Library Personnel Management: Summer 2011

Instructor:

Arlene Bielefield

School:

Southern Connecticut

Semester:

Summer 2011

Description:

Students will:

  1. Examine employment practices;
  2. Identify standards and core competencies for library staff;
  3. Compare and contrast employment policies and practices;
  4. Analyze proper employment practices and processes;
  5. Identify employee evaluation approaches;
  6. Explore current trends.

Required Textbook:

Trotta, M. 2006. Supervising Staff.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.southernct.edu/ils/uploads/textWidget/wysiwyg/documents/ILS_566_Summer-2011_ABielefield.doc

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Public Libraries: Fall 2011

Instructor:

Arlene Bielefield

School:

Southern Connecticut

Semester:

Fall 2011

Description:

Organization, administration, and services of municipal, county, and regional libraries. Basic developments and trends are considered. The role of public libraries as educational institutions is examined.

Required Textbook:

Prentice, A. E. 2011. Public Libraries in the 21st Century.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.southernct.edu/ils/uploads/textWidget/wysiwyg/documents/ILS_561-S70-Syllabus-Fall_2011-Bielefield_Arlene.doc

Young Adult Services in the Public Library
: Fall 2011

Instructor:

Arlene Bielefield

School:

Southern Connecticut

Semester:

Fall 2011

Description:

Planning, implementation and evaluation of public library services for young adults with emphasis on program planning. Ages 13 through 18 are the target audience.

Required Textbook:

Gorman, M., Suellentrop, T. 2004. Connecting Young Adults and Libraries, 4th ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.southernct.edu/ils/uploads/textWidget/wysiwyg/documents/ILS_522-S70-Syllabus-Fall_2011-Bielefield_Arlene.doc

Collection Development: Fall 2011

Instructor:

Arlene Bielefield

School:

Southern Connecticut

Semester:

Fall 2011

Description:

Principles of library collection development and evaluation. Business of library acquisitions: vendors, gift and exchange, cooperative resource sharing. Impact of document delivery and electronic publishing.

Required Textbook:

Evans, G. E., Saponaro, M. 2005. Developing Library and Information Center Collections.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.southernct.edu/ils/uploads/textWidget/wysiwyg/documents/ILS_519-S70-Syllabus-Fall_2011-Bielefield_Arlene.doc