Discover and save creative ideas
    Explore these ideas and more!

    The librarian's skillbook : 51 essential career skills for information professionals / Deborah Hunt and David Grossman. [San Leandro, CA] : Information Edge, 2013. Having the right skills is a critical component for landing a new job or any type of career advancement. Librarians and information professionals possess many marketable and transferable skills that can easily equip them to pursue a wide range of information-based jobs.

    why i love being a librarian

    Adult learners : professional development and the school librarian / Carl A. Harvey II. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2012. This practical guide clarifies why school librarians need to be part of the professional development process in their schools -- and shows just how to achieve that goal. This book details how to become part of the professional development team in ways that are both relevant and meaningful to the teachers and staff involved.

    Instructional design for librarians and information professionals / Lesley S.J. Farmer. New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2011.

    LIS career sourcebook : managing and maximizing every step of your career / G. Kim Dority. Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, [2012] This essential guide provides professional development resources for library staff at every phase of their career. This book guides users to the information resources that will help them make smart career choices.

    Making the most of your library career / edited by Lois Stickell, Bridgette Sanders. / Chicago : ALA Editions, American Library Association, 2014. An MLIS can provide the skill set needed to get a library job, but building a library career means knowing how to maximize your potential every step of the way.

    Librarian quotes!

    Better serving teens through school library-public library collaborations / Cherie Pandora and Stacey Hayman. / Santa Barbara, Calfornia : Libraries Unlimited, 2013. -- In this practical guidebook, experienced librarians—a public librarian and a school librarian—share advice and ideas for extending resources, containing costs, and leveraging capabilities between school and public libraries, offering insights and strategies to overcome today's economic challenges.

    The librarian's nitty-gritty guide to social media / Laura Solomon. / Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013. The vast array of social media options present a challenge: it’s tough to keep current, let alone formulate a plan for using these tools effectively. Solomon, a librarian with extensive experience in web development, design, and technology, cuts to the chase with this invaluable guide to using social media in any kind of library.

    The handheld library : mobile technology and the librarian / Thomas A. Peters and Lori Bell, editors. / Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013. Covering topics such as mobile reference, eBooks, mobile websites, and QR codes, this book examines the effects of the global mobile revolution on libraries and library users—critical information all librarians need.

    The librarian as information consultant : transforming reference for the Information Age / Sarah Anne Murphy.

    Get help from a Librarian here: www.molloy.edu/... #MolloyCollege

    Organizational storytelling for librarians : using stories for effective leadership / Kate Marek.

    The frugal librarian : thriving in tough economic times / edited by Carol Smallwood.

    Librarians!

    use libraries

    Social media activities for libraries by Phil Bradley, via Flickr

    This is fun from uber librarian Betsy Bird and the New York Public Library.

    ipl2 is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment. To date, thousands of students and volunteer library and information science professionals have been involved in answering reference questions for our Ask an ipl2 Librarian service and in designing, building, creating and maintaining the ipl2's collections. It is through the efforts of these students and volunteers that the ipl2 continues to thrive to this day.

    Big6, Large and In Charge. Got to get this one. from The Busy Librarian

    Academic Tim Gunn - my librarian face during finals week @ the ref desk.