Mid Career Library and Information Professionals

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  • Author : Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 260 pages
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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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?’

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

Managing Stress and Conflict in Libraries

Managing Stress and Conflict in Libraries
  • Author : Sheila Pantry
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 15 August 2022
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"This book defines clearly what should and should not be tolerated in a healthy and safe working environment, and introduces the reporting procedures and communication skills leading to conflict resolution, enabling both employees and managers to consider situations consistently, based on risk assessment previously carried out." "Also included are case studies, a glossary of health and safety terms, and sources of further information, including relevant legislation. This book is essential reading for employees at all levels, and also for managers,

DIGITAL LIBRARIES

DIGITAL LIBRARIES
  • Author : Rasmita Mohanty,Ranjit Kumar Das
  • Publisher : Allied Publishers
  • Release : 08 January 2014
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The book is grouped under five main sub-themes as: Theme 1: Planning Development and Management of Digital Libraries; Theme 2: Collection Development in Digital Environment; Theme 3: Resource Sharing and Networking; Theme 4: New Technologies and Adaptability; Theme 5: Change Management Issues and Strategies.

Continuing Professional Development Pathways to Leadership in the Library and Information World

Continuing Professional Development  Pathways to Leadership in the Library and Information World
  • Author : Ann Ritchie,Clare Walker
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 03 November 2008
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These papers focus on the topic of leadership in the library and information professions, providing an overview of institutes, programs and activities occurring around the world. Some are described in detail, outlining learning objectives, structure, recruitment and evaluation strategies; others summarise national and international initiatives. They will provide valuable insights to anyone interested in workforce planning strategies aimed at addressing current shortages of library leaders, as well as those who may have experienced difficulties recruiting to leadership positions and now

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

LIS Career Sourcebook

LIS Career Sourcebook
  • Author : G. Kim Dority
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 15 August 2022
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A must-have guide of professional development resources for library staff at every phase of their career—from those just entering the field, to paraprofessionals building a career trajectory, to seasoned librarians looking to explore additional career options. * A career lifecycle approach to building a career in the library and information sciences field * Practical guidance and resources for every stage of a career * Resource annotations detail the importance of a particular source * A comprehensive list of resources for further reading

Continuing Professional Development Preparing for New Roles in Libraries A Voyage of Discovery

Continuing Professional Development   Preparing for New Roles in Libraries  A Voyage of Discovery
  • Author : Paul Genoni,Graham Walton
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 02 May 2006
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Librarians and information workers the world over are faced with the constant challenge of remaining abreast of developments in their field. Rapid changes in technology and workplace roles threaten to make their skills obsolete unless they undertake constant professional development. This international collection presents a comprehensive overview of current continuing professional development theory and practice for those who manage and work in library and information services. Papers by academics and practitioners describe numerous innovative responses to emerging continuing education and