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Transformative Library and Information Work

Transformative Library and Information Work
  • Author : Stephen Bales
  • Publsiher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 01 June 2020
  • ISBN : 0081030118
  • Pages : 162 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Intended to be an accessible guide to transformational information work, the book collects approximately thirty brief case studies of information related organizations, initiatives, and/or projects that focus on social justice related activities. Each case is a short narrative account of its particular subject's history, objectives, accomplishments, and challenges faced. It also describes the material realities involved in the subjects' day-to-day operation. Furthermore, cases include pertinent excerpts from interviews conducted with individuals directly involved with the information organization and will conclude with three-to-five bulleted takeaway points for information workers to consider when developing their own praxis


Transformative Library and Information Work

Transformative Library and Information Work
  • Author : Stephen Bales,Tina Budzise-Weaver
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 01 June 2020
GET THIS BOOKTransformative Library and Information Work

Intended to be an accessible guide to transformational information work, the book collects approximately thirty brief case studies of information related organizations, initiatives, and/or projects that focus on social justice related activities. Each case is a short narrative account of its particular subject's history, objectives, accomplishments, and challenges faced. It also describes the material realities involved in the subjects' day-to-day operation. Furthermore, cases include pertinent excerpts from interviews conducted with individuals directly involved with the information organization and will

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Transformative Library and Information Work

Transformative Library and Information Work
  • Author : Stephen Bales,Tina Budzise-Weaver
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 13 March 2020
GET THIS BOOKTransformative Library and Information Work

Intended to be an accessible guide to transformational information work, the book collects approximately thirty brief case studies of information related organizations, initiatives, and/or projects that focus on social justice related activities. Each case is a short narrative account of its particular subject’s history, objectives, accomplishments, and challenges faced. It also describes the material realities involved in the subjects’ day-to-day operation. Furthermore, cases include pertinent excerpts from interviews conducted with individuals directly involved with the information organization and

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Social Justice and Library Work

Social Justice and Library Work
  • Author : Stephen Bales
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 18 October 2017
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Although they may not have always been explicitly stated, library work has always had normative goals. Until recently, such goals have largely been abstract; they are things like knowledge creation, education, forwarding science, preserving history, supporting democracy, and safeguarding civilization. The modern spirit of social and cultural critique, however, has focused our attention on the concrete, material relationships that determine human potentiality and opportunity, and library workers are increasingly seeing the institution of the library, as well as library work,

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Transforming Academic Library Instruction

Transforming Academic Library Instruction
  • Author : Amanda Nichols Hess
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 25 September 2018
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This book examines how academic librarians think about or approach instruction as a part of their work. Through explicating this metacognitive process, this book helps both academic librarians and librarians-to-be to more intentionally consider their teaching practices and professional identities.

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Critical Theory for Library and Information Science

Critical Theory for Library and Information Science
  • Author : Gloria J. Leckie,Lisa M. Given,John Buschman
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 17 October 2021
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This text provides an overview of major critical theorists from across disciplines—including the humanities, social sciences, and education—that discusses the importance of these critical perspectives for the advancement of LIS research and scholarship. * A basic bibliography of the theorist's work follows each topic presentation; some chapters also include works of critical commentary on the theorist's writings * Indexes of key terms and concepts are provided throughout the chapters

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E. J. Josey

E. J. Josey
  • Author : Renate L. Chancellor
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 21 February 2020
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This work provides a comprehensive examination of the life and professional career of E.J Josey within the broader historical and political landscape of the civil rights movement. In the era of Jim Crow, Josey rose to prominence in the library profession by challenging the American Library Association (ALA) to live up to its creed of equality for all. This was not easy during the 1950s and 1960s, during segregation. Using interviews with Josey and his contemporaries, as well as

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Assessing Information Needs: Managing Transformative Library Services

Assessing Information Needs: Managing Transformative Library Services
  • Author : Robert J. Grover Professor Emeritus,Roger C. Greer,John Agada
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 16 June 2010
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Based on a tested model for community analysis, this book offers a guide to the management of client-centered transformative information services that can be applied in any type of library or information agency. • A case study of a community analysis for a county library system, illustrating how the model can be applied • 13 tables presenting information collected from the case study • Several graphic models, presented and described • References at the end of each chapter • A bibliography at the end of the

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Digital Humanities, Libraries, and Partnerships

Digital Humanities, Libraries, and Partnerships
  • Author : Robin Kear,Kate Joranson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 05 March 2018
GET THIS BOOKDigital Humanities, Libraries, and Partnerships

Digital Humanities, Libraries, and Partnerships brings forward ideas and reflections that stay fresh beyond the changing technological landscape. The book encapsulates a cultural shift for libraries and librarians and presents a collection of authors who reflect on the collaborations they have formed around digital humanities work. Authors examine a range of issues, including labor equity, digital infrastructure, digital pedagogy, and community partnerships. Readers will find kinship in the complexities of the partnerships described in this book, and become more equipped

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Assessing Information Needs

Assessing Information Needs
  • Author : Robert Grover,Roger C. Greer,John Agada
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 17 October 2021
GET THIS BOOKAssessing Information Needs

Based on a tested model for community analysis, this book offers a guide to the management of client-centered transformative information services that can be applied in any type of library or information agency. * A case study of a community analysis for a county library system, illustrating how the model can be applied * 13 tables presenting information collected from the case study * Several graphic models, presented and described * References at the end of each chapter * A bibliography at the end of the

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Critical Theory and Transformative Learning

Critical Theory and Transformative Learning
  • Author : Wang, Victor X.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 04 June 2018
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Engaging in genuine dialogue and authentic communication is essential for teachers to assist students’ successes and help them further their education through refining critical thinking skills beyond the classroom. Critical Theory and Transformative Learning is a critical scholarly resource that examines and contrasts the key concepts related to critical approaches in educational settings. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics including repressive tolerance, online teaching, and adult education, this book is geared toward educators, administrators, academicians, and researchers seeking

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Perspectives on Libraries as Institutions of Human Rights and Social Justice

Perspectives on Libraries as Institutions of Human Rights and Social Justice
  • Author : Paul T. Jaeger,Ursula Gorham,Natalie Greene Taylor
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 07 March 2016
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Edited by Ursula Gorham, Natalie Greene Taylor, and Paul T. Jaeger, Perspectives on Libraries as Institutions of Human Rights and Social Justice is an edited volume from the Advances in Librarianship book series devoted to the ideals, activities, and programs in libraries that protect human rights and promote social justice.

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Teaching Reference Today

Teaching Reference Today
  • Author : Lisa A. Ellis
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 09 June 2016
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Reference and Information Services, if it may still be referred to by this term, is an evolving outreach service in libraries. This is not only due to Google and the Internet, but also other technological advances afford users online access to a plethora of content, free and proprietary. This evolution has also caused a shift in the theories and practices (especially, core functions and values) of reference and information services as library schools seek greater alignment with practitioners and libraries

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