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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Transforming Academic Library Instruction

Transforming Academic Library Instruction
  • Author : Amanda Nichols Hess
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2018-09-25
  • Total pages : 218
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : This book examines how academic librarians think about or approach instruction as a part of their work. Through explicating this metacognitive process, this book helps both academic librarians and librarians-to-be to more intentionally consider their teaching practices and professional identities....

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, ...

Integrating Video Game Research and Practice in Library and Information Science

Integrating Video Game Research and Practice in Library and Information Science
  • Author : Ratliff, Jacob A.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2015-02-28
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : Video games are now a ubiquitous form of media used by the majority of the American population. However, the academic research field surrounding this genre does not accurately reflect the pervasive influence of video games. The field of library and information sciences helps provide the necessary foundational support for this ...

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences
  • Author : John D. McDonald,Michael Levine-Clark
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-15
  • Total pages : 6106
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, comprising of seven volumes, now in its fourth edition, compiles the contributions of major researchers and practitioners and explores the cultural institutions of more than 30 countries. This major reference presents over 550 entries extensively reviewed for accuracy in seven print volumes or online. The ...

Reference and Information Services An Introduction 6th Edition

Reference and Information Services  An Introduction  6th Edition
  • Author : Melissa A. Wong,Laura Saunders
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2020-04-30
  • Total pages : 748
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : This revised and updated sixth edition of Reference and Information Services continues the book's rich tradition, covering all phases of reference and information services with less emphasis on print and more emphasis on strategies and scenarios. Reference and Information Services is the go-to textbook for MSLIS and i-School courses on ...

E J Josey

E  J  Josey
  • Author : Renate L. Chancellor
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-02-21
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : This work provides a comprehensive examination of the life and professional career of E.J Josey within the broader historical and political landscape of the civil rights movement. In the era of Jim Crow, Josey rose to prominence in the library profession by challenging the American Library Association (ALA) to ...

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 ...

British librarianship and information work 2011 2015

British librarianship and information work 2011 2015
  • Author : J. H. Bowman
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2017-01-24
  • Total pages : 564
  • ISBN : 0081030118
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Summary : This is the latest in an important series of reviews going back to 1928. The book contains 28 chapters, written by experts in their field, and reviews developments in the principal aspects of British librarianship and information work in the years 2011-2015....