Using Digital Information Services in the Library Workplace

Author: Marie Keen Shaw

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538145418

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 247

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Using Digital Information Services in the Library Workplace: An Introduction for Support Staff is an updated text for professors who teach digital information use and management in library support staff programs and a handbook for those working in libraries who want to keep current as they expand their knowledge and skills.
Using Technology in the Library Workplace

Author: Marie Keen Shaw

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538145364

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 215

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This text is written for the library support staff who are the backbone of technology success. Each chapter provides a practical overview of how the technology advances library services. With abundant examples of how to apply the technology in real situations, it is an essential handbook for students entering into the library profession.
Using Technology in the Library Workplace

Author: Marie Keen Shaw

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 1538145359

Category:

Page: 192

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This text is written for the library support staff who are the backbone of technology success. Each chapter provides a practical overview of how the technology advances library services. With abundant examples of how to apply the technology in real situations, it is an essential handbook for students entering into the library profession.
Project Management in the Library Workplace

Author: Alice Daugherty

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781787548381

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 368

View: 511

This volume of Advances in Library Administration and Organization attempts to put project management into the toolboxes of library administrators through overviews of concepts, analyses of experiences, and forecasts for the use of project management within the profession.
Cooperative Reference

Author: Celia Hales-Mabry

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780789023704

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 302

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Expert advice for more effective teamwork in the library! Cooperative Reference: Social Interaction in the Workplace addresses the need for reference librarians to work together to keep the system running smoothly. This book explores the various means of developing social professionalism, collaborating on projects, and combining forces with other libraries to remain on the cutting edge of information services in this new century. Using this guide, you will learn from the first-hand experiences of on-the-job reference librarians. This book will give youas a reference librarian, administrator, library science student, or educatorideas to support cooperative efforts in the library and beyond. This book will show you how to better interact with: other reference librarians face-to-face users online users library and academia faculty other libraries Cooperative Reference reveals how patrons perceive you from the other side of the desk. This book shows that first impressionshow you dress, your attitude, how you interact with other workers, and how you address the patron's questionsdirectly affect the patron's visit and influence his or her decisions about using your library in the future. The social skills in this volume can also directly benefit your library as library budgets can no longer keep up with the skyrocketing costs of library materials. To continue viability, many libraries must be willing to work together to share costs and experience. Other topics in Cooperative Reference include: tag-team referencinga dynamic, synergistic environment at the reference desk teaching librarians about interpersonal skillshow to establish professional, collegial relationships with one another librarians teaming up to teach a class together cooperative reference desk schedulinghow to create and implement tailored desk hours collection development between librarians for different departments working together to create online services a consolidation of reference services by two separate libraries Using several case examples, this well-referenced book takes an innovative look at the ever-increasing necessity for librarians to work together for the good of the patrons, the workers, and the library structure. Cooperative Reference will improve the reference services of public and academic libraries both large and small.
Information Services Today

Author: Sandra Hirsh

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538156711

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 673

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This book demonstrates the ever-changing landscape of information services today and the need to re-evaluate curriculum, competency training, professional development, and lifelong learning in order to stay abreast of current trends and issues, and more significantly, remain competent to address the changing user needs of the information community.
Continuing Professional Development - Preparing for New Roles in Libraries: A Voyage of Discovery

Author: Paul Genoni

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 9783598440168

Category: Social Science

Page: 307

View: 232

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 training needs, including workplace learning; individual learning and learning organisations.
Emotion in the Library Workplace

Author: Samantha Schmehl Hines

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781787430846

Category: Psychology

Page: 254

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Authors explore application of the study of emotion in the library workplace and look at future trends in the area. Library managers will take away knowledge about how the library workplace can and should operate with consideration toward emotion, and will glean ideas for implementation with their own staff and services.
Reference and Information Sources and Services for Children and Young Adults

Author: Lesley S. J. Farmer

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538163207

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 229

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Here’s a book on today’s reference sources and services written just for children’s and young adult librarians. It includes core reference collections bibliographies targeted to elementary-age children, to middle schoolers, and to teens. Each chapter also includes sidebar exercise and thought experiments, as well as prompts for next action steps
Library and Information Science Research in Asia-Oceania: Theory and Practice

Author: Du, Jia Tina

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466651593

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 372

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Historically, the major Library and Information Science (LIS) research-producing centers of the world have largely been the universities and information institutions of North America, the United Kingdom, and Europe. This is changing with the growth of Asian economies, universities, and information industries. Library and Information Science Research in Asia-Oceania: Theory and Practice presents evolving and emerging research and development in the field of library and information science (LIS) in diverse countries in Asia-Oceania as the region continues to develop. This book is intended as a useful resource for LIS researchers, scholars, students, professionals, and practitioners, and is an appropriate text for courses in LIS. In addition, anyone interested in understanding the LIS field in the region will find this book a fascinating and enlightening read.