ERIC Number: ED129247
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Librarian as Learning Consultant.
Penland, Patrick R.
The following skills are required for librarians to serve effectively as learning consultants: (1) analyze social and educational trends and discern learning needs; (2) analyze the competencies needed by librarians; (3) identify methods appropriate to achieve self-learning goals; (4) design learning sequences; (5) given client characteristics, identify a plan for continuing learning; and (6) design inservice training for librarians based on learning psychology and communications methods. This text includes essays and bibliographies which address various aspects of this changing role of the