Is Consulting for You?

Is Consulting for You?

A Primer for Information Professionals

eBook - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
Presents guidelines to help readers determine if library consulting is a viable career choice, and provides a range of consulting activities from highly specialized, focused activities to broad, strategic efforts.

Book News
De Stricker, an information consultant for 15 years, provides a perspective from the trenches of the many consulting opportunities available within and outside the library setting. She examines the pros and cons of consulting, describes the market and the outlook for the future, and outlines steps for partnering with professionals, developing effective business and marketing plans, and negotiating contracts and proposals. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
Librarians and information professionals possess a unique mix of skills that are well suited to consulting. Expert author Ulla de Stricker builds on this skill set to present a range of consulting activities from highly specialized, focused activities to broad, strategic efforts.
If you've ever considered becoming a consultant, this book will help you determine whether it's right for you and give you the tools to succeed. Seasoned consultants, library directors and trainers, and companies working with libraries will also gain inspiration from the wealth of ideas offered here.

Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2008
ISBN: 9781441618955
1441618953
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 101 pages)

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