Rose’s notebook For: LIANZA Catsig Seminar, December 8 th , 2003, Auckland
Chocolate Fish…  The Rewards of Professional Development? Rose Holley Digital Projects Librarian The University of Aucklan...
What’s in it for me? <ul><li>Keeps me up to date </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps me in touch </li></ul><ul><li>Helps me with my ca...
I must … <ul><li>Take responsibility for my own professional development. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a personal record of pd <...
How can I help others? <ul><li>Pass on my knowledge about maintaining and developing pd </li></ul><ul><li>By:- </li></ul><...
Aims of the Workshop… <ul><li>Identify sources and strategies for maintaining and developing current awareness skills </li...
Results: <ul><li>40 staff attended </li></ul><ul><li>Session repeated </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoyed group discussion and brush...
Feedback…. <ul><li>The tutor highlighted a number of things that I didn’t know were available. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></...
Content <ul><li>Questions for groups: </li></ul><ul><li>I am skilled in… </li></ul><ul><li>I want to improve on… </li></ul...
Answers: <ul><li>Sources for pd…(22 identified) </li></ul><ul><li>Staffroom talk (and gossip) </li></ul><ul><li>Journals <...
And more…. <ul><li>Listserv’s </li></ul><ul><li>Groups (internal and external) </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul>...
8 Strategies and Methods <ul><li>Managing E-mails/listserv’s  </li></ul><ul><li>Setting up folders to filter </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>After Training </li></ul><ul><li>Circulate/copy handouts to others </li></ul><ul><li>Report back at meetings </li>...
<ul><li>Set up auto-alert in dbases </li></ul><ul><li>Fwd relevant articles to other staff </li></ul><ul><li>Talk in staff...
USEFUL RESOURCES <ul><li>PORTALS:   </li></ul><ul><li>University of Auckland Library, Resources by Subject Page- ‘Library ...
www.auckland.ac.nz/lbr Subject: Library and Information Science
Also a list of relevant databases (requires authentication to access)
www.vuw.ac.nz/library/liaison/librarianship/index.shtml
www.ifla.org/II/libdoc.htm
www.tlcdelivers.com/tlc/crs/crs0000.htm http://staff.library.mun.ca/staff/toolbox/ http://stauffer.queensu.ca/techserv/cat...
Finding  Journals <ul><li>If you have big circ lists use e-jnls </li></ul><ul><li>The 3 portals all have links to e-journa...
Using Databases <ul><li>Each one different </li></ul><ul><li>Use On-line help and helpsheets </li></ul><ul><li>Details in ...
Top Databases for Libship <ul><li>Current Contents </li></ul><ul><li>Emerald </li></ul><ul><li>Ingenta </li></ul><ul><li>S...
What is an  “auto-alert”? <ul><li>Email delivered TOC pages from Jnls and Books </li></ul><ul><li>Some auto-alert provider...
Ingenta <ul><li>Freely accessible </li></ul><ul><li>Set up a TOC alert for 5 journals </li></ul><ul><li>Find Jnls by LC Cl...
www.ingenta.com  (Carl Uncover)
Listservs <ul><li>www.auckland.ac.nz/lbr/libsci/libscimail.htm </li></ul>
Usenet Archives
Summary <ul><li>Use some of the strategies and sources discussed </li></ul><ul><li>You are responsible for your own prof d...
Contacts: <ul><li>PowerPoint and Handout at:-   www.auckland.ac.nz/lbr/genlib/digital_projects.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Rose ...
That’s all folks!
