Hope and a future perspectives on the impact that librarians and libraries have on our world

In a world that often questions the value of libraries and librarianship, this collection of reflective essays and future-focused research emphasizes the ways in which being an information professional continues to be a rewarding and vital profession. Including sixteen chapters written by library pr...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Hill, Renee F. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Bingley, U.K. Emerald Publishing Limited 2021
Series:Advances in librarianship
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Collection: Emerald Business, Management and Economics eBook Collection Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: There is Hope for Our Future! HOPE IS PART OF THE PLAN
  • Chapter 1. The Thing with Feathers: Small Moments, Hope, and Purpose in a Career in Libraries / Vikki Terrile
  • Chapter 2. Check Your Bias at the School Library Door: The Power of The School Librarian in an Evolving Information Landscape / Donna Mignardi and Jennifer Sturge
  • Chapter 3. The Path to the Ivy League Leads Straight Through the Public Library / Aryssa Damron DIVERSE &amp / INCLUSIVE
  • Chapter 4. Moving Beyond Buzzwords: Belonging in Library Collections / Paolo Gujilde
  • Chapter 5. Be Our Guest / Sophia Sotilleo
  • Chapter 6. Diversity and Inclusion: Better Serving International Students at Academic Libraries / Jia He
  • Chapter 7. Library Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilities / Kayla Kuni
  • Chapter 8. From Cultural Traditions to Diverse Superheroes: Strategies for Building Inclusive Youth Collections / Jewel Davis CREATING COMMUNITY
  • Chapter 9. Libraries and the Creation of Information Access Deserts / Conrad Pegues
  • Chapter 10. The Visual and Performing Arts in Libraries / Caley Cannon
  • Chapter 11. Autism and Libraries: Building Communities and Changing Lives / Adriana White THE FUTURE IS WAITING
  • Chapter 12. Synergistic Collaboration in Public Libraries: Building Bridges in the Asian American Community to Celebrate APIA Heritage Month / Jerry Dear
  • Chapter 13. A Voice of Hope: Serving through Digitization and Initiative / Jaime Valenzuela
  • Chapter 14. Librarians and Libraries as Twenty-first Century Transformers / Angiah Davis
  • Chapter 15. Public Librarians and Community Engagement: The Way Forward / Meghan Moran
  • Includes bibliographical references