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Title Defending professionalism : a resource for librarians, information specialists, knowledge managers, and archivists / Bill Crowley, editor.
Imprint Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC 2012.
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 Main Collection  Z716.4 .D43 2012    AVAILABLE


Call # Z716.4 .D43 2012
Phys. Description xiii, 235 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
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Summary "This book provides overdue guidance for demonstrating and preserving library, information, knowledge, and archival professionalism in American, British, and Canadian communities and organizations"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Why Are We Trashing the Professionalism of Librarians, Information Specialists, Knowledge Managers, and Archivists? / Bill Crowley -- Justifying Professional Education in a Self-Service World / Rachel Rubin and Richard Rubin -- Youth Services in Public Libraries : A Return to Belligerence / Janice M. Del Negro -- We Build Communities through Knowledge : Demonstrating the Value of the Professional Public Librarian / Brenda Roberts -- Strategies and Aspirations for Defending School Library Professionalism / Don Hamerly -- Future-Proofing the Academic Librarian / Lenora Berendt and Maria Otero-Boisvert -- Understanding the Worth of the Professional Librarian in the Research University or Institution / Cleo Pappas -- Valuing the Return on Investment of the Information Professional in Specialized Institutions (Corporations, Government Agencies, NGOs, etc.) / Michael Koenig -- Defending the "Professional" Archivist / Cecilia Salvatore -- A Culturally Pragmatic and Feminist Influenced Approach to Defending Professionalism / Bill Crowley -- The LIS Professional Commons and the Online Networked Practitioner / Kyle M.L. Jones and Michael Stephens -- The "Political Case" for Supporting the Value of Professionalism / Bill Crowley -- An Obstacle : The Difficulty of Convincing Others to Change Their Thinking and Behavior / Robert F. Moran Jr. -- Advancing Professionalism in Library, Information, Knowledge, and Archival Services in the "New Normal World" / Bill Crowley.
Subject Libraries and society.
Library education.
Librarians -- Professional ethics.
Information scientists -- Training of.
Information scientists -- Professional ethics.
Knowledge workers -- Training of.
Knowledge workers -- Professional ethics.
Archivists -- Training of.
Archivists -- Professional ethics.
ISBN 9781598848694 (pbk.)
1598848690 (pbk.)
9781598848700 (ebook)