The generation X librarian : essays on leadership, technology, pop culture, social responsibility and professional identity /

Generation X includes those individuals born roughly between the years 1961 and 1981. This collection of critical essays showcases the unique qualities and challenges that face Generation X librarians. Topics covered include management and leadership, rapidly changing technology, social attitudes an...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Wallace, Martin, 1973-, Tolley-Stokes, Rebecca, 1971-, Estep, Erik Sean
Format: Book
Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, [2011]
Table of Contents:
  • From paper to pixels: generation X as digital librarian / Emily Symonds
  • Understanding Gen X at work : securing the library's future / Christy Groves and William Black
  • Generation X librarians, faculty, and the rise of information literacy / Leslie Porter Mathews and Sergio Rizzo
  • X marks the spot / Rebecca Feind
  • Stuck in the middle with you : generation X librarians / Lisa Carlucci Thomas and Karen Sobel
  • Managing millennials : advantages of generation X librarian approaches / Breanne Geery and Jonathan Kirsch
  • Generation X mentoring millennials / Kathy Shields and Lynda Kellam
  • Gen X takes over : managing the mix from the middle / Lindsay McVey
  • Breaking away : generation X library leadership / Jessica Clemons
  • A finger in the pie : a look at how multiple careers benefit the library professional / Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
  • Twitter my glitter : a dialogue on the technological expectations of library users / Rachel Williams and Jennifer Cromer
  • The transitioning library collection : is the Gen X librarian the right librarian at the right time? / Wil Weston
  • Hackers vs. librarians : some thoughts on the privilege of 2.0 thinking / Jessamyn West
  • Watchers, punks, and dashing heroes : representations of male librarians in generation X mass culture / Rafia Mirza and Maura Seale
  • Pinko vs. punk : a generational comparison of alternative press publication and zines / Jenna Freedman
  • Remaining responsible, remaining relevant : Gen X librarians and social responsibility / Peter Lehu
  • Skeptic/activist : Gen Xers in radical reference / Melissa Morrone
  • The thin red line : how Gen X librarians make it thicker (views from Bosnia and Herzegovina) / Mario Hibert and SaƱa Madacki.