Citations with the tag: LIBRARIANS
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- Goal setting is overrated.
Blanchard, Kenneth // Emergency Librarian; May/Jun96, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p34
Suggests that there is not much difference in the goals possessed by teacher librarians. Requirements for the creation of a successful library program; Most important facet of the goal setting process; Leadership role of teacher librarians in working with teachers.
- Guest editorial...
Elliott, Vic // APLIS; Dec93, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p143
Editorial. Focuses on the practice of cooperation among librarians from Australia and New Zealand. Factors affecting cooperative programs among the countries' librarians.
- 10 things a librarian does not want to hear.
Van Vliet, Virginia // APLIS; Mar98, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p52
Enumerates comments that a librarian does not want to hear.
- Ethical back talk.
Gerhardt, L.N. // School Library Journal; Jan90, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p4
Editorial. Discusses the librarians' `Code of Ethics' adopted by the American Library Association and announces that an editorial series will begin in February that will focus on each point in the ethics code.
- The reference librarian comes asking.
Gould, John // Christian Science Monitor; 3/29/96, Vol. 88 Issue 86, p17
Offers a look at librarian Shirley Grunert. Personal history of Grunert.
- Corporate politics and the information professional.
Jaillet, Helene F. // Online; Jul93, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p48
Gives advice to corporate librarians on the pros and cons of corporate politics. Corporations' view of information as a commodity; Information professional as a cost center; Merging the information center into the corporate poltical structure; Projecting the view that information centers are...
Hepfer, Cindy // Serials Review; Summer90, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p5
Editorial. Focuses on being a librarian. Job responsibilities; Discussion on library mail.
- Shattering the silence.
Hepfer, Cindy // American Libraries; Feb1993, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p114
No abstract available.
- An opportunity, not an albatross.
Lamb, A.; Johnson, L. // Book Report; Nov/Dec89, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p10
Discusses two major evaluation techniques to appraise the performance of school librarians. How a librarian can assist the process; Viewing evaluations as an opportunity to communicate with the administration and professional peers; Where to go for further information.
- Evaluation supplement: Adding a form just for librarians.
Sylva, B. // Book Report; Nov/Dec89, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p14
Recommends the use of an evaluation supplement form for performance evaluation of a school librarian. Details of the form; Benefits; Sample.
- Job description and appraisal.
Collins, J.A.D. // Book Report; Nov/Dec89, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p16
Offers a sample job description and evaluation form developed for school librarians.
- From first draft to first use--and beyond.
Sivak, M.R.; Pfister, F.C. // Book Report; Nov/Dec89, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p19
Offers tips to school librarians on how to develop their own evaluation form .
- A serious matter.
Glover, L.A. // Book Report; Nov/Dec89, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p20
Discusses the key components of an effective performance evaluation. Reflections on the author's personal experiences.
- Questions for your library.
Williamson, S.H. // Book Report; Nov/Dec89, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p22
Discusses common characteristics of the evaluation of school librarians and library programs. Recommended specific questions to be added to the process, in five main areas.
- What the consumer thinks.
Booher, A.C. // Book Report; Nov/Dec89, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p23
Presents a sample survey to be completed by students as a means of evaluating a school library program.
- Buying or selling a school librarian.
Hamilton, D. // Book Report; Nov/Dec89, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p25
Lists a series of questions to be asked about a school library program before recommending a librarian for the position.
- The right stuff for writing.
Smallwood, C. // Book Report; Nov/Dec89, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p26
Describes the author's experiences publishing articles and puzzles as a sideline to her profession as school librarian. Tips on how to get started.
- Of letters, diaries, and laserdiscs: The primary source.
Beasley, A.E.; Palmer, C.G. // Book Report; Nov/Dec89, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p33
Suggests ways to train students in understanding the concept of primary source material. Sample lesson design; Where to go for further information.
- The artful overseer.
Graef, R. // Book Report; Jan/Feb90, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p18
Examines several frustrations experienced by school librarians in their role as supervisor. How increased planning can help resolve the resulting problems; Supervisory goals to set. INSET: Supervision in practice..
- Workshop success.
Farmer, L.S.J. // Book Report; Jan/Feb90, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p20
Presents a guide for planning and holding workshops directed to librarians. Designing the workshop; Agenda guidelines. INSET: Workshop planning sheet: A sample course outline.;Time....
