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The Academic Teaching Librarian's Handbook, Paperback / softback Book

The Academic Teaching Librarian's Handbook Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


The Academic Teaching Librarian's Handbook isa comprehensive resource for academic libraryprofessionals and LIS students looking to pursue a teaching role in theirwork and to develop this aspect of their professional lives in a holistic waythroughout their careers.

The book is built around the core ideas of reflectiveself-development and informed awareness of one's personal professionallandscape.

Through engaging with a series of exercises and reflective pauses ineach chapter, readers are encouraged to reflect on their professional identity,self-image, self-efficacy and progress as they consider each of the differentaspects of the teaching role.

This handbook will:providea comprehensive resource on teaching, professional development and reflectivepractice for academic teaching librarians at all stages of their careersexplorethe current landscape of teaching librarianship in higher education, and highlightthe important developments, issues and trends that are shaping current andfuture practiceexaminethe roles and responsibilities of the academic teaching librarian in thedigital eraintroducethe essential areas of development, skill and knowledge that will empowercurrent and future professionals in the roleinspireprospective and current academic teaching librarians to adopt a broadconception of the role that goes beyond the basic idea of classroom-basedteaching, and provide practical tools to engage in personal development andcareer planning in this area. The Academic Teaching Librarian's Handbook is an indispensable reference, suitablefor early career professionals at the start of their teaching journey, as wellas mid- or late-career librarians who may have moved into leadership andmanagerial roles and who wish to advance their teaching role to the next level.


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