Working in the virtual stacks : the new library and information science / Laura Townsend Kane

Author(s): Kane, Laura Townsend
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Subjects: Library science--Vocational guidance--United States
Information science--Vocational guidance--United States
Librarians--Employment--United States
Librarians--Job descriptions--United States
Librarians--Effect of technological innovations on
Librarians--United States--Interviews
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chicago : American Library Association, 2011
LC Classification: Z
Physical Description: xi, 167 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Preface vii
Acknowledgments xi
ch. 1 . Librarians as Subject Specialists 1
Engineering and Computer Science / Catherine Lavallee-Welch 7
Clinical Medicine / Lynn Baltimore 11
Law / Stephanie Midkiff 16
General Reference / Peter Sprenkle 20
Business / Elizabeth B. Kudwa 23
Veterinary Medicine / Vicki F. Croft 27
Health Sciences 33
Cataloging and Astronomy / David Bigwood 37
Business / Roslyn Donald 42
ch. 2 . Librarians as Technology Gurus and Social Networkers 47
Technology Innovation, Technology Consulting / Michael Sauers 52
Community Technology Instruction, Web Design / Jessamyn West 56
Community Technology Outreach / Michele Lipson 59
Library Systems and IT Operations / Greg Schwartz 62
Instructional Initiatives and Social Software / Meredith Farkas 65
Digital Futures, Web Presence, Social Software / Sarah Houghton-Jan 69
Virtual Libraries and Multi-Type Library Systems / Lori Bell 72
Multi-Type Library Systems and Virtual Reference 75
Digital Resources and Social Software 79
Online Learning Communities and Technology Consulting / Michael Porter 82
ch. 3 . Librarians as Teachers and Community Liaisons 87
Graduate Library School Professor / Michael Stephens 90
School Library Media Specialist / Jeannine M. Brown 96
Associate Dean of Libraries and Library School Professor / Scott Walter 99
User Experience Librarian / Brian Mathews 103
Outreach Librarian (University Library) / Darren G. Poley 106
Outreach Librarian (Public Library) / Brigid Cahalan 111
ch. 4 . Librarians as Entrepreneurs 115
The Organized Library, Library Organization Consulting / Judith Tapiero 118
Marketing Base, Market Intelligence Research / Amelia Kassel 122
Wordmaps Indexing, Freelance Indexing / Nancy K. Humphreys 126
Aaron Cohen Associates, Ltd., Library Planning and Consulting / Alexander H. Cohen 129
Himmel and Wilson, Library Consulting / Bill Wilson 133
ch. 5 . Librarians as Administrators 139
Executive Director, Public Library / Steve Podgajny 143
Academic Dean, University Library System / Catherine A. Quinlan 146
Director, Health Sciences Library / Gerald Perry 150
Associate University Librarian / Steven J. Bell 156
Index 161
Notes: LCCN: 2011016135
ISBN: 9780838911037 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 083891103X (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Librarians as subject specialists -- Librarians as technology gurus and social networkers -- Librarians as teachers and community liaisons -- Librarians as entrepreneurs -- Librarians as administrators
OCLC Number: 704391696
ISBN/ISSN: 9780838911037
083891103X