Transformative Library and Information Work

Written By Stephen Bales
Transformative Library and Information Work
  • Publsiher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 01 June 2020
  • ISBN : 0081030118
  • Pages : 162 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Transformative Library and Information Work written by Stephen Bales which was release on 01 June 2020, this book published by Chandos Publishing. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Intended to be an accessible guide to transformational information work, the book collects approximately thirty brief case studies of information related organizations, initiatives, and/or projects that focus on social justice related activities. Each case is a short narrative account of its particular subject's history, objectives, accomplishments, and challenges faced. It also describes the material realities involved in the subjects' day-to-day operation. Furthermore, cases include pertinent excerpts from interviews conducted with individuals directly involved with the information organization and will conclude with three-to-five bulleted takeaway points for information workers to consider when developing their own praxis

Transformative Library and Information Work

Transformative Library and Information Work
  • Author : Stephen Bales,Tina Budzise-Weaver
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-06
  • Total pages : 162
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : Intended to be an accessible guide to transformational information work, the book collects approximately thirty brief case studies of information related organizations, initiatives, and/or projects that focus on social justice related activities. Each case is a short narrative account of its particular subject's history, objectives, accomplishments, and challenges faced. ...

Transformative Library and Information Work

Transformative Library and Information Work
  • Author : Stephen Bales,Tina Budzise-Weaver
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-03-13
  • Total pages : 162
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : Intended to be an accessible guide to transformational information work, the book collects approximately thirty brief case studies of information related organizations, initiatives, and/or projects that focus on social justice related activities. Each case is a short narrative account of its particular subject’s history, objectives, accomplishments, and challenges ...

Critical Theory for Library and Information Science

Critical Theory for Library and Information Science
  • Author : Gloria J. Leckie,Lisa M. Given,John Buschman
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 326
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : This text provides an overview of major critical theorists from across disciplines—including the humanities, social sciences, and education—that discusses the importance of these critical perspectives for the advancement of LIS research and scholarship. * A basic bibliography of the theorist's work follows each topic presentation; some chapters also include ...

Assessing Information Needs Managing Transformative Library Services

Assessing Information Needs  Managing Transformative Library Services
  • Author : Robert J. Grover Professor Emeritus,Roger C. Greer,John Agada
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010-06-16
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : Based on a tested model for community analysis, this book offers a guide to the management of client-centered transformative information services that can be applied in any type of library or information agency. • A case study of a community analysis for a county library system, illustrating how the model can ...

Grey Literature in Library and Information Studies

Grey Literature in Library and Information Studies
  • Author : Dominic Farace,Joachim Schöpfel
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2010-09-27
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : The further rise of electronic publishing has come to change the scale and diversity of grey literature facing librarians and other information practitioners. This compiled work brings together research and authorship over the past decade dealing with both the supply and demand sides of grey literature. While this book is ...

The Portable MLIS Insights from the Experts 2nd Edition

The Portable MLIS  Insights from the Experts  2nd Edition
  • Author : Ken Haycock,Mary-Jo Romaniuk
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2017-12-07
  • Total pages : 378
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : In this update of the ideal introduction to the library profession, the core competencies of professional librarians are presented in 14 essays supplemented with foundational principles and context. • Updates a core textbook and introduction to the profession that will be useful for almost all LIS programs and new librarians • Brings together ...

Information Services to Diverse Populations Developing Culturally Competent Library Professionals

Information Services to Diverse Populations  Developing Culturally Competent Library Professionals
  • Author : Nicole A. Cooke
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2016-12-12
  • Total pages : 166
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : Filling a gap in the existing library and information science literature, this book consolidates recent research and best practices to address the need for diversity and social justice in the training and education of LIS professionals. • Addresses perennially important and emerging hot topics in librarianship, such as diversity, cultural competence, ...

Public Sector Transformation Through E government

Public Sector Transformation Through E government
  • Author : Vishanth Weerakkody,Christopher G. Reddick
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-10-16
  • Total pages : 263
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : Over the last decade governments in Europe and North America have attempted to improve efficiency of public services through Information and Communication Technology, commonly branded as electronic government (e-government). Public Sector Transformation through E-Governmentexplores the influence that e-government has on public sector organizations, the organizational complexities that result, and its ...

Research in Library and Information Science

Research in Library and Information Science
  • Author : Gale Fox
  • Publisher : Scientific e-Resources
  • Release Date : 2018-01-21
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : Librarianship is one of the world's oldest and most successful professions. It has survived war, plague, economic depression, and varying social values and conditions. The profession has shown an extraordinary ability to adapt to changing social and economic conditions and to adapt changing technologies to serve a variety of people ...

Social Justice and Library Work

Social Justice and Library Work
  • Author : Stephen Bales
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-10-18
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : 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 ...

LIS Career Sourcebook

LIS Career Sourcebook
  • Author : G. Kim Dority
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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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 ...

Library Information Science Abstracts

Library   Information Science Abstracts
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : Download or read online Library Information Science Abstracts written by , published by which was released on 2008. Get Library Information Science Abstracts Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Handbook on Participatory Action Research and Community Development

Handbook on Participatory Action Research and Community Development
  • Author : Stoecker , Randy,Falcón, Adrienne
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-04-08
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : This Handbook is a critical resource for carefully considering the possibilities and challenges of strategically integrating participatory action research (PAR) and community development (CD). Utilizing practical examples from diverse contexts across five continents, it looks at how communities are empowering themselves and bringing about systemic change....

Transformative Digital Humanities

Transformative Digital Humanities
  • Author : Mary McAleer Balkun,Marta Mestrovic Deyrup
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-04-23
  • Total pages : 182
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : Transformative Digital Humanities takes a two-pronged approach to the digital humanities: it examines the distinct kinds of work currently being undertaken in the field, while also addressing current issues in the digital humanities, including sustainability, accessibility, interdisciplinarity, and funding. With contributions from humanities and LIS scholars based in China, Canada, ...

Foundations of Library and Information Science Fourth Edition

Foundations of Library and Information Science  Fourth Edition
  • Author : Richard E. Rubin
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2017-11-22
  • Total pages : 648
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : Download or read online Foundations of Library and Information Science Fourth Edition written by Richard E. Rubin, published by American Library Association which was released on 2017-11-22. Get Foundations of Library and Information Science Fourth Edition Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....