Transformative Library and Information Work

Written By Stephen Bales
Transformative Library and Information Work
  • Publsiher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 13 March 2020
  • ISBN : 0081030126
  • Pages : 162 pages
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Download or read book entitled Transformative Library and Information Work by author: Stephen Bales which was release on 13 March 2020 and published by Chandos Publishing with total page 162 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Intended to be an accessible guide to transformational information work, the book collects approximately thirty brief case studies of information related organizations, initiatives, and/or projects that focus on social justice related activities. Each case is a short narrative account of its particular subject’s history, objectives, accomplishments, and challenges faced. It also describes the material realities involved in the subjects’ day-to-day operation. Furthermore, cases include pertinent excerpts from interviews conducted with individuals directly involved with the information organization and will conclude with three-to-five bulleted takeaway points for information workers to consider when developing their own praxis Present useful guidance on transformative library and information science Gathers real-world case studies of library and information practice relating to social justice Gives takeaway points for readers to quickly apply in their own situation Provides inspiration for the development of progressive library and information practice Considers radical library and information science at a high level, offering recommendations for the future

Transformative Library and Information Work

Transformative Library and Information Work
  • Author : Stephen Bales,Tina Budzise-Weaver
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-03-13
  • Total pages : 162
  • ISBN : 0081030126
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Summary : Intended to be an accessible guide to transformational information work, the book collects approximately thirty brief case studies of information related organizations, initiatives, and/or projects that focus on social justice related activities. Each case is a short narrative account of its particular subject’s history, objectives, accomplishments, and challenges ...

Critical Theory for Library and Information Science

Critical Theory for Library and Information Science
  • Author : Gloria J. Leckie,Lisa M. Given,John Buschman
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 326
  • ISBN : 0081030126
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Summary : This text provides an overview of major critical theorists from across disciplines—including the humanities, social sciences, and education—that discusses the importance of these critical perspectives for the advancement of LIS research and scholarship. * A basic bibliography of the theorist's work follows each topic presentation; some chapters also include ...

Assessing Information Needs Managing Transformative Library Services

Assessing Information Needs  Managing Transformative Library Services
  • Author : Robert J. Grover Professor Emeritus,Roger C. Greer,John Agada
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010-06-16
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0081030126
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Summary : Based on a tested model for community analysis, this book offers a guide to the management of client-centered transformative information services that can be applied in any type of library or information agency. • A case study of a community analysis for a county library system, illustrating how the model can ...

E J Josey

E  J  Josey
  • Author : Renate L. Chancellor
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-02-21
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 0081030126
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Summary : This work provides a comprehensive examination of the life and professional career of E.J Josey within the broader historical and political landscape of the civil rights movement. In the era of Jim Crow, Josey rose to prominence in the library profession by challenging the American Library Association (ALA) to ...

Transforming Academic Library Instruction

Transforming Academic Library Instruction
  • Author : Amanda Nichols Hess
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2018-09-25
  • Total pages : 218
  • ISBN : 0081030126
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Summary : This book examines how academic librarians think about or approach instruction as a part of their work. Through explicating this metacognitive process, this book helps both academic librarians and librarians-to-be to more intentionally consider their teaching practices and professional identities....

Social Justice and Library Work

Social Justice and Library Work
  • Author : Stephen Bales
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-10-18
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 0081030126
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Summary : Although they may not have always been explicitly stated, library work has always had normative goals. Until recently, such goals have largely been abstract; they are things like knowledge creation, education, forwarding science, preserving history, supporting democracy, and safeguarding civilization. The modern spirit of social and cultural critique, however, has ...

Library Information Science Abstracts

Library   Information Science Abstracts
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0081030126
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Summary : Read online Library Information Science Abstracts written by , published by which was released on 2008. Download full Library Information Science Abstracts Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Evolving Global Information Infrastructure and Information Transfer

Evolving Global Information Infrastructure and Information Transfer
  • Author : Robert J. Grover Professor Emeritus,Roger C. Greer,Herbert K. Achleitner,Kelly Visnak
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2015-03-19
  • Total pages : 150
  • ISBN : 0081030126
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Summary : This book explains the rapidly changing, complex flow of information in the context of 21st-century culture, policy, technology, and economics—an essential resource for librarians and information specialists in all types of settings. • Presents a "big picture" understanding of the information infrastructure in our complex, rapidly changing world • Trace changes ...

Knowledge Information and Development

Knowledge  Information and Development
  • Author : Christine Stilwell,Athol Leach,Simon Burton
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 247
  • ISBN : 0081030126
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Summary : Read online Knowledge Information and Development written by Christine Stilwell,Athol Leach,Simon Burton, published by which was released on 2001. Download full Knowledge Information and Development Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Enduring Library

The Enduring Library
  • Author : Michael Gorman
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2003-01-23
  • Total pages : 157
  • ISBN : 0081030126
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Summary : In this work, one of the library world's thinkers discusses the transformative effect that communications technology has had on information delivery from past to present to future. By tracing these transformations, Michael Gorman writes a roadmap for achieving balance between the tradition of library service and ever-changing technology....

Librarianship and Information Work Worldwide 1995

Librarianship and Information Work Worldwide  1995
  • Author : Maurice Bernard Line,Graham Mackenzie,John Feather
  • Publisher : K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0081030126
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Summary : Read online Librarianship and Information Work Worldwide 1995 written by Maurice Bernard Line,Graham Mackenzie,John Feather, published by K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company which was released on 1995. Download full Librarianship and Information Work Worldwide 1995 Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Knowledge Imagination Possibility

Knowledge  Imagination  Possibility
  • Author : K. K. Seet
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 0081030126
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Librarianship and Human Rights

Librarianship and Human Rights
  • Author : Toni Samek,Kenneth D. Gariepy
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007-02-14
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 0081030126
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Summary : Uniquely written from the library and information professional's perspective, this book brings together a number of important international human rights conflicts in which libraries play an important role. This book's approach to library and information work is grounded in practical, critical social action, and it challenges the notion that libraries ...

Embedded and Empowered

Embedded and Empowered
  • Author : Courtney Mlinar
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2019-02-15
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 0081030126
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Summary : Embedded and Empowered: A Practical Guide for Librarians offers library professionals from all types of libraries a recipe for success in creating successful embedded librarians by providing easy-to-follow instructions, tips, and exercises....

Library and Information Science Annual

Library and Information Science Annual
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 286
  • ISBN : 0081030126
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Summary : Read online Library and Information Science Annual written by , published by which was released on 1989. Download full Library and Information Science Annual Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....