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A practical writing guide for academic librarians : keeping it short and sweet

Author: Anne Langley; Jonathan D Wallace
Publisher: Oxford, UK : Chandos Pub., 2010.
Series: Chandos information professional series.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text helps academic librarians make their writing for for work go more smoothly. From progress reports to project plans, cover letters to case studies, book reviews to blogging, readers will find examples and how-tos for most of the types of writing they will need to do in their academic library careers.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Langley; Jonathan D Wallace
ISBN: 9781843345329 1843345323 9781843345336 1843345331
OCLC Number: 461278362
Description: ix, 162 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Style : short and sweet --
Audience --
Getting and keeping a job : letters of recommendation, cover letters, résumés, self-assessments, thank-you notes --
Meetings and reports : minutes, formal reports, progress reports, annual reports, project proposals --
Managing : performance reviews, employee documentation, job descriptions, search committee reports, budget requests --
Public services and collections : subject guides (pathfinders), collection assessments and other documents related to collection development, memos or letters to faculty about the library collection, external reviews, marketing tools (bookmarks, brochures and posters) --
Online and presenting data : writing for the website, blogging, e-mail, tables, graphs, charts --
Scholarly work and teaching : articles, abstracts, case studies, syllabi, handouts --
More resources for writing.
Series Title: Chandos information professional series.
Responsibility: Anne Langley and Jonathan D. Wallace.
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Mastering the skills necessary for clear, effective writing can make writing tasks flow more easily. This book helps academic librarians who are new to the profession or new to a supervisory or  Read more...

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