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Developing library research skills in academic libraries

Janet M. Hooper

Developing library research skills in academic libraries

the effectiveness of the research record

by Janet M. Hooper

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Thesis (M.A.) - Course project in the Department of Information and Library Studies, Loughborough University of Technology, 1994.

Statementby Janet M. Hooper.
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Open LibraryOL20718071M

This book is the first in a two-book series that provides teachers and librarians with self-contained practical activities designed to improve and consolidate students' library and research skills. The printable work sheets contain a range of activities to guide the students as they explore different research approaches. Providing library deans, directors, and university librarians with up-to-date guidance, this book outlines a step-by-step method that helps readers prepare for a successful strategic planning process, create and implement a strategic plan, and assess the effectiveness of both the process and the resulting plan;.

Message Book for Members; Press Center; Press Credential Guidelines; Press Kits; Recent Media Coverage; State of America's Libraries Report ; Tools, Publications & Resources. ALA Guidelines & Standards; ALA Research & Library Topics; Ctr. for the Future of Libraries; Challenge Support; Community Relationships; Professional Ethics. The value of academic libraries The library is not just a repository, or a service like any other, or a place for study: it is all these things. It can also be a partner in research and in teaching, and institutions which fail to capitalise fully on this asset will find it harder to compete in the future.

Managing Academic Libraries: Principles and Practice is aimed at professionals within the Library and Information Services (LIS) who are interested in learning more about the management of academic libraries. Written against a backdrop made up of the changes that digital technology has brought to academic libraries, this book uncovers how the library has changed its meaning from a physical to. the academic libraries developing continuing professional education and training programs for the library and information professionals, as well as the end-users will have to develop learning attitude and network related competence to us by the information and communicationFile Size: 89KB.


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