Beyond Degrees: Professional Learning for Knowledge Services, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3598440022
  • ISBN-13: 9783598440021
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 315 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2003 | Published/Released March 2005
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2003

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This book gives a unique view of the current hot topic of continuing professional development/lifelong learning in the information services environment. It aims to provide the reader with guidelines for conceptualising, designing and measuring successful programmes for professional learning, staff development and professional growth in the organization.

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Table of Contents

Other Frontmatter.
Information Services Management Series.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
Introduction to the Series.
Preface: Knowledge Services in the Twenty-First Century: The Grand Design.
1: A Knowledge Services Profession.
2: Introduction: The Learning Nexus: Society, Change, and Knowledge Services.
3: Point of Departure From Studying for Librarianship to Professional Learning for Knowledge Services.
4: Professional Learning.
5: Professionalism, Accreditation, and Certification.
6: Information, Knowledge Services, and the Organization.
7: KD/KS: Knowledge Development/Knowledge Sharing: A New Paradigm for Professional Learning in Knowledge Services.
8: KD/KS: Qualification Management for the New Profession.
9: Learning in the Organization.
10: KD/KS: Conducting the Learning Audit.
11: KD/KS: Determining Goals and Expectations.
12: KD/KS: Defining the Approach.
13: KD/KS: Establishing the Program.
14: KD/KS: Managing the Program.
15: Epilogue, Final Thoughts and Bibliography.
16: Epilogue: KD/KS: The Future of Knowledge Services.
17: KD/KS: Further Thoughts on Knowledge Services: Four Essays by Guy St. Clair.
Bibliography and Works Consulted.