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A Practical Writing Guide for Academic Librarians

A Practical Writing Guide for Academic Librarians
  • Author : Anne Langley
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 11 May 2010
  • ISBN : 1780630344
  • Pages : 172 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Mastering the skills necessary for clear, effective writing can make writing tasks flow more easily. This book helps academic librarians who are new to the profession or new to a supervisory or management position, as well as those who want to be more productive and make the their writing for work go more smoothly. From progress reports to project plans, cover letters to case studies and book reviews to blogging, readers will find examples and how-tos for most of the types of writing they need to do in their academic library careers. Discusses the importance of style and audience Analyzes and guides the reader through the types of writing that academic librarians use in their everyday work Includes information on presenting data: specifically, tables, graphs and charts


A Practical Writing Guide for Academic Librarians

A Practical Writing Guide for Academic Librarians
  • Author : Anne Langley,Jonathan Wallace
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 11 May 2010
GET THIS BOOKA Practical Writing Guide for Academic Librarians

Mastering the skills necessary for clear, effective writing can make writing tasks flow more easily. This book helps academic librarians who are new to the profession or new to a supervisory or management position, as well as those who want to be more productive and make the their writing for work go more smoothly. From progress reports to project plans, cover letters to case studies and book reviews to blogging, readers will find examples and how-tos for most of the



How to Write and Get Published

How to Write and Get Published
  • Author : Tammy Ivins,Anne Pemberton
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 22 April 2019
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This book will get librarians writing by dispelling the mythos surrounding “scholarly writing” by providing practical tools and advice. Though the authors have extensive experience as scholars, this book is written in a friendly, approachable, non-intimating manner.


Supporting Students on the Autism Spectrum: A Practical Guide for Academic Libraries

Supporting Students on the Autism Spectrum: A Practical Guide for Academic Libraries
  • Author : Rachel M. McMullin,Kerry R. Walton
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 31 May 2019
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This book will be invaluable for those in the academic library who want to understand how best to serve students on the autism spectrum and how those students can contribute to the library. • Serves as an essential resource on how to serve students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) • Offers an overview of characteristics of students with ASD that is tailored to those working in academic libraries and shows how those characteristics will affect various types of interactions • Provides practical solutions


Universal Design

Universal Design
  • Author : Gail Staines
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 05 July 2012
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Universal Design provides practitioners, graduate students, and other professionals interested in obtaining practical advice on how to effectively create and re-create interiors of academic libraries for teaching, learning, and research. The academic library ‘as place’ continues to evolve around the idea that the existing environment can have multiple uses. Partnerships with other college and university agencies, such as centers for teaching excellence and writing centers have compatible missions with those of academic libraries. Established within the building-proper these facilities will


Fundraising for Academic Libraries

Fundraising for Academic Libraries
  • Author : Karlene Noel Jennings,Joyce Garczynski
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 20 July 2020
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With more universities facing financial difficulty and academic libraries being asked to do more with less, fundraising has been transformed from a luxury to a necessity. Now, more than ever, academic libraries need to know how to effectively obtain and steward donors. Most fundraising books are written from perspectives that are not always relevant to the complex environment that academic libraries must navigate. Fundraising for Academic Libraries: A Practical Guide for Librarian is written just for academic libraries. The authors


Enhancing Library and Information Research Skills

Enhancing Library and Information Research Skills
  • Author : Lili Luo,Marie Kennedy,Kristine Brancolini
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release : 30 September 2017
GET THIS BOOKEnhancing Library and Information Research Skills

Gain access to the latest and most savvy research techniques for academic librarians with this robust guidebook written by industry leaders involved in setting national standards for the Institute of Research Design for Librarianship. * Features the latest research practices of academic librarians–including current trends and patterns * Provides the resources, knowledge, and skills to successfully conduct research, improve professional practice, and enhance careers * Engages professionals in a sustained learning process to improve their research proficiency and impact * Includes practical information


