Introduction to Library Work (Facet Publications (All Titles as Published))

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Fully revised and updated, the third edition of this introductory guide to library and information work introduces support staff, paraprofessionals and LIS students to the workplace. Informing the reader of the latest developments in the field, the text provides a practical, educational underpinning to library and information work across all sectors.
It introduces the structure and functions of the principal types of library and information service and looks at the key information skills and areas of competence necessary for the efficient and informed practice of a wide range of tasks.

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Jane Gill is Enquiry Centre Manager at Somerset Libraries, Arts and Information Service, Bridgwater.

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"...an essential self-development tool for all new entrants to the sector. It is ideal for paraprofessional training and as a continuing professional education reader for the non-professional." -- HEA-ICS

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