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Service Profession, a Service Commitment: A Festschrift in Honor of Charles D. Patterson
     

Service Profession, a Service Commitment: A Festschrift in Honor of Charles D. Patterson

by Connie Van Fleet, Danny P. Wallace, Connie Van Fleet (Editor)
 

A tribute to the library profession, this festschrift explores the various service roles of professional librarians. Presented in three parts, A Service Profession discusses the roles in support of scholarly communication, examines library and information science organizations, and suggests strategies for developing leadership within the profession. Kathleen de la

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A tribute to the library profession, this festschrift explores the various service roles of professional librarians. Presented in three parts, A Service Profession discusses the roles in support of scholarly communication, examines library and information science organizations, and suggests strategies for developing leadership within the profession. Kathleen de la Pena McCook, John M. Budd, and Dana Watson offer perspectives on the processes involved in scholarly publishing. Opportunities for professional action through organizations are explored by Danny P. Wallace, Joseph Mika, and Bert R. Boyce. Connie Van Fleet and Donald E. Riggs underscore the importance of personal commitment in developing excellence in libraries today and in the future.

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Eight essays explore the various service roles of professional librarians, and suggest strategies for developing leadership in the profession. The essays are grouped into three sections: roles in support of the professional literature, opportunities for professional action through organizations, and the impact and value of teaching. Includes biographical data on, and a list of the publications of, Charles D. Patterson (library science, Louisiana State U.). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780810826403
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/1992
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.84(d)

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Connie Van Fleet (MLIS, Louisiana State; PhD, Indiana) is Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University SLIS. She has published articles in several journals and monographs, including Public Libraries, RQ, Wilson Library Bulletin, and the JELIS and is the co-editor of RQ with Danny P. Wallace. Danny P. Wallace (MLIS, University of Missouri; PhD, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana), who is Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Louisiana State SLIS. The author of numerous publications in such journals as JASIS, JELIS, Library Trends, and Library Journal, Wallace is former editor of the JASIS book review column and co-editor of Q with Connie Van Fleet.

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