Front Line Librarianship

Front-Line Librarianship: Life on the Job for Librarians presents a diverse range of observations, viewpoints and useful commentary on the current workplace experiences of librarians and their associates. The book's author presents an unrivalled portrait of front-line librarianship that is based upon his unique experience and voice. Chapters consider workplace matters, the fate of hardcopy books, speechmaking at conferences, the effects of recessions on libraries, continuing education, and corporate gift-giving programs. This book will make an excellent and useful addition to library collections in library science. Tells stories and presents interviews, bringing color and texture to library experience Shows librarianship from the perspective of a long-term practitioner Gives different approaches to a great range of real-life workplace issues

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  • Author : Guy Robertson
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 297 pages
  • ISBN : 0081027788
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Front-Line Librarianship

Front-Line Librarianship
  • Author : Guy Robertson
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 November 2018
GET THIS BOOKFront-Line Librarianship

Front-Line Librarianship: Life on the Job for Librarians presents a diverse range of observations, viewpoints and useful commentary on the current workplace experiences of librarians and their associates. The book's author presents an unrivalled portrait of front-line librarianship that is based upon his unique experience and voice. Chapters consider workplace matters, the fate of hardcopy books, speechmaking at conferences, the effects of recessions on libraries, continuing education, and corporate gift-giving programs. This book will make an excellent and useful addition

Leading Professional Development: Growing Librarians for the Digital Age

Leading Professional Development: Growing Librarians for the Digital Age
  • Author : Mary H. Moen,Sarah A. Buchanan
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 30 November 2020
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This book shows how LIS schools and professional organizations can help information professionals to continue their education after finishing formal programs to keep up with the growing demands of the field. As technology rapidly advances, the need for continuing education increases at an accelerating rate. Within 10–12 years of completing formal education, most information professionals' knowledge and skills become out of date, leaving them only half as able to meet the new demands of the profession. Additionally, the increase in online

Handbook of Research on Library Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Handbook of Research on Library Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Author : Holland, Barbara
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 19 March 2021
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Since the spread of COVID-19, conferences have been canceled, schools have closed, and libraries around the world are facing difficult decisions on which services to offer and how, ranging from minimal restrictions to full closures. Depending on the country, state, or city, a government may have a different approach, sometimes ordering the closure of all institutions, others indicating that it’s business as usual, and others simply leaving decisions up to library directors. All libraries worldwide have been affected, from

Recruiting, Training, and Retention of Science and Technology Librarians

Recruiting, Training, and Retention of Science and Technology Librarians
  • Author : Patricia A. Kreitz,JoAnn DeVries
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 April 2013
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Since the 1950s there has been a persistent shortage of sci-tech librarians, and as more librarians retire or change positions, the prospect looms that the profession will only depopulate further. Tackling this difficult challenge, Recruiting, Training, and Retention of Science and Technology Librarians gathers together into one source the perspectives of top library administrators and managers as well as front-line librarians who present the latest research and practical strategies to find, train, and keep those valuable specialized professionals. This book

Librarianship and Human Rights

Librarianship and Human Rights
  • Author : Toni Samek
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 July 2014
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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 infuse library and information work worldwide into social movements and the global discourse of human rights, they depict library and information workers as political actors, they offer some new

Marketing Your Library's Electronic Resources

Marketing Your Library's Electronic Resources
  • Author : Marie R. Kennedy,Cheryl LaGuardia
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 25 October 2021
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It’s often hard to juggle promoting a library’s e-resources effectively at the same time as building basic visibility within the community it serves. Useful for librarians at any type of institution, this How-To-Do-It Manual guides readers through every step of developing, implementing, and evaluating plans to market e-resources in an approachable and user-friendly way. Kennedy and LaGuardia show how front line librarians can improve awareness of under-utilized resources and increase demand for more of the same, thereby encouraging

The Heart of Librarianship

The Heart of Librarianship
  • Author : Michael Stephens
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 16 May 2016
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Bringing together ideas for practice, supporting evidence from recent research, and insights into what lies ahead, this book will inform and inspire librarians of all types.

Whole Person Librarianship: A Social Work Approach to Patron Services

Whole Person Librarianship: A Social Work Approach to Patron Services
  • Author : Sara K. Zettervall,Mary C. Nienow
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 14 August 2019
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Whole Person Librarianship guides librarians through the practical process of facilitating connections among libraries, social workers, and social services; explains why those connections are important; and puts them in the context of a national movement. • Gain multiple examples of library-social work collaboration to apply in your own library • Learn to articulate reasons librarians benefit from collaboration with social workers and vice versa • Know where to seek partnerships and how to start them • Develop a vision for how collaborations fit into

Defending Professionalism: A Resource for Librarians, Information Specialists, Knowledge Managers, and Archivists

Defending Professionalism: A Resource for Librarians, Information Specialists, Knowledge Managers, and Archivists
  • Author : Bill Crowley
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 15 May 2012
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This book provides overdue guidance for demonstrating and preserving library, information, knowledge, and archival professionalism in American, British, and Canadian communities and organizations.

Digital Rights Management

Digital Rights Management
  • Author : Catherine A. Lemmer,Carla P. Wale
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 02 September 2016
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In a world of users that routinely click “I Agree” buttons, librarians may be the lone voice raising an alert to the privacy, use, and ownership issues arising in connection with the design and implementation of digital rights management (DRM) technologies. DRM reflects the efforts of copyright owners to prevent the illegal distribution of copyrighted material – an admirable goal on its face. A common misunderstanding is that DRM is copyright law. It is not. Rather it is a method of

Spanning the Theory-practice Divide in Library and Information Science

Spanning the Theory-practice Divide in Library and Information Science
  • Author : William A. Crowley,Bill Crowley
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 25 October 2021
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Reveals how practitioners, consultants, and faculty can derive theories from actual experience and use such theories in solving real world problems. Bill Crowley explores why theory, in particular theory developed by university and college faculty, is too little used in the off-campus world. The volume examines the importance of solving the theory irrelevance problem, and drawing on a broad spectrum of research and theoretical insights, it provides suggestions for overcoming the not-so-hidden secret of the academic world - why theory

The Associate University Librarian Handbook

The Associate University Librarian Handbook
  • Author : Bradford Lee Eden
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 25 October 2021
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Although the positions of assistant or associate university librarians and deans are considered a training ground for upward movement in the profession, there are surprisingly very few mentoring experiences available. The Associate University Librarian Handbook: A Resource Guide looks to change that. Covering such topics as managing change, funding, research, career management, and more, this book will be a valuable tool and guide for both those in the position of associate university librarian and for those aspiring to get there.