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Continuing Professional Development - Preparing for New Roles in Libraries: A Voyage of Discovery

Sixth World Conference on Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning for the Library and Information Professions

Ed. by Genoni, Paul / Walton, Graham

Series:IFLA Publications 116

DE GRUYTER SAUR

    129,95 € / $182.00 / £118.00*

    Hardcover
    Publication Date:
    August 2005
    ISBN
    978-3-598-21844-6
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    Overview

    • eBook open access since 14 August 2011

    Aims and Scope

    Librarians and information workers the world over are faced with the constant challenge of remaining abreast of developments in their field. Rapid changes in technology and workplace roles threaten to make their skills obsolete unless they undertake constant professional development. This international collection presents a comprehensive overview of current continuing professional development theory and practice for those who manage and work in library and information services. Papers by academics and practitioners describe numerous innovative responses to emerging continuing education and training needs, including workplace learning; individual learning and learning organisations.

    Details

    15.0 x 21.0 cm
    307 pages
    DE GRUYTER SAUR
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Collection

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    Reviews

    "Das Buch [...] dokumentiert die Vielfalt der Fragestellungen und Lösungen von Aktivitäten zur Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in den jeweiligen Ländern und stellt aus deutscher Sicht wirklich, wie im Untertitel benannt, eine Entdeckungsreise dar."
    Thomas Hapke in: Auskunft Nr. 27, 2/2007

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