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- DescriptionBeyond Mentoring: A Guide for Librarians and Information Professionals looks at mentorship, mentorship programs, what works, what doesn't, and different techniques, such as group and peer mentoring. The book considers many aspects of mentoring, various programs, and their successes and failures, going beyond the usual types of mentoring by looking at newer models. An example of the cohort model from the American Library Association Emerging Leader model is included as a case study. In addition, ather case study on the Sunshine State leadership Institute provides a toolkit for building your own program. The final section of the book offers perspectives and tools that people can use in designing their own programs. * Provides case studies and perspectives from librarians who have been involved in mentoring programs* Describes program types that go beyond traditional mentoring, including peer-to-peer and cohort or group mentoring* Gives practical advice to help readers apply best practices to their own situations* Offers a hands-on perspective of the program design process
- Author BiographyDawn Lowe-Wincentsen is the Portland Operations librarian at the Oregon Institute of Technology. She graduated with her MLIS from Louisiana State University in 2003, though she has been in libraries in various forms since her first job as a student assistant in the library at Linfield College in 1996. Dawn has written other various works including co-authoring A Leadership Primer for New Librarians: Tools for Helping Today's Early Career Librarians Become Tomorrow's Library Leaders (2009).
- PublisherElsevier Science & Technology
- Date of Publication18/11/2016
- SubjectLibrary & Information Science
- Place of PublicationOXford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintChandos Publishing (Oxford) Ltd
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Edited byDawn Lowe-Wincentsen
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