Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors

Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors
Author: Patrick Lo,Dickson Chiu,Allan Cho,Brad Allard
Publsiher: Chandos Publishing
Total Pages: 524
Release: 2018-12-01
ISBN 10: 0081027478
ISBN 13: 9780081027479
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors Book Review:

Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors: International Perspectives on Library Management presents a series of conversations with the directors of major academic and research libraries. The book offers insight, analysis, and personal anecdote from leaders in the library field, giving a unique perspective on how the modern library operates. Readers will learn about the most up-to-date trends and practices in the LIS profession from the directors of 24 internationally acclaimed academic and research libraries in Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, and the UK and USA. This is the first book focusing on leaders and managers of library institutions to offer a global outlook. Facing the need to respond to the expectations of changing populations that librarians strive to serve, this book aims to develop a new understanding of the core values of academic and research libraries, and asks how librarians can innovate, adapt, and flourish in a rapidly shifting professional landscape. Presents conversations with library leaders from 24 major institutions Offers a global perspective on the operation and management of libraries Discusses the director’s impact on institutional structures and future landscapes Gives insights based on first-hand experience

Intelligent Analytics With Advanced Multi Industry Applications

Intelligent Analytics With Advanced Multi Industry Applications
Author: Sun, Zhaohao
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2021-01-08
ISBN 10: 1799849643
ISBN 13: 9781799849643
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Intelligent Analytics With Advanced Multi Industry Applications Book Review:

Many fundamental technological and managerial issues surrounding the development and implementation of intelligent analytics within multi-industry applications remain unsolved. There are still questions surrounding the foundation of intelligent analytics, the elements, the big characteristics, and the effects on business, management, technology, and society. Research is devoted to answering these questions and understanding how intelligent analytics can improve healthcare, mobile commerce, web services, cloud services, blockchain, 5G development, digital transformation, and more. Intelligent Analytics With Advanced Multi-Industry Applications is a critical reference source that explores cutting-edge theories, technologies, and methodologies of intelligent analytics with multi-industry applications and emphasizes the integration of artificial intelligence, business intelligence, big data, and analytics from a perspective of computing, service, and management. This book also provides real-world applications of the proposed concept of intelligent analytics to e-SMACS (electronic, social, mobile, analytics, cloud, and service) commerce and services, healthcare, the internet of things, the sharing economy, cloud computing, blockchain, and Industry 4.0. This book is ideal for scientists, engineers, educators, university students, service and management professionals, policymakers, decision makers, practitioners, stakeholders, researchers, and others who have an interest in how intelligent analytics are being implemented and utilized in diverse industries.

Conversations with the World s Leading Orchestra and Opera Librarians

Conversations with the World s Leading Orchestra and Opera Librarians
Author: Patrick Lo
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 294
Release: 2016-06-07
ISBN 10: 1442255439
ISBN 13: 9781442255432
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Conversations with the World s Leading Orchestra and Opera Librarians Book Review:

This book is based on a series of informative interviews with a number of music librarians working for different leading symphony orchestras and opera companies throughout the world. In these interviews, librarians share with the readers what kind of professional skills, knowledge and personality that are required to supply music to the performers onstage, as well as information to these world-famous performing arts organizations. Interviewees also discuss in details about their professional lives, i.e., including their personal stories and working relationships with various legendary conductors and star soloists, e.g., Claudio Abbado, Simon Rattle, James Levine, Donald Runnicles, Bernard Haitink, Zubin Mehta, Sir Colin Davis, etc. Via the interviewees’ stories, one can also get a glimpse of the different inside operations and the unique management styles behind the backstage of these internationally renowned performing arts organizations. There are fourteen conversations including interviews with the Chief Librarian at the Metropolitan Opera and the Orchestra Librarians at the San Francisco Ballet, the Berlin Philharmonic, and Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

Proactive Marketing for the New and Experienced Library Director

Proactive Marketing for the New and Experienced Library Director
Author: Melissa U.D. Goldsmith,Anthony J. Fonseca
Publsiher: Chandos Publishing
Total Pages: 220
Release: 2014-08-26
ISBN 10: 1780634684
ISBN 13: 9781780634685
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Proactive Marketing for the New and Experienced Library Director Book Review:

