Browse Library Trends 59 (1-2) Summer/Fall 2010: Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science, Part 2 by Title

  • 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 (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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  • Gonzalez, Maria E. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    Urban library leaders convened in 2008 to explore gaps between essential organizational competencies and the individual competencies of professionals entering the field. The 2008 Urban Libraries Summit aimed to focus ...

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