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Fradkin, Bernard

Overview
Works: 92 works in 132 publications in 1 language and 873 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  History  Job descriptions  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Director
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Most widely held works by Bernard Fradkin
Library transformation : making it happen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of academic, school and public librarians from around the U.S. explain how they planned and initiated specific activities and programs in their libraries to reach out to patrons, expand library services, increase library usage, and improve public perception of libraries. Panelists answer questions phoned in by teleconference participants after their presentations
Google book search : its impact on scholarship and libraries( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the future of mass digitization, focusing on Google's effort to digitize the world's texts and make them fully searchable. Panelists discuss the implications for libraries, higher education, and publishing
A technology toolkit : survival skills for everyone by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers some electronic resources every library worker needs to know, including e-mail, the internet and the World Wide Web, search engines, and spam blockers; includes information on privacy and security
Library marketing : tips & techniques( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses techniques being used by innovative librarians to promote their libraries and services. Listen to the success stories of fellow librarians as they share their personal experiences in finding interesting and effective ways to mass-communicate and promote the value of their libraries
Dealing with difficult people by Ben Bissell( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the age of information, people have come to expect results immediately. This program provides some practical advice on how to deal with impatient and frustrated patrons
Best new technologies : keeping up with the storm by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program discusses the new technologies that are now available for libraries to utilize which help librarians more effectively connect with their communities and involve community members in developing resources and content. This program will examine the challenges librarians face as the world of Web changes and grows. It will explore several of the newest technologies, investigate why librarians are adopting them and how they're being used, and examine sensible approaches to choosing and implementing the technologies that are right for your library
Library support staff soar to great heights : how library workers give back by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses specifically on library support staff and what they are already doing to enhance their jobs, their skills, their libraries, their attitudes, and their relationships with patrons, students, or co-workers
Library challenges & opportunities( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel discussion on the future relevance of libraries as we know them. The digital age has been with us long enough to make some practical predictions of how traditional roles of libraries will change in information selection, acquisition, synthesis, navigation, dissemination, interpretation and archiving. New responsibilities in information aggregation, publishing education, research and development and policy advocacy are explored
Reference services: virtual, digital, and in-library : a new model for effective delivery( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of experts explores the continuing dramatic changes coming to library reference services
Challenges, tools and opportunities : new tools for enhancing digital reference( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the tools, strategies and techniques to help your staff deliver top-notch service. Leading experts from public and academic libraries share their experience. New products for cross-platform searching, serials management, and scheduling are showcased
The role of teaching in modern libraries by College of DuPage( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The panel discusses skills needed by library staff not only to find information for but also to teach patrons the skills needed to find, evaluate, and use information
Soaring to excellence by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Librarians discuss concerns of the library paraprofessional. Topics include respect for their role in the workplace, active involvement and participation in planning and policy making and recognition for their contributions to libraries and librarianship
Virtual reference : a leadership view( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two industry leaders, Frank Hermes of Cooperative Discovery Services at OCLC and Phil Kesten, Chair of the Department of Physics at Santa Clara University and founder of Docutek give their views of the future for virtual reference services. John Berry leads a panel of experts in discussing the kind of information needed to plan for virtual reference services
Library as place : where people want to be( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses what public and academic libraries are doing to transform their images from building with books into centers for their communities and campuses in order to become the place where people want to be
A professional toolkit : skills for advancement by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addresses skills needed for professional advancement for library staff. Topics include mentoring, creating professional portfolios, career ladders, professional organizations and meetings, and information about the American Library Association's initiatives concerning library support staff
Customer service : it's more than just a smile by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the why and how we serve customers in the library. Customer service is more than just a smile. It's about policies, collections, remote access, and working together. Customer service is critical for developing good relationships with our customers and coworkers
Next Gen librarianship : where do we go from here? by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today's multigenerational library workforce faces a number of both internal and external challenges. To meet these challenges, we need to learn how to work together effectively, keep connected and current, and draw on individuals' unique strengths. In a graying profession, we also need to pay attention to succession planning, passing on institutional wisdom, and recruiting, retaining, and mentoring the next generation
The public & policies : interpreting and applying library service policies by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the function and purpose of customer-service policies in libraries. Includes suggestions for creating, revising, and implementing policies that encourage and support access while protecting and preserving library materials
Effective web design : a fresh look( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Web sites need to offer more than just access to online catalogs and databases. This program presents and discusses user-centered design benchmarks, practical usability testing techniques, the do's and don'ts of writing for the Web, and targeting search results for the user while providing for efficient site management
A basic toolkit : good manager & good employee skills by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the basic skills every library worker needs to know: how to be a good employee, how to be a good manager, communicating, problem-solving, customer service, and conducting effective meetings
 
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