Suitable for librarians, this title features case studies that demonstrate the necessity and value of integrating the library's mission statement and strategic plan with bold approaches to staff orientation, training, mentoring, and development.
Figures Tables Contributors Preface By Elizabeth Connor Chapter One: Welcome! Creating an Effective New Employee Orientation Program at Kansas State Libraries By Donna F. Ekart, Jennifer Heikkila Furrey, and Ellen R. Urton Chapter Two: Improve Your Circulation: Does Your Library Have a Family History of Poor Service? Staff Development at Small Town University By Shawn R. Fields Chapter Three: Library Techno Day at College of St. Catherine Libraries By James M. Newsome and Carol P. Johnson Chapter Four: Formalizing Staff Development from Inception to Implementation at University of Central Florida Libraries By Cynthia M. Kisby and Suzanne E. Holler Chapter Five: Supporting a Culture of Library Research at the University of Washington at Seattle By Philip M. Edwards, Elaine Z. Jennerich, and Jennifer L. Ward Chapter Six: Developing Library Professionals in a Multi-disciplinary Support Environment at the University of Cumbria By Margaret Weaver, Paul Holland, and Lisa Toner Chapter Seven: Using Grant Funds to Bring Continuing Education Workshops to Central Pennsylvania By Susan Hamburger Chapter Eight: Integrating Electronic Notebooks in Daily Work at Wayne State University By John H. Heinrichs and Bin Li Chapter Nine: Mission Possible: A Retreat to Prepare Librarians to Infiltrate Upper-level Curricula at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas By Diane VanderPol, Priscilla Finley, Sidney Lowe, and Susie Skarl Chapter Ten: How to Survive Your First Term as Team Leader: A One Day Boot Camp at the Purdue University Libraries By Michael Fosmire, Jane Kinkus, Rebecca Richardson, and Lisa Rile Chapter Eleven: Using Data Analysis Techniques to Focus Academic Librarian Training at Wayne State University By John H. Heinrichs, Kee-Sook Lim, Jeen-Su Lim and Sandra G. Yee Chapter Twelve: You Came for the Snacks, But What Have You Learned? Evaluation of a Staff Learning Program at the University of Maryland Libraries By Maggie Z. Saponaro, M. Sue Baughman, and Jennifer Kinniff Chapter Thirteen: Course Management Systems for Staff Development at Pennsylvania State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies By Dolores Fidishun, Julie Meyer, Mary Murray and Carol Riley Exercises By Elizabeth Connor Index