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  • Developing the New Learning Environmentby Philippa Levy; Sue Roberts

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 91.22

    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$ 91.22

    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...

  • 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...

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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$ 182.00

    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...