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Librarians of Babel

A Toolkit for Effective Communication

A librarian’s main task is to acquire, organize, process, retrieve and disseminate information to all possible users, but also to communicate and develop professional skills in this field. This collection offers an introduction to the different challenges that librarians and information specialists are called upon to carry out in order to achieve effective communication through different media. The main elements of professional writing, conference or workshop organization power point presentations are outlined.

Practitioners and students of Library and Information Science

Paperback, 156 Pages

Published: January 2009

Imprint: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-84334-378-3


  • The communication process; What you should know before writing a paper; The writing process: Technical considerations; Writing a journal article; Writing a book, a report or a chapter therein; Writing conference papers and issuing proceedings; Using illustrations; Citing the work of others: How and why; Editorial revision; Producing leaflets; How to organize a conference; How to produce effective presentations; How to produce effective posters; Addressing the media.


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