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 Professions

Strategies for Regenerating the Library and Information Professions
  • Author : Jana Varlejs,Graham Walton
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2009
  • 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 ...

The Librarian s Career Guidebook

The Librarian s Career Guidebook
  • Author : Priscilla K. Shontz
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 565
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : 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 ...

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
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Career Paths and Career Development of Business Librarians

Career Paths and Career Development of Business Librarians
  • Author : Diane Zabel
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-12-12
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : Contributors provide insights about business librarianship in various types of institutions, explore traditional and non-traditional career paths in business librarianship, and discuss numerous strategies for professional growth (from earning an MBA degree to working abroad). Among the topics covered are the following: recruitment of business librarians (including recent data on ...

Making the Most of Your Library Career

Making the Most of Your Library Career
  • Author : Lois Stickell,Bridgette Sanders
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 120
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : An MLIS can provide the skill set needed to get a library job, but building a library career means knowing how to maximize your potential every step of the way. Benefiting those fresh out of library school as well as experienced professionals, career librarians from every corner of the profession ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mastering Subject Specialties Practical Advice from the Field

Mastering Subject Specialties  Practical Advice from the Field
  • Author : Karen Sobel
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2016-03-28
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : Covering the most common subject specialties and departmental liaison roles found in colleges and universities, this guide is for early- and mid-career librarians looking to move up in their chosen specialty as well as for established academic librarians interested in changing fields or for librarians taking on liaison roles in ...

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’...

Library Staffing for the Future

Library Staffing for the Future
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-12-09
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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Summary : This latest volume contains approaches from researchers around the world. The chapters explore such issues as skills-building and other professional development activities, changing demographic profiles of staff, changing modes of resource provision, succession planning, remote work, and planning for Linked Data....

Library Information Science Abstracts

Library   Information Science Abstracts
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1780630530
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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....