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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Activism and the School Librarian: Tools for Advocacy and Survivalby Deborah Levitov

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 45.00

    School libraries provide an essential service to the community, but without proper funding few libraries stand a chance to maintain the resources they offer—or to survive at all. School librarians can play an instrumental role in the survival of their programs. This how-to book provides school librarians with effective advocacy and activism strategies... more...

  • The Age Demographics of Academic Librariansby Stanley Wilder

    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...

  • 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 Raphaële Mouren

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 142.99

    Die International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) ist der führende internationale Dachverband, der die Interessen von Bibliotheken und Informationsdiensten und ihren Nutzern vertritt. Sie ist das weltweite Sprachrohr der Bibliotheks- und Informationsberufe. In der Reihe IFLA Publications wird eine Vielzahl... 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...

  • Beyond Degreesby Guy St. Clair; Lauren Albert

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 196.00

    This book gives a unique view of the current hot topic of continuing professional development / lifelong learning in the information services environment. It aims to provide the reader with guidelines for conceptualizing, designing and measuring successful programmes for professionel learning, staff development and professional growth in the organization. more...