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Practical And Effective Management Of Libraries

Author : Richard Moniz, Jr.
ISBN : 9781780630236
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Aimed at library science students and librarians with newly assigned administrative duties the book is about improving one’s thinking and decision making in a role as a library manager. Most librarians get very little exposure to management issues prior to finding themselves in a management role. Furthermore, most library science students do not expect that they will need to understand management yet they quickly find that there is a need to understand this perspective to be effective at almost any library job. Effective library management is about having some tools to make decisions (such as a basic understanding of management theory and how it applies in the library environment, understanding common traps we all fall into, etc.), knowing yourself, being able to motivate others, fostering a diversity (especially within workgroups), being able to communicate effectively, and having an understanding of one’s organizational culture. The book touches on all of these aspects of library management. Provides a concise understanding of theories from management, psychology, etc. and applies them to practical every day library issues Contains real world cases for considering how theoretical concepts might apply in real library-related situations Cuts out much of the extraneous material often found in books of this kind and focuses more on what you actually need

Library And Information Science

Author : Michael F. Bemis
ISBN : 9780838911853
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This unique annotated bibliography is a complete, up-to-date guide to sources of information on library science, covering recent books, monographs, periodicals and websites, and selected works of historical importance. In addition to compiling an invaluable list of sources, Bemis digs deeper, examining the strengths and weaknesses of key works. A boon to researchers and practitioners alike, this bibliography Includes coverage of subjects as diverse and vital as the history of librarianship, its development as a profession, the ethics of information science, cataloging, reference work, and library architecture Encompasses encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, photographic surveys, statistical publications, and numerous electronic sources, all categorized by subject Offers appendixes detailing leading professional organizations and publishers of library and information science literature This comprehensive bibliography of English-language resources on librarianship, the only one of its kind, will prove invaluable to scholars, students, and anyone working in the field.

The Mindful Librarian

Author : Richard Moniz
ISBN : 9780081005613
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Mindful Librarian: Connecting the Practice of Mindfulness to Librarianship explores mindfulness, approaching it in such a way as to relate specifically to the many roles or challenges librarians face. Coinciding with the increased need to juggle a variety of tasks, technologies, ebooks, and databases, the new Association of College & Research Libraries Framework for Information Literacy, and the challenges faced by solo librarians in school libraries which have suffered cutbacks in help in recent years, the time is exactly right for this publication. The authors hope to be helpful in some small way towards improving the joy and quality of life that librarians and library science students experience in their personal lives and jobs. The loftier goal would be to create a new lens from which to view librarianship, having a transformative impact on readers, and opening a new dialog within the profession. The topic of mindfulness is not new; it has been connected to various religious traditions in a wide variety of ways for centuries, most notably Buddhism. In the latter part of the 20th century, however, a secular version was popularized largely by the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn and his work on MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) at the University of Massachusetts’s Medical School. The medical benefits and the overall quality of life improvements from its adoption have exploded in recent years, in particular, the last two decades which have seen mindfulness traditions incorporated into education to a greater degree and with very positive results. Presents the only current LIS book that covers this topic in a way that applies directly to librarians Provides a topic that will be appealing to librarians, as it speaks to the pressures of budget cuts and consumer culture being felt across the academy Seeks to improve the joy and quality of life that librarians and library science students experience in their personal lives and jobs

Maximizing Electronic Resources Management In Libraries

Author : Lenore England
ISBN : 9781780634289
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Maximizing Electronic Resources Management in Libraries: Applying Business Process Management examines the use of Business Process Management (BPM) and the ways it can be beneficially applied to electronic resources management (ERM) to help organize processes in libraries. The book offers librarians a skillset that will make them ready for a variety of library environments. It focuses on the organizational tools offered by BPM, including key elements of ERM functions that lay the groundwork for the present and future use of ERM, and how they will drive methods by which libraries provide access to resources. BPM theories are then reviewed, along with a discussion of present applications of BPM to ERM and a final look at possibilities for future applications. discusses numerous BPM theories and principles as effective organizational strategies for ERM processes and operations offers a practical and simple application process for BPM principles, that leads towards effective organizational change demonstrates real-life ERM projects using BPM principles

