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  • Managing Change and People in Librariesby Tinker Massey

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 80.00

    Managing Change and People in Libraries is designed to help library staff find options and compromises to personnel and management problems associated with the constant changes faced in libraries today. This text looks at theories of management, how people and processes change the stresses faced, how to analyze problems, find directions for change... 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...

  • Solving Management Problems in Information Servicesby Christine Urquhart

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 50.00

    The book provides a practical approach to solving management problems in information and library services. The aim is to demonstrate that some simple mathematical techniques can be used to make the life of the harassed manager easier and more interesting. Focuses on the problems first, rather than the theory Uses current examples and hot Topics... more...

  • A Handbook of Ethical Practiceby David McMenemy; Alan Poulter; Paul Burton

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 70.00

    This book looks at all of the ethical issues facing information and library professionals in one overarching, and practically-focused, text. As such, it is of great benefit to both practitioners and to LIS students. The focus of the book is two-fold: (1) It contains a detailed discussion of the issues that impact on the day-today practice of information... more...

  • Librarianship and Human Rightsby Toni Samek

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 70.00

    In this book, the reader will encounter a myriad of urgent library and information voices reflecting contemporary local, national, and transnational calls to action on conflicts generated by failures to acknowledge human rights, by struggles for recognition and representation, by social exclusion, and the library institution?s role therein. These voices... more...

  • A Leadership Primer for New Librariansby Suzanne Byke; Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 70.00

    This book provides strategies and practical tips for leadership development in the field of librarianship. With the increase of both new graduates entering the field and upcoming retirements, there is a foreseeable gap in library leadership. Many early-career librarians will move into roles they are not ready for and others will find themselves having... 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$ 133.00

    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.They... more...

  • An Introduction To Staff Development In Academic Librariesby Elizabeth Connor

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 45.95

    An indispensible 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...

  • Human Resources for Resultsby Jeanne Goodrich; Paula M. Singer

    ALA Editions 2007; US$ 60.00

    Expanding on the highly effective PLA Results Series, Goodrich and Singer offer PLA colleagues a strategic approach to the human resources (HR) function in the library. The book focuses on a variety of possible projects and how to staff them, allowing each library to decide where and how to focus their attention. It includes everything needed to deploy... more...