Description

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.

Key Features

  • Concise introduction to professional writing and conference organization
  • Easily understood, even without background information
  • Based on practical experience rather than on theories

Readership

Practitioners and students of Library and Information Science

Table of Contents

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.

Details

No. of pages:
156
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Chandos Publishing
Print ISBN:
9781843343783
Electronic ISBN:
9781780630014