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The Librarian as Information Consultant: Transforming Reference for the Information Age epub

by Sarah Anne Murphy


The Librarian as Information Consultant: Transforming Reference for the Information Age epub

ISBN: 0838910866

ISBN13: 978-0838910863

Author: Sarah Anne Murphy

Category: Social Sciences

Subcategory: Social Sciences

Language: English

Publisher: Amer Library Assn Editions; First Edition edition (March 15, 2011)

Pages: 120 pages

ePUB book: 1321 kb

FB2 book: 1532 kb

Rating: 4.3

Votes: 481

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Information Age. By Sarah Anne Murphy, Chicago . Murphy compares the service. and expertise aspects of the business con-. sultant and the information consultant. By Sarah Anne Murphy, Chicago: ALA, 2011, 106p. Murphy attempts to rebrand reference li-. brarianship on the model of a consulting. business, providing a renewed vision of. reference that includes treating patrons. She believes that By marketing. ourselves as library and information con-. sultants, librarians have a greater oppor-. tunity to showcase the talents our com-. munities rely on (. 2). and her discussion oers new insights on. how to attract, cultivate, and maintain.

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Transforming Reference for the Information Ag. by Sarah Anne Murphy. Murphy innovatively rethinks the philosophy behind current library reference services in this thought-provoking book, which Rebrands reference librarianship on the model of a consulting business, providing a renewed vision of the reference desk by treating patrons as clients Spells out the importance of the patron’s voice, and details methods for building and maintaining relationships with patrons Identifies the reference librarian’s.

Sarah Anne Murphy has held numerous positions at Ohio State University since 1999. Murphy earned a master of business of administration from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business in 2008 and her master of library science from Kent State University in 2000.

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The librarian as information consultant: transforming reference for the information age. SA Murphy. American Library Association, 2011. The reference narrative. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 247-252, 2005. Standards for the academic veterinary medical library. SA Murphy, MA Bedard, J Crawley-Low, D Fagen, JP Jette. Journal of the Medical Library Association 93 (1), 130, 2005.

Today's reference librarian must work in a whole new way-not only service-focused and businesslike, but even entrepreneurial. Murphy innovatively rethinks the philosophy behind current library reference services in this thought-provoking book, which Rebrands reference librarianship on the model of a consulting business, providing a renewed vision of the reference desk by treating patrons as clients Spells out the importance of the patron's voice, and details.

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Library users evolving information needs and their choiceof search methods have changed reference work profoundly.Today s reference librarian must work in a whole new way notonly service-focused and businesslike, but even entrepreneurial.Murphy innovatively rethinks the philosophy behind currentlibrary reference services in this thought-provoking book, whichRebrands reference librarianship on the model of aconsulting business, providing a renewed vision of thereference desk by treating patrons as clients Spells out the importance of the patron s voice, and detailsmethods for building and maintaining relationships withpatrons Identifies the reference librarian s competitive advantage over Web search engines andshows how to capitalize on it Murphy adapts existing business practices and programs to the context of the library, allowingfrontline staff and administrators in any type of reference department to monitor and continuouslyimprove their library s services.