- A potent tool for planning.
Rux, P. // Book Report; Jan/Feb90, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p23
Suggests the use of the focus group as a tool for librarians to determine users' needs. How a focus group works; Specific library applications.
- A word to new librarians, or how to survive the first year.
Curdy, G.; Lott, C. // Book Report; Jan/Feb90, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p28
Offers advice to school librarians during their first year in the position. Study the history of the library; Organize and familiarize; Concentrate on public relations; Establish your professional standing; Find a mentor. INSET: Lifesaving tips for beginning specialists..
- Principals' perceptions of librarians: A survey.
Edwards, K.K. // School Library Journal; Jan89, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p28
Presents results of a recent survey of Arizona school principals' views of school library media specialists. Findings based on responses from 47 percent of those contacted; Rating of skills; Degree of communication between principal and librarian; Perception of work done by librarian; Comments...
- Flexible scheduling: A bibliography.
Day, P.A. // School Library Journal; Jan89, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p38
Presents a selective list of recent information sources on flexible scheduling and flexible programming.
- Librarians--information sleuths.
Kieves, T.J. // Career World; May91, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p12
Offers a look at the job of librarians and the many different hats they wear. Types of librarians; Educational requirements; Salary range. INSET: The computer in the library: Friend or foe?.
- Changing roles? Changing worlds!
Bjorner, Susanne // Online; Sep/Oct96, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p8
Argues on the importance of library information managers. Author's library management education and training; Information professionals as leaders within their organizations in technology implementation; Author's call for librarians to recognize their unique skills.
- Memorial: John J. Banta (1932-2005).
Gray, Kevin P.; Goldberg, Gloria; Palacios, Carmen // Law Library Journal; Summer2007, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p681
The article profiles John J. Banta, the former chief librarian of White & Case LLP in New York who was born on May 24, 1932 and died in 2005. A discussion of Banta's education, which included attendance at Pace University, military service, and employment history, which included positions at...
- A day in the Life of Andrew Dove.
Dove, Andrew // Libraries for Nursing Bulletin; Spring2012, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p29
A personal narrative is presented in which the author gives an account of the routine work that he performs on a normal day in his life such as arranging an information skill session, sorting out all the incoming emails, working on final book orders for General Library and many more.
- Telecommunicators, librarians honored by commissioners.
Dove, Andrew // Burnet Bulletin (Texas); 4/15/2009, Vol. 137 Issue 15, p20A
The article reports that library directors and staff members from different libraries were honored by the Burnet County Commissioners in Texas.
- Singing Out about the Listserv.
Dove, Andrew // Medium; Spring2009, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p32
The lyrics to the song "I'll Post it to the ListServ," are presented. First Line: Ooh, I bet you're wondering how I knew; Last Line: You should post it to the listserv.
- A strategy for happy endings.
Clarke, Susan // Book Report; Nov/Dec92, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p14
Offers advice to librarians who are taking the first plunge into recruiting and employing volunteers. The importance of being flexible; Having a written philosophy; Program evaluation; Communicating with the staff; More.
- Things a librarian does not want to hear.
Vilet, Virginia Van, // Emergency Librarian; Sep/Oct92, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p11
Lists the things that a librarian dislikes to hear. Includes use of a computer; Project on food in Macedonia; Overdue book; Assignment due tomorrow; Love of books.
- Enhance your professional image and blow your own horn.
Flowers, Helen, // Emergency Librarian; Sep/Oct92, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p28
Enumerates ways librarians can enhance their image. Use of business cards; Degrees on office walls; Prominent display of awards received; Participation in professional organization.
- Notes from my journal.
Moe, Laura // Book Report; Sep/Oct93, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p29
Presents entries from the journal of a library media specialist on her first year at work. Reality of the workplace; Working with students; Mnemonics; Meeting and working with other professionals; Library automation grant.
- ISL SERVICE ANNIVERSARIES.
Moe, Laura // Insight; Mar/Apr2010, p4
The article announces information on service librarians in Illinois including Francie LaCamera, specialists Sue Burkholder and Sharon Layne.
- The OZRL-NET breakfast in Sydney Saturday 8 June.
