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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

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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.

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Fundraising for Academic Libraries

Fundraising for Academic Libraries
  • Author : Karlene Noel Jennings,Joyce Garczynski
  • Publisher : Practical Guides for Librarian
  • Release : 19 September 2021
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Academic librarians who need quick and easy tools to start, advance, or evaluate development operations would be key audiences for this work. From providing basic flow charts to simple proposal and gift templates, this work would also discuss external funding holistically to include an overview of grants and grant reporting.

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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

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Systems Librarianship

Systems Librarianship
  • Author : Brighid M. Gonzales
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 15 June 2020
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Systems Librarianship: A Practical Guide for Librarians offers new systems librarians and interested LIS students foundational knowledge about the field of systems librarianship as well as practical information and strategies for common projects like migrating a library system and technology planning. With up-to-date information based on a survey of 200 practicing systems librarians, the current professional literature, and on-the-job experience, this practical guide covers everything a new systems librarian should know in order to succeed in this field. The first half

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Writing Effectively in Print and on the Web

Writing Effectively in Print and on the Web
  • Author : Rebecca Blakiston
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 05 January 2017
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The written word is our primary tool for communication – with colleagues, administrators, stakeholders, and users. Poor use of words can lead to misunderstandings and inefficiencies. Writing effectively will help you be a stronger colleague, manager, and librarian. In this book, you will learn how to: Define your audience and your primary messages Simplify your writing so that it is succinct and understandable Structure your written content so that it is most usable and accessible to your audience Approach different forms

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Developing a Residency Program

Developing a Residency Program
  • Author : Lorelei Rutledge,Jay L. Colbert,Anastasia Chiu,Jason Alston
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 15 April 2019
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This book provides librarians interested in developing a residency program with practical advice about how to create, manage, and assess such a program. It offers an overview of the history of library residencies, describes the benefits of the program for stakeholders, and addresses components of developing, managing, and assessing the program.

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Gaming Programs for All Ages at the Library

Gaming Programs for All Ages at the Library
  • Author : Tom Bruno
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 20 June 2018
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Gaming Programs for All Ages at the Library shows you how you can launch and support gaming programming in your library. Everything from acquisitions to budgeting to circulation is covered in this practical guide, as well as promotion, assessment, and experiential learning opportunities.

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Successful Summer Reading Programs for All Ages

Successful Summer Reading Programs for All Ages
  • Author : Katie Fitzgerald
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 01 March 2018
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Successful Summer Reading Programs for All Ages: A Practical Guide for Librarians provides the tools necessary to put together successful summer reading programs for each of these different age groups. Key elements include: Sample program ideas for early childhood, school-age, teen, and adult readers to suit any summer reading theme Best practices for promoting summer reading to the community Troubleshooting for common difficulties associated with summer reading programs Tips and tricks for using software programs to manage registration and track

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Library Volunteers

Library Volunteers
  • Author : Allison Renner
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 20 April 2019
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This book helps the library get the most from volunteers, whether creating a program from scratch, or just refreshing what has been created for the library. It looks beyond the scope of the library to include information on partnering with community organizations to provide volunteer opportunities to library volunteers on a broader scale.

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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.

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Yoga and Meditation at the Library

Yoga and Meditation at the Library
  • Author : Jenn Carson
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 15 May 2019
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This book is the essential guide for every librarian wishing to bring the health and wellness benefits of yoga and meditation to all ages and abilities. Includes everything from mom and baby yoga, chair, yoga and online meditation meet-ups, to a mindfulness book club and a Wabi Sabi wall.

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Electronic Resources Librarianship

Electronic Resources Librarianship
  • Author : Holly Talbott,Ashley Zmau
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 31 August 2018
GET THIS BOOKElectronic Resources Librarianship

Electronic Resources Librarianship is a guide that will steer librarians through the intricacies of the daily e-resource grind while giving them the tools to handle even the most complex challenges. The book discusses project planning in an environment of continuous change, as well as advice on passing newly acquired e-resource knowledge to others.

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