Social Sciences | Professional Media Reviews

A must read for any library or information professional looking to raise awareness about diversity and inclusion; An informative guide to better understand and develop leadership skills; A valuable resource for public librarians covering a multitude of important topics.

Library Services, Library of Congress, Outside the Library | Professional Media

A great primer for people of any professional background who is interested in freelancing or consulting; An extremely informative institutional history of the Library of Congress, great for library buffs; An important resource for public librarians looking to develop helpful services for all stages of adulthood

Collections and Classifications | Pro Media | Social Science Reviews

A must for outreach librarians seeking new ideas of community partnerships; essential for library students, librarians, and library administrators exploring the role of the public librarian; a highly recommended text for library and information science students in need of a refresher on constructing Library of Congress call numbers

Library Programming, Funding, & Archives | Pro Media Reviews

Resource for library staff to connect with avid fans; a go-to source for libraries to build a “vote yes” committee for library funding; a resource for current and future archivists

Collections, Data, Archives…Oh My!: Professional Media Books

No matter your area of expertise or interest this collection of books has you covered: a comprehensive manual for special collections and rare book librarianship, theoretical and practical discussions of personnel, spaces, services, and communication tools, and interesting international perspectives on the library profession

Data, Data, Data

These two books are full of information and helpful tips; they’re wonderful for the librarian looking to gain knowledge in reaching and curating data

Within the Pages of a Book: Professional Media Information

Whether you are a librarian or administrator who need to deal with a difficult work-related conversation, a LIS student who is interested in collection development or scholarly publishing, or a reader who wants to learn more about the history of librarianship these books are full of helpful information no matter what your field of interest

Professional Media | Social Science, February 1, 2017

A solid reference (and cheering section) for librarians interested in writing book reviews; a useful volume for all librarians in need of a crash course on digital rights management; a wide-ranging and thoroughly researched work that explains how instructional librarians can become more involved with online course design

Professional Media|Social Science Reviews, January 2017

Librarians looking to expand their knowledge in financing will benefit from Burger’s guide, while those interested in programming and ontology will find the other books on this list useful

Professional Media | September 15, 2013

Pro Media reviews from the September 15, 2013 issue.