Drayton, Juvy // Orana; Aug96, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p194
States the breakfast at Sydney, Australia of the `International Network' Coordinator Anne Clyde and OZTL-NET administrators on June 8, 1996.
- On my mind: Ask your librinfotist?!
Foster, Constance L. // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jan1991, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p362
The article discusses the need for librarians to gradually and forcefully transform themselves within the context of a thriving technology. How attending the American Librinfotist Society conferences will enhance them to become comfortable with their professional designation; Demands in...
- Cooking up a survival guide.
Michels, Mary Jane // Library Talk; Nov/Dec97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p1
Discusses several traits an elementary school librarian needs to be successful. Continuing education; Humor; Enthusiasm; Flexibility.
- Pseudo-libraries and semi-teachers.
White, Herbert S. // American Libraries; Feb90, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p103
Part I. Opinion. Discusses the use of the word `library' for any collection of books and the lack of professional librarians, which the author says endangers good library education. Increased circulation; Circuit-riding librarians; Libraries aswarehouses and shelters; Prospects for changes.
- When your boss isn't a librarian.
Drake, David // American Libraries; Feb90, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p152
Opinion. Discusses some of the problems library directors have in reporting to their non-librarian supervisors, and gives advice on ways a director can make a difference in his library, through recognition of realities, and persuasion.
- Two models for librarianship in the 1990s.
Curran, Charles // American Libraries; Mar1991, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p254
Presents two models for librarianship in the 1990s. Model one is of a librarian who participates in a liturgy the permits him/her to number the hymns--but never compose them. Model two involves librarians who target and convince allies that `Information Literacy' is a skill they need.
- Fear and trembling: Hong Kong librarians face their uncertain future.
Chepesiuk, R. // American Libraries; Jun92, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p456
States that censorship and a brain drain are just two of the possible dangers facing librarians in Hong Kong as 1997 approaches. Fear about turning land and people over to a communist regime; Comments from Kitty Tse, director of the Baptist College Library; Hope generated by pro-democracy movements.
- School librarians join forces with Discovery Channel.
Chepesiuk, R. // American Libraries; Jun92, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p523
Reports that `Assignment Discovery' and ALA's American Association of School Librarians (AASL) recently joined forces in a cable television programming initiative to promote literacy and reading among students. Details of weekly curriculum subjects; Where to inquire for more information.
- The `A' factor: Altruism and career satisfaction.
Drake, David // American Libraries; Nov93, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p922
Asserts that most librarians were motivated to join the profession by a desire to serve and help. Classification of librarianship as a helping profession; The altruism factor and its impact on career goals and daily work habits; Three phases of a library career; More.
- Zen in the art of troubleshooting.
Ballard, Terry // American Libraries; Jan94, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p108
Comments on how a librarian troubleshoots and does problem solving on machines that he knows nothing about. His views on how the knowledge of Zen masters can help with these problems; Transfer of records in that cataloging department; Accepting uncertainty; Parellels between Zen masters and...
- Synchronised booktrucking.
Ballard, Terry // American Libraries; Oct97, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p22
Presents a photograph of the Pierce County, Washington Library System's book-cart precision drill team.
- Philippine librarians focus on the things they can change.
Gaughan, Tom // American Libraries; Apr98, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p36
Reports on librarians in eight academic libraries in the Philippines and their focus on positive change despite difficult times for libraries in the Philippines. The automating of their libraries; Building of a union catalog; Development of Web sites and Web-accessible resources; The grant from...
- Implied merger concerns Canadians.
Gaughan, Tom // American Libraries; May98, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p31
Reports on the concerns on the possible merger of the positions of national librarian and national archivist in Canada. Efforts of the Canadian Library Association.
- This month 121 years ago...
Wiegand, Wayne // American Libraries; Jun/Jul98, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p135
Provides information about the first national meeting of British librarians, which occurred in London in 1877. The presence of the American Library Association; What was discussed.
- The academic library: A time of crisis, change, and opportunity.
Dougherty, Richard M.; Dougherty, Ann P. // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jan1993, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p342
Discusses information on the issues that the group of experienced, talented and committed librarians view as challenges and opportunities that lie before them. Thier general observations on technology, leadership and library users; Their concern for library management; Their concern about...