[Libs-Or] new library science titles available for ILL from the Oregon State LIbrary

Ann Reed ann.reed at state.or.us
Mon Jan 24 14:34:44 PST 2011

The following new titles are available for interlibrary loan from the Oregon State Library. If you would like to request these or other materials from the Oregon State Library please use your library's established interlibrary loan process or send your full name, the name of your library, complete title information, shipping address, and a phone number to the document delivery department at library.request at state.or.us<mailto:library.request at state.or.us> or (fax) 503-588-7119.  Items will be checked out to your library, not to you personally, for 4 weeks (print materials) or 2 weeks (videos).  Materials will be delivered via mail or Orbis Cascade Alliance Courier, and you may return them the same way.

[book1.jpg]Marek, Kate.  Organizational Storytelling for Librarians: Using Stories for Effective Leadership.  Chicago: ALA, 2011.  025.1 Marek  ISBN  978-0-8389-1079-5

Just as literature can be used for learning, the power of storytelling can be very effective when applied to leadership and management. Library expert and author Marek shows readers how they can use storytelling to communicate vision and values with

* A primer on how to develop storytelling skills
* Tips on how to use narratives to navigate change and build community
* Strategies for using your library s buildings and history to communicate shared goals

Applying solid management principles to a library setting, Marek provides the tools and explains the process of leading and managing through organizational storytelling.

[book2.jpg]Metz, Ruth F.  Coaching in the Library: A Management Strategy for Achieving Excellence, 2nd Ed.   Chicago: ALA, 2011.   023.9 Metz 2nd ed.    ISBN 978-0838910375

Experienced librarian and coach Ruth Metz outlines a focused and results-oriented plan for achieving the best results from staff members through a coaching style of management. Real-world examples and coaching scenarios specific to library work will help you
* Be both a coach and a player by learning the terminology and techniques
* Recognize and utilize the abilities and talents of staff at all levels
* Guide individuals toward a unified goal
* Encourage innovation, flexibility, and problem-solving
* Spotlight the big-win opportunities

Complete with new forms, reader-friendly tables, and annotated references, this revised edition is for any library that wants to maximize the potential of all staff on the playing field in order to achieve peak performance.

For more information, check out our Library and Information Science (LIS) blog (http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/) Discover the most recent additions to our LIS collection and search our catalog (http://oregon.gov/OSL/index.shtml) for our complete holdings. The library science collection is meant to support the whole Oregon library community.  The Library Development Division welcomes your suggestions for acquisitions - see the blog for an input form or email us!

This collection is funded with LSTA funds administered by the Oregon State Library.

Ann Reed, Federal Programs Coordinator
Library Development Services
Oregon State Library
250 Winter St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 378-5027
fax (503) 378-6439
ann.reed at state.or.us

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