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The Role of the Academic Librarian
     

The Role of the Academic Librarian

by Anne Langley, K.T.L. Vaughan, Edward G. Gray, K. T. L. Vaughan
 

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ISBN-10: 1843340577

ISBN-13: 9781843340577

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This book covers the practical side of being an academic librarian – a role that has undergone a large degree of change in recent years. It outlines and describes the skills necessary to succeed in these large, and often complex, organisations. The book includes tools and techniques for an academic librarian for managing time, meetings, projects, publishing

Overview

This book covers the practical side of being an academic librarian – a role that has undergone a large degree of change in recent years. It outlines and describes the skills necessary to succeed in these large, and often complex, organisations. The book includes tools and techniques for an academic librarian for managing time, meetings, projects, publishing and research, communications (paper and electronic), the basics of supervision, and how to work in a large organisation. The impact of the growth of electronic formats on the role of the academic librarian are discussed in detail.

  • Explains how, in practical terms, to stay organised, communicate successfully, network and navigate through an often politicised environment
  • Applies business practices to the field of librarianship
  • Shows how to use organisational behaviour techniques to manage yourself and your work

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843340577
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
Chandos Information Professional Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
0.38(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Time management
Organizing
Communication
Meetings
Collection development in an electronic world
Public service in the electronic world
Networking
Moving up
Leadership
 

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