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Invisible librarian : a librarian's guide to increasing visibility and impact / Aoife Lawton.

By: Lawton, Aoife [author].
Series: Chandos information professional series.Publisher: Waltham : Chandos Publishing, an imprint of Elsevier, 2016Description: xiii, 349 p. : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780081001714.Subject(s): Libraries -- Public relations | Public services (Libraries) | LibrariesDDC classification: 025.52
Contents:
Step into the shoes of a librarian -- Case studies : visibility of academic librarians and academic libraries -- Case studies : visibility of school librarians and school libraries -- Case studies : visibility of Public librarians and public libraries -- Case studies : visibility of health science librarians and libraries -- Case studies : visibility of special librarians and special libraries -- State of play : measuring the current visibility of the librarian and library -- Visibility improvement plan (VIP) -- Strategies that work to improve the visibility, value and impact of the librarian and library -- Into the future : the future is now.
Summary: This book will make people think differently about librarians, making a case for their value and impact that is compelling, convincing, and credible. Given their versatility and knowledge, now is the time for librarians to become champions of the information age as they improve the visibility and impact of libraries to readers, to stakeholders, and in society. By the end of the book, librarians will have a Visibility Improvement Plan to guarantee future success.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Step into the shoes of a librarian --
Case studies : visibility of academic librarians and academic libraries --
Case studies : visibility of school librarians and school libraries --
Case studies : visibility of Public librarians and public libraries --
Case studies : visibility of health science librarians and libraries --
Case studies : visibility of special librarians and special libraries --
State of play : measuring the current visibility of the librarian and library --
Visibility improvement plan (VIP) --
Strategies that work to improve the visibility, value and impact of the librarian and library --
Into the future : the future is now.

This book will make people think differently about librarians, making a case for their value and impact that is compelling, convincing, and credible. Given their versatility and knowledge, now is the time for librarians to become champions of the information age as they improve the visibility and impact of libraries to readers, to stakeholders, and in society. By the end of the book, librarians will have a Visibility Improvement Plan to guarantee future success.

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