Mentoring and Managing Students in the Academic Library (Paperback)
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Mentoring and Managing Students in the Academic Library (Paperback)

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Paperback 120 Pages / Published: 30/09/2013
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Most academic libraries could not operate without a host of part-time student workers. But employing students is different from filling a professional position with an experienced worker; often their library employment will be their first job experience. Since many student positions make them the public face of the library, effective mentoring of such student employees is vital. In this book Reale explores the challenges and opportunities involved in recruitment. Her guide

Shows how a library job can be more than just employment, teaching students important responsibilities and life-skills Covers the entire scope of a student's tenure at an academic library, from bringing new hires on board and training them to disciplining student employees and the unpleasant but sometimes necessary task of firing Offers mentoring advice for helping students navigate the cultural contrasts, irregular hours, and other day-to-day issues faced by young people away from home for the first time

With Reale's guidance, supervising academic librarians can effectively mentor students while maintaining an enjoyable, productive workplace that functions efficiently in support of the institution.

Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838911747
Number of pages: 120
Weight: 172 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 7 mm

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