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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 05 August 2011
  • ISBN : 9781780632698
  • Page : 200 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Aimed at professionals and trainee professionals within the library and information service (LIS) fields, this book reminds the reader of the frequently ignored communication-gulf between the professional and the layman, and in particular the lack of true communication between LIS professionals and the user. It focuses especially on ‘non-standard’ users, such as non-native speakers or those with some disability. The author provides accessible examples of good practice, assesses their degree of success and suggests further ways to improve performance in information provision. Written by a “poacher turned gamekeeper – an information professional who is also an experienced adult educator Jargon-free and accessible style of delivery Highlights the human aspects of using libraries, even if this is in a virtual environment

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Understanding Librarians

Understanding Librarians
  • Author : Barbara Hull
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-08-05
  • ISBN : 9781780632698
GET THIS BOOKUnderstanding Librarians

Aimed at professionals and trainee professionals within the library and information service (LIS) fields, this book reminds the reader of the frequently ignored communication-gulf between the professional and the layman, and in particular the lack of true communication between LIS professionals and the user. It focuses especially on ‘non-standard’ users, such as non-native speakers or those with some disability. The author provides accessible examples of good practice, assesses their degree of success and suggests further ways to improve performance in

Understanding Libraries and Reading among Children

Understanding Libraries and Reading among Children
  • Author : Nkhangweni Patricia Mahwasane
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-05-20
  • ISBN : 9781527534803
GET THIS BOOKUnderstanding Libraries and Reading among Children

Libraries are regarded as hubs that provide literary resources in various forms. This collection of articles draws attention to the needs of learners and students in the 21st century who require more than textbook information to do their school work. It represents an important contribution to research on learners and reading, reading acquisition, and information literacy.

Continuing Professional Development-- Preparing for New Roles in Libraries

Continuing Professional Development-- Preparing for New Roles in Libraries
  • Author : IFLA World Conference on Continuing Professonal Development and Workplace Learning for the Library and Information Professions,International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
  • Publisher : De Gruyter Saur
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105120929463
GET THIS BOOKContinuing Professional Development-- Preparing for New Roles in Libraries

Presents a comprehensive overview of current continuing professional development theory and practice for those who manage and work in library and information services.

So You Want to Be a Librarian

So You Want to Be a Librarian
  • Author : Lauren Pressley
  • Publisher : Library Juice Press, LLC
  • Release Date : 2010-02
  • ISBN : 9781936117291
GET THIS BOOKSo You Want to Be a Librarian

"Provides information about librarianship as a career, including types of libraries, types of jobs within libraries, professional issues, and educational requirements"--Provided by publisher.

New Roles for Research Librarians

New Roles for Research Librarians
  • Author : Hilde Daland,Kari-Mette Walmann Hidle
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-05-20
  • ISBN : 9780081005774
GET THIS BOOKNew Roles for Research Librarians

New Roles for Research Librarians: Meeting the Expectations for Research Support presents strategies librarians can use to adapt to the new conditions and growing expectations that are emerging from students and researchers. Even if they have never completed a PhD, or even been engaged in independent research themselves, this book will provide a new roadmap on how to deal with the new work environment. The book provides different approaches that include the library in the research process, an area that

Basic Research Methods for Librarians

Basic Research Methods for Librarians
  • Author : Lynn Silipigni Connaway,Ronald R. Powell
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9781591588634
GET THIS BOOKBasic Research Methods for Librarians

Thoroughly updated, this book introduces the major issues involved in designing and conducting original research relevant to the fields of library and information science. * Library and information science examples to explain research methodologies and techniques * Explanations and examples of sampling procedures * A table for determining sample sizes and a random number table * Notes at the end of each chapter, plus a list of more than 400 research-related references at the end of the book

Data Science for Librarians

Data Science for Librarians
  • Author : Yunfei Du,Hammad Rauf Khan
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2020-03-26
  • ISBN : 9781440871221
GET THIS BOOKData Science for Librarians

This unique textbook intersects traditional library science with data science principles that readers will find useful in implementing or improving data services within their libraries. Data Science for Librarians introduces data science to students and practitioners in library services. Writing for academic, public, and school library managers; library science students; and library and information science educators, authors Yunfei Du and Hammad Rauf Khan provide a thorough overview of conceptual and practical tools for data librarian practice. Partially due to how

Librarians and Instructional Designers

Librarians and Instructional Designers
  • Author : Joe Eshleman,Richard Moniz,Karen Mann,Kristen Eshleman
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2016-07-29
  • ISBN : 9780838914786
GET THIS BOOKLibrarians and Instructional Designers

With a firm foundation on best practices drawn from a variety of institutions, this book maps out a partnership between academic librarians and instructional designers that will lead to improved outcomes.

