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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...

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

    American Library Association 2014; US$ 56.00

    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; 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...

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

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 45.00

    ? Practical advice from expert advocates ? Step-by-step guidance for developing an advocacy program ? A comprehensive glossary of terms ? An examination of the proactive role of school librarians in successful advocacy initiatives more...