This comprehensive book prepares readers for a changing profession in the library and information field, presenting a holistic approach that examines theories and models and utilizes creative problem-solving strategies.
• Provides a current, detailed, and creative introduction to the library and information profession for students in LIS programs as well as practicing professionals seeking continuing education
• Presents a framework for thinking about the library and information profession through thoughtful models and theories, which place it in the context of general service professions in society
• Builds upon the works of such professional luminaries as Pierce Butler, Verner Clapp, Ralph Shaw, and Jesse Shera to create expanded theories and updated models
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About the Author
Roger C. Greer, MLS, PhD, is dean emeritus of the School of Library and Information Management at University of Southern California, former dean at Syracuse University, and professor emeritus at Emporia State University.
Robert J. Grover, MLS, PhD, was associate vice president for academic affairs and dean of graduate studies at Emporia State University, where he had held the position of dean and professor of the School of Library and Information Management.
Susan G. Fowler, MLS, teaches at Flint Hills Technical College in Emporia, KS, and remains active in the information consulting business she founded in 1993.