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Strategies for Regenerating the Library and Information Profession

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Book Series: IFLA Publications ISSN: 0344-6891 ISBN: 9783598441776 Year: Volume: 139 Pages: 415 Language: English
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Library and Information Science
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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.; Jana Varlejs, Rutgers State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, USA; Liz Lewis, BBC, London, UK; Graham Walton, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

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Continuing Professional Development – Preparing for New Roles in Libraries. A Voyage of Discovery. Sixth World Conference on Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning for the Library and Information Professions

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Book Series: IFLA Publications ISSN: 0344-6891 ISBN: 9783598440168 Year: Volume: 116 Pages: 307 Language: English
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Library and Information Science
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Librarians and information workers the world over are faced with the constant challenge of remaining abreast of developments in their field. Rapid changes in technology and workplace roles threaten to make their skills obsolete unless they undertake constant professional development. This international collection presents a comprehensive overview of current continuing professional development theory and practice for those who manage and work in library and information services. Papers by academics and practitioners describe numerous innovative responses to emerging continuing education and training needs, including workplace learning; individual learning and learning organisations.; ""Das Buch [...] dokumentiert die Vielfalt der Fragestellungen und L

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