The Role of the Academic Librarian

Anne Langley, Edward Gray, K. T.L. Vaughan

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This book covers the practical side of being an academic librarian - a role that has undergone a large degree of change in recent years. It outlines and describes the skills necessary to succeed in these large, and often complex, organisations. The book includes tools and techniques for an academic librarian for managing time, meetings, projects, publishing and research, communications (paper and electronic), the basics of supervision, and how to work in a large organisation. The impact of the growth of electronic formats on the role of the academic librarian are discussed in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherElsevier Ltd
Number of pages163
ISBN (Print)9781843340577
StatePublished - Oct 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Computer Science


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