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  • 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...

  • The Librarian's Guide to Academic Research in the Cloudby Steven Ovadia

    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...

  • Transitioning from Librarian to Middle Managerby Pixey Mosley

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 45.00

    Through her unique perspective the author provides insight into the many different areas of expertise that are required in a good manager. These include how to handle cliques, how to handle the perceived or real excellence of the previous manager, how to handle difficult subordinates, and many others. The aspiring manager, or one recently promoted... 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...

  • 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...

  • Not Your Ordinary Librarianby Ashanti White

    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...

  • Leadership in Librariesby Maha Kumaran

    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...

  • Building Your Library Career with Web 2.0by Julia Gross

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 80.00

    Many professionals in the Library and Information Services (LIS) area are using Web 2.0 to deliver content and reaching out to connect with library users. This book applies these technologies to help shape your own career development plan. Increased online connectivity has opened up new opportunities for professionals to network, learn and grow in... more...

  • Becoming Confident Teachersby Claire McGuinness

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 80.00

    Becoming Confident Teachers examines the teaching role of information professionals at a time of transition and change in higher education. While instruction is now generally accepted as a core library function in the 21st century, librarians often lack sufficient training in pedagogy and instructional design; consequently finding their teaching responsibilities... more...

  • The Art of People Management in Librariesby James McKinlay; Vicki Williamson

    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...