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- Facet Publishing 2012; US$ 75.24
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...
- American Library Association 2015; US$ 40.00
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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
Selected papers from the Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa Library and Information Associations (SCECSAL) XIX, 2010Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
This ebook contains six of the best papers that are extracted from the Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa Library and Information Associations (SCECSAL) XIX Proceedings. The theme of the conference was Enhancing Democracy and Good Governance through Effective Information and Knowledge Services. This theme was considered... more...