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  • Academic Librarian: Singing in the Rain Part 2by Steve O'Connor

    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...

  • Academic Librarianship by Designby Steven J. Bell; John D. Shank

    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...

  • The Academic Library Directorby Frank Dandraia

    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...

  • Adapting to changeby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

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  • The Age Demographics of Academic Librariansby Stanley Wilder

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    Since 1990 the average age of academic librarians dramatically increased. How will this trend affect your library? What are the possible repercussions when the aging library staff begin to retire? The Age Demographics of Academic Librarians: A Profession Apart will provide you with insights on this important demographic issue and what you can do to... more...

  • The Agile Librarian's Guide to Thriving in Any Institutionby MICHELYNN MCKNIGHT

    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...

  • 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 collection... 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...

  • Be a Great Bossby Catherine Hakala-Ausperk

    ALA Editions 2011; US$ 40.00

    To help library managers improve their skills and acumen, renowned speaker and trainer Hakala-Ausperk presents a handy self-study guide to the dynamic role of being a boss. 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...