The Image and Role of the Librarian


Author: Linda S Katz

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136752374

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 204

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The Image and Role of the Librarian addresses all aspects of professional identity for librarians, including professional roles, cultural images, popular perceptions, and future trends. The book examines historical representations, stereotypes, and popular culture icons and the role each plays in the relationship between librarian and patron. The book also looks at the profound impact the Internet has had on the services librarians provide and how electronic resources have transformed the roles and responsibilities of librarians.

The Librarian's Career Guidebook


Author: Priscilla K. Shontz

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810850347

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 565

View: 9035

Are you trying to break into a career in library science or improve your current position? In The Librarian's Career Guidebook, 63 information professionals from diverse positions, workplaces, and regions discuss a variety of career issues and offer advice to prospective librarians, M.L.S. students, and librarians in various stages of their careers, from entry-level to the highly experienced.

Job Stress and the Librarian

Coping Strategies from the Professionals


Author: Carol Smallwood,Linda Burkey Wade

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786471808

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 212

View: 8638

"Practical how-to essays on managing stress as working librarians. Creative methods of diffusing stress are emphasized, adaptive to various types of libraries and job descriptions. Facing budget and staff cuts, increasingly diverse patrons, and rapidly changing technology, librarians have stressful jobs and this collection helps meet a concrete need"--Provided by publisher.

The Librarian's Book of Lists


Author: George M. Eberhart

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838910637

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 118

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Collects lists about library-related topics, including the top ten library blogs, the top five movies with librarian role models, and the top fifteen books about real librarians, and features library history, information, and trivia.

The Librarian Brother Soldier Spy


Author: Robert A. Rungkat

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 145684394X

Category: Fiction

Page: 341

View: 4608

Alex Renault and his brother Michael spend much of their early years of childhood in the Middle East, SE Asia and Australia with their diplomatic parents. Alex’s parents finally decide to make Adelaide, South Australia, their permanent living abode, but not before the parents depart once again on a mysterious mission overseas. Alex’s father declares to his children this will be the parents final and last. From then on, many events take twists and turns with a macabre discovery of a dead body of a young man and woman on Adelaide’s River Torrens. Terrorists bombing occur in this sedate city, Alex’s girlfriend Linda is targeted, the storyline thickens with more twists and turns, it becomes worse when Alex is told of news that knocks him for a six by his detective friend James. It will open many readers’ eyes to adjoin the world of realism and nonfiction in deciding which is what, as some dates and places described are so familiar, but totally Fiction indeed.

Planning Public Library Buildings

Concepts and Issues for the Librarian


Author: Mr Michael Dewe

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409485013

Category: Architecture

Page: 366

View: 6393

Planning a new or refurbished public library means considering not only facilities for collections, services, staff and users, but examining also the local context, reviewing the library image, and developing relationships with other community facilities and agencies. This book examines the entire gamut of challenges confronting the planning and development of contemporary public libraries; their mission, their roles, and key issues such as lifelong learning, social inclusion, community and cultural needs, regeneration and funding. The helpful presentation and readable style guides the librarian through the preliminary information-gathering and decision-making process that ensures a successful library building for all concerned. Using practical case studies, plans and photographs, the author tackles the critical issues of siting, size, plans and design concepts, and provides a helpful guide to weighing up the alternatives of refurbished, converted and new buildings. Separate chapters focus on the planning, briefing and construction process; security, safety and sustainability; key characteristics of successful buildings; identity, decor and signage; and interior layout and facilities. The text draws together a vast resource of real library examples from all over the world which provide best practice models and lessons to learn. For funding authorities, librarians and architects of public libraries this is a highly informative book that will help to ensure wise decision-making and prevent costly mistakes.

Crazy Horse the Librarian


Author: Alan Duckworth


ISBN: 1326554743

Category: History

Page: 138

View: 1062

This is the story of the rise of the Internet and the death of the reference librarian. Once reference libraries were the glory of the profession. Once their labyrinthine mysteries were known only to a select few. Now they're gone and with them the men and women who served in them. This is the story of just one.

The Librarian's Book of Quotes


Author: Tatyana Eckstrand

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838909884

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 117

View: 3794

The Librarian's Companion

A Handbook of Thousands of Facts and Figures on Libraries, Librarians, Books, Newspapers, Publishers, Booksellers


Author: Vladimir Wertsman

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313299759

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 225

View: 3368

Includes thousands of current facts about librarianship and publishing around the world.