Strategies for regenerating the library and information professions / Eighth World Conference on Computing Professional Development and Workplace Learning for the Library and Information Professions, 18-20 August 2009, Bologna, Italy ; edited by Jana Varlejs and Graham Walton

By: (8è : World Conference on Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning for the Library and Information Professions (8è : 2009 : Bolonya).
Varlejs, Jana [ed.] | Walton, Graham [ed.].
ISBN: 9783598220449.Publisher: München : K.G. Saur, cop. 2009Description: 415 p.Series: IFLA publications: 139Summary: This volume comprises papers prepared for the 8th World Conference on Continuing Professional Development which was held in Bologna, ltaly, 18-20 August 2009, immediately preceding the IFLA Congress in Milan. That event was sponsored by IFLA's Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section and New Professionals Special Interest Group. Within the broad theme of creating a positive work environment for a multi-generational workforce in library and information organizations, the conference addressed 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 passing on knowledge. (Font: Editor)
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This volume comprises papers prepared for the 8th World Conference on Continuing Professional Development which was held in Bologna, ltaly, 18-20 August 2009, immediately preceding the IFLA Congress in Milan. That event was sponsored by IFLA's Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section and New Professionals Special Interest Group. Within the broad theme of creating a positive work environment for a multi-generational workforce in library and information organizations, the conference addressed 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 passing on knowledge. (Font: Editor)

Foreword / Jana Varlejs, Graham Walton -- Introduction to the IFLA Satellite Conference / Susan Schnuer, Roisin Gwyer, Loida Garcia-Febo -- Owning our future: Twenty-first Century Librarians 2009 Elizabeth W. Stone Lecture / Alex Byrne -- Recruiting a new generation : Issues impacting recruitment of secondary school graduates / Tania Barry, Gillian Hallam -- What impressions do you people have of librarianship as a career? / Sarah Newbutt, Barbara Sen -- 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 -- Socializing, mentoring, and coaching : Mentoring programs in U.S. academic libraries: A literature review / Myoung C. Wilson, Marianne I. Gaunt, Farideh Tehrani -- Roles of coaching and mentoring in attracting recruits ing entrants to the profession / Margaret B. Edwards, Lisa Janiche 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 -- Four generation in one workplace : Generational Tug-of-War: Playing nice between millennials and Baby Boomers in a multi-generational staff / Heidi Blackburn, Alysia Starkey, 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 -- Wanted: new managers, new leaders : Growing Next generation library managers: Are new librarians reluctant to step into management? / Jill Benn, Rebecca Moore -- Future leaders: what do they think? / Graham Walton, Anne Goulding, 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 -- Keeping up with changing demands : Strategies for re-skilling the library and information profession in Nigeria / Chinwe V. Anunobi, 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. / Judith Broady-Preston -- E-Tutorships and E-Learning - Re-Skilling librarians for interactive communication in virtual environments / Valentina Elvira Comba -- Gatherin leadership momentum across great distances: Creating an online community of practice / Erin Dini-Davis, 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, Peter Pissierssens -- Evolving career trajectories : Women's career progression in U.K. academic libraries: Organisational change and management change / Emma Hadfield, Barbara Sen -- Career, skills, and professional dilemmas: A framework for information-documentation transformation / Paula Ochôa, Leonor Gaspar Pinto -- Library and information science graduates from Spain: Professional training and workforce entry / Blanca Rodríguez Bravo -- The next generation of professional librarians: Job search in the persian gulf and with international organizations / Jessica Brooks, Mary Finnan -- Education for the profession: critiques from the field : Toward 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, Rekha Mittal -- Pathways to new academic library practices: South African exploration towards 21st Century academic research support / Clare M. Walker

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