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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
This is the second part of special issue which contains papers from the second 'Academic librarian' conference: 'Singing in the rain' held March 2010 which focuses on the role of academic libraries in the future. more...
- ALA Editions 2007; US$ 55.00
Change is unfolding at a furious pace for academic librarians, where even predictions of obsolescence abound. This new vision for designing the future of academic libraries enables librarians to become indispensable partners in the college teaching endeavor by integrating themselves into the instructional process. Learn why enhanced capabilities in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.00
The Academic Library Director: Reflections on a Position in Transition addresses the changing nature of work and the new demands being placed on academic library directors. The authors?broad range of professional experience offers you unique insight on a management position that is truly in transition. Get inside seasoned professionals?heads to save... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
The Age Demographics of Academic Librarians: A Profession Apart discusses the current demographics of librarianship in North America and examines how a huge retiree rate will affect the profession. With the average age of librarians increasing dramatically since 1990, this book examines the changes that will have to take place in your library, such... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 30.00
Agile librarians love their work and are appreciated for it. They have expertise in the practice of their profession and in the business of gaining and maintaining influence, as well as in effective marketing and public relations. This useful handbook describes and illustrates proven methods to get your library and information services the attention... more...
- De Gruyter Saur 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 collection... more...
- 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...