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A Practical Writing Guide for Academic Librarians

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 172 Nombre de pages
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Mastering the skills necessary for clear, effective writing can make writing tasks flow more easily. This book helps academic librarians who are new to the profession or new to a supervisory or management position, as well as those who want to be more productive and make the their writing for work go more smoothly. From progress reports to project plans, cover letters to case studies and book reviews to blogging, readers will find examples and how-tos for most of the types of writing they need to do in their academic library careers. Discusses the importance of style and audience Analyzes and guides the reader through the types of writing that academic librarians use in their everyday work Includes information on presenting data: specifically, tables, graphs and charts


Anne Langley has been an academic librarian for 15 years and has worked in academic libraries for 22 years, in technical, collection, management, Web and public services areas. Presently she works in Public Services at Duke University in Durham, N.C., USA. Jonathan Wallace has been a newspaper copy editor, writing tutor and freelance academic editor for 17 years. He is Nation and World Editor at The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C., USA.


Introduction; Style: short and sweet; Audience; Getting and keeping a job: letters of recommendation, cover letters, r�sum�s, self-assessments, thank-you notes; Meetings and reports: minutes, formal reports, progress reports, annual reports, project proposals; Managing: performance reviews, employee documentation, job descriptions, search committee reports, budget requests; Public services and collections: subject guides (pathfinders), collection assessments and other documents related to collection development, memos or letters to faculty about the library collection, external reviews, marketing tools (bookmarks, brochures and posters); Online and presenting data: writing for the website, blogging, e-mail, tables, graphs, charts; Scholarly work and teaching: articles, abstracts, case studies, syllabi, handouts; More resources for writing.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: A Practical Writing Guide for Academic Librarians
Code EAN: 9781843345329
ISBN: 978-1-84334-532-9
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Woodhead Publishing Ltd
Genre: Droit, vie professionnelle et finances
nombre de pages: 172
Poids: 316g
Taille: H233mm x B157mm x T11mm
Année: 2010
Auflage: New.