This book discusses the issues surrounding the implementation and ‘selling’ of a comprehensive library staff training programme. Importantly, it contains many tried and tested techniques used by the author; it also includes standard documentation that readers can use in their own organisation for training purposes.
- Covers the different types of training and the pros and cons of each
- Discusses the administrative role as a change agent
- Shows how to develop programme objectives and measureable outcomes
Library staff and information professionals who are responsible for the development and implementation of staff training programs
LIS competencies and skills; Training needs analysis; Performance appraisal; Curriculum vitae and interviewing tips; Learning styles; Developing courses; Selected course examples; Informal non-conventional training techniques; Facilitation; Academic, professional and vocational learning; Conclusion.
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- 28th February 2007
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Dr Aileen Wood has a professional background in Training and Development, Records Management, Information Science and Special Librarianship. She is self-employed but continues to work with the information profession running training workshop and supporting staff completing professional qualifications. For her PhD she researched the need for a national Health Information Policy. Aileen has written or co-authored a number of publications.
The book is well researched and draws on the author's wide experience., Karen Gray, Lawrence Graham LLP