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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Checking Out the Future

    Checking Out the Future: Perspectives from the Library Community on Information Technology and 21st-Century Libraries Jennifer C. Hendrix ALA OITP Policy Brief No. 2, February 2010 In the 21st century, the digital revolution shows no signs of slowing. To ...

    HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 11:38 - Libraries Transform

  8. Teens & Social Media in School & Public Libraries

    Teens & Social Media in School & Public Libraries: A Toolkit for Librarians & Library Workers YALSA This toolkit covers topics such as "How Social Media Facilitates Learning in Schools & Libraries", "Educating the Community ...

    HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 09:46 - Libraries Transform

  9. The Academic Library and the Net Gen Student

    The Academic Library and the Net Gen Student: Making the Connections As students embrace new Web 2.0 technologies like MySpace, YouTube, and RSS feeds, libraries also need to take charge. Based on actual work-practice studies of students and faculty-- ori ...

    HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 14:51 - Libraries Transform

  10. The Anywhere Library: A Primer for the Mobile Web

    The Anywhere Library: A Primer for the Mobile Web Mobile computing is rapidly becoming an important part of everyday life. With a user-centered, practical emphasis geared to the non-technical librarian, The Anywhere Library: A Primer for the Mobile Web ap ...

    HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 14:00 - Libraries Transform