Description

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.

Key Features

  • 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

Readership

Library staff and information professionals who are responsible for the development and implementation of staff training programs

Table of Contents

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.

Details

No. of pages:
376
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Chandos Publishing
Electronic ISBN:
9781780631066
Print ISBN:
9781843341192
Print ISBN:
9781843341185

About the author

Reviews

The book is well researched and draws on the author's wide experience., Karen Gray, Lawrence Graham LLP