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Title Information services today : an introduction / edited by Sandra Hirsh
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
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Contents The transformative information landscape : what it means to be an information professional today / Sandra Hirsh, San José State University -- Libraries and information organizations : two centuries of experience / Christine Pawley, University of Wisconsin-Madison -- Information communities : defining the focus of information service / Karen Fisher, University of Washington; Anne Bishop, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign -- Diversity, cultures, and equity of access / Patty Wong, Yolo County Library; Miguel Figueroa, Center for the Future of Libraries, American Library Association -- Librarianship : a continuously evolving profession / Stephen Abram, Federation of Ontario Public Libraries; Lighthouse Consulting, Inc -- Literacy and media centers in the 21st century : school libraries / Mary Ann Harlan, San José State University -- The learning and research institution : academic libraries / Todd Gilman, Yale University Library -- Community heart, anchor, and safe haven : public libraries / Kathleen De La Pena McCook, University of South Florida -- Information centers : special libraries / Cheryl R. Dee, San José State University; Stephen Abram, Federation of Ontario Public Libraries; Lighthouse Consulting, Inc.; Deb Hunt, Mechanics' Institute San Francisco; Information Edge -- Digital resources : digital libraries / Lisa Gregory, North Carolina Digital Heritage Center; Amy Rudersdorf, Digital Public Library of America -- Expanding the horizon of the MLIS / Melissa Fraser-Arnott, Queensland University of Technology-San José State University (QUT-SJSU) Gateway PhD Program -- Information needs : understanding and responding to today's information user / Heather O'Brien, University of British Columbia; Devon Greyson, University of British Columbia -- Finding information : information intermediation and reference services / Michelle Holschuh Simmons, San José State University -- Organizing information : technical services / Sylvia D. Hall-Ellis, San José State University; Colorado Community College System -- Accessing information anywhere and anytime : access services / Michael J. Krasulski, University of the Sciences -- Teaching users : information & technology literacy instruction / April D. Cunningham, Palomar College; Stephanie Rosenblatt, Cerritos College -- User experience / Aaron Schmidt, Library User Experience Consulting -- Hyperlinked libraries / Michael Stephens, San José State University -- Creation culture and makerspaces / Kristin Fontichiaro, University of Michigan -- Infinite learning / Paul Signorelli, Paul Signorelli & Associates -- Management skills / Janine Golden, University of Southern California -- Managing budgets / Sara F. Jones, Marin County Free Library -- Managing personnel / Cass Mabbott, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign -- Managing facilities / Paul Glassman, William Paterson University -- Managing collections / Wayne T. Disher, San José State University -- Managing technology / Marshall Breeding, Independent Technology Consultant -- Managing communications, marketing, and outreach / Christie Koontz, Florida State University; San José State University -- Demonstrating value : assessment / Cheryl Stenström, San José State University -- Information policy / Kate Marek, Dominican University -- Information ethics / Martin L. Garnar, Regis University -- Copyright and creative commons / Mary Minow, LibraryLaw.com; Liz Hamilton, Dominican University -- Information licensing / Celeste Feather, LYRASIS; Maura Hadaway, LYRASIS; Tom Sanville, LYRASIS -- Open access / Heather Joseph, The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) -- Analog and digital curation and preservation / Katherine Skinner, Educopia Institute -- Information privacy and cybersecurity / Cherie L. Givens, San José State University -- Intellectual freedom / Barbara M. Jones, Office for Intellectual Freedom, Freedom to Read Foundation, American Library Association -- Career management strategies for lifelong success / Naomi House, INALJ.com -- Global learning networks / Jan Holmquist, Guldborgsund Public Library -- Leadership for today and tomorrow / Carol H. Sawyer, University of La Verne
Summary This book is an essential overview of what it means to be a library and information professional. Hirsh provides a broad overview of the transformation of libraries as information organizations, why these organizations are more important today than ever before, and the various career opportunities available for information professionals
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Information resources.
Information services.
Librarians -- Effect of technological innovations on.
Libraries and electronic publishing.
Libraries -- Aims and objectives.
Libraries -- Information technology.
Library administration.
Library science -- Vocational guidance.
Library users.
Public services (Libraries)
Form Electronic book
Author Hirsh, Sandra, 1965-
ISBN 144223959X (electronic bk)
9781442239593 (electronic bk)