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Librarian as mentor : grow, discover, inspire

Author: Eboni A Johnson
Publisher: [Santa Barbara, California] : Mission Bell Media, [2017] ©2017
Series: MBM peak series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Librarian as Mentor explores in a highly readable fashion, the many ways mentoring can be an effective tool in recruiting, retaining, supporting, and developing a diverse workforce in any library setting. Editor Johnson has assembled 14 librarians to share their experiences on the positive outcomes of not only being a mentor, but being a mentee as well. This is a must-have book for any library's collection, allowing  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eboni A Johnson
ISBN: 9780997175721 0997175729
OCLC Number: 985289547
Description: xxii, 192 pages : portrait ; 23 cm.
Contents: Section one. Role of mentors. Chapter 1. Flying Solo: Mentoring as a Museum Librarian / Wendy Wasman, Cleveland Museum of Natural History --
Chapter 2. International Mentoring: For Careers and For Life / Eboni A. Johnson, Oberlin College Library --
Chapter 3. It Takes a Village: Mentoring from All Sides / Diana M. D'Agostino --
Chapter 4. Mentor as Translator: The Role of Mentors in Shaping Perspective / Pamela Espinosa de los Monteros, The Ohio State University --
Chapter 5. The Merits of "Mentorship" / Alexia Hudson-Ward, Oberlin College and Conservatory --
Section Two. Peer Mentoring. Chapter 6. Peer Mentorship When it Counts: A Solo School Librarian's Journey / Sarah Jane Levin, The Urban School of San Francisco --
Chapter 7. You Don't Have to Go Alone: Peer Mentoring Through Shared Experiences / Genevia M. Chamblee-Smith, Cook Library, Towson University --
Chapter 8. Mentoring Across Boundaries and Across Borders: Looking Outside Your Comfort Zone (and Maybe Your Country) / Dan Cherubin, Wesleyan University --
Chapter 9. The Mentor Connection / Cheryl McGrath, Stonehill College ; Sarah Seestone, Stanford University Libraries --
Section Three. Career Mentoring. Chapter 10. Paying It Froward: Advising for Leadership as Faculty / Deidra N. Herring, The Ohio State University Libraries --
Chapter 11. LIS PhD Programs: The Training Grounds for Becoming a Mentor and Mentee / Jason K. Alston, Coastal Carolina University --
Chapter 12. Preparing for the New Generation: Mentorship in the Workplace / Charlotte Beers Plank, Hudson Library & Historical Society --
Section Four. Community Mentoring. Chapter 13. Widening the Lens: Mentoring Community Advocates / Rachel G. Rubin, Bexley (OH) Public Library --
Chapter 14. You Can't Mentor What You Don't Know: Mentorship as a Conduit for Staff Development and Community Connection in the Public Library / Cynthia Sturgis Landrum, Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library ; Darryl E. Allen, Mentorship Institute ; Jerica Copeny, Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library.
Series Title: MBM peak series.
Other Titles: Grow, discover, inspire :
Responsibility: Eboni A. Johnson, editor.

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Librarian as Mentor explores in a highly readable fashion, the many ways mentoring can be an effective tool in recruiting, retaining, supporting, and developing a diverse workforce in any library setting. Editor Johnson has assembled 14 librarians to share their experiences on the positive outcomes of not only being a mentor, but being a mentee as well. This is a must-have book for any library's collection, allowing easy access to staff, faculty, or anyone who seeks to enhance his or her professional career. -- from back cover.

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