Library Informer (Vol. 2 no. 7)

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Title:
Library Informer (Vol. 2 no. 7)
Abbreviated Title:
Library Informer
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4 p.
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English
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Libraries & Instructional Media Services Department
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Libraries & Instructional Media Services Department
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Nassau, Bahamas
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Libraries -- Newsletters   ( lcsh )
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Caribbean

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Library Informer (Vol. 2 no. 7) - this issue features Career day and readers are encouraged to pursue librarianship as a career choice.

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College of The Bahamas
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College of The Bahamas
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COLLEGEOFTHEBAHAMASNASSAU,BAHAMAS-EST.1974VolumeIINumber7AMONTHLYNEWSLEITERMarch1989CAREERSDAY-CHOOSELIBRARIANSHIPOnMarch1,2,and3,manycareeroptionswillbeondisplayinvariouslocationsoncampusatTheCollegeofTheBahamas.TheseMillincludethemorepopularcareersinbanking,theairlineindustryanddataprocessing,amongothers.Alsoonexhibitwillbethecareerinthefieldoflibrarianship,acareerchoicethatisslowly,butsurelyontheincrease.Thisincreaseinpositivethinkingwithregardtolibrarianshipisduetoseveralfactors,themostobviousofwhichisthedeterminationofpracticinglibrarianstomaketheirpresencefeltandtheirjobsappreciated.Combinedwiththisisthec6ntinuousexpansionofthe"informationexplosion",'whichwillcontinuetopropellibrarianshipintoevenmorecommunityawareness,astheywillbeheavilyreliedupontofacilitateselection,Jtorageandretrievalofinformation.Manynegativeshavemitigatedagainstthisprofession,oneofwhichisthemanystereotypesassociatedwithit.Ifyouareamongthosewhoareunawareoftherolesofalibrarian,taketimeouttoinvestigatethefield.BeginbyvisitingTheBahamasLibraryAssociation'sboothduringCareersDay.Talkwithsomeofthehelpfulpeoplewhowillbetheretoansweranyyoumighthave.Youwillfindthatthiscareer';smostchallengingandrewarding.Withinthefieldoflibrarianshiponecanfindemploymentinthetraditionalsettingssuchascollegesanduniversities,schoolmediacentres,publiclibrariesandspeciallibraries.Thejobswithintheseinstitutionsrangefromthatofadministratortoresponsibilities-fortbesupervisionofvariousdepartmentsandsupportstaff.CONTINUEDP.2

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LIBRARY TRIVIA1).LibrariesaJheretostipulationsgoverningcopyrightedmaterials.WhatistheCopyrightlawandwhattyp8Sofworksdoesitprotect?2).Givethenameandaddressoftheofficewhichregisterscopyrights,andtheamountoffeechargedtoregisteracopyright.Deadlineforreceiptofanswers:March17,1989TOLASTTRIVIA1)2)a.b.Mr.EmmettJohnson.withtheofficialopeningceremonyinJ"nuAry1977.'1'(libraryco-operationandresourceShrllil1ghyprovidingteachersinthegovernschoolsinNewProvidenceandtheFamilyIslandswithprintandnon-printmaterialstoSllpJ.:>1ementandcomplementtheircoursecurriculum.TRIVIAWINNERThewinner[orlastmonth'striviaisCarlaGlinton.Congratulat.'onslCAREERS DAY,ContinuecfrompaEe1.Outsid0tb'?traditionalworksetting,librarianscanfindinnumerousdiverseareasoftheinformationil1(Ustry,thus,theyareconstantlyaddingtotheirpersopalknowledge.Thisincludesemploymentinsuchareasas,theradioandtelevisionindustry,publishing,andinformationbrokerageindustry,justtonameafew.Soifyou'relookingforafutureinanexsitingrewardi19awlC1:O\dngprofession,onethatcombinesintellectnalannmanagerialskills,becomealibrarianandinferm0(1inmattersofcurrentaffairs,technlogicaldt'\'C'lopments,thearts,etc.,throughyourprofAssjonalduties.

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THE BOOK SHELFHF5382.5B641986Bekman,Susanna.YourinField.Providesanoverviewofthedi==erentfacetsoftheinternationalcareerscene.Italsotellsyouwhatyouneedtoknowandwhatyouhavetodoinordertosucceedinthetextiswellwritten.ItapartofaseriesDVauthoritlesinareasofcareerguidanceandmenand=rom---fields.ItCOntalnsinformationonwhateducatlonalbackgroundisessential,whatskillsarenecessaryforsuccessandwhataretheadvantagesanddisadvantageswithinthevariousjobareas.IHF5382.7B641986Bolles,RichardNelson.WhatColorisYourParachute?APracticalManualforJob-HuntersandCareerCharqers.Thistextbooksoldovertwo-and-a-halfmillioncopiesandiswidelyrecognisedasthemostpopularjob-huntingandcareer-chargeguidebookofalltimes.Itissuitedfor"thosewhoknoweverythingthereistoknowaboutjob-hunting,butwanttobesuretheyareup-to-dateaswellasthosewhoknownothingaboutjob-huntingandwanttobetaughteverything."LIBRARYSTAFFBRIEFSHappybirthdayge,esoutto:RosemaryH:ButlerI1appyvlC'dc1inyanniversarygoesoutto:AgathaBrown

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DATESTONOTEMarch1-3March4March10March13March16March17March20Harch23Harch24It-1arch27COB/MOECareersDayActivitiesBahamasNationalTrustTheatricalEventatFortCharlotte--re-enactmentofscenesfromdaysofpiracyinTheBahamasandarrivaloffirstBritishgovernor,WoodesRodgers..Lastdaytowithdrawfromclasseswithoutacademicpenalty..CommonwealthDay1989FreedomofInformationDay.St.Patrick'sDayFirstDayofSpring.WorldMeteorologicalDayGoodFridayEasterMondayARE YOU AWARE??MarshHarbour,Abaco,wasestablishedinMarch1784,asaresultofadisputeamongLoyalistsettlerslivingonCarletonCay,nowknownasHopeTown.Itisbelievedthatthequarrelconcernedleadershipofthegroup.AtroopfromSt.Augustine,Floridawasbroughtintoquelltheuprising.OnMarch3,1776,AmericaNassauandtookcommandfortwoweeks.Thefortsweredismantled,andthegovernorandgeneralweretakenashostages.Therewere346financialinstitutionslicensedunderthebanksandtrustcompaniesregulationsactof1965,onMarch31,1983.