The portable MLIS: insights from the experts

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Haycock (library and information science, San Jose State U.) and Sheldon (Texas Woman's U.) provide 18 chapters by library and information science professionals from the US who introduce the competencies of professional librarians for students and general readers. They describe the evolution of library missions, the ethics and values of the profession and connections to human rights, the duties and environments of librarians, and competencies such as leadership, management, organization, and research. Other chapters address globalization and how the library is a business. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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table_of_contents Stepping back and looking forward : reflections on the foundations of libraries and librarianship / Richard E. Rubin -- Professional ethics and values in a changing world / Michael Gorman -- Human rights, democracy, and librarians / Kathleen de la Peña McCook and Katharine Phenix -- Information seeking / Donald O. Case -- Careers and environments / Laura Kane -- Another look at leadership / Brooke E. Sheldon -- Management : an essential skill for today's librarians / Barbara B. Moran -- Marketing : the driving force of your library / Christie Koontz -- Reflections on creating information service collections / G. Edward Evans -- Organization and representation of information/knowledge / Arlene G. Taylor -- Information retrieval : designing, querying, and evaluating information systems / Judith Weedman -- Reference service : the personal side of librarianship / David A. Tyckoson -- Librarians : the best googlers in the world / Linda Main -- Readers advisory services : how to help users find a "good book" / Mary K. Chelton -- Research / Ron Powell -- Learning and using evaluation : a practical introduction / Charles R. McClure -- LIS professionals in a global society / Barbara J. Ford -- Issues and trends / Ken Haycock.
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title The portable MLIS : insights from the experts
title_alt Portable master of library and information science.
title_display The portable MLIS : insights from the experts
title_full The portable MLIS : insights from the experts / edited by Ken Haycock and Brooke E. Sheldon
title_short The portable MLIS :
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