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Sunday, March 21, 2010

"Hiring, Training, and Supervising Library Shelvers" now available as an e-book

ALA Editions, the publishing imprint of the American Library Association, has announced its first eEditions e-book bundle, "Hiring, Training, and Supervising Library Shelvers," by Patricia Tunstall. The e-book is offered in file formats that are readable using a variety of software and devices, including the Amazon Kindle, Sony eReader, iPhone's Stanza eReader, Adobe Digital Editions eReader and the MobiPocket eReader. The e-book can also be read on desktop and laptop computers using free software. The new e-book bundle includes the full text of the printed book, with bookmarked tables of contents and indexes for easy navigation. Tunstall's guide offers practical advice on managing these library employees so crucial to daily operational excellence, with a complete overview on how to hire, test, train and retain. Tunstall is an information assistant at Indian Trails Public Library in Wheeling, Ill., and has experience both at the reference desk and as supervisor of pages and shelving. Since receiving a teaching certificate from Nottingham University in England, she has held jobs in a variety of fields. She is an occasional contributor of articles to library publications

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