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The Machiavellian Librarian

The Machiavellian Librarian
  • Author : Melissa K. Aho
  • Publsiher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 24 October 2013
  • ISBN : 1780634366
  • Pages : 340 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Summary:
Do librarians ‘rock the boat’? Do they challenge those around them to win influence and advantage? Why is it that librarians are little found on the ‘influence’ grid of personality assessment tests? The Machiavellian Librarian offers real life examples of librarians who use their knowledge and skill to project influence, and turn the tide in their, and their library’s, favor. Authors offer first hand and clear examples to help librarians learn to use their influence effectively, for the betterment of their library and their career. Opening chapters cover visualizing data, as well as networking and strategic alignment. Following chapters discuss influence without authority-making fierce allies, communicating results in accessible language and user-centered planning. Closing chapters address using accreditation and regulation reporting to better position the library, as well as political positioning and outcome assessment. Throws the spotlight on librarian’s professional and personality traits, many of which are deleterious to the long-term viability of library funding Shows how best to boost the value proposition of libraries, through enhanced influence Includes how-to chapters on influencing others in the organization


The Machiavellian Librarian

The Machiavellian Librarian
  • Author : Melissa K. Aho,Erika Bennett
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 24 October 2013
GET THIS BOOKThe Machiavellian Librarian

Do librarians ‘rock the boat’? Do they challenge those around them to win influence and advantage? Why is it that librarians are little found on the ‘influence’ grid of personality assessment tests? The Machiavellian Librarian offers real life examples of librarians who use their knowledge and skill to project influence, and turn the tide in their, and their library’s, favor. Authors offer first hand and clear examples to help librarians learn to use their influence effectively, for the betterment



Changing the Scope of Library Instruction in the Digital Age

Changing the Scope of Library Instruction in the Digital Age
  • Author : Bhattacharyya, Swati,Patnaik, K Rama
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 05 January 2018
GET THIS BOOKChanging the Scope of Library Instruction in the Digital Age

The current digital age is impacting the contents and delivery of instructional service in many ways. Instructional sessions not only describe various features of a resource, but these sessions also bring issues like the ethical use of information, copyrights, and the value of open knowledge to light. Librarians are required to help users to learn use these tools. Changing the Scope of Library Instruction in the Digital Age provides emerging information on data visualization tools, creating effective instructions, and instructional


The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries

The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries
  • Author : Carol Smallwood
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 06 March 2015
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From the Forward by Michael Lesk: Google has now developed services far beyond text search. Google software will translate languages and support collaborative writing. The chapters in this book look at many Google services, from music to finance, and describe how they can be used by students and other library users. Going beyond information resources, there are now successful collaboration services available from Google and others. You can make conference calls with video and shared screens using Google Hangouts, Writing


Managerial Leadership for Librarians: Thriving in the Public and Nonprofit World

Managerial Leadership for Librarians: Thriving in the Public and Nonprofit World
  • Author : G. Edward Evans,Holland Christie
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 11 October 2017
GET THIS BOOKManagerial Leadership for Librarians: Thriving in the Public and Nonprofit World

Putting library management into the unique context of the not-for-profit world, this work offers you invaluable guidance on how to manage your library effectively. • Supplies an insightful career guide for library managers and administrators as well as those who wish to become managers or administrators • Provides practical advice and tools customized for library managers looking to excel in their careers and help their libraries by becoming better leaders • Presents information that is specifically for library management in the context of


Growing Your Library Career with Social Media

Growing Your Library Career with Social Media
  • Author : Daniella Smith
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 20 July 2018
GET THIS BOOKGrowing Your Library Career with Social Media

Growing Your Career with Social Media presents social media tools, current trends and professional development strategies to help busy librarians remain up-to-date. This title offers advice from librarians on how to use social media for career development and continuing education. Advice is based on accumulated experience from professionals who have incorporated social media into their professional lives. The book includes interviews and suggests ways librarians can use social media as a tool for self-promotion. It includes tables of social media