Conversations With Leading Academic And Research Library Directors

Author : Patrick Lo
ISBN : 9780081027479
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors: International Perspectives on Library Management presents a series of conversations with the directors of major academic and research libraries. The book offers insight, analysis, and personal anecdote from leaders in the library field, giving a unique perspective on how the modern library operates. Readers will learn about the most up-to-date trends and practices in the LIS profession from the directors of 24 internationally acclaimed academic and research libraries in Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, and the UK and USA. This is the first book focusing on leaders and managers of library institutions to offer a global outlook. Facing the need to respond to the expectations of changing populations that librarians strive to serve, this book aims to develop a new understanding of the core values of academic and research libraries, and asks how librarians can innovate, adapt, and flourish in a rapidly shifting professional landscape. Presents conversations with library leaders from 24 major institutions Offers a global perspective on the operation and management of libraries Discusses the director’s impact on institutional structures and future landscapes Gives insights based on first-hand experience

Dewey Dezimalklassifikation

Author : Lois Mai Chan
ISBN : 9783110942316
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Increasing use of the DDC in the German-speaking regions leads to a considerable increase in the demand for information and teaching material on this classification system in Library training and practice. The German translation of the DDC instruction book offers both students and all those working practically or researching with the DDC classification, an extensive introduction to the theoretical basics of the classification, supplemented by professional aspects and many individual examples. The use of tables and the notation synthesis are explained in detail, and clarified with practical exercises. This textbook is thus also well suited for individual studies, offering numerous possibilities to check and repeat what has been learned. For the teacher, there are notes on structuring leasons and preparing teaching material and tests.

Digital Rights Management

Author : Arnold Picot
ISBN : 9783642558955
Genre : Business & Economics
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Mit der Veränderung der technisch-organisatorischen Rahmenbedingungen und der anhaltenden Entwicklung von Technologie, Märkten und individuellen Verhaltensweisen ergeben sich fundamentale Fragen, die der Münchner Kreis in seiner Mitgliederkonferenz "Digital Rights Management” mit führenden Experten aus Wissenschaft und Industrie diskutiert hat.

Funktionale Anforderungen An Normdaten

Author : Gleen E. Patton
ISBN : 9783110232516
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book represents one part of the continued development and expansion of Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records. It contains a further analysis of the characteristics of various entities which are in the focus of standard data (persons, families, corporate bodies, work, expression, manifestation, item, concept, object, event and place), the definitions under which these entities are known and the standard search entries which the cataloguers create for these entities.

Dissertation Abstracts International

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Einf Hrung In Die Psychologie

Author : Peter H. Lindsay
ISBN : 364267562X
Genre : Psychology
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1. 1 2 1. 2 Die Interpretation sensorischer Botschaften 3 Vergleich mit einer Schablone . . . . . . . 3 1. 3 Daten-gesteuerte und konzeptuell-gesteuerte Verarbeitung . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1. 4 Einige Wahrnehmungsphanomene 9 1. 4. 1 Organisation reduzierter BUder . . 9 1. 4. 2 Widerspruchliche Organisationen 10 Organisation akustischer Wahrnehmungen 11 1. 4. 3 Organisation ohne Bedeutung . . . . . . . 12 1. 4. 4 Ausgleich zwischen Daten und Interpretation . 14 Die Bedeutung von Regeln 1. 5 15 1. 5. 1 Wahrnehmung des Raumes 18 Unmogliche Organisationen 23 1. 5. 2 Die Bedeutung des Umfelds 24 1. 6 Feature-Analyse . . . . . 27 1. 6. 1 Das Abstoppen des Bildes 30 1. 6. 2 Nacheffekte . . . . . . . . 33 1. 6. 2. 1 Wie man Bewegungsnacheffekte herstellen kann 35 1. 6. 2. 2 Farbennacheffekte . . . . . . . . 35 1. 6. 3 Die Erklarung von Nacheffekten 35 1. 6. 4 Lage-spezifische Farbadaptation 37 1. 6. 5 Wahrnehmung ohne "Features" 38 1. 7 Liste der benutzten Begriffe . . . 38 1. 1 "orbemmerkuumg Die Sinne - Sehen, Horen, Tasten, Schmecken, namlich Sehen und Horen. 1m Kap. 6 untersu Fiihlen - stellen die Verbindung zur Welt her. chen wir die Struktur des Nervensystems, und Diese Sinnesorgane beliefem das Gehim mit wir erfahren, wie die Signale yom Gehirn verar Informationen iiber die Umwelt; das Gehirn in beitet werden. 1m Kap. 7 kehren wir dann terpretiert diese Informationen, indem es das, schlieBlich zuriick zu den Fragestellungen, die was in der Gegenwart geschieht, mit dem ver schon im Kap.

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