Mastering Subject Specialties Practical Advice from the Field

Author: Karen Sobel
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440839654
Format: PDF, Docs
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Covering the most common subject specialties and departmental liaison roles found in colleges and universities, this guide is for early- and mid-career librarians looking to move up in their chosen specialty as well as for established academic librarians interested in changing fields or for librarians taking on liaison roles in areas outside their expertise. • Supplies invaluable career advice from experienced professionals on key subjects such as changing fields within librarianship, patterns of scholarly communication in different fields, tenure, and moving up in your chosen field • Provides information far beyond the basics taught in courses on academic librarianship • Offers valuable insights for beginning academic librarians as well as experienced librarians and career-changers • Covers the most commonly found subject specialties in colleges and universities—literature, history, social and behavioral sciences, arts, pure and applied sciences, and business—as well as in academic special libraries for law, health science, music, and government information

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management Fourth Edition

Author: Peggy Johnson
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN:
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Technical Services Quarterly declared that the third edition “must now be considered the essential textbook for collection development and management … the first place to go for reliable and informative advice." For the fourth edition expert instructor and librarian Johnson has revised and freshened this resource to ensure its timeliness and continued excellence. Each chapter offers complete coverage of one aspect of collection development and management, including numerous suggestions for further reading and narrative case studies exploring the issues. Thorough consideration is given to traditional management topics such as organization of the collection, weeding, staffing, and policymaking;cooperative collection development and management;licenses, negotiation, contracts, maintaining productive relationships with vendors and publishers, and other important purchasing and budgeting topics;important issues such as the ways that changes in information delivery and access technologies continue to reshape the discipline, the evolving needs and expectations of library users, and new roles for subject specialists, all illustrated using updated examples and data; andmarketing, liaison activities, and outreach. As a comprehensive introduction for LIS students, a primer for experienced librarians with new collection development and management responsibilities, and a handy reference resource for practitioners as they go about their day-to-day work, the value and usefulness of this book remain unequaled.

General Register

Author: University of Michigan
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Indexing Specialties

Author: Pilar Wyman
Publisher: Information Today, Inc.
ISBN: 9781573870825
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This in-depth look at the indexing specialty field of medicine includes contributions from more than a dozen noted medical indexers. The book features 13 chapters and four parts: Medical Indexers, Medical Indexes, Medical Indexing, and Resources. A directory of medical reference tools and Internet sites is included.

Mastering ESL and Bilingual Methods

Author: Socorro Guadalupe Herrera
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN:
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Sure to get students engaged and thinking critically about CLD students, this text examines theory and research-based methods that are specific to and effective with CLD students and which promote linguistic and academic achievement. This text concentrates on ways in which the differential needs of CLD students can be mutually accommodated within various classroom settings. Focusing on answering the provocative question: “In what ways do the needs of CLD students differ from those of students whose culture and language correspond to the dominant culture/language in American society?,” students will gain an understanding of the complex realities that CLD students face as well as the differential language and transition needs of these students. The specific challenges and processes of the sociocultural, academic, cognitive, and linguistic dimensions of the CLD student biography are explored in the text.

Expertise in Nursing Practice Caring Clinical Judgment and Ethics

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1497028914
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Expertise in Nursing Practice, Caring, Clinical Judgment, and Ethics. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.