Free eBook on Facing Contemporary Challenges in Librarianship

Download the newest installment in Elsevier’s Library Learning Trends Series: Facing Contemporary Challenges in Librarianship. This free eBook includes content excerpts from our Chandos imprint that will help you learn about and take on the challenges librarians like you are facing today.

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Table of Contents

  1. Marketing a Profession: Marketing the Future
    Excerpt from Marketing the 21st Century Library, by Debra Lucas-Alfieri
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  2. Preparedness
    Excerpt from Disaster Planning for Libraries, by Guy Robertson
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  3. E-books and the Future of Technical Services
    Excerpt from Electronic Resource Management, by Anne C. Elguindi and Kari Schmidt
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  4. A Culture of Technology
    Excerpt from The Patron-Driven Library, by Dee Ann Allison
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  5. Library 3.0 Librarianship
    Excerpt from Library 3.0, by Tom Kwanya, Christine Stilwell and Peter G. Underwood
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  6. Collection Budgets
    Excerpt from Making a Collection Count, by Holly Hibner and Mary Kellz
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  7. The Role of the Information Professional in Competitive Intelligence
    Excerpt from Competitive Intelligence for Information Professionals, by Margareta Nelke and Charlotte Håkansson
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  8. The Problem for Libraries in the Twenty-First Century: The Need to Accept a Paradigm Shift
    Excerpt from After the Book: Information Services for the 21st Century, by George Stachokas
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