. Weisburg; Ruth Toor

    American Library Association 2015; Not Available

    From job search strategies and discovering work philosophy to the nitty-gritty details of creating acceptable use policies, this revised and updated edition, which includes a new foreword from Sarah Kelly Johns, shares the joys and perils of the profession along with a wealth of practical advice from decades of experience in school library programs. more...

  • Activism and the School Librarian: Tools for Advocacy and Survivalby Deborah Levitov

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 45.00

    School libraries provide an essential service to the community, but without proper funding few libraries stand a chance to maintain the resources they offer?or to survive at all. School librarians can play an instrumental role in the survival of their programs. This how-to book provides school librarians with effective advocacy and activism strategies... more...

  • Libraries Serving Dialogueby Odile Dupont

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.19

    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...

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    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

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  • Continuing Professional Development: Pathways to Leadership in the Library and Information Worldby Ann Ritchie; Clare Walker

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 112.27

    These papers focus on the topic of leadership in the library and information professions, providing an overview of institutes, programs and activities occurring around the world. Some are described in detail, outlining learning objectives, structure, recruitment and evaluation strategies; others summarise national and international initiatives.... more...

  • An Introduction To Staff Development In Academic Librariesby Elizabeth Connor

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 45.95

    An indispensable resource for librarians of all roles, the case studies in An Introduction to Staff Development in Academic Libraries demonstrate the necessity and value of integrating the library's mission statement and strategic plan with bold approaches to staff orientation, training, mentoring, and development. more...