The Accidental Systems Librarian, 2nd Edition

  • Nicole C. Engard
  • Rachel Singer Gordon
  • Published By: Information Today
  • ISBN-10: 1573878146
  • ISBN-13: 9781573878142
  • DDC: 025.00285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 328 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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This new edition of The Accidental Systems Librarian prepares readers to manage the latest library technologies: mobile devices, open source software, social networks, WiFi, ebooks, and much more. Nicole C. Engard's advice on using research, communication, organizational, and bibliographic skills to solve various systems problems is geared to helping both "accidental" and "planned" systems librarians develop the skills they need to succeed and the confidence they need to excel.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Website.
1: Systems Librarianship 101: Defining Systems Librarianship.
2: Systems Librarianship 102: Desktop Software You May Need to Master.
3: Systems Librarianship 103: Web Applications You May Need to Master.
4: Systems Librarianship 104: Other Technical Areas You May Need to Master.
5: Organization of Knowledge.
6: Research Techniques.
7: Networking.
8: Instruction Techniques.
9: Independent Study.
10: Administration and Management.
11: Integrated Library System Migration.
12: Life Lessons.
Appendix A: Accidental Systems Librarian Survey.
Appendix B: Recommended Reading.
Appendix C: Websites.
About the Author.