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