The Machiavellian Librarian

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  • Author : Melissa K. Aho
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 340 pages
  • ISBN : 1780634366
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The Machiavellian Librarian

The Machiavellian Librarian
  • Author : Melissa K. Aho,Erika Bennett
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 24 October 2013
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Do librarians ‘rock the boat’? Do they challenge those around them to win influence and advantage? Why is it that librarians are little found on the ‘influence’ grid of personality assessment tests? The Machiavellian Librarian offers real life examples of librarians who use their knowledge and skill to project influence, and turn the tide in their, and their library’s, favor. Authors offer first hand and clear examples to help librarians learn to use their influence effectively, for the betterment

The Essential Writings of Machiavelli

The Essential Writings of Machiavelli
  • Author : Niccolo Machiavelli
  • Publisher : Modern Library
  • Release : 08 July 2009
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FINALIST--2008 PEN TRANSLATION PRIZE In The Essential Writings of Machiavelli, Peter Constantine has assembled a comprehensive collection that shows the true depth and breadth of a great Renaissance thinker. Refreshingly accessible, these superb new translations are faithful to Machiavelli’s original, beautifully crafted writings. The volume features essays that appear in English for the first time, such as “A Caution to the Medici” and “The Persecution of Africa.” Also included are complete versions of the political treatise, The Prince, the

Gamification

Gamification
  • Author : Elizabeth McMunn-Tetangco
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 16 February 2017
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Games can seem to do the impossible: reach patrons and drive traffic to projects and services. But how can libraries use gamification and game elements to improve instruction and outreach, or to encourage the use of particular areas and services? In this guide, readers will learn about how to structure game activities in order to best reach their patrons. Chapters devoted to topics such as personalization, goal setting, working with partners, games in instruction, and assessment illustrate some of the

Managing Information Services

Managing Information Services
  • Author : Jo Bryson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 May 2016
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This fourth edition of Jo Bryson's highly regarded Managing Information Services has been thoroughly revised with an emphasis on innovation. Operating in a digital era, libraries must innovate to survive and grow. This means librarians having radical ideas which challenge the status quo, shifting strategic directions to change the way services are managed, and developing new skills and knowledge. Challenges include developing new uses for floorspace, where shelving is being replaced by mobile networking, and new practices and procedures for

Machiavelli s Florentine Republic

Machiavelli s Florentine Republic
  • Author : Michelle T. Clarke
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 08 March 2018
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What do modern republics have to fear? Machiavelli's Florentine Republic reconstructs Machiavelli's answer to this question from the perspective of the Florentine Histories, his most probing meditation on the fate of republican politics in the modern age. It argues that his principle goal in narrating the defeat of Florentine republicanism is to debunk the views of leading humanists concerning the overall health of republican politics in modernity and the distinctive challenges that modern republics should expect to face. The Medici

Conflict Management for Libraries

Conflict Management for Libraries
  • Author : Jack G. Montgomery,Eleanor I. Cook,Patricia Jean Wagner,Glenda T. Hubbard
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 24 January 2022
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After a research survey, the expert authors examined the comon causes of workplace conflict in libraries. The authors have developed 17 scenarios of conflict, along with realistic ways to manage them.

Political Handbook of the World 2016 2017

Political Handbook of the World 2016 2017
  • Author : Tom Lansford
  • Publisher : CQ Press
  • Release : 31 March 2017
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Published since 1928, the Political Handbook of the World provides timely, thorough, and accurate political information with more in-depth coverage of current political controversies and political parties than any other reference guide. The updated 2016–2017 Edition continues this legacy as the most authoritative source for finding complete facts and analysis on each country’s governmental and political makeup. Political science and international relations scholars have revised this edition, and made understanding complex foreign affairs andpolitical situations easy and accessible. With more than 200

Machiavelli in the British Isles

Machiavelli in the British Isles
  • Author : Alessandra Petrina
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 May 2016
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Machiavelli in the British Isles reassesses the impact of Machiavelli's The Prince in sixteenth-century England and Scotland through the analysis of early English translations produced before 1640, surviving in manuscript form. This study concentrates on two of the four extant sixteenth-century versions: William Fowler's Scottish translation and the Queen's College (Oxford) English translation, which has been hitherto overlooked by scholars. Alessandra Petrina begins with an overview of the circulation and readership of Machiavelli in early modern Britain before focusing on the

Machiavellian Encounters in Tudor and Stuart England

Machiavellian Encounters in Tudor and Stuart England
  • Author : Alessandro Arienzo
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 May 2016
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Taking into consideration the political and literary issues hanging upon the circulation of Machiavelli's works in England, this volume highlights how topics and ideas stemming from Machiavelli's books - including but not limited to the Prince - strongly influenced the contemporary political debate. The first section discusses early reactions to Machiavelli's works, focusing on authors such as Reginald Pole and William Thomas, depicting their complex interaction with Machiavelli. In section two, different features of Machiavelli's reading in Tudor literary and

Spinoza Machiavelli Encounter

Spinoza Machiavelli Encounter
  • Author : Morfino Vittorio Morfino
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release : 14 November 2018
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Vittorio Morfino draws out the implications of the dynamic Spinoza-Machiavelli encounter by focusing on the concepts of causality, temporality and politics. This allows him to think through the relationship between ontology and politics, leading to an understanding of history as a complex and plural interweaving of different rhythms.