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Eastern Illinois University

2012

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Best Practices For Staff Sharing, Bradley P. Tolppanen, Janice Derr Mar 2012

Best Practices For Staff Sharing, Bradley P. Tolppanen, Janice Derr

Faculty Research & Creative Activity

Medium to larger academic libraries often hire and train staff members to perform a variety of duties within a single department. However, in the current difficult budgetary environment, such academic libraries may use sharing of staff members between departments and cross-training in order to maintain the provision of high quality library service. This poster session will present a set of best practices for staff sharing, including scheduling and prioritizing tasks, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of such sharing from the perspectives of the supervisors and staff members. Examples of staff sharing as implemented at Booth Library, Eastern Illinois ...


Review Of Information Need: A Theory Connecting Information Search To Knowledge Formation, Kirstin Duffin Jan 2012

Review Of Information Need: A Theory Connecting Information Search To Knowledge Formation, Kirstin Duffin

Faculty Research & Creative Activity

In this book, Cole attempts to establish a framework for the information searching process. Cole analyzes information need from the perspectives of both information science and computer science. Where information science considers the need as sensory (perceptual-cognitive), computer science views information need as mechanical (input-output). The book, one in the ASIST Monograph Series, is a conceptual work that presents a systematic overview of users’ information retrieval practices.


Review Of Staff Development On A Shoestring, Kirstin Duffin Jan 2012

Review Of Staff Development On A Shoestring, Kirstin Duffin

Faculty Research & Creative Activity

Budgets are tight, yet it remains important for library staff members to keep current with evolving technologies and improve their skills in providing services to library users. Staff development programs can spark creativity, increase motivation, and augment productivity. In these lean times, Marcia Trotta provides guidance on how to maintain library staff development opportunities. Trotta is a consultant and adult program coordinator of the Connecticut Humanities Council. She is a retired public library director and has written a number of books on library management-related issues.


Review Of Staff Development On A Shoestring, Kirstin Duffin Jan 2012

Review Of Staff Development On A Shoestring, Kirstin Duffin

Faculty Research & Creative Activity

Budgets are tight, yet it remains important for library staff members to keep current with evolving technologies and improve their skills in providing services to library users. Staff development programs can spark creativity, increase motivation, and augment productivity. In these lean times, Marcia Trotta provides guidance on how to maintain library staff development opportunities. Trotta is a consultant and adult program coordinator of the Connecticut Humanities Council. She is a retired public library director and has written a number of books on library management-related issues.


Review Of Information Need: A Theory Connecting Information Search To Knowledge Formation, Kirstin Duffin Jan 2012

Review Of Information Need: A Theory Connecting Information Search To Knowledge Formation, Kirstin Duffin

Faculty Research & Creative Activity

In this book, Cole attempts to establish a framework for the information searching process. Cole analyzes information need from the perspectives of both information science and computer science. Where information science considers the need as sensory (perceptual-cognitive), computer science views information need as mechanical (input-output). The book, one in the ASIST Monograph Series, is a conceptual work that presents a systematic overview of users’ information retrieval practices.


Review Of Information Need: A Theory Connecting Information Search To Knowledge Formation, Kirstin Duffin Jan 2012

Review Of Information Need: A Theory Connecting Information Search To Knowledge Formation, Kirstin Duffin

Kirstin Duffin

In this book, Cole attempts to establish a framework for the information searching process. Cole analyzes information need from the perspectives of both information science and computer science. Where information science considers the need as sensory (perceptual-cognitive), computer science views information need as mechanical (input-output). The book, one in the ASIST Monograph Series, is a conceptual work that presents a systematic overview of users’ information retrieval practices.


Review Of Staff Development On A Shoestring, Kirstin Duffin Jan 2012

Review Of Staff Development On A Shoestring, Kirstin Duffin

Kirstin Duffin

Budgets are tight, yet it remains important for library staff members to keep current with evolving technologies and improve their skills in providing services to library users. Staff development programs can spark creativity, increase motivation, and augment productivity. In these lean times, Marcia Trotta provides guidance on how to maintain library staff development opportunities. Trotta is a consultant and adult program coordinator of the Connecticut Humanities Council. She is a retired public library director and has written a number of books on library management-related issues.