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Career Transitions for Librarians


Career Transitions for Librarians

Proven Strategies for Moving to Another Type of Library

von: Davis Erin Anderson, Raymond Pun

29,99 €

Verlag: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 02.05.2016
ISBN/EAN: 9781442263734
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 270

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<span><span>What if you were a public librarian and then you wanted to become an academic librarian? How different are those worlds and how would you know what kind of skills or experiences you need to get your foot into the academic door? </span></span>
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<span><span>Career Transitions for Librarians: How to Get a Job in Another Type of Library </span><span>explores the multifaceted roles of the librarian profession from personal narratives of professional librarians who have successfully worked and transitioned from one type of library to another. </span></span>
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<span><span>Learn the successful strategies and stories of librarians who transitioned from public to academic libraries, school media to academic libraries, public to special libraries, print to digital worlds, among other ones. </span></span>
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<li><span>What kinds of skill sets and experiences were they able to transfer or draw on from their previous work experiences? </span></li>
<li><span>How can you make these successful transitions as well? </span></li>
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<span><span>From interview tips to developing relevant and transferable skill sets, this unique guide offers testimonials with a targeted advice and job strategies for readers interested in making these successful transitions during a time when there is a huge difficulty in securing a library job. </span></span>
<span><span>What if you were a public librarian and then you wanted to become an academic librarian? How different are those worlds and how would you know what kind of skills or experiences you need to get your foot into the academic door? </span><span>Career Transitions for Librarians: How to Get a Job in Another Type of Library </span><span>explores the multifaceted roles of the librarian profession from personal narratives of professional librarians who have successfully worked and transitioned from one type of library to another. </span></span>
<span><span>FForeword </span><span>by Mary Lee Kennedy<br><br></span><span>Introduction</span><span> </span><span>by Davis Erin Anderson &amp; Raymond Pun<br><br></span><span>Part I: From Special to Academic Librarianship</span><span><br><br>Chapter 1: </span><span>Successfully Making Transition Between Academia and Corporation</span><span> by Jia Mi<br><br><br>Chapter 2: </span><span>Getting to Great: Transitioning from a Special to an Academic Library</span><span> by Linda Miles<br><br>Chapter 3: </span><span>An Interview With Jan Chindlund, Library Dean, Columbia College Chicago Library</span><span><br><br>Chapter 4: </span><span>From the Hospital to the Academy and Back Again: Opportunities in Medical Librarianship</span><span> by Lisa Liang Philpotts <br><br><br>Chapter 5: </span><span>Flipping the Pages: Tracing Experiences from Both Sides of the Road</span><span> by Joseph M. Yap<br><br><br>Chapter 6: </span><span>An Interview with Gretel L. Stock-Kupperman, Director of the Library, Instructional Design, and Academic Affairs Initiatives, Viterbo University</span><span><br><br>Chapter 7: </span><span>From Public to Corporate to Academic: Tales and Lessons from an Accidental Business Librarian</span><span> by Celia Ross<br><br>Chapter 8: </span><span>Uprooting from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Los Angeles, California: A Professional Journey</span><span> by Veronica D’Aquino<br><br></span><span>Part II: From Academic to Special Librarianship</span><span><br><br>Chapter 9: </span><span>One MLIS Degree, Many Career Possibilities</span><span> by Sandra Hirsh<br><br><br>Chapter 10: </span><span>Going Govie: An Academic Librarian Joins the Civil Service</span><span> by Deborah E. B. Keller <br><br><br>Chapter 11: </span><span>10 Simple Tips for Managing Your Career: Reflections on an Evolving Career from a Restless Librarian</span><span> by Carrie Netzer Wadja<br><br></span><span>Part III: From Special to Public Librarianship</span><span><br><br>Chapter 12: </span><span>How Being an Untraditional Librarian Allowed for a Library Career in the Arts</span><span> by Kara West<br><br><br>Chapter 13: </span><span>Setting Up Shop: From Business to Public with a little Entrepreneurship Between</span><span> by Lorene Kennard <br><br><br>Chapter 14: </span><span>Make Your Own Luck: The Story of a Recent Transition from Art Librarian to Teen Services Librarian</span><span> by Holland S. Kessinger <br><br><br>Chapter 15: </span><span>From Prisons to Public: My Time at Brooklyn Public Library</span><span> by Brian Hasbrouck <br><br></span><span><br>Part IV: From Public to Academic Librarianship</span><span><br><br>Chapter 16: </span><span>On the Road Again: From Public to Community College Libraries</span><span> by Gerald Anderson<br><br><br>Chapter 17: </span><span>A Time to Plant, A Time to Uproot: My Transition from Large Public Library to a Small Seminary Library</span><span> by Sachiko Clayton<br><br><br>Chapter 18: </span><span>An Interview with Professor Nicole A. Cooke from the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign</span><span><br><br><br>Chapter 19: </span><span>Career Transition: Why I Left Public Library Service for Academic Librarianship</span><span> by Zena George<br><br><br>Chapter 20: </span><span>From Public to Academic: Reflections and Tips for Transitions From a Former Overseas Librarian</span><span> by Raymond Pun<br><br><br><br></span><span>Part V: From Academic to Public Librarianship</span><span><br><br>Chapter 21: </span><span>From Big City Academic Library to Big City Public Library</span><span> By Arieh D. Ress<br><br><br>Chapter 22: </span><span>An Interview with Catharina Isberg, Library Director of Helsingborg Public Library in Sweden</span><span><br><br><br></span><span>Part VI: From Public to Special Librarianship </span><span><br><br><br>Chapter 23: </span><span>A Conversation with Lisa Chow and Sandra Sajonas: Starting Your Own Consulting Gig</span><span><br><br><br><br>Chapter 24: </span><span>From NYPL to CNN: How I Transitioned from Public to News Librarianship</span><span> by Christina Podenski<br><br><br>Chapter 25: </span><span>From Libraries to Museums: Successfully Adapting to Work in a Different Type of Cultural Institutio</span><span>n by Laura Ruttum Senturia <br><br><br>Chapter 26: </span><span>Nine Qualities to Cultivate Across Your Entire Career</span><span> by Sarah T. Jewell <br><br></span><span>Part VII: From School Media to Academic Librarianship and Vendor Services</span><span><br><br><br>Chapter 27: </span><span>From School Librarian to Technical Support: An Exercise in Reflection</span><span> by Allison M. Cloyd <br><br><br>Chapter 28: </span><span>An Interview with Yujin Hong, E-Resources Librarian from Kyung Hee University Central Library, Seoul, Korea</span><span><br><br></span><span>Part VIII: Transitions within the Academic Library World</span><span><br><br><br>Chapter 29: </span><span>Getting Started with Digital Humanities in Libraries</span><span> by Zach Coble<br><br><br>Chapter 30: </span><span>Future-Proof Your Career with Resilience and Proactivity</span><span> by Heng (Helen) Ge<br><br><br>Chapter 31: </span><span>From Lawyer to Librarian to Librarian Lawyer: Transitioning to Librarianship from the Legal Field</span><span> by April M. Hathcock<br><br><br>Chapter 32: </span><span>The Road from Medical to Science-Engineering Librarianship</span><span> by Amani Magid<br><br><br>Chapter 33: </span><span>An Interview with Stacy R. Williams, Head of Architecture and Fine Arts Library in University of Southern California</span><span><br><br></span><span>Part IX: Non-Traditional Transitions, Internships, and General Advice</span><span><br><br><br>Chapter 34: </span><span>An Interview with Naomi House, Founder of “INALJ” </span><span><br><br><br>Chapter 35: </span><span>Refining Your Career: Internships and Transition</span><span> by Sean A. Flores<br><br><br>Chapter 36: </span><span>Gaining Experience Without Forgoing Pay: Advice on Landing Paid Work as an LIS Student</span><span> by Dinah Handel<br><br><br>Chapter 37: </span><span>An Interview with Dr. Janet H. Clarke, Associate Dean for Research and User Engagement at Stony Brook University Libraries </span><span><br><br><br>Chapter 38: </span><span>An Interview with Dr. Lian Ruan, Head Librarian at Illinois Fire Service Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign</span><span><br><br><br>Chapter 39: </span><span>Top Five Tips For Finding New Roles In Your Library</span><span> by Davis Erin Anderson<br><br>About the Editors and Contributors<br>Index</span></span>
<span><span>Davis Erin Anderson </span><span>is the Community Engagement Manager at the Metropolitan New York Library Council, where she works to extend METRO’s presence into the digital realm by keeping friends, followers, and connections up to date on issues relevant to the field of libraries, archives, and museums. </span></span>
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<span><span>Raymond Pun </span><span>is the first year student success librarian in Fresno State. He has held positions in New York University Shanghai and the New York Public Library. He has published widely and presented extensively in various topics of academic and public librarianship in national and international conferences such as ALA, SLA and IFLA. <br></span></span>

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