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  • 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...

  • Personnel Administration in an Automated Environmentby Philip E Leinbach

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Developing the New Learning Environmentby Philippa Levy; Sue Roberts

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 87.92

    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$ 87.92

    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 Academic Librarianby Rebeca Peacock; Jill Wurm

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 55.00

    The new essays on today's academic librarians examine above all their functions and responsibilities--since these have greatly changed just in recent years, especially in matters of technology. These librarians/essayists step away from yesterday's stereotypes and explain at length their new roles. From digital resources and special collections,... more...