Academic libraries have continually looked for technological solutions to low circulation statistics, under-usage by students and faculty, and what is perceived as a crisis in relevance, seeing themselves in competition with Google and Wikipedia. Academic libraries, however, are as relevant as they have been historically, as their primary functions within their university missions have not changed, but merely evolved. Going beyond the Gate Count argues that the problem is not relevance, but marketing and articulation. This book offers theoretical reasoning and practical advice to directors on how to better market the function of the library within and beyond the home institution. The aim of this text is to help directors, and ultimately, their librarians and staff get students and faculty back into the library, as a result of better articulation of the library’s importance. The first chapter explores the promotion of academic libraries and their function as educational systems. The next two chapters focus on the importance of the role social media and virtual presence in the academic library, and engaging and encouraging students to use the library through a variety of methods, such as visually oriented special collections. Remaining chapters discuss collaboration and collegiality, formalized reporting and marketing. Offers clear, concise writing, with thoughtful discussions of the problems facing academic libraries Demonstrates comprehensive and thoughtful research that informs theoretical approaches to realistic outcomes that address these problems Provides helpful tables, illustrations, and photographs that evidence the collaborative nature of contemporary academic libraries Provides practical examples from actual experiences that can be adapted by readers

The Value of Academic Libraries

The Value of Academic Libraries
Author: Megan Oakleaf
Publsiher: Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
Total Pages: 184
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 0838985688
ISBN 13: 9780838985687
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Value of Academic Libraries Book Review:

This report provides Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) leaders and the academic community with a clear view of the current state of the literature on value of libraries within an institutional context, suggestions for immediate "Next Steps" in the demonstration of academic library value, and a "Research Agenda" for articulating academic library value. Its focus is to help librarians understand, based on professional literature, the current answer to the question, "How does the library advance the missions of the institution?" This report is also of interest to higher educational professionals external to libraries, including senior leaders, administrators, faculty, and student affairs professionals.

Libraries and Gardens

Libraries and Gardens
Author: Carrie Scott Banks
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2019
ISBN 10: 9780838918555
ISBN 13: 0838918557
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Critical Librarianship

Critical Librarianship
Author: Samantha Schmehl Hines,David Ketchum
Publsiher: Emerald Group Publishing
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2020-08-17
ISBN 10: 1839094842
ISBN 13: 9781839094842
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Critical Librarianship Book Review:

This book offers a timely mix of thought-provoking chapters bringing together national and global studies on critical librarianship, and conveying the kind of research which current library managers and researchers need, mixing theory with a good dose of pragmatism.

Leading in the New Academic Library

Leading in the New Academic Library
Author: Becky Albitz,Christine Avery,Diane Zabel
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 195
Release: 2017-05-31
ISBN 10: 144085114X
ISBN 13: 9781440851148
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Leading in the New Academic Library Book Review:

Providing perspectives of practitioners who are early- and mid-career librarians as well as highly seasoned professionals, this book offers invaluable advice regarding leadership that will help academic librarians of all experience levels to surmount the confounding issues they face and to overcome new challenges. • Introduces academic librarians and students to key management issues and provides effective ways to address them • Demonstrates how qualities of leadership can be cultivated for career success • Provides up-to-date guidance on leadership skills as they apply in the academic library setting, skills which may not be covered in traditional textbooks for courses in library management and academic librarianship

Our Enduring Values

Our Enduring Values
Author: Michael Gorman
Publsiher: American Library Association
Total Pages: 188
Release: 2000-06
ISBN 10: 9780838907856
ISBN 13: 0838907857
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Our Enduring Values Book Review:

Describes the principles of eight core values including stewardship, services, intellectual freedom, and literarcy and learning; and discusses how libraries can adapt them in order to thrive in the twenty-first century.

