Thursday, November 26, 2015

Continuing Professional Development of One-Person Librarians in Ireland: A Qualitative Study

Very interesting article by Eva Hornung in Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal (LICEJ), volume 6, Issue 3,September 2015, pp. 1950 - 1955.
Eva completed a PhD on this topic - See her blog post

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Reviewers sought by Journal of Librarianship and Information Science

Dear Colleagues

Please find below a list of new books available for review in the Journal of Librarianship and Information Science as of  November 2015

1. Higgins, C    Cataloguing and managing film and video collections, ALA
2.Weber, M. B. Rethinking library technical services, redefining our profession for the future, Rowman and Littlefield

3. Innocenti, P. (ed), Migrating heritage experiences of cultural networks and cultural dialogue in Europe, Ashgate

4. Graves, A. (ed). The small library manager's handbook, Rowman and Littlefield

5. Worley, L. and Spells, S. (eds) The BIALL handbook of legal information management, Ashgate

6. Paige, A.G, Moore, S. M. and Larsgaard, M.L. RDA and Cartographic Resources, Facet

7. Hirsh, S (ed), Information services today, an introduction, Rowman and Littlefield.

8. vanDuinkerken,  W. and Arant Kaspar, W. Leading libraries: how to create a service culture

9. Mallery, M. (ed), Technology disaster response and recovery planning, Facet

10. Koerber, J. and Sauers, M. P. Emerging technologies: a primer for librarians, Rowman and Littlefield

11. Lowry, J. and Wamakoya, J. Integrity in government through records management, Ashgate

12. Nelson, B. The academic library administrator's field guide, ALA

13. Halsted, D, Clifton,S and Wilson, D. T, Library as safe haven: disaster planning, response and recovery, Neal-Schuman

and also 2 ALA Library Technology Reports:

Valenza, J. B. Boyer and D. Curtis, Social Media Curation, King, D, L, Managing your library's social media channels,

If a book falls within your field of expertise and you would like to review it for the Journal please let me know by return with a note of the book(s) of interest to you. If you would like to recommend colleagues with appropriate expertise to review a title, I would also be glad to hear from you.

In addition, if you know of anyone who would like to be added to the JOLIS Reviewers' E Mail list, please ask them to contact me

Many thanks

Dr Pauline Rafferty
Department of Information Studies
Aberystwyth University
Llanbadarn Fawr
United Kingdom
SY23 3AS