How to stay afloat in the academic library job pool için kapak resmi
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How to stay afloat in the academic library job pool
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English
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9780838910801
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Chicago : American Library Association, 2011, ©2011.
Fiziksel Tanımlama:
vii, 140 pages ; 23 cm

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E-Kitap 1383007-1001 Z682.4 .C63 H69 2011 ALA E-Kitap Koleksiyonu
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There's never been a more challenging time to find a position as an academic librarian, especially for those who have recently completed their library education. But whether job-hunters are jumping into the job pool for the very first time, or back in the water after a dry spell, Neely and her crack team of expert contributors have the information needed to stay afloat. Their collective wisdom will act as a lifesaver, providing * Practical and specific advice on how the job-search process works, including the how-tos of reading between the lines of a job listing and assembling a compelling application packet * Keys to understanding the mysterious ways of search committees, and what criteria may be used to determine successful candidates * The nuts and bolts of undergoing a successful job interview, plus tips for negotiating when an offer is made Job-hunters at every level of experience will find this volume the definitive resource for moving successfully into an academic career.


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Written for the job seeker, whether new to academia or seasoned, this book provides practical and specific advice for finding and landing an academic library job. Following chapters that describe the academic search process and present the results of an analysis of ads for entry-level jobs, chapters provide step-by-step guidance on how to read an ad, put together an application packet, interview over the phone and in person, negotiate terms, and more. Authored by librarians who are currently, or have been, at the University of New Mexico, the advice is based on real experiences and can help those not only in librarianship but in any field. An index makes the material easily findable. This book is a welcome addition to any career collection and for any library school collection as well.--Marcus, Sar. Copyright 2010 Booklist


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For both those new to academic library jobs and librarians who are seasoned professionals, this book provides practical and specific advice from the job search to resumeand cover letter writing, telephone and in-person interviews, negotiating (e.g., salary), and more. Each chapter is authored by one or two present or former New Mexico State University librarians, with many chapters coauthored by editor Neely (director of access svcs., Univ. of New Mexico Libs.). All advice is based on real experiences, from interpreting a job posting to indicating your interpretation in the application to preparing for the interview process through research and practice. VERDICT The index makes the material easily retrievable again, while an overall approach among the authors leads the reader from start to finish. A welcome addition to any career or library school collection. While much is geared specifically to the academic librarian, other parts, such as reading the job ad or the interview process, will benefit anyone in need of advice on job seeking at any level of the career ladder.-Sara Rofofsky Marcus, Queens Coll. SLIS, NY (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.