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Author: Rebeca Peacock; Jill Wurm
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2013.
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The new essays on today's academic librarians examine above all their functions and responsibilities--since these have greatly changed just in recent years, especially in matters of technology. These librarians/essayists step away from yesterday's stereotypes and explain at length their new roles. From digital resources and special collections, to web development and new outreach initiatives, the topics covered by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Peacock, Rebeca.
New Academic Librarian : Essays on Changing Roles and Responsibilities.
Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebeca Peacock; Jill Wurm
ISBN: 9781476613253 1476613257
OCLC Number: 867930687
Description: 1 online resource (211 pages)
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; Part I: The New Face of Public Services; Circulation Supervisor Superstar or Jill of All Trades, Mistress of None? by Melissa Aho; Get @ Us! Using Social Media to Market Libraries, Assist Patrons and Revitalize Outreach Efforts by Katy Kelly and Gwen Glazer; My First Years as a First-Year Librarian by Rebeca Peacock; Beyond Discovery: Information Literacy Instruction in the Twenty-First Century by Jane la Plante; Reaching Out to the University Community: Careers in Library Outreach by Theresa McDevitt. Making the Library into a Place Our Users Live by Susan E. MontgomeryPart II: Digital Publishing, Copyright and Data; Looking Under the Hood: A View of the Digital Projects Librarian in the Academic Library by Jonathan McGlone; Reshaping Views and Leading Change in Scholarly Communications by Sue Ann Gardner; Copyright in Academic Libraries: The Future Is Now by Julia Frankosky and Amy Blair; Research Data Services in an Academic Library by James E. Van Loon; Part III: Specialties-From Libraries to Collections; Bibliographic Mariners: Librarianship at Sea by Joseph A. Williams. Integrative Services for Demographic and Geographic Information System (GIS) Data by Laura Sare, Miriam Olivares, and Katherine H. WeimerWe Are Not Alone: The Changing Role of the Curator in Special Collections by Suzan Alteri; Special Librarianship in the New Millennium: Views from a Hospitality Librarian by Kelly Robinson; Grants Librarianship: Connecting the Library to University Research by Linda Galloway; Part IV: Web, E-Resources and Technology; Collaboration, Teaching and Technology in Northwestern University Library's Digital Collections Training Lab by Brendan Quinn. The Evolving Role of the Web Librarian by Junior TidalBreaking into a Career as an Electronic Resources Librarian: Leveraging Non-Library Work Experience by Juleah Swanson; The Evolving Metadata Librarian: Creating and Managing Data about Data by Meghan Finch; About the Contributors; Index.

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The new essays on today's academic librarians examine above all their functions and responsibilities--since these have greatly changed just in recent years, especially in matters of technology. These librarians/essayists step away from yesterday's stereotypes and explain at length their new roles. From digital resources and special collections, to web development and new outreach initiatives, the topics covered by the essays in this book will reassure new librarians and stimulate prospective librarians as they realize the enhanced and varied positions that are available in the 21st century aca.

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