Career development and training

An Introduction to Library and Information Work, 3rd edition   An Introduction to Library and Information Work, 3rd edition
Anne Totterdell, Jane Gill and Alan Hornsey

This book introduces support staff, paraprofessionals and students to the workplace. Informing readers of the latest developments in the sector, the text provides them with a practical, educational underpinning . . .

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Being an Information Innovator   Being an Information Innovator
Jennifer Rowley

Whilst there is no shortage of professional literature discussing the changing nature of libraries and information organizations in the digital age, words such as innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity . . .

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Being Evidence Based in Library and Information Practice   Being Evidence Based in Library and Information Practice
Edited by Denise Koufogiannakis and Alison Brettle

This book builds a research-grounded, theoretical foundation for evidence based library and information practice and illustrates how librarians can incorporate the principles to make more informed decisions . . .

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Blended Learning   Blended Learning
Tools for teaching and training

Barbara Allan

This essential guide should be on the desk of any library and information professional, records manager, archivist or knowledge manager involved in planning and introducing an ERM system, whether in a . . .

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Building Your Portfolio, 3rd edition   Building Your Portfolio, 3rd edition
The CILIP guide

Edited by Kath Owen and Margaret Watson

Reflecting on achievements and presenting evidence of enhanced knowledge and skills underpin many professional and educational qualifications. Building a portfolio is key to recording and demonstrating . . .

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Collaboration in Libraries and Learning Environments   Collaboration in Libraries and Learning Environments
Edited by Maxine Melling and Margaret Weaver

The changing environment in higher education requires different approaches to be taken to the provision of professional support services. This may result in the development of outsourced shared services, . . .

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Developing Academic Library Staff for Future Success, 2nd edition   Developing Academic Library Staff for Future Success, 2nd edition
Present practice and future challenges

Edited by Margaret Oldroyd

In a climate of rapid change - growth in student numbers, new student-centred learning methods, the need to manage resources on a value-for-money basis, and the move towards the electronic library - human . . .

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Information Literacy in the Workplace   Information Literacy in the Workplace
Edited by Marc Forster

In today’s information-driven workplace, the modern professional must know when research evidence or relevant legal, business, personal or other information is required, how to find it, how to critique . . .

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Librarianship   Librarianship
An introduction

G. G. Chowdhury, Paul F. Burton, David McMenemy and Alan Poulter

Every profession needs an introductory text to its core body of knowledge. This definitive textbook is the most up-to-date introduction to the profession of librarianship for students and new entrants . . .

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Management Basics for Information Professionals, 3rd edition   Management Basics for Information Professionals, 3rd edition
G. Edward Evans and Camila A. Alire

Completely revised and expanded to reflect the rapidly changing sphere of information services, this comprehensive introduction to the management of libraries builds the basic skills good library managers . . .

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Management Skills for Archivists and Records Managers   Management Skills for Archivists and Records Managers
Edited by Louise Ray and Melinda Haunton

This book introduces the range of management skills employed by records managers and archivists, and shows how they may be applied, adding value both in terms of personal professional development and in . . .

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Practical Tips for Developing Your Staff   Practical Tips for Developing Your Staff
Tracey Pratchett and Gil Young with CAROL BROOKS, LISA JESKINS & HELEN MONAGLE

This book offers innovative tips and tried-and-tested best practice to enable library and knowledge workers to take control of professional development regardless of the budget and time available to them.    Continuing . . .

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Screencasting for Libraries   Screencasting for Libraries
Greg Notess

Part of the award-winning TECH SET series, this complete how-to guide offers proven tips and techniques for creating engaging screencasts and publishing them on the Web. Examples use various software . . .

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The New Professional's Handbook   The New Professional's Handbook
Your guide to information services management

Sheila Corrall and Anthony Brewerton

Newly qualified library and information staff are thrown in at the deep end in their first jobs, where they are expected to function as skilled practitioners. They find themselves in a world where technological . . .

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The New Professional's Toolkit   The New Professional's Toolkit
Bethan Ruddock

This practical toolkit will be your guide towards career success and fulfilment as you make your way in the information sector.    Each chapter captures the expert advice of rising stars . . .

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The No-nonsense Guide to Training in Libraries   The No-nonsense Guide to Training in Libraries
Barbara Allan

Straightforward and practical guidance for library and information workers in all sectors who are involved in training users, colleagues or other groups. In order to make an impact with their customers, . . .

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Your Essential Guide to Career Success, 2nd edition   Your Essential Guide to Career Success, 2nd edition
Sheila Pantry and Peter Griffiths

How ambitious are you? Do you have a career plan? Are your skills up-to-date? Where do you want to be in three, five or ten years' time? This book is an essential read for any information professional . . .

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