Mid Career Library and Information Professionals

As librarians move into the middle of their careers, they are more ready than ever to take on new leadership opportunities. Literature on leadership is expanding in the field of library and information sciences, and more and more seminars and workshops are being offered for new and seasoned leaders. This book asks the questions: ‘What about us?’ and, ‘Where is the leadership advice and training for those who are no longer new librarians, but are also not yet seasoned leaders?’ The title illustrates how to work the middle, from being in the sophomore slump progressing to the next leaders in the field, to look for perspectives from others who are in the middle of their career, and how they have developed into leaders, ways to develop one’s own style of leadership and grow one’s career and future as a librarian and information professional. Perspectives on leadership from mid-career information professionals Tips and tools on how to become a leader from the middle of your career A how-to guide on making changes from the middle

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  • Author : Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 260 pages
  • ISBN : 1780630530
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Mid-Career Library and Information Professionals

Mid-Career Library and Information Professionals
  • Author : Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen,Linda Crook
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 14 December 2010
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As librarians move into the middle of their careers, they are more ready than ever to take on new leadership opportunities. Literature on leadership is expanding in the field of library and information sciences, and more and more seminars and workshops are being offered for new and seasoned leaders. This book asks the questions: ‘What about us?’ and, ‘Where is the leadership advice and training for those who are no longer new librarians, but are also not yet seasoned leaders?’

Beyond Mentoring

Beyond Mentoring
  • Author : Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 17 November 2016
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Beyond Mentoring: A Guide for Librarians and Information Professionals looks at mentorship, mentorship programs, what works, what doesn’t, and different techniques, such as group and peer mentoring. The book considers many aspects of mentoring, various programs, and their successes and failures, going beyond the usual types of mentoring by looking at newer models. An example of the cohort model from the American Library Association Emerging Leader model is included as a case study. In addition, another case study on

Information and Data Literacy

Information and Data Literacy
  • Author : Joyce Hagen-McIntosh
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 05 January 2016
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In an age where data flows non-stop, across all geographic borders and accessible to many, the job of providing information literacy has become much more exciting, more complicated, and more necessary. Information and Data Literacy: The Role of the Library takes a comprehensive look at the changing role of today’s librarians and libraries in an increasingly tech-driven world. You’ll find the authors of this book represent public and academic libraries, countries around the globe, and differences of opinion

Strategies for Regenerating the Library and Information Profession

Strategies for Regenerating the Library and Information Profession
  • Author : Jana Varlejs,Graham Walton
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 17 August 2009
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This volume comprises papers prepared for the 8th World Conference on Continuing Professional Development (Bologna, Italy, 18-20 August 2009). Within the broad theme of creating a positive work environment for a multi-generational workforce in library and information organizations, the conference addresses managing between and across generations, mentoring and coaching, attracting people to the profession and developing a new generation of leaders, re-skilling and transferability of skills, succession planning and passing on knowledge.

The Dysfunctional Library

The Dysfunctional Library
  • Author : Jo Henry,Joe Eshleman,Dr. Richard Moniz
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 18 December 2018
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Frankly, it’s not something we like to talk about. There is an unfortunate stigma to acknowledging workplace dysfunction, let alone trying to grapple with the problem. But negative behaviors such as incivility, toxicity, deviant behavior, workplace politics, and team and leadership dysfunction not only make the library a stressful workplace, they also run counter to the core values of librarianship. An important tool for library leaders and managers as well as library staff, this book examines these negative relationship-based

The Personal Librarian

The Personal Librarian
  • Author : Richard Moniz,Jean Moats
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 21 August 2014
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Enter the Personal Librarian, a flexible concept that focuses on customizing information literacy by establishing a one-on-one relationship between librarian and student from enrollment through graduation

The Mindful Librarian

The Mindful Librarian
  • Author : Richard Moniz,Joe Eshleman,Jo Henry,Howard Slutzky,Lisa Moniz
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 26 November 2015
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The Mindful Librarian: Connecting the Practice of Mindfulness to Librarianship explores mindfulness, approaching it in such a way as to relate specifically to the many roles or challenges librarians face. Coinciding with the increased need to juggle a variety of tasks, technologies, ebooks, and databases, the new Association of College & Research Libraries Framework for Information Literacy, and the challenges faced by solo librarians in school libraries which have suffered cutbacks in help in recent years, the time is exactly right

Ambassadors of the Book

Ambassadors of the Book
  • Author : Raphaële Mouren
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 01 January 2013
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What competences are needed for heritage librarians, and how can they be taught? The management of heritage collections requires a unique mix of knowledge and skills, including expertise in preservation and conservation; heritage policies; acquisitions and collection management; bibliographic description; the materiality of books and other collection objects; and the history of libraries. Librarians must also understand the need for open access, the importance of marketing, and the challenges posed by digitization.

Skills to Make a Librarian

Skills to Make a Librarian
  • Author : Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 11 December 2014
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The library and information profession builds skills and expertise that cover a wide spectrum. These skills are often desirable in other fields and industries. Likewise, the skills we build before entering the library and information professions can help us as professionals. Skills to Make a Librarian looks at both sides of this equation through a collection of essays by current and former librarians and information professionals who make use of this wide range of cross disciplinary skills. Chapters written by

Career Paths and Career Development of Business Librarians

Career Paths and Career Development of Business Librarians
  • Author : Diane Zabel
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 09 July 2019
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Contributors provide insights about business librarianship in various types of institutions, explore traditional and non-traditional career paths in business librarianship, and discuss numerous strategies for professional growth (from earning an MBA degree to working abroad). Among the topics covered are the following: recruitment of business librarians (including recent data on the supply and demand of business librarians); the special concerns of early career and mid-career business librarians; the importance of mentoring; leadership development; and business librarians on the job in

Recruitment, Development, and Retention of Information Professionals: Trends in Human Resources and Knowledge Management

Recruitment, Development, and Retention of Information Professionals: Trends in Human Resources and Knowledge Management
  • Author : Pankl, Elisabeth,Theiss-White, Danielle,Bushing, Mary C.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 28 February 2010
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"This book offers disparate yet important perspectives of various information professionals pertaining to recruitment, retention and career development of individuals within organizations"--Provided by publisher.

Libraries and Archives in the Digital Age

Libraries and Archives in the Digital Age
  • Author : Susan L. Mizruchi
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 09 March 2020
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The role of archives and libraries in our digital age is one of the most pressing concerns of humanists, scholars, and citizens worldwide. This collection brings together specialists from academia, public libraries, governmental agencies, and non-profit archives to pursue common questions about value across the institutional boundaries that typically separate us.