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Important Factors In Midwestern Public Librarians’ Views On Intellectual Freedom And Collection Development: Part 1, Shannon M. Oltmann Jan 2019

Important Factors In Midwestern Public Librarians’ Views On Intellectual Freedom And Collection Development: Part 1, Shannon M. Oltmann

Information Science Faculty Publications

This research project examined the beliefs and actions of US midwestern librarians concerning intellectual freedom and collection development. The results are presented in two complementary articles; this first article provides some background and the results pertaining to intellectual freedom, whereas the second article will focus on the results for collection development questions and conclude with a broader discussion. The data were obtained through an extensive survey with a 21.37% response rate. In general, high levels of support for intellectual freedom were found across most respondents and across multiple questions. Respondents with an MLS degree were more likely to be ...


You Too, Can Prevent Librarian Burnout, Jennifer A. Bartlett Feb 2018

You Too, Can Prevent Librarian Burnout, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

Contrary to popular opinion, libraries present numerous challenges and stressors to their employees that can contribute to occupational burnout. This New and Noteworthy column presents recent resources including books, journal articles, and online resources discussing the unique issues of librarian burnout.


Just Breathe–Mindfulness And Libraries, Jennifer A. Bartlett Aug 2017

Just Breathe–Mindfulness And Libraries, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

The benefits of mindfulness practice techniques, including meditation and reflection, are the subject of several recent articles, books, and online resources.


Examining Care Navigation: Librarian Participation In A Teambased Approach?, A. Tyler Nix, Jeffrey T. Huber, Robert M. Shapiro Ii, Andrea Pfeifle Apr 2016

Examining Care Navigation: Librarian Participation In A Teambased Approach?, A. Tyler Nix, Jeffrey T. Huber, Robert M. Shapiro Ii, Andrea Pfeifle

Information Science Faculty Publications

Objective: This study investigated responsibilities, skill sets, degrees, and certifications required of health care navigators in order to identify areas of potential overlap with health sciences librarianship.

Method: The authors conducted a content analysis of health care navigator position announcements and developed and assigned forty-eight category terms to represent the sample’s responsibilities and skill sets.

Results: Coordination of patient care and a bachelor’s degree were the most common responsibility and degree requirements, respectively. Results also suggest that managing and providing health information resources is an area of overlap between health care navigators and health sciences librarians, and that ...


Developing A Strategic Mindset: Librarians As Politicians, Jennifer A. Bartlett Feb 2015

Developing A Strategic Mindset: Librarians As Politicians, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

This issue's "New and Noteworthy" column reviews materials dealing with political and strategic skills necessary for successful library managers, with particular emphasis on advice from Machiavelli and Sun Tzu.


Coming To Terms With Librarian Stereotypes And Self-Image, Jennifer A. Bartlett Nov 2014

Coming To Terms With Librarian Stereotypes And Self-Image, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

This issue's "New and Noteworthy" column reviews recent titles dealing with the perennial discussion regarding traditional and emerging librarian stereotypes and their effect on librarians' work with patrons.


The “Weisure” Class: The Elusive Goal Of Work-Life Balance, Jennifer A. Bartlett Feb 2014

The “Weisure” Class: The Elusive Goal Of Work-Life Balance, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

This column summarizes key books, articles and other resources on the topic of librarian and library staff work-life balance.


Making Every Hour Count - Librarians And Time Management, Jennifer A. Bartlett Jan 2012

Making Every Hour Count - Librarians And Time Management, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


[Review Of] Organizational Storytelling For Librarians, Jennifer A. Bartlett Jan 2011

[Review Of] Organizational Storytelling For Librarians, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


Developing An Intranet Resource To Compile And Disseminate Animal Welfare Information For Library Liaisons, Frank Davis, Rick Brewer, Valerie Perry May 2009

Developing An Intranet Resource To Compile And Disseminate Animal Welfare Information For Library Liaisons, Frank Davis, Rick Brewer, Valerie Perry

Library Presentations

The project’s goal is to create and maintain a comprehensive database containing subject-specific information. The information is used to serve as a key resource for grant support and enhance the ethical treatment of animals.

A library Intranet allows librarian liaisons to conduct database searches and prepare customized reports for campus researchers. EndNote software is utilized, due to a campus site license.


Professionalism And Librarians, James E. Manasco, Reinette F. Jones Oct 2002

Professionalism And Librarians, James E. Manasco, Reinette F. Jones

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


African American Librarians In Kentucky, Reinette F. Jones Oct 1996

African American Librarians In Kentucky, Reinette F. Jones

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

Kentucky was the first North American state to establish a free public library exclusively for African Americans. The library, located in Louisville, Kentucky, was managed by Thomas Fountain Blue, the first African American to manage a public library. The establishing of the Colored Library and Thomas Fountain Blue's Apprentice Training Program was the beginning of librarianship and libraries for African Americans in Kentucky.


Information Delivery: Where Editors And Librarians Meet, Antoinette Paris Powell Apr 1991

Information Delivery: Where Editors And Librarians Meet, Antoinette Paris Powell

Library Presentations

No abstract provided.


Letter To Carlton West Regarding Thenorth Carolina Library Association Constitution And Bylaws, May 9, 1963, Carlyle Frarey May 1963

Letter To Carlton West Regarding Thenorth Carolina Library Association Constitution And Bylaws, May 9, 1963, Carlyle Frarey

Correspondence

A letter from Carlyle Frarey to Carlton West discussing procedures for changing the Constitution and Bylaws of the North Carolina Library Association.