Managing the Twenty First Century Reference Department

HEAD OF REFERENCE RESPONSIBILITIES Regular responsibilities of a head of reference would include, among other things, administrative and supervisory duties. She is responsible for distributing reference duties in the department, ...

Author: Linda S Katz

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317955566

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 136

View: 502

Download →

Learn the skills needed to update and manage a reference department that efficiently meets the needs of clients today—and tomorrow! Managing the Twenty-First Century Reference Department: Challenges and Prospects provides librarians with the knowledge and skills they need to manage an effective reference service. Full of useful and practical ideas, this book presents successful methods for recruiting and retaining capable reference department staff and management, training new employees and adapting current services to an evolving field. Expert practitioners address the changing role of the reference library worker and how longstanding traditions and practices can be re-evaluated and re-applied. The information in this book is ideal for librarians and students of library studies looking to take their skills to the next level. Reference departments continue to evolve as the number of applicants qualified to run them declines. Managing the Twenty-First Century Reference Department: Challenges and Prospects explores the dynamics of leadership and management as well as a variety of other characteristics needed in a Head of Reference. It recognizes the increasing need for visionary leaders who can deal with shrinking budgets, soaring costs, expensive electronic resources, and high user expectations and provides you with practical advice on finding, training, and keeping these individuals. In addition to the training and recruitment techniques documented in this book, you will find extensive information on: setting and achieving goals creating and maintaining a positive work environment how to deliver quality services how to improve job satisfaction for library staff problem solving strategies the importance of communication making your reference department task- and employee-centered Managing the Twenty-First Century Reference Department: Challenges and Prospects also provides an inside look at Oregon State University’s Valley Library’s new management model. The library’s information professionals detail this new model’s current function, potential hazards, and multiple advantages. The user-friendly information documented in this chapter and in the book as a whole makes Managing the Twenty-First Century Reference Department: Challenges and Prospects an essential read for any librarian or student of library studies looking to meet the demands of an increasingly technical field.
Posted in:

Department of Defense Supply Management Reference Book

Chapter 19 Acquisition and Supply Management Section 1 Acquisition and Supply Management in the Department of Defense 19-1 . Introduction 19-3 . Authority a . Government contracting is unique . All contractual authority stems from the ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UVA:X030450215

Category: Logistics

Page:

View: 128

Download →

Posted in:

Selected References on the State Department of Education

Frederic , Katherine A. State Personnel Administration , With Special Reference to Departments of Education . Washington , U. S. Government Printing Office , 1939. 271 p . ( Advisory Committee on Education , Staff Study No. 3. ) ...

Author: Fred Francis Beach

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:31951D03551494I

Category: Education

Page: 18

View: 921

Download →

Posted in:

Labor Relations Reference Manual

References Are to Page Numbers - UNIT APPROPRIATE, NLRA-Contd. UNIT. Craft groups—Contd. Board determination—Contd. Machine department employees, watch plant, 137 Machine shop employees, 47, 75 Machinists and millwrights, 75 Maintenance ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B3637862

Category: Arbitration, Industrial

Page:

View: 285

Download →

Posted in:

List of References on the Reorganization of the Executive Departments

Interior department appropriation . ( Reorganization of government departments ... ) : Fess , Norris , licKellar ... ; Debate in the Senate on House 8397 , March 17 , 1932 . Congressional Record , v75 , no . 75 , p.6462-5 . . 138 .

Author: James W. Sheridan

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B3643649

Category: Executive departments

Page: 52

View: 371

Download →

Posted in:

Annual Reports of the War Department

General and special orders and circulars with reference to this division Miscellaneous 157 3 , 287 544 145 118 18 , 158 2 , 160 Total ... 35,087 74 Signal division . To heads of Departments and bureaus ..... Relating to duties and ...

Author: United States. War Dept

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112109524485

Category:

Page:

View: 736

Download →

Posted in:

References to the Principal Works in Every Department of Religious Literature

These contain a great treasure of both doctrinal and practical theology , and the number of my references to them is proportionably large ... though embracing all departments of knowledge , ' contains but about fifty thousand authors .

Author: Howard Malcom

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 9783375048631

Category: Fiction

Page: 494

View: 610

Download →

Reprint of the original, first published in 1868.
Posted in:

Reimagining Reference in the 21st Century

a reference collection in a new topic or discipline, choosing to purchase a source in print or online format, updating (or not) ... the Guide began as a product of Columbia University's general reference department, but along the way, ...

Author: David A. Tyckoson

Publisher: Purdue University Press

ISBN: 9781557536983

Category: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES

Page: 401

View: 858

Download →

Libraries today provide a wider variety of services, collections, and tools than at any time in the past. This book explores how reference librarianship is changing to continue to help users find information they need in this shifting environment.
Posted in: