Mid Career Library and Information Professionals

Written By Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
Mid Career Library and Information Professionals
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 14 December 2010
  • ISBN : 1780630530
  • Pages : 260 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Mid Career Library and Information Professionals written by Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen which was release on 14 December 2010, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: As librarians move into the middle of their careers, they are more ready than ever to take on new leadership opportunities. Literature on leadership is expanding in the field of library and information sciences, and more and more seminars and workshops are being offered for new and seasoned leaders. This book asks the questions: ‘What about us?’ and, ‘Where is the leadership advice and training for those who are no longer new librarians, but are also not yet seasoned leaders?’ The title illustrates how to work the middle, from being in the sophomore slump progressing to the next leaders in the field, to look for perspectives from others who are in the middle of their career, and how they have developed into leaders, ways to develop one’s own style of leadership and grow one’s career and future as a librarian and information professional. Perspectives on leadership from mid-career information professionals Tips and tools on how to become a leader from the middle of your career A how-to guide on making changes from the middle

Mid Career Library and Information Professionals

Mid Career Library and Information Professionals
  • Author : Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen,Linda Crook
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-12-14
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : As librarians move into the middle of their careers, they are more ready than ever to take on new leadership opportunities. Literature on leadership is expanding in the field of library and information sciences, and more and more seminars and workshops are being offered for new and seasoned leaders. This ...

Strategies for Regenerating the Library and Information Profession

Strategies for Regenerating the Library and Information Profession
  • Author : Jana Varlejs,Graham Walton
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2009-08-17
  • Total pages : 415
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : This volume comprises papers prepared for the 8th World Conference on Continuing Professional Development (Bologna, Italy, 18-20 August 2009). Within the broad theme of creating a positive work environment for a multi-generational workforce in library and information organizations, the conference addresses managing between and across generations, mentoring and coaching, attracting people ...

Beyond Mentoring

Beyond Mentoring
  • Author : Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-11-17
  • Total pages : 146
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : Beyond Mentoring: A Guide for Librarians and Information Professionals looks at mentorship, mentorship programs, what works, what doesn’t, and different techniques, such as group and peer mentoring. The book considers many aspects of mentoring, various programs, and their successes and failures, going beyond the usual types of mentoring by ...

The Mindful Librarian

The Mindful Librarian
  • Author : Richard Moniz,Joe Eshleman,Jo Henry,Howard Slutzky,Lisa Moniz
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-11-26
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : The Mindful Librarian: Connecting the Practice of Mindfulness to Librarianship explores mindfulness, approaching it in such a way as to relate specifically to the many roles or challenges librarians face. Coinciding with the increased need to juggle a variety of tasks, technologies, ebooks, and databases, the new Association of College & ...

The Dysfunctional Library

The Dysfunctional Library
  • Author : Jo Henry,Joe Eshleman,Dr. Richard Moniz
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2018-12-18
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : Frankly, it’s not something we like to talk about. There is an unfortunate stigma to acknowledging workplace dysfunction, let alone trying to grapple with the problem. But negative behaviors such as incivility, toxicity, deviant behavior, workplace politics, and team and leadership dysfunction not only make the library a stressful ...

Information and Data Literacy

Information and Data Literacy
  • Author : Joyce Hagen-McIntosh
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-01-05
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : In an age where data flows non-stop, across all geographic borders and accessible to many, the job of providing information literacy has become much more exciting, more complicated, and more necessary. Information and Data Literacy: The Role of the Library takes a comprehensive look at the changing role of today’...

Ambassadors of the Book

Ambassadors of the Book
  • Author : Raphaële Mouren
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Total pages : 196
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : What competences are needed for heritage librarians, and how can they be taught? The management of heritage collections requires a unique mix of knowledge and skills, including expertise in preservation and conservation; heritage policies; acquisitions and collection management; bibliographic description; the materiality of books and other collection objects; and the ...

Managing Stress and Conflict in Libraries

Managing Stress and Conflict in Libraries
  • Author : Sheila Pantry
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 140
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : "This book defines clearly what should and should not be tolerated in a healthy and safe working environment, and introduces the reporting procedures and communication skills leading to conflict resolution, enabling both employees and managers to consider situations consistently, based on risk assessment previously carried out." "Also included are case ...

DIGITAL LIBRARIES

DIGITAL LIBRARIES
  • Author : Rasmita Mohanty,Ranjit Kumar Das
  • Publisher : Allied Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014-01-08
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : The book is grouped under five main sub-themes as: Theme 1: Planning Development and Management of Digital Libraries; Theme 2: Collection Development in Digital Environment; Theme 3: Resource Sharing and Networking; Theme 4: New Technologies and Adaptability; Theme 5: Change Management Issues and Strategies....

Continuing Professional Development Pathways to Leadership in the Library and Information World

Continuing Professional Development  Pathways to Leadership in the Library and Information World
  • Author : Ann Ritchie,Clare Walker
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2008-11-03
  • Total pages : 319
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : These papers focus on the topic of leadership in the library and information professions, providing an overview of institutes, programs and activities occurring around the world. Some are described in detail, outlining learning objectives, structure, recruitment and evaluation strategies; others summarise national and international initiatives. They will provide valuable insights ...

Skills to Make a Librarian

Skills to Make a Librarian
  • Author : Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-12-11
  • Total pages : 198
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : 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 ...

LIS Career Sourcebook

LIS Career Sourcebook
  • Author : G. Kim Dority
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : A must-have guide of professional development resources for library staff at every phase of their career—from those just entering the field, to paraprofessionals building a career trajectory, to seasoned librarians looking to explore additional career options. * A career lifecycle approach to building a career in the library and information ...

Continuing Professional Development Preparing for New Roles in Libraries A Voyage of Discovery

Continuing Professional Development   Preparing for New Roles in Libraries  A Voyage of Discovery
  • Author : Paul Genoni,Graham Walton
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2006-05-02
  • Total pages : 307
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : 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 ...

Careers in Other Fields for Librarians

Careers in Other Fields for Librarians
  • Author : Rhoda Garoogian,Andrew Garoogian
  • Publisher : Chicago : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Total pages : 171
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : Download or read online Careers in Other Fields for Librarians written by Rhoda Garoogian,Andrew Garoogian, published by Chicago : American Library Association which was released on 1985. Get Careers in Other Fields for Librarians Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Internship Residency and Fellowship Programs in ARL Libraries

Internship  Residency  and Fellowship Programs in ARL Libraries
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Association of Research Libr
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 112
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : Download or read online Internship Residency and Fellowship Programs in ARL Libraries written by , published by Association of Research Libr which was released on 1992. Get Internship Residency and Fellowship Programs in ARL Libraries Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....