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New Professional's Toolkit.

Author: Bethan Ruddock
Publisher: London : Facet Publishing, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the definitive handbook for all new information professionals wanting to thrive in their careers. Drawing together the experiences and advice of rising stars in the information world it provides a comprehensive and dynamic resource which will help you to understand and tackle every challenge you encounter in the information world. Each chapter will interweave expert and cutting-edge narrative introducing the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ruddock, Bethan.
New Professional's Toolkit.
London : Facet Publishing, ©2012
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bethan Ruddock
ISBN: 9781856048927 1856048926
OCLC Number: 956654888
Notes: Appendix: Budgeting example spreadsheetsIndex.
Description: 1 online resource (256 pages)
Contents: Title page ; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Glossary; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 Project management; Introduction; What is a project?; Finding project work; Methodologies and tools; Conclusion; References and further reading; CHAPTER 2 Teaching, training and communicating; Introduction; Effective communication; Teaching and training; Further qualifications; Getting your users involved with learning; Presenting to professional peers; Writing; Conclusion; References and further reading; CHAPTER 3 Meeting your users' needs and measuring success; Introduction; Evaluating users' needs. Encouraging user participationTools; Using your figures; Measuring success internally; Conclusion; References and further reading; CHAPTER 4 Marketing your service and engaging stakeholders; Introduction; What is marketing?; Plan your marketing; Quick-response marketing; Conclusion; References and further reading; CHAPTER 5 Using technologies; Introduction; Technology for the non-technical; Introduction to digital preservation; Repositories; Conclusion; References and further reading; CHAPTER 6 Getting and staying online; Introduction. Creating effective descriptions of archive collections for an online environmentSocial media; Conclusion; References and further reading; CHAPTER 7 Generating funding and doing more with less; Introduction; Demonstrating value; Finding more funding; Conclusion; References and further reading; CHAPTER 8 Managing money, budgets and negotiating; Introduction; Budgets; Negotiating; Conclusion; References and further reading; CHAPTER 9 Information ethics and copyright; Introduction; Information ethics; Copyright; Conclusion; References and further reading. CHAPTER 10 Upskilling and professional developmentIntroduction; Bodies of Professional Knowledge; Training and development; Mentoring; Conclusion; References and further reading; CHAPTER 11 Networking and promoting yourself; Introduction; Branding and marketing yourself; Networking; Supporting yourself; Conclusion; References and further reading; CHAPTER 12 Professional involvement and career development; Introduction; Conferences; Unconferences; Professional involvement; Career development and planning; How did we get here?; Conclusion; References and further reading; Conclusion.

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This is the definitive handbook for all new information professionals wanting to thrive in their careers. Drawing together the experiences and advice of rising stars in the information world it provides a comprehensive and dynamic resource which will help you to understand and tackle every challenge you encounter in the information world. Each chapter will interweave expert and cutting-edge narrative introducing the topic with international case studies from all sectors examining personal experiences and how these have shaped their roles. Advice, practical exercises and activities will guide t.

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