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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 11 December 2014
  • ISBN : 9780081000656
  • Page : 198 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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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 authors at various points in their careers detailing what skills they have developed outside of librarianship Chapter authors discuss skills that have benefited their practice and careers, and how the skills of librarianship fit into life outside libraries Authors open up about personal experiences while keeping it professional

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Skills to Make a Librarian

Skills to Make a Librarian
  • Author : Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-12-11
  • ISBN : 9780081000656
GET THIS BOOKSkills to Make a Librarian

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

The Librarian's Career Guidebook

The Librarian's Career Guidebook
  • Author : Priscilla K. Shontz
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • ISBN : 0810850346
GET THIS BOOKThe Librarian's Career Guidebook

Are you trying to break into a career in library science or improve your current position? In The Librarian's Career Guidebook, 63 information professionals from diverse positions, workplaces, and regions discuss a variety of career issues and offer advice to prospective librarians, M.L.S. students, and librarians in various stages of their careers, from entry-level to the highly experienced.

Positive Classroom Management Skills for School Librarians

Positive Classroom Management Skills for School Librarians
  • Author : Kay Bishop,Jenny Cahall
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2012-01-16
  • ISBN : 9781598849875
GET THIS BOOKPositive Classroom Management Skills for School Librarians

Some students are more "challenging" than most. This book helps school librarians prevent, deal with, and overcome discipline problems they may face when communicating with K–12 students. • Index provides easy access to information about specific topics and groups of students

Librarian's Guide to Online Searching: Cultivating Database Skills for Research and Instruction, 4th Edition

Librarian's Guide to Online Searching: Cultivating Database Skills for Research and Instruction, 4th Edition
  • Author : Suzanne S. Bell
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2015-02-03
  • ISBN : 9781610699990
GET THIS BOOKLibrarian's Guide to Online Searching: Cultivating Database Skills for Research and Instruction, 4th Edition

This groundbreaking textbook and guide for library school students and librarians will help you—regardless of experience level or environment—learn the ins and outs of working with online databases, the best tactics for effective research online, and the methods for conveying these search skills to others. • Features discussions of databases by discipline, including social science, science, medicine, and humanities, covering both bibliographic and numerical databases • Provides readers with a toolkit of fundamental search skills to increase research effectiveness • Presents

Librarian's Guide to Online Searching: Cultivating Database Skills for Research and Instruction, 5th Edition

Librarian's Guide to Online Searching: Cultivating Database Skills for Research and Instruction, 5th Edition
  • Author : Christopher C. Brown,Suzanne S. Bell
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2018-07-20
  • ISBN : 9781440861574
GET THIS BOOKLibrarian's Guide to Online Searching: Cultivating Database Skills for Research and Instruction, 5th Edition

Understanding and navigating online databases is an essential skill for today's librarians, but staying current in this changing landscape can be a challenge. The fifth edition of this vital book ensures that you meet that challenge. Today's librarians not only need to know about existing databases and how to perform searches within them but must also be able to teach search capabilities and strategies to library users. This practical guide introduces librarians to a broad spectrum of the fee-based and

Reading and the Reference Librarian

Reading and the Reference Librarian
  • Author : Juris Dilevko,Lisa Gottlieb
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-10-16
  • ISBN : 9780786480456
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Reference librarians are no longer expected to know much about the information they find; they are merely expected to find it. Technological competency rather than knowledge has become the order of the day. In many respects, reference service has become a matter of typing search terms into a library's online catalog or a web search engine and providing the patron with the results of the search. Calling for a re-intellectualization of reference librarianship, this book suggests another approach to providing

Reference and Instructional Services for Information Literacy Skills in School Libraries, 3rd Edition

Reference and Instructional Services for Information Literacy Skills in School Libraries, 3rd Edition
  • Author : Scott Lanning
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2014-05-28
  • ISBN : 9781610696722
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Students need to be able to distinguish good information from bad. This book gives you the tools to transmit those essential skills to your students. • Covers theories of information behavior, models of information literacy, and provision of reference services in various mediums • Emphasizes reference and instructional services and examines the impact of the Common Core State Standards on reference services in schools • Explains how to conduct the reference interview

The Reference Librarian and Implications of Mediation

The Reference Librarian and Implications of Mediation
  • Author : M. Keith Ewing,Robert Hauptman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-12-05
  • ISBN : 9781000759143
GET THIS BOOKThe Reference Librarian and Implications of Mediation

