International Librarianship at Home and Abroad

International Librarianship at Home and Abroad examines both the concept and reality of international librarianship. The intent of this book is not to glorify international librarianship, but to instead explore different ways that international librarianship might be understood and practiced. The book seeks to enrich and improve the everyday work done by librarians both at home and abroad in areas such as collection management, library services, and learning styles and techniques. Describes familiar librarian work, such as resource sharing, weeding and distance reference services Explores features and how they contribute to, and reflect, international librarianship Offers further examples on how to incorporate more explicit elements of international librarianship into home library practice

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  • Author : Karen Bordonaro
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 208 pages
  • ISBN : 0081018975
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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International Librarianship at Home and Abroad

International Librarianship at Home and Abroad
  • Author : Karen Bordonaro
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 11 May 2017
GET THIS BOOKInternational Librarianship at Home and Abroad

International Librarianship at Home and Abroad examines both the concept and reality of international librarianship. The intent of this book is not to glorify international librarianship, but to instead explore different ways that international librarianship might be understood and practiced. The book seeks to enrich and improve the everyday work done by librarians both at home and abroad in areas such as collection management, library services, and learning styles and techniques. Describes familiar librarian work, such as resource sharing, weeding

Short-Term Staff, Long-Term Benefits: Making the Most of Interns, Volunteers, Student Workers, and Temporary Staff in Libraries

Short-Term Staff, Long-Term Benefits: Making the Most of Interns, Volunteers, Student Workers, and Temporary Staff in Libraries
  • Author : Nora J. Bird,Michael A. Crumpton
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 11 September 2018
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This book offers a novel, more efficient, and mutually beneficial approach to attracting, training, and working with short-term staff in ways that benefit all involved: the organization, the short-term staff, and library personnel in general. • Demonstrates how to get the most out of short-term staff and volunteers, while also meeting the needs of these individuals • Covers all types of short-term library workers: volunteers, service learning students, interns, work-study students, and grant personnel • Documents how having experienced staff mentor and collaborate

International Librarianship

International Librarianship
  • Author : Constantia Constantinou,Michael J. Miller, Kenneth Schlesinger
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release : 28 December 2016
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Demonstrates the impact of global education partnerships related to information access. International librarianship stems from a desire to bring about political change, transcultural understanding, collaboration, and mutual respect. Historically, librarians have been deeply involved with challenging issues of information sharing, equity in information access, and bridging the digital divide between different socioeconomic communities. This collection draws on case studies from American librarians who traveled to Central America, the Caribbean, Central Europe, Africa, the Mediterranean, and Asia to participate in librarian-initiated

International and Comparative Librarianship

International and Comparative Librarianship
  • Author : Peter Johan Lor
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release : 17 June 2019
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Based on his extensive experience in international librarianship, Peter Johan Lor, South Africa's first National Librarian and a former Secretary General of the IFLA, has written the first comprehensive and systematic overview of international and comparative librarianship. His book provides a conceptual framework and methodological guidelines for the field and covers the full range of international relations among libraries and information services, with particular attention to the international political economy of information, the international diffusion of innovations and policy in

Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship

Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship
  • Author : Chakraborty, Susmita
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 July 2013
GET THIS BOOKCollaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship

With the introduction of the Bologna Process, the emphasis on the importance of international librarianship and its activity between governmental or non-governmental institutions, organizations, and groups of nations has continued to grow. Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship highlights the importance of international librarianship in governmental and non-governmental institutions, organizations, and groups in order to promote, develop, and maintain librarianship and the library profession around the world. This publication is essential for graduate students, researchers, teachers, and LIS administrators in

Taking Your MLIS Abroad: Getting and Succeeding in an International Library Job

Taking Your MLIS Abroad: Getting and Succeeding in an International Library Job
  • Author : Lara Seven Phillips,Katherine G. Holvoet
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 28 November 2016
GET THIS BOOKTaking Your MLIS Abroad: Getting and Succeeding in an International Library Job

This book explains how and why to get an international library job, what to expect when you arrive in your host country, and how to overcome challenges in your new home. • Supplies potential expat librarians invaluable information about what to expect from libraries abroad, identifying differences, constraints, and obstacles as compared to U.S. norms • Describes the realities of moving and working abroad, thereby enabling readers to accurately assess if a foreign job would be a good fit • Guides librarians

International Librarianship

International Librarianship
  • Author : Constantia Constantinou,Michael J. Miller,Kenneth Schlesinger
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release : 28 December 2016
GET THIS BOOKInternational Librarianship

Demonstrates the impact of global education partnerships related to information access. International librarianship stems from a desire to bring about political change, transcultural understanding, collaboration, and mutual respect. Historically, librarians have been deeply involved with challenging issues of information sharing, equity in information access, and bridging the digital divide between different socioeconomic communities. This collection draws on case studies from American librarians who traveled to Central America, the Caribbean, Central Europe, Africa, the Mediterranean, and Asia to participate in librarian-initiated

Information Hunters

Information Hunters
  • Author : Kathy Peiss
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 03 January 2020
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"Information Hunters examines the unprecedented American effort to acquire foreign publications and information in World War II Europe. An unlikely band of librarians, scholars, soldiers, and spies went to Europe to collect books and documents to aid the Allies' cause. They travelled to neutral cities to find enemy publications for intelligence analysis and followed advancing armies to capture records in a massive program of confiscation. After the war, they seized Nazi works from bookstores and schools and gather together countless

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science
  • Author : Allen Kent,Harold Lancour,Jay E. Daily
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 April 1974
GET THIS BOOKEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science

"The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science provides an outstanding resource in 33 published volumes with 2 helpful indexes. This thorough reference set--written by 1300 eminent, international experts--offers librarians, information/computer scientists, bibliographers, documentalists, systems analysts, and students, convenient access to the techniques and tools of both library and information science. Impeccably researched, cross referenced, alphabetized by subject, and generously illustrated, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science integrates the essential theoretical and practical information accumulating in this rapidly growing field."