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

Ann Reed ann.reed at state.or.us
Thu Mar 28 11:04:23 PDT 2013

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 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. Normally a single copy is purchased and is loaned on a first-come-first-serve basis. You may be put on a hold list for several weeks. Thank you for your patience.
[book1.jpg]  Stewart, Andrea Wigbels, Charlotte Washington-Hoagland, and Carol T. Zsulya, eds.  Staff Development: A Practical Guide, 4th ed.  Chicago: ALA, 2013.  023.8 Staff 4th ed.  ISBN 9780838911495

Since its original publication more than two decades ago, Staff Development: A Practical Guide has remained a respected handbook for supporting one of the libraries' most important assets: their human resources. Staff development and training are not only important but essential to ensure that libraries meet new challenges and fulfill their missions, especially in a constantly changing world where technological innovations directly impact information access for library staff and users alike. This new edition offers unique, state-of-the-art perspectives on such important topics as
*        Strategies for building and implementing a staff development program
*        Tracking changes through training, including the importance of setting goals and needs assessments
*        Refining how staff approaches customer service
*        Using instructional design for staff development
This is a volume that every librarian charged with staff development should have at the ready.

[book2.jpg]  Farney, Tabatha and Nina McHale.  Web Analytics Strategies for Information Professionals (LITA Guide).  Chicago: ALA, 2013.  025.174 Farne     ISBN 9781555708979

Whether you're gathering information for a department report or planning a website redesign, easy access to meaningful, actionable data is critical. Farney and McHale address the distinctive needs of libraries educational mission with specific advice on how to use web analytics in a library setting. Users are given clear explanations of terminology, a glossary for future reference and effective communication tips for reporting results and recommending changes or improvements. Also included:
*        Eight examples of semi-custom and custom reporting
*        Four case studies showing project-specific applications
*        Advice on how to use tools such as Percent Mobile and Google Analytics to complement one another

[book3.jpg]  Kennedy, Marie R. and Cheryl LaGuardia.  Marketing Your Library's Electronic Resources.  Chicago: ALA, 2013.  025.284 Kenne    ISBN 9781555708894

It's often hard to juggle promoting a library's e-resources effectively at the same time as building basic visibility within the community it serves. Useful for librarians at any type of institution, this How-To-Do-It Manual guides readers through every step of developing, implementing, and evaluating plans to market e-resources in an approachable and user-friendly way. Kennedy and LaGuardia show how front line librarians can improve awareness of under-utilized resources and increase demand for more of the same, thereby encouraging increased funding. Their book includes
*        Four complete programs from both public and academic libraries
*        A step-by-step organization guide, with a variety of feedback and assessment forms which can be used as models
*        Numerous examples of well-executed plans and outcomes

Be sure to check out our Library and Information Science (LIS) blog (http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/) to 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 supported in whole by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.

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

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