This book, first published in 1992, examines the reference librarian's role as a connecting link between information seekers and the resources they need. It provides the best approaches to providing resolutions or guidance to the appropriate resources. It analyses librarians’ reference skills, communication abilities, accuracy in responding to specific inquiries, and sensitivity to various groups such as paraprofessionals and non-traditional patrons. This provocative book encourages librarians to go beyond merely providing an answer or resource to helping clients better understand the

Tapping into the Skills of 21st-Century School Librarians

Tapping into the Skills of 21st-Century School Librarians
  • Author : Audrey P. Church
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2015-12-28
  • ISBN : 9781475818918
GET THIS BOOKTapping into the Skills of 21st-Century School Librarians

Strong school librarians positively impact student learning, and principal support is key. This concise handbook provides an overview of the roles of the 21st-century school librarian—teacher, instructional partner, information specialist, instructional leader, and program administrator. A valuable and informative resource, it gives principals the information they need to know in order to utilize the library program and librarian to the fullest potential to contribute to the instructional program of the school.

Ace the Interview, Land a Librarian Job

Ace the Interview, Land a Librarian Job
  • Author : Robin O'Hanlon
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2016-01-11
  • ISBN : 9781440839573
GET THIS BOOKAce the Interview, Land a Librarian Job

One of the most critical elements of achieving a successful career, interviewing with poise and tenacity, is a skill to be learned—and this practical guide leads readers through that process, step by step. • Provides a librarian-specific job-interviewing guidebook that guides candidates through the strategic and targeted interview preparation process for today's highly specific librarian positions • Presents contributions from library leaders such as Rivkah Sass (Sacramento Public Library), Brett Bonfield (Collingswood Public Library), Anne Langley (Princeton Library), and John Danneker (

The Academic Librarian in the Digital Age

The Academic Librarian in the Digital Age
  • Author : Tom Diamond
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2020-08-14
  • ISBN : 9781476639987
GET THIS BOOKThe Academic Librarian in the Digital Age

As new technology and opportunities emerge through the revolutionary impacts of the digital age, the function of libraries and librarians and how they provide services to constituents is rapidly changing. The impact of new technology touches everything from libraries' organizational structures, business models, and workflow processes, to position descriptions and the creation of new positions. As libraries are required to make operational adjustments to meet the growing technological demands of libraries' customer bases and provide these services, librarians must be

M-Libraries 3

M-Libraries 3
  • Author : Mohamed Ally,Gill Needham
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-01-23
  • ISBN : 9781856047760
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This title draws together international authorities to explore the variety of work that libraries are doing across the world to deliver resources to users via mobile and hand-held devices. Based on the proceedings of the Third International M-Libraries Conference held in Brisbane in May 2011, this draws together cutting-edge international contributions from the leading authorities in the field. The main strands of discussion include: • mobile services and their development • mobile users, their behaviour and requirements • emerging technical developments including new platforms,

The Entrepreneurial Librarian

The Entrepreneurial Librarian
  • Author : Mary Krautter,,Mary Beth Lock,Mary G. Scanlon
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-01-10
  • ISBN : 9780786490127
GET THIS BOOKThe Entrepreneurial Librarian

The old image of an entrepreneur as a scrappy, independent risk-taker has been replaced by the reality of individuals incorporating innovative ideas in more traditional settings. This collection of essays illustrates how librarians are infusing entrepreneurial principles in a variety of arenas, including public, private, academic, and special libraries. It chronicles how entrepreneurial librarians are flourishing in the digital age, advocating social change, responding to patron demands, designing new services, and developing exciting fundraising programs. Applying new business models to

Indispensable Librarian, The: Surviving and Thriving in School Libraries in the Information Age

Indispensable Librarian, The: Surviving and Thriving in School Libraries in the Information Age
  • Author : Doug Johnson
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2013-05-09
  • ISBN : 9781610692403
GET THIS BOOKIndispensable Librarian, The: Surviving and Thriving in School Libraries in the Information Age

This readable and practical book examines the changes in school libraries brought by the digital revolution—and describes how new and experienced librarians can take advantage of them.

Activism and the School Librarian

Activism and the School Librarian
  • Author : Deborah D. Levitov
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2012
  • ISBN : 9781610691871
GET THIS BOOKActivism and the School Librarian

This book provides practical strategies and step-by-step plans for developing advocacy initiatives for school libraries. * Practical advice from expert advocates * Step-by-step guidance for developing an advocacy program * A comprehensive glossary of terms * An examination of the proactive role of school librarians in successful advocacy initiatives