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Author World Conference on Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning for the Library and Information Professions (8th : 2009 : Bologna, Italy)

Title Strategies for regenerating the library and information professions : 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
Published München : Saur, 2009


Description 1 online resource (415 pages) : illustrations
Series IFLA publications, 0344-6891 ; 139
IFLA publications ; 139
Contents Owning our future--twenty-first century librarians : 2009 Elizabeth W. Stone lecture / Alex Byrne -- Issues impacting recruitment of secondary school graduates / Tania Barry and Gillian Hallam -- What impressions do young people have of librarianship as a career? / Sarah Newbutt and Barbara Senn -- Social representation of librarianship as a profession : the Colombian perspective / Ruth Helena Vallejo-Sierra -- Recruiting ethnic minorities into the library profession : a brief survey of the U.S. federally funded program / Sha Li Zhang -- Mentoring programs in U.S. academic libraries : a literature review / Myoung C. Wilson, Marianne I. Gaunt and Farideh Tehrani -- Roles of coaching and mentoring in attracting recruits and socializing entrants to the profession / Margaret B. Edwards and Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe -- Developing a new approach to partnering in the formal mentoring process / Janine Golden -- Peer coaching for the new library / John Lubans, Jr. -- Transmission of a professional culture : transition mentoring / Beatrice Baaden -- Generational tug-of-war : playing nice between Millennials and Baby Boomers in a multi-generational staff / Heidi Blackburn, Alysia Starkey and Kate Wise -- The internal world of libraries and the challenge of civility / Gina D. Matesic -- Workforce planning : a case study--initiatives to position the Victoria University Library workforce to meet future needs / Garry Potter -- Growing next generation library managers : are new librarians reluctant to step into management? / Jill Benn and Rebecca Moore -- Future leaders : what do they think? / Graham Walton, Anne Goulding and Derek Stephens -- Key factors in developing as a leader : the library school, self-awareness, emotional intelligence / Brooke E. Sheldon -- Developing your leadership style : a workshop / Blanche Woolls -- Succession planning and passing on leadership : approaches for library associations / Blanche Woolls -- Strategies for re-skilling the library and information profession in Nigeria / Chinwe V. Anunobi and Scholastica C. Ukwoma -- Continuing professional development : its role in the changing educational and qualification landscape of the information profession--a case study of the U.K. / Judity Broady-Preston -- E-tutorships and e-learning : re-skilling librarians for interactive communication in virtual environments / Valentina Elvira Comba -- Gathering leadership momentum across great distances : creating an online community of practice / Erin Dini-Davis and Danielle Theiss-White -- The smart ones : one-person librarians in Ireland and continuing professional development / Eva Hornung -- A UNESCO agency offers professional development across geographical and generational borders / Paul Nieuwenhuysen and Peter Pissierssens -- Women's career progression in U.K. academic libraries : organisational change and management change / Emma Hadfield and Barbara Sen -- Career, skills, and professional dilemmas : a framework for information-documentation transformation / Paula Ochôa and Leonor Gaspar Pinto -- Library and information science graduates from Spain : professional training and workforce entry / Blanca Rodriguez Bravo -- The next generation of professional librarians : job search in the Persian Gulf and with international organizations / Jessica Brooks and Mary Finnan -- Towards a new library professional : reflections on the Quality Leaders Project--Youth / David Percival -- Skills for future and current library and information professionals : perceptions of academic librarians in New Delhi / G. Mahesh and Rekha Mittal -- Pathways to new academic library practices : South African exploration towards 21st century academic research support / Clare M. Walker
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Librarians -- Education (Continuing education) -- Congresses
Information scientists -- Education (Continuing education) -- Congresses
Library science -- Congresses.
Information science -- Congresses
Career development -- Congresses
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General.
Career development.
Information science.
Library science.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Varlejs, Jana.
Walton, Graham.
ISBN 9783598441776
Other Titles Eighth World Conference on Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning for the Library and Information Professions