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Facing Contemporary Challenges in Librarianship: Free ebook download

Jan 24, 2018

What do these topics have in common?
 
  • Competition for funding and budget constraints 
  • Keeping relevant and on top of technical changes
  • Marketing the library and your profession
  • The librarian’s role in information literacy
 
They are just a few of the challenges facing todays librarians! If you would like to learn more download Facing Contemporary Challenges in Librarianship, a free ebook PDF download which includes chapter excerpts from the Chandos Library Information Sciences collection, books written for librarians by librarians. 
 
Table of Contents:   
 
  • Marketing a Profession: Marketing the Future, by Debra Lucas-Alfieri, from the book Marketing the 21st Century Library 
  • Preparedness, by Guy Robertson, from the book Disaster Planning for Libraries
  • E-books and the Future of Technical Services, by Anne C. Elguindi and Kari Schmidt, from the book Electronic Resource Management
  • A Culture of Technology, by Dee Ann Allison, from the book The Patron-Driven Library
  • Library 3.0 Librarianship, by Tom Kwanya, Christine Stilwell and Peter G. Underwood, from the book Library 3.0
  • Collection Budgets, by Holly Hibner and Mary Kelly, from the book Making a Collection Count
  • The Role of the Information Professional in Competitive Intelligence, by Margareta Nelke and Charlotte Håkansson, from the book Competitive Intelligence for Information Professionals
  • The Problem for Libraries in the Twenty-First Century: The Need to Accept a Paradigm Shift, by George Stachokas, from the book Information Services for the 21st Century 

This ebook is one of the volumes in Elsevier’s Library Learning Trends series, free ebooks to support and encourage learning and development in librarianship.  Other ebooks in the series include:

 

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