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  • An Overview of the Changing Role of the Systems Librarianby Edward Iglesias

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 75.00

    This book presents a series of case studies from systems librarians all over the world. It documents how the profession has changed in recent years with the introduction of new web technologies services such as hosted databases that are supported by vendors rather than in-house, as well as shifts in technology management. New skill sets are constantly... 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 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...

  • Personnel Administration in an Automated Environmentby Philip E Leinbach

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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$ 84.95

    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$ 84.95

    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$ 69.95

    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 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...

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

    American Library Association 2014; Not Available

    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...