Strategies for regenerating the library and information professions : Eighth World Conference on Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning for the Library and Information Professions : 18-20 August 2009, Bologna, Italy

  title={Strategies for regenerating the library and information professions : Eighth World Conference on Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning for the Library and Information Professions : 18-20 August 2009, Bologna, Italy},
  author={Information Professions and J. Varlejs and G. Walton},
This volume comprises papers prepared for the 8th World Conference on Continuing Professional Development (Bologna, Italy, 18-20 August 2009). Within the broad theme of creating a positive work environment for a multi-generational workforce in library and information organizations, the conference addresses managing between and across generations, mentoring and coaching, attracting people to the profession and developing a new generation of leaders, re-skilling and transferability of skills… Expand
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