The Agile Librarian's Guide to Thriving in Any Institution

The Agile Librarian's Guide to Thriving in Any Institution
  • Author : Michelynn McKnight
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9781591586685
GET THIS BOOKThe Agile Librarian's Guide to Thriving in Any Institution

Learn how to get support for yourself through simple on-the-job activities. Suggestions are given for when to hold and when to fold and how to behave ethically. Librarians and their services can and should have more recognition and support than they do. Librarians can take courses and read books about marketing, politics, and advocacy and still miss the daily attitude and tracks of the trade that can make the difference. This book presents a collection of actions that they can

Librarians in Schools as Literacy Educators

Librarians in Schools as Literacy Educators
  • Author : Margaret Kristin Merga
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-06-17
  • ISBN : 9783030210250
GET THIS BOOKLibrarians in Schools as Literacy Educators

This book explores the role that librarians play within schools as literacy leaders. While librarians working in schools are generally perceived as peripheral to the educational experience, they can in fact provide significant support in encouraging children’s literacy and literature learning. As the need for strong functional literacy becomes ever more important, librarians who support literacy are often invaluable in achieving various academic, vocational and social goals. However, this contribution often seems to be overlooked, with funding cuts disproportionately

Rethinking Information Work: A Career Guide for Librarians and Other Information Professionals, 2nd Edition

Rethinking Information Work: A Career Guide for Librarians and Other Information Professionals, 2nd Edition
  • Author : G. Kim Dority
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2016-02-22
  • ISBN : 9781610699600
GET THIS BOOKRethinking Information Work: A Career Guide for Librarians and Other Information Professionals, 2nd Edition

A state-of-the-art guide to the world of library and information science that gives readers valuable insights into the field and practical tools to succeed in it. Identifies a broad range of Library and Information Science (LIS) career options Identifies professional skills and strengths needed in the LIS field Helps LIS students and practitioners perform a self-assessment to determine their "best fit" job preferences Examines the pros and cons of traditional, nontraditional, and independent LIS career paths Provides tips on using

Relationships Between Teaching Faculty and Teaching Librarians

Relationships Between Teaching Faculty and Teaching Librarians
  • Author : Linda S Katz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-05-22
  • ISBN : 9781317955238
GET THIS BOOKRelationships Between Teaching Faculty and Teaching Librarians

Every librarian who teaches in an academic library setting understands the complexities involved in partnering with teaching faculty. Relationships Between Teaching Faculty and Teaching Librarians recounts the efforts of librarians and faculty working together in disciplines across the board to create and sustain connections crucial to the success of library instruction. This unique collection of essays examines various types of partnerships between librarians and faculty (networking, coordination, and collaboration) and addresses the big issues involved, including teaching within an academic

Leading the Common Core Initiative: A Guide for K–5 School Librarians

Leading the Common Core Initiative: A Guide for K–5 School Librarians
  • Author : Carl A. Harvey II,Linda L. Mills
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2014-11-25
  • ISBN : 9781610694926
GET THIS BOOKLeading the Common Core Initiative: A Guide for K–5 School Librarians

Defining both the Common Core Standards and the school librarian's role in their implementation, this book offers ready-to-use lesson plans and other tools for grades K–5 and identifies opportunities for collaborative teaching. • Defines the Common Core State Standards in English and mathematics • Draws parallels to American Association of School Librarians (AASL) standards • Discusses the impact of the CCSS on specific aspects of library administration, such as policies and collection management • Examines how CCSS affects classroom and collaborative instruction in the

The Medical Library Association Guide to Data Management for Librarians

The Medical Library Association Guide to Data Management for Librarians
  • Author : Lisa Federer
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2016-09-15
  • ISBN : 9781442264281
GET THIS BOOKThe Medical Library Association Guide to Data Management for Librarians

Technological advances and the rise of collaborative, interdisciplinary approaches have changed the practice of research. The 21st century researcher not only faces the challenge of managing increasingly complex datasets, but also new data sharing requirements from funders and journals. Success in today’s research enterprise requires an understanding of how to work effectively with data, yet most researchers have never had any formal training in data management. Libraries have begun developing services and programs to help researchers meet the demands

Serving Those Who Served: Librarian's Guide to Working with Veteran and Military Communities

Serving Those Who Served: Librarian's Guide to Working with Veteran and Military Communities
  • Author : Sarah LeMire,Kristen J. Mulvihill
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2017-02-06
  • ISBN : 9781440834332
GET THIS BOOKServing Those Who Served: Librarian's Guide to Working with Veteran and Military Communities

Practical advice on how best to serve veterans, service members, and their families in your community, including effective ways to develop new outreach partnerships and collaborations. • The first guidebook of its kind, intended to support librarians, administrators, and library employees of all types better serve the veteran and military communities • Presents insights from authors who are both Army veterans as well as professional librarians engaged in working with the veteran and military communities in libraries • Explains how to estimate the