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Strategies for regenerating the library and information professions [electronic resource] : Eighth World Conference on Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning for the Library and Information Professions, 18-20 August 2009, Bologna, Italy / edited by Jana Varlejs and Graham Walton.

Author/Creator:
World Conference on Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning for the Library and Information Professions Corporate Author
Publication:
München : Saur, 2009.
Conference Name:
World Conference on Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning for the Library and Information Professions (8th : 2009 : Bologna, Italy)
World Conference on Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning for the Library and Information Professions
Series:
IFLA publications ; 139.
IFLA publications, 0344-6891 ; 139
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Book
1 online resource (415 p.)
Subjects:
Librarians -- Education (Continuing education) -- Congresses.
Information scientists -- Education (Continuing education) -- Congresses.
Library science -- Congresses.
Information science -- Congresses.
Career development -- Congresses.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This volume comprises papers prepared for the 8th World Conference on Continuing Professional Development (Bologna, Italy, 18-20 August 2009). Within the broad theme of creating a positive work environment for a multi-generational workforce in library and information organizations, the conference addresses managing between and across generations, mentoring and coaching, attracting people to the profession and developing a new generation of leaders, re-skilling and transferability of skills, succession planning and passing on knowledge.
Contents:
Front matter; Table of Contents; FOREWORD; INTRODUCTION TO THE IFLA SATELLITE CONFERENCE; OWNING OUR FUTURE: TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY LIBRARIANS; ISSUES IMPACTING RECRUITMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL GRADUATES; WHAT IMPRESSIONS DO YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE OF LIBRARIANSHIP AS A CAREER?; SOCIAL REPRESENTATION OF LIBRARIANSHIP AS A PROFESSION - THE COLOMBIAN PERSPECTIVE; RECRUITING ETHNIC MINORITIES INTO THE LIBRARY PROFESSION - A BRIEF SURVEY OF THE U.S. FEDERALLY FUNDED PROGRAM; MENTORING PROGRAMS IN U.S. ACADEMIC LIBRARIES - A LITERATURE REVIEW
ROLES OF COACHING AND MENTORING IN ATTRACTING RECRUITS AND SOCIALIZING ENTRANTS TO THE PROFESSION DEVELOPING A NEW APPROACH TO PARTNERING IN THE FORMAL MENTORING PROCESS; PEER COACHING FOR THE NEW LIBRARY; TRANSMISSION OF A PROFESSIONAL CULTURE: TRANSITION MENTORING; GENERATIONAL TUG-OF-WAR - PLAYING NICE BETWEEN MILLENNIALS AND BABY BOOMERS IN A MULTI-GENERATIONAL STAFF; THE INTERNAL WORLD OF LIBRARIES AND THE CHALLENGE OF CIVILITY; WORKFORCE PLANNING: A CASE STUDY - INITIATIVES TO POSITION THE VICTORIA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY WORKFORCE TO MEET FUTURE NEEDS
GROWING NEXT GENERATION LIBRARY MANAGERS - ARE NEW LIBRARIANS RELUCTANT TO STEP INTO MANAGEMENT?FUTURE LEADERS: WHAT DO THEY THINK?; KEY FACTORS IN DEVELOPING AS A LEADER - THE LIBRARY SCHOOL, SELF-AWARENESS, EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE; DEVELOPING YOUR LEADERSHIP STYLE - A WORKSHOP; SUCCESSION PLANNING AND PASSING ON LEADERSHIP - APPROACHES FOR LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS; STRATEGIES FOR RE-SKILLING THE LIBRARY AND INFORMATION PROFESSION IN NIGERIA; CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - ITS ROLE IN THE CHANGING EDUCATIONAL AND QUALIFICATION LANDSCAPE OF THE INFORMATION PROFESSION
A CASE STUDY OF THE U.K.E-TUTORSHIPS AND E-LEARNING - RE-SKILLING LIBRARIANS FOR INTERACTIVE COMMUNICATION IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS; GATHERING LEADERSHIP MOMENTUM ACROSS GREAT DISTANCES - CREATING AN ONLINE COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE; THE SMART ONES - ONE-PERSON LIBRARIANS IN IRELAND AND CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT; A UNESCO AGENCY OFFERS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACROSS GEOGRAPHICAL AND GENERATIONAL BORDERS; WOMEN'S CAREER PROGRESSION IN U.K. ACADEMIC LIBRARIES - ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE AND MANAGEMENT CHANGE
CAREER, SKILLS, AND PROFESSIONAL DILEMMAS - A FRAMEWORK FOR INFORMATION-DOCUMENTATION TRANSFORMATION LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE GRADUATES FROM SPAIN - PROFESSIONAL TRAINING AND WORKFORCE ENTRY; THE NEXT GENERATION OF PROFESSIONAL LIBRARIANS - JOB SEARCH IN THE PERSIAN GULF AND WITH INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; TOWARDS A NEW LIBRARY PROFESSIONAL - REFLECTIONS ON THE QUALITY LEADERS PROJECT - YOUTH; SKILLS FOR FUTURE AND CURRENT LIBRARY AND INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS - PERCEPTIONS OF ACADEMIC LIBRARIANS IN NEW DELHI
PATHWAYS TO NEW ACADEMIC LIBRARY PRACTICES - SOUTH AFRICAN EXPLORATION TOWARDS 21ST CENTURY ACADEMIC RESEARCH SUPPORT
Notes:
International conference proceedings.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Varlejs, Jana.
Walton, Graham.
ISBN:
1-282-29670-1
9786612296703
3-598-44177-0
OCLC:
528749460
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