[Libs-Or] new library science books available for interlibrary loan from Oregon State Library.

Ann Reed ann.reed at state.or.us
Thu Feb 17 16:34:56 PST 2011


The following new titles are available for interlibrary loan from the Oregon State Library. If you would like to request these or other materials from the Oregon State Library please use your library's established interlibrary loan process or send your full name, the name of your library, complete title information, shipping address, and a phone number to the document delivery department at library.request at state.or.us<mailto:library.request at state.or.us> or (fax) 503-588-7119.  Items will be checked out to your library, not to you personally, for 4 weeks (print materials) or 2 weeks (videos).  Materials will be delivered via mail or Orbis Cascade Alliance Courier, and you may return them the same way.

[book2.jpg]Smallwood, Carol, ed.  The Frugal Librarian: Thriving in Tough Economic Times.  Chicago: ALA, 2011.  025.110973 Fruga   ISBN 978-0-8389-1075-7













Fewer employees, shorter hours, diminished collection budgets, reduced programs and services-all at a time of record library usage. Don't fret and fritter away scarce resources. Be frugal! In this book, library expert Carol Smallwood demonstrates that despite the obvious downsides, the necessity of doing business differently can be positive, leading to partnering, sharing, and innovating. This collection speaks to universal concerns, presenting creative and resourceful solutions from dozens of librarians representing a wide variety of institutions. The Frugal Librarian helps library professionals
*         Find supplementary funding sources, including grants
*         Save money by sharing resources, using tiered staffing for technical services, and implementing green IT
*         Tap into grassroots movements to save neighborhood libraries
*         Preserve and enhance important library functions like programming, outreach, and staff development, despite a tight budget
This book offers plenty of ideas that can be implemented immediately.



[book3.jpg]Neely, Teresa Y. ed.  How to Stay Afloat in the Academic Library Job Pool. Chicago: ALA, 2011.  023.2 How.  ISBN 978-0-8389-1080-1

There's never been a more challenging time to find a position as an academic librarian, especially for those who have recently completed their library education. But whether job-hunters are jumping into the job pool for the very first time, or back in the water after a dry spell, Neely and her crack team of expert contributors have the information needed to stay afloat. Their collective wisdom will act as a lifesaver, providing
*         Practical and specific advice on how the job-search process works, including the how-tos of reading between the lines of a job listing and assembling a compelling application packet
*         Keys to understanding the mysterious ways of search committees, and what criteria may be used to determine successful candidates
*         The nuts and bolts of undergoing a successful job interview, plus tips for negotiating when an offer is made
Job-hunters at every level of experience will find this volume the definitive resource for moving successfully into an academic career.

[book4.jpg]Hakala-Ausperk, Catherine.  Be A Great Boss. Chicago: ALA, 2011. 023.9 Hakal. ISBN 978-0-8389-1068-9
Moving into a library management position can feel like a daunting and solitary pursuit. Graduate school courses in management are expensive and often hard to find, and even having a mentor at hand is no guarantee of a successful transition. To help library managers improve their skills and acumen, renowned speaker and trainer Hakala-Ausperk presents a handy self-study guide to the dynamic role of being a boss. Organized in 52 modules, designed to cover a year of weekly sessions but easily adaptable for any pace, this workbook
*         Covers major management topics such as success with stakeholders, staffing, customer service, planning, funding, leadership, and more
*         Offers an inexpensive alternative to seminars and classroom instruction
*         Requires an investment of as little as an hour per week, and is completely self-paced
*         Includes challenging questions and exercises, and a Web-based template to record learning progress
Suitable for all levels of management, from first-line supervisors to library directors, this book lays out a clear path to learning the essentials of being a great boss.

For more information, check out our Library and Information Science (LIS) blog (http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/) Discover the most recent additions to our LIS collection and search our catalog (http://oregon.gov/OSL/index.shtml) for our complete holdings. The library science collection is meant to support the whole Oregon library community.  The Library Development Division welcomes your suggestions for acquisitions - see the blog for an input form or email us!

This collection is funded with LSTA funds administered by the Oregon State Library.


Ann Reed, Federal Programs Coordinator
Library Development Services
Oregon State Library
250 Winter St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 378-5027
fax (503) 378-6439
ann.reed at state.or.us

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