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Transformative Library and Information Work

Transformative Library and Information Work
  • Author : Stephen Bales
  • Publsiher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 13 March 2020
  • ISBN : 0081030126
  • 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 Present useful guidance on transformative library and information science Gathers real-world case studies of library and information practice relating to social justice Gives takeaway points for readers to quickly apply in their own situation Provides inspiration for the development of progressive library and information practice Considers radical library and information science at a high level, offering recommendations for the future


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


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,


E. J. Josey

E. J. Josey
  • Author : Renate L. Chancellor
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 21 February 2020
GET THIS BOOKE. J. Josey

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


Assessing Information Needs

Assessing Information Needs
  • Author : Robert Grover,Roger C. Greer,John Agada
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 14 April 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


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 : 14 April 2021
GET THIS BOOKCritical Theory for Library and Information Science

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


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
GET THIS BOOKAssessing Information Needs: Managing Transformative Library Services

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


Transforming Academic Library Instruction

Transforming Academic Library Instruction
  • Author : Amanda Nichols Hess
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 25 September 2018
GET THIS BOOKTransforming Academic Library Instruction

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.


Social Justice and Library Work

Social Justice and Library Work
  • Author : Stephen Bales
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 18 October 2017
GET THIS BOOKSocial Justice and Library Work

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,


Information Services Today

Information Services Today
  • Author : Sandra Hirsh
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 19 March 2015
GET THIS BOOKInformation Services Today

This book is an essential overview of what it means to be a library and information professional. Hirsh provides a broad overview of the transformation of libraries as information organizations, why these organizations are more important today than ever before, and the various career opportunities available for information professionals.



Critical Theory and Transformative Learning

Critical Theory and Transformative Learning
  • Author : Wang, Victor X.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 04 June 2018
GET THIS BOOKCritical Theory and Transformative Learning

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


Transformative Learning and Online Education: Aesthetics, Dimensions and Concepts

Transformative Learning and Online Education: Aesthetics, Dimensions and Concepts
  • Author : Yuzer, T. Volkan,Kurubacak, Gulsun
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 30 June 2010
GET THIS BOOKTransformative Learning and Online Education: Aesthetics, Dimensions and Concepts

"This book brings together online distance education, transformative online learning, and the aesthetics concepts discussing innovation, creativity, inclusion, society, culture, mobility, usability, discourse, feminism, ecology and spirituality"--Provided by publisher.



Rethinking Transitional Gender Justice

Rethinking Transitional Gender Justice
  • Author : Rita Shackel,Lucy Fiske
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 08 October 2018
GET THIS BOOKRethinking Transitional Gender Justice

This book draws together established and emerging scholars from sociology, law, history, political science and education to examine the global and local issues in the pursuit of gender justice in post-conflict settings. This examination is especially important given the disappointing progress made to date in spite of concerted efforts over the last two decades. With contributions from both academics and practitioners working at national and international levels, this work integrates theory and practice, examining both global problems and highly contextual


Piety in Pieces

Piety in Pieces
  • Author : Kathryn M. Rudy
  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Release : 26 September 2016
GET THIS BOOKPiety in Pieces

Medieval manuscripts resisted obsolescence. Made by highly specialised craftspeople (scribes, illuminators, book binders) with labour-intensive processes using exclusive and sometimes exotic materials (parchment made from dozens or hundreds of skins, inks and paints made from prized minerals, animals and plants), books were expensive and built to last. They usually outlived their owners. Rather than discard them when they were superseded, book owners found ways to update, amend and upcycle books or book parts. These activities accelerated in the fifteenth century.