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Chocolate Fish: The Rewards of Professional Development for librarians 2003

  1. 1. Rose’s notebook For: LIANZA Catsig Seminar, December 8 th , 2003, Auckland
  2. 2. Chocolate Fish… The Rewards of Professional Development? Rose Holley Digital Projects Librarian The University of Auckland Library
  3. 3. What’s in it for me? <ul><li>Keeps me up to date </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps me in touch </li></ul><ul><li>Helps me with my career </li></ul><ul><li>I know where to get advice </li></ul><ul><li>Helps me do my job better </li></ul>
  4. 4. I must … <ul><li>Take responsibility for my own professional development. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a personal record of pd </li></ul><ul><li>Decide what I need to learn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. How can I help others? <ul><li>Pass on my knowledge about maintaining and developing pd </li></ul><ul><li>By:- </li></ul><ul><li>Running a workshop at the Uni </li></ul><ul><li>Writing a handout and put it on my webpages </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping the Resource Page up-to-date </li></ul>
  6. 6. Aims of the Workshop… <ul><li>Identify sources and strategies for maintaining and developing current awareness skills </li></ul><ul><li>Locate and use info resources </li></ul><ul><li>How: - </li></ul><ul><li>Group discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Hands On at Pc </li></ul><ul><li> Time: - 3 hrs </li></ul>
  7. 7. Results: <ul><li>40 staff attended </li></ul><ul><li>Session repeated </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoyed group discussion and brushing up their skills </li></ul><ul><li>Most people want to learn more </li></ul><ul><li>“ Too busy”- no time for prof dev </li></ul>
  8. 8. Feedback…. <ul><li>The tutor highlighted a number of things that I didn’t know were available. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>I hope the course will be repeated so all lib staff can attend. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Useful to gain knowledge and share it with fellow staff. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>There is a need for sharing prof dev strategies. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Learned good new things. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Found it very helpful. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Content <ul><li>Questions for groups: </li></ul><ul><li>I am skilled in… </li></ul><ul><li>I want to improve on… </li></ul><ul><li>What sources are there for pd? </li></ul><ul><li>What strategies and methods can we use to incorporate pd into our work routines effeciently? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Answers: <ul><li>Sources for pd…(22 identified) </li></ul><ul><li>Staffroom talk (and gossip) </li></ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul><ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Training Courses </li></ul><ul><li>LIANZA </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Memberships </li></ul>
  11. 11. And more…. <ul><li>Listserv’s </li></ul><ul><li>Groups (internal and external) </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Dept meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Auto Alerts (SDI) </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t forget - reading books!!!! </li></ul>
  12. 12. 8 Strategies and Methods <ul><li>Managing E-mails/listserv’s </li></ul><ul><li>Setting up folders to filter </li></ul><ul><li>Getting digest instead of daily </li></ul><ul><li>Read archives instead of subscribing </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing scanning/fwd emails </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>After Training </li></ul><ul><li>Circulate/copy handouts to others </li></ul><ul><li>Report back at meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Report for staff newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Cascade training </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Set up auto-alert in dbases </li></ul><ul><li>Fwd relevant articles to other staff </li></ul><ul><li>Talk in staffroom </li></ul><ul><li>Pro-actively order libship bks </li></ul><ul><li>Fwd jnls on circ list promptly </li></ul><ul><li>Office Layout – open plan </li></ul>
  15. 15. USEFUL RESOURCES <ul><li>PORTALS: </li></ul><ul><li>University of Auckland Library, Resources by Subject Page- ‘Library and Info Science’. </li></ul><ul><li>VUW Library, Resources by Subject Page –’Library and Info Studies’ </li></ul><ul><li>IFLANET </li></ul>
  16. 16. www.auckland.ac.nz/lbr Subject: Library and Information Science
  17. 17. Also a list of relevant databases (requires authentication to access)
  18. 18. www.vuw.ac.nz/library/liaison/librarianship/index.shtml
  19. 19. www.ifla.org/II/libdoc.htm
  20. 20. www.tlcdelivers.com/tlc/crs/crs0000.htm http://staff.library.mun.ca/staff/toolbox/ http://stauffer.queensu.ca/techserv/cat/Sect02a/c02a2.html http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/ http://www.loc.gov/marc/specifications/ http://oregonstate.edu/~reeset/marcedit/html/index.html
  21. 21. Finding Journals <ul><li>If you have big circ lists use e-jnls </li></ul><ul><li>The 3 portals all have links to e-journals </li></ul><ul><li>Many libship jnls freely available on-line </li></ul><ul><li>My personal top picks: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LIBRARY HI TECH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ARIADNE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RLG DIGINEWS + DLIB FORUM </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Using Databases <ul><li>Each one different </li></ul><ul><li>Use On-line help and helpsheets </li></ul><ul><li>Details in handout </li></ul>
  23. 23. Top Databases for Libship <ul><li>Current Contents </li></ul><ul><li>Emerald </li></ul><ul><li>Ingenta </li></ul><ul><li>Science Direct </li></ul><ul><li>Proquest Education Complete </li></ul><ul><li>LibLit </li></ul><ul><li>LISA </li></ul>
  24. 24. What is an “auto-alert”? <ul><li>Email delivered TOC pages from Jnls and Books </li></ul><ul><li>Some auto-alert providers allow search updates as well </li></ul><ul><li>Use VUW Lib Portal to find which publishers and databases do it and instructions. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Ingenta <ul><li>Freely accessible </li></ul><ul><li>Set up a TOC alert for 5 journals </li></ul><ul><li>Find Jnls by LC Class or keyword in title eg libr </li></ul><ul><li>Use other sources you subscribe to get articles </li></ul>
  26. 26. www.ingenta.com (Carl Uncover)
  27. 27. Listservs <ul><li>www.auckland.ac.nz/lbr/libsci/libscimail.htm </li></ul>
  28. 28. Usenet Archives
  29. 29. Summary <ul><li>Use some of the strategies and sources discussed </li></ul><ul><li>You are responsible for your own prof dev and learning… </li></ul><ul><li>So give yourself a chocolate fish for a job well done …. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Contacts: <ul><li>PowerPoint and Handout at:- www.auckland.ac.nz/lbr/genlib/digital_projects.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Rose Holley </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Tel 09 373 7599 x83984 </li></ul>
  31. 31. That’s all folks!
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