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Author Dilevko, Juris.

Title Reading and the reference librarian : the importance to library service of staff reading habits / by Juris Dilevko and Lisa Gottlieb.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  025.52 D571r 2004    ---  Available
Description vi, 263 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-259) and index.
Contents Ideology and the deprofessionalization of the reference function -- Reading and reference work -- The importance of being current : how reading newspapers and magazines affects the work of academic reference librarians -- Developing a "reader's mind" : how reading nonfiction and fiction affects the work of academic reference librarians -- You can lead librarians to knowledge, but you can't make them think : factors affecting how and how much academic librarians read -- Being a jack-of-all-trades : how staying current affects the work of public library reference staff members -- Meeting the expectations of professors : the need for academic librarians to read and think as if they were researchers -- Reading as a species of intellectual capital.
Subject Reference librarians -- Books and reading.
Academic librarians -- Books and reading.
Academic libraries -- Reference services.
Public libraries -- Reference services.
Library surveys.
Library surveys -- Canada.
Added Author Gottlieb, Lisa.
ISBN 0786416521 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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