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  • Active Learning Techniques for Librariansby Andrew Walsh; Padma Inala

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.00

    A practical work outlining the theory and practice of using active learning techniques in library settings. It explains the theory of active learning and argues for its importance in our teaching and is illustrated using a large number of examples of techniques that can be easily transferred and used in teaching library and information skills to a... more...

  • The Information and Knowledge Professional's Career Handbookby Ulla de Stricker; Jill Hurst-Wahl

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 85.00

    The definitive guide to developing and managing a successful career in the information profession: Information Professionals and Knowledge Managers deal with significant challenges in building successful careers for a number of reasons associated with common misperceptions of their expertise and roles. In environments where they must often justify... 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...

  • Recovery, Reframing, and Renewalby Oliver Cutshaw

    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...

  • 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...

  • Productivity for Librariansby Samantha Hines

    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...

  • The Image and Role of the Librarianby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    Get a unique insight into the image problems librarians face! The Image and Role of the Librarian addresses all aspects of professional identity for librarians, including professional roles, cultural images, popular perceptions, and future trends. The book examines historical representations, stereotypes, and popular culture icons and the role each... more...

  • Personnel Administration in an Automated Environmentby Philip E Leinbach

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    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...

  • Ambassadors of the Bookby RaphaŽle Mouren

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    What competences are needed for heritage librarians, and how can they be taught? The management of heritage collections requires a unique mix of knowledge and skills, including expertise in preservation and conservation; heritage policies; acquisitions and collection management; bibliographic description; the materiality of books and other... more...