Browse by Subject "Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science"

  • Davis, Denise M. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    Library salaries/wages and benefits expenditures consume as much as 70 percent of some library operating budgets. The impact of low or negative-growth budgets and the displacement of technology expenditures to other ...

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  • Moran, Barbara B.; Marshall, Joanne Gard; Rathbun-Grubb, Susan (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    This article provides an overview of the evolution of the academic library workforce in the United States based on an examination of a selected number of studies of academic librarians. The overview illustrates the ongoing ...

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  • Hallam, Gillian; Ritchie, Ann; Hamill, Cheryl; Lewis, Suzanne; Newton-Smith, Carol; Kammermann, Melanie; O'Connor, Patrick (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    Health Libraries Australia, a group from the Australian Library and Information Association, is currently undertaking a research project to determine the future requirements for the health librarian workforce in Australia. ...

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  • Partridge, Helen; Lee, Julie; Munro, Carrie (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    In 2005, Stephen Abram, vice president of Innovation at SirsiDynix, challenged library and information science (LIS) professionals to start becoming "librarian 2.0." In the last few years, discussion and debate about the ...

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  • De Long, Kathleen; Sivak, Allison (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    The Training Gaps Analysis for Librarians and Library Technicians (TGA), research completed by the 8Rs Research Team in 2006, built upon the earlier work of the team, The Future of Human Resources in Canadian Libraries ...

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  • Applegate, Rachel (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    Jurisdiction refers to those tasks or responsibilities that are seen as central to and exclusively controlled by a profession. When library work is examined, what is the proper jurisdiction for professional, masters-level ...

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  • Latham, Joyce M.; Ditzler, Wyatt E. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    Unions are a significant element in the library work place, yet there is little discussion of their significance or impact. This article investigates the structures of the unions within the public library in the United ...

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  • Arnold, Jennifer (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    Until recently, community colleges have been an overlooked segment of higher education. A recent Brookings Institution report labeled them an "invisible institution" (Goldrick-Rab, 2009, § 1). To many students, however, ...

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  • Munde, Gail (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    An increasingly younger student body across ALA-accredited master's programs, coupled with an aging workforce facing delayed retirement may form a future library workforce skewed at both ends of the age spectrum. When ...

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  • Manjarrez, Carlos A.; Ray, Joyce; Bisher, Karmen (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    The first section of this article examines the size of the library workforce and the projected demand for librarians in the United States. Information on the library workforce is segmented into several national data ...

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  • Marshall, Joanne Gard; Rathbun-Grubb, Susan; Barreau, Deborah; Morgan, Jennifer Craft (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    This double issue represents a continuation of our first collection of research articles on workforce issues published in Library Trends, Volume 58, Number 2, Fall 2009. Concerns about the current and future state of the ...

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  • Montiel-Overall, Patricia; Littletree, Sandra (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    This article discusses the development of Knowledge River, a program at the University of Arizona School of Information Resources and Library Science established through several Institute of Museum and Library Services ...

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  • Subramaniam, Mega M. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    Goals for achieving diversity among library and information studies (LIS) students and the workforce will remain frustrated until root issues of diversity in LIS faculty are addressed. Students from underrepresented ...

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  • Jones, Stephanie A. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    Recent concerns over anticipated shortages of school librarians have led to an interest in discovering the motivations individuals have for becoming librarians. Such information can be used to attract qualified people to ...

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  • Li, Xin; Bryan, Linda (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    In 2007, Cornell University Library (CUL) established a strategic goal of becoming an employer of choice. This aspiration is firmly rooted in the belief that the employees' satisfaction has a direct, positive impact on ...

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  • Maxey-Harris, Charlene; Cross, Jeanne; McFarland, Thomas (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    For years libraries have hired hundreds of student workers to maintain crucial functions in the library. Without student workers, libraries cannot provide essential services to the university community. Yet limited research ...

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  • Carroll, Mary; Murray, Janet (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    Australian education has been traditionally divided between the university sector and the vocational training sector. In Australia, the movement or "articulation" of students between these sectors has interested governments ...

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  • Marshall, Joanne Gard; Morgan, Jennifer Craft; Rathbun-Grubb, Susan; Marshall, Victor W.; Barreau, Deborah; Moran, Barbara B.; Solomon, Paul; Thompson, Cheryl A. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    This article provides an overview of the findings of the Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science 2 (WILIS 2) study funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The study set out to develop a ...

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  • Wagner, Mary M.; Willms, Debbie (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    From 2003 through the fall of 2009, St. Catherine University (formerly the College of St. Catherine) and the Saint Paul Public Library collaborated to create the Urban Library Program (ULP), an Institute of Library and ...

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