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Front Line Librarianship
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Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
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ISBN 10 : 0081027788
Pages : 297 pages
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Front-Line Librarianship: Life on the Job for Librarians presents a diverse range of observations, viewpoints and useful commentary on the current workplace experiences of librarians and their associates. The book's author presents an unrivalled portrait of front-line librarianship that is based upon his unique experience and voice. Chapters consider workplace matters, the fate of hardcopy books, speechmaking at conferences, the effects of recessions on libraries, continuing education, and corporate gift-giving programs. This book will make an excellent and useful addition to library collections in library science. Tells stories and presents interviews, bringing color and texture to library experience Shows librarianship from the perspective of a long-term practitioner Gives different approaches to a great range of real-life workplace issues

Front Line Librarianship

Front-Line Librarianship: Life on the Job for Librarians presents a diverse range of observations, viewpoints and useful commentary on the current workplace experiences of librarians and their associates. The book's author presents an unrivalled portrait of front-line librarianship that is based upon his unique experience and voice. Chapters consider workplace

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21st Century Access Services

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Twenty first Century Access Services

Access services departments in academic libraries are literally and metaphorically at the front line of 21st century academic librarianship and in both tangible and intangible ways these departments, with their circulation desk roots, are making great strides to facilitate access in an ever changing higher education landscape. Access services departments

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Whole Person Librarianship  A Social Work Approach to Patron Services

Whole Person Librarianship guides librarians through the practical process of facilitating connections among libraries, social workers, and social services; explains why those connections are important; and puts them in the context of a national movement. • Gain multiple examples of library-social work collaboration to apply in your own library • Learn to

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Library Services to the Incarcerated

Learn how to provide exemplary service to incarcerated individuals in prisons, jails, and youth detention centers.

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Social Justice and Library Work

Although they may not have always been explicitly stated, library work has always had normative goals. Until recently, such goals have largely been abstract; they are things like knowledge creation, education, forwarding science, preserving history, supporting democracy, and safeguarding civilization. The modern spirit of social and cultural critique, however, has

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Redeploying Public Librarians to the Front lines  Prioritizing Digital Inclusion

Abstract : Purpose: This paper aims to draw attention to the quiet, if inadvertent, disappearance of the front-line public librarian, as libraries make difficult organizational choices in the struggle to survive the relentless pressures to cut costs on one side while supporting a market ethos of customer service on the other.

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Mobile Devices and the Library

Mobile devices are the 'it' technology, and everyone wants to know how to apply them to their environments. This book brings together the best examples and insights for implementing mobile technology in libraries. Chapters cover a wide variety of the most important tools and procedures from developing applications to marketing

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Leading Professional Development  Growing Librarians for the Digital Age

This book shows how LIS schools and professional organizations can help information professionals to continue their education after finishing formal programs to keep up with the growing demands of the field. As technology rapidly advances, the need for continuing education increases at an accelerating rate. Within 10–12 years of completing formal

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Information Hunters

"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

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Personalising Library Services in Higher Education

In an economic climate where cuts are becoming the norm, a boutique library service may seem a contradiction. In some academic libraries the trend is still towards centralisation programmes or offering generic services. However, the student as the customer now has an even greater vested interest in the learning process

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Access Services

Download or read online Access Services written by Trevor A. Dawes,Kimberly Burke Sweetman,Catherine Von Elm, published by Unknown which was released on 2005. Get Access Services Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Heart of Librarianship

“While full of tales of innovation, ideas that challenge our practice, and a regular dose of critical thinking, these pages are likewise full of humanism and heart.” Brian Kenney, Director at White Plains Public Library (NY); from the Foreword Adaptation to change that’s based on thoughtful planning and grounded

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Great Moments in Map Librarianship

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Open Access and Its Practical Impact on the Work of Academic Librarians

This book is aimed at the practicing academic librarian, especially those working on the ¿front lines¿ of reference, instruction, collection development, and other capacities that involve dealing directly with library patrons in a time of changing scholarly communication paradigms. This book is a one-stop shop useful not only to all ¿

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