How to Thrive as a Solo Librarian
How to Thrive as a Solo Librarian is a compilation of chapters by librarians offering advice to colleagues who must work alone or with very limited help. The contributors come from schools and colleges, special and corporate archives, public libraries, and seasoned LIS faculty across the United States and abroad who are familiar with the vigor, dedication, and creativity n...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published September 16th 2011 by Scarecrow Press
(first published January 1st 2011)
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This book is a wonderful resource for the solo librarian. The hardest thing, I think, about being solo is not having any immediate colleagues with whom to talk, commiserate and share ideas. How to Thrive as a Solo Librarian is like having a book full of colleagues who have "been there" and "done that." I took many, many notes as I read this book, bookmarked many websites mentioned in the citations of the essays, underlined many passages, and will probably consult it as a reference resource in th...more