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The Essential OPL, 1998-2004: The Best of Seven Years of The One-Person Library: A Newsletter for Librarians and Management (Paperback)
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The Essential OPL, 1998-2004: The Best of Seven Years of The One-Person Library: A Newsletter for Librarians and Management (Paperback)

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Paperback 248 Pages / Published: 25/08/2005
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The Essential OPL: 1998-2004 gives you the very best of The One-Person Library: A Newsletter for Librarians and Management. It covers the first seven years of OPL under the editorial direction of Judith Siess. If you work in a library as the only person or professional, you will find simple, practical, and low-cost ideas to provide outstanding service to your clients, impress your management with your value to the organization, and make your life easier. Included are articles on advocacy, finances, change management, planning or moving a library, technology, time management and prioritization, networking, collection development, reference, knowledge management, quick tips, pithy quotes, and some of Siess's "Thinking About..." editorials. In short, it is "everything you ever wanted to know about one-person librarianship, but didn't know where to look."

Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810854291
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 367 g
Dimensions: 208 x 143 x 18 mm


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This highly informative book is complete with a table of contents and index. Solo librarians should buy this book...as this collection will prepare them to meet just about any challenge encountered in a one-person library. * Medical Reference Services Quarterly *
Siess, publisher and editor of The One-Person Library: A Newsletter for Librarians and Management, collects the best of the newsletter. Articles on areas such as advocacy, finance, change management, technology, and collection development are peppered with quick tips and pithy quotes, and offer simple, low-cost ideas for providing service and impressing management with the value of the one-person library. Lorig is the digital librarian at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. * Reference and Research Book News *
This is recommended for the novice solo librarian and those interested in the one-person library. The book would also be of interest to the library workers who relish discussions about the practicalities of librarianship. * Australian Library Journal *

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