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

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

Mobile Devices and the Library

Mobile Devices and the Library
  • Author : Joe Murphy
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 January 2014
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Mobile devices are the 'it' technology, and everyone wants to know how to apply them to their environments. This book brings together the best examples and insights for implementing mobile technology in libraries. Chapters cover a wide variety of the most important tools and procedures from developing applications to marketing and augmented reality. Readers of this volume will get complete and timely knowledge of library applications for handheld devices. The Handheld Librarian conferences have been a centrepiece of learning about

Personalising Library Services in Higher Education

Personalising Library Services in Higher Education
  • Author : Mr Andy Priestner,Mrs Elizabeth Tilley
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release : 28 October 2012
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In an economic climate where cuts are becoming the norm, a boutique library service may seem a contradiction. In some academic libraries the trend is still towards centralisation programmes or offering generic services. However, the student as the customer now has an even greater vested interest in the learning process as their financial commitment increases and they are demanding better services. Personalised library services are tailored with a specific clientele in mind and will provide the enhanced service demanded by

Twenty-first Century Access Services

Twenty-first Century Access Services
  • Author : Michael J. Krasulski (Jr.),Trevor A. Dawes
  • Publisher : Assoc of College and Research
  • Release : 08 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKTwenty-first Century Access Services

Access services departments in academic libraries are literally and metaphorically at the front line of 21st century academic librarianship and in both tangible and intangible ways these departments, with their circulation desk roots, are making great strides to facilitate access in an ever changing higher education landscape. Access services departments are expanding their portfolios to include electronic reserves (e-reserves), increased cooperative and shared services, facilities management, assessment initiatives, e-book lending initiatives, and copyright management. The ten chapters in this book

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

How to Thrive as a Solo Librarian

How to Thrive as a Solo Librarian
  • Author : Carol Smallwood,Melissa J. Clapp
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 16 September 2011
GET THIS BOOKHow to Thrive as a Solo Librarian

How to Thrive as a Solo Librarian is a compilation of chapters by librarians offering advice to colleagues who must work alone or with very limited help. The contributors come from schools and colleges, special and corporate archives, public libraries, and seasoned LIS faculty across the United States and abroad who are familiar with the vigor, dedication, and creativity necessary for solo librarians. As noted in the Foreword, "In many ways, solo librarianship demands more communication and collaboration than librarians

Academic E-Books

Academic E-Books
  • Author : Suzanne M. Ward,Robert S. Freeman,Judith M. Nixon
  • Publisher : Purdue University Press
  • Release : 15 November 2015
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E-Books in Academic Libraries: Stepping Up to the Challenge provides readers with a view of the changing and emerging roles of electronic books in higher education. The three main sections contain contributions by experts in the publisher/vendor arena, as well as by librarians who report on both the challenges of offering and managing e-books and on the issues surrounding patron use of e-books. The case study section offers perspectives from seven different sizes and types of libraries whose librarians

Librarianship and Human Rights

Librarianship and Human Rights
  • Author : Toni Samek,Kenneth D. Gariepy
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 14 February 2007
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Uniquely written from the library and information professional's perspective, this book brings together a number of important international human rights conflicts in which libraries play an important role. This book's approach to library and information work is grounded in practical, critical social action, and it challenges the notion that libraries should remain neutral in the context of war, revolution, and social change.

Robertson on Library Security and Disaster Planning

Robertson on Library Security and Disaster Planning
  • Author : Guy Robertson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 29 January 2016
GET THIS BOOKRobertson on Library Security and Disaster Planning

Robertson on Library Security and Disaster Planning presents a collection of highly-cited, author published articles on security and disaster planning for libraries. The book represents the only place where these articles are compiled, making it a go-to volume for practitioners. It includes topics covering all aspects of preparation and response, along with articles drawn from library journals, including Feliciter, Canadian Insurance, Disaster Recovery Journal, and Canadian Bookseller. The book represents a wealth of the author's experience and expertise garnered during