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Oct 28, 2017 05:17PM ● By Theresa Gilman

Emerald Handbook of Modern Information Management, edited by James M. Matarazzo, Simmons College, USA and Toby Pearlstein, Global Director of Research (retired), Bain & Co. Inc.

(Editor's Note: the following information was provided by the Dracut Library.)

Your Dracut Library Director, Nanci Malone Hill, has a chapter being published in the upcoming
Emerald Handbook of Modern Information Management, edited by James M. Matarazzo, Simmons College, USA and Toby Pearlstein, Global Director of Research (retired), Bain & Co. Inc. (December 2017 | 978178145269 | 678 pages | $240.00

Award-winning information theorists and practitioners Pearlstein and Matarazzo
have assembled a group of top international authors with experience in public,
academic, government, and special library settings, including experienced
independent information professionals, to address the critical issues facing
Information Management (IM) today.
 
This new handbook provides a context for approaching the world in which information professionals work; a tool, the Balanced Scorecard, to help demonstrate contribution and value; and a review of opportunities for new areas of employment and career development, ripe for applying the Information Services skill set. Through combinations of topical chapters with common themes, the professor and student will find a multi-perspective approach to the IM landscape. Used as a ready-reference, the IM practitioner will find both theoretical and pragmatic approaches to inform their decision making on traditional as well as new challenges.

For information and IM professionals, librarians, and students, this must-have handbook provides invaluable insights from the leading names in the field, enabling you to make the best decision no matter what challenges you face.
 
Hill has authored Chapter 14, "Rethinking the Physical Library - Small-Medium Public Libraries."
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