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  1. In order to lead, you have to know what direction you are going

    "In order to lead, you have to know what direction you are going: Cultivating well-rounded leaders is staking a claim on our future " College and Research Library News Tahirah Akbar-Williams A recent article published by one of the participants ...

    HDAVIES - 01/07/2013 - 15:59 - Libraries Transform

  2. Embedded Librarians: Moving Beyond One-Shot Instruction

    Embedded Librarians: Moving Beyond One-Shot Instruction Edited by Cassandra Kvenild and Kaijsa Calkins This first book-length treatment of embedded librarianship showcases strategies for successfully embedding librarians and library services across higher ...

    HDAVIES - 01/07/2013 - 15:46 - Libraries Transform

  3. Influencing without Authority

    Influencing without Authority (ACRL Active Guide #2) Melanie Hawks How can library professionals gain support for their ideas, develop collaborative relationships, and become recognized leaders—regardless of position or title? Library organizations are fu ...

    HDAVIES - 01/07/2013 - 13:59 - Libraries Transform

  4. Pay it Forward: Mentoring New Information Professionals

    Pay it Forward: Mentoring New Information Professionals (ACRL Active Guide #4) Mary Ann Mavrinac and Kim Stymest for ACRL Pay it Forward is a unique guide in which two partners in a mentoring relationship describe the benefits to each partner and to the p ...

    HDAVIES - 01/07/2013 - 13:44 - Libraries Transform

  5. Managing in the Middle

    Managing in the Middle Edited by Rob ert Farrell and Kenneth Schlesinger Fully a third of all library supervisors are “managing in the middle:” reporting to top-level managers while managing teams of peers or paraprofessional staff in some capacity. This ...

    HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 15:28 - Libraries Transform

  6. Mentoring and Managing Students in the Academic Library

    Mentoring and Managing Students in the Academic Library Michelle Reale Most academic libraries could not operate without a host of part-time student workers.  But employing students is different from filling a professional position with an experienced wor ...

    HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 13:25 - Libraries Transform

  7. Winning Library Grants: A Game Plan

      Winning Library Grants: A Game Plan Bundle Herbert B. Landau Tightening budgets and ever-shrinking sources for funding have made winning grants more important than ever before. But where should a library grant novice begin? Right here, of course. Herber ...

    HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 13:19 - Libraries Transform

  8. Managing Your Library Construction Project

    Managing Your Library Construction Project: A Step-by-Step Guide Richard C. McCarthy Library building projects leave a legacy for decades, with one chance to get it right. Those with access to a trustworthy expert who can explain the process in step-by-st ...

    HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 13:12 - Libraries Transform

  9. The Frugal Librarian

    The Frugal Librarian: Thriving in Tough Economic Times Edited by Carol Smallwood Fewer employees, shorter hours, diminished collection budgets, reduced programs and services—all at a time of record library usage. Don’t fret and fritter away scarce resourc ...

    HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 12:08 - Libraries Transform

  10. The ALA Book of Library Grant Money

    The ALA Book of Library Grant Money, Eighth Edition Edited by Ann Kepler Sometimes a grant can make the difference between maintaining or cutting services, especially at a time when no institution is immune from the budget crunch. Completely overhauled si ...

    HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 11:59 - Libraries Transform