Library Association Record

Library Association Record
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1971
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015036907643
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Library Association Record Book Review:

Proceedings of the 22d-33d annual conference of the Library Association in v. 1-12; proceedings of the 34th-44th, 47th-57th annual conference issued as a supplement to v. 13-23, new ser. v. 3-ser. 4, v. 1

Experimental Conversations

Experimental Conversations
Author: Timothy N. Ogden
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2017-01-06
ISBN 10: 0262336855
ISBN 13: 9780262336857
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Experimental Conversations Book Review:

Discussions of the use and limits of randomized control trials, considering the power of theory, external validity, gaps in knowledge, and what issues matter. The practice of development economics has undergone something of a revolution as many economists have adopted new methods to answer perennial questions about the effectiveness of anti-poverty programs. In this book, prominent development economists discuss the use and impact of one of the most significant of these new methods, randomized control trials (RCTs) and field experiments. In extended interviews conducted over a period of several years, they explain their work and their thinking and consider the broader issues of how we learn about the world and how we can change it for the better. These conversations offer specialists and nonspecialists alike a unique opportunity to hear economists speak in their own words, free of the confines of a particular study or econometric esoterica. The economists describe how they apply research findings in the way they think about the world, revealing their ideas about the power of theory, external validity, gaps in knowledge, and what issues matter. Also included are interviews with RCT observers, critics, sponsors, consumers, and others. Each interview provides a brief biography of the interviewee. Thorough annotations offer background and explanations for key ideas and studies referred to in the conversations. Contributors Abhijit Banerjee, Nancy Birdsall, Chris Blattman, Alex Counts, Tyler Cowen, Angus Deaton, Frank DeGiovanni, Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas, Xavi Gine, Rachel Glennerster, Judy Gueron, Elie Hassenfeld, Dean Karlan, Michael Kremer, David McKenzie, Jonathan Morduch, Lant Pritchett, Jonathan Robinson, Antoinette Schoar, Dean Yang

Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries

Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries
Author: Shannon D. Jones,Beverly Murphy
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 210
Release: 2019-07-24
ISBN 10: 1538114402
ISBN 13: 9781538114407
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries Book Review:

This book explores some of the challenges that libraries and librarians face due to diversity and inclusion issues among library staff, as well as the patrons that they serve. Its goal is to increase awareness of and sensitivity to the social, cultural, and educational needs of everyone involved.

Academic Library Impact

Academic Library Impact
Author: Lynn Silipigni Connaway,William Harvey (Software engineer),Vanessa Kitzie,Stephanie Mikitish
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 124
Release: 2017
ISBN 10: 9780838989760
ISBN 13: 0838989764
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Academic Library Impact Book Review:

Best practices developed by the profession in capturing and emphasizing academic libraries' contributions to student learning, success, and experience.

The Art and Politics of Science

The Art and Politics of Science
Author: Harold Varmus
Publsiher: W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2010-05-24
ISBN 10: 0393073564
ISBN 13: 9780393073560
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Art and Politics of Science Book Review:

A Nobel Prize–winning cancer biologist, leader of major scientific institutions, and scientific adviser to President Obama reflects on his remarkable career. A PhD candidate in English literature at Harvard University, Harold Varmus discovered he was drawn instead to medicine and eventually found himself at the forefront of cancer research at the University of California, San Francisco. In this “timely memoir of a remarkable career” (American Scientist), Varmus considers a life’s work that thus far includes not only the groundbreaking research that won him a Nobel Prize but also six years as the director of the National Institutes of Health; his current position as the president of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; and his important, continuing work as scientific adviser to President Obama. From this truly unique perspective, Varmus shares his experiences from the trenches of politicized battlegrounds ranging from budget fights to stem cell research, global health to science publishing.