Academic Writing and Publishing

Academic Writing and Publishing
  • Author : James Hartley
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 22 April 2008
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Academic Writing and Publishing will show academics (mainly in the social sciences) how to write and publish research articles. Its aim is to supply examples and brief discussions of recent work in all aspects of the area in short, sharp chapters. It should serve as a handbook for postgraduates and lecturers new to publishing. The book is written in a readable and lively personal style. The advice given is direct and based on up-to-date research that goes beyond that given


E-textiles in Libraries

E-textiles in Libraries
  • Author : Carli Spina,Helen Lane
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 06 March 2021
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"This essential guidebook will teach librarians all they need to know about the tools, supplies, techniques, and science behind e-textiles and how to design successful collections and programs around this hot new topic"--


Enhancing Library and Information Research Skills: A Guide for Academic Librarians

Enhancing Library and Information Research Skills: A Guide for Academic Librarians
  • Author : Lili Luo,Kristine R. Brancolini,Marie R. Kennedy
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 22 September 2017
GET THIS BOOKEnhancing Library and Information Research Skills: A Guide for Academic Librarians

Gain access to the latest and most savvy research techniques for academic librarians with this robust guidebook written by industry leaders involved in setting national standards for the Institute of Research Design for Librarianship. • Features the latest research practices of academic librarians–including current trends and patterns • Provides the resources, knowledge, and skills to successfully conduct research, improve professional practice, and enhance careers • Engages professionals in a sustained learning process to improve their research proficiency and impact • Includes practical information


Providing Research Support

Providing Research Support
  • Author : Janet Fletcher,Robyn Drummond
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 April 2016
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Research Impact Measurement is a pressing issue for academic and research libraries. Aimed at library and information professionals working in research-intensive institutions, Providing Research Support is a practical guide on how to assist academic and research staff in assessing and demonstrating research impact. It also addresses making strategic publishing choices. It will equip library and information professionals with strategies, resourcing requirements, tools and tips by providing solutions to real-life problems in demonstrating the impact of research. Providing Research Support presents


Open Access and Its Practical Impact on the Work of Academic Librarians

Open Access and Its Practical Impact on the Work of Academic Librarians
  • Author : Laura Bowering Mullen
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 01 January 2010
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This book is aimed at the practicing academic librarian, especially those working on the ¿front lines¿ of reference, instruction, collection development, and other capacities that involve dealing directly with library patrons in a time of changing scholarly communication paradigms. This book is a one-stop shop useful not only to all ¿front-line¿ academic librarians but also to those planning a career in academic librarianship who seek to understand potential new roles of librarians in scholarly communication capacities.


Library Management 101

Library Management 101
  • Author : Diane L. Velasquez
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 06 March 2021
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Knowing the principles of general management is both useful and necessary for LIS students, but learning management techniques specific to the world of libraries is no less important. Created to fill a surprising educational void, this edited volume focuses on best practices from library management experts teaching in LIS programs across the country. Among the many topics discussed are Classic and contemporary theories of management, and how they apply to the library Human resource planning Marketing and public relations Negotiations,


How to Write a Lot

How to Write a Lot
  • Author : Paul J. Silvia
  • Publisher : American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Release : 01 September 2018
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"All academics need to write, and many struggle to finish their dissertations, articles, books, or grant proposals. Writing is hard work and can be difficult to wedge into a frenetic academic schedule. This revised and updated edition of Paul Silvia's popular guide provides practical, lighthearted advice to help academics overcome common barriers and become productive writers. Silvia's expert tips have been updated to apply to a wide variety of disciplines, and this edition has a new chapter devoted to grant


Library Programming Made Easy

Library Programming Made Easy
  • Author : Michelle Demeter,Haley K. Holmes
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 30 April 2019
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This book provides in-depth practical advice and examples of public and academic library programming activities. Included in this volume are methods for identifying target audiences, activities and ways to find and generate even more ideas, tools for assessment and budgeting, and tips on planning programs from inception to execution.