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Identifies the issues related to the large number of expected retirees in libraries and information management organizations over the next five to ten years. Practitioners, researchers, and educators discuss the situation and the urgent need for action that will ensure that these organizations can provide the education, training, and proper work environment for their staff.
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Vicki Whitmell is Executive Director of the Legislative Library for the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. A former Executive Director of the Canadian Library Association, she has spoken widely on the development of succession and staff plans.Review:
Editor Vicki Whitmell and her cadre of essayists examine issues of succession planning as well as recruitment, retention, training, and mentoring in Staff Planning in a Time of Demographic Change. Among the contributors are Stephen Abram, who considers the next generation of librarians; Renée Bazile-Jones, who covers diversity issues; and Ethel Auster and Donna C. Chan, who discuss the training and development needs of an aging workforce. (American Libraries)
This is a must-read for those in library administration at all levels, as well as those concerned about the future of the profession. (Info Career Trends)
...practical advice for effective staff planning....A significant contribution to the literature, this is recommended for graduate and professional collections. (Library Journal)
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