Leadership Conversations

Leadership Conversations
Author: Alan S. Berson,Richard G. Stieglitz
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2013-01-04
ISBN 10: 1118551869
ISBN 13: 9781118551868
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Leadership Conversations Book Review:

Conversation techniques and tools that can help strong managersbecome great leaders Often the very same skills and traits that enable rising starsto achieve success "tenacity, aggressiveness, self-confidence"become liabilities when promoted into a leadership track. Whilemanagers' conversations are generally transactional and centered onthe task at hand, leaders must focus on people, asking greatquestions and aligning them with the vision for the future.Leadership mindsets and skills can be developed, and LeadershipConversations provides practical guidance for connecting withothers in ways that transform each interaction into an opportunityfor organizational and personal growth. Identifies four types of conversation every leader must master:building relationships, making decisions, taking action, anddeveloping others Provides an action plan for boosting your personal leadershippotential, as well for developing leadership skills in others Draws on the authors' rich experience coaching and working withleaders at a wide range of organizations, including NASA, the U.S.Navy, intelligence agencies, Boeing, Gillette, Bausch & Lomb,and Georgetown University Leadership Conversations is required reading for bothhigh-potential managers looking to make it to the next level andleaders looking to develop their people.

The Complete Guide to RFPs for Libraries

The Complete Guide to RFPs for Libraries
Author: Frances C. Wilkinson,Sever Bordeianu
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 299
Release: 2018-08-03
ISBN 10: 144085940X
ISBN 13: 9781440859403
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Guide to RFPs for Libraries Book Review:

This comprehensive book covers the philosophy behind RFPs to prime readers to understand how to most effectively write them and provides instruction on navigating the submission process as it applies to multiple types of libraries. • Teaches readers how to acquire an appropriate product from a vendor at the lowest price • Provides practical examples of questions to use in various RFPs as well as lessons learned • Includes sample RFPs and evaluation materials • Incorporates perspectives of librarians and vendors with experience in various aspects of the RFP process

Fool s Gold

Fool  s Gold
Author: Mark Y. Herring
Publsiher: McFarland
Total Pages: 199
Release: 2009-08-12
ISBN 10: 9780786453931
ISBN 13: 0786453931
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fool s Gold Book Review:

This work skeptically explores the notion that the internet will soon obviate any need for traditional print-based academic libraries. It makes a case for the library’s staying power in the face of technological advancements (television, microfilm, and CD-ROM’s were all once predicted as the contemporary library’s heir-apparent), and devotes individual chapters to the pitfalls and prevarications of popular search engines, e-books, and the mass digitization of traditional print material.

Getting the Word Out

Getting the Word Out
Author: Maria Bonn,Mike Furlough,Association of College and Research Libraries,American Library Association
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 275
Release: 2014-12
ISBN 10: 9780838986974
ISBN 13: 0838986978
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Library as Place

Library as Place
Author: Geoffrey T. Freeman,Council on Library and Information Resources
Publsiher: Council on Library Resources
Total Pages: 81
Release: 2005
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105063719574
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Library as Place Book Review:

What is the role of a library when users can obtain information from any location? And what does this role change mean for the creation and design of library space? Six authors an architect, four librarians, and a professor of art history and classics explore these questions this report. The authors challenge the reader to think about new potential for the place we call the library and underscore the growing importance of the library as a place for teaching, learning, and research in the digital age.

Emerging Technologies for Librarians

Emerging Technologies for Librarians
Author: Sharon Q Yang,LiLi Li
Publsiher: Chandos Publishing
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2015-11-28
ISBN 10: 1780634692
ISBN 13: 9781780634692
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Technologies for Librarians Book Review:

Emerging Technologies for Librarians: A Practical Approach to Innovation focuses on the practical applications of emerging technologies in libraries, defining the technologies in the context of their use in real situations. Each chapter includes an overview of the use of emerging technologies in a particular work area that is followed by a list of relevant applications. Chapters cover work areas such as advertising, distance learning, metadata. and digital libraries, and also focus on applications, including mobile computing and web conferencing, followed by a conclusion. This book serves as a guide for those interested in learning about, and implementing, the available technologies that enhance library services, and also lists and discusses the types of emerging technologies that are available for a specific area of work. Discusses and reviews practical applications of emerging technologies for librarians Explores what emerging technologies are available in particular areas of library services Describes and evaluates applications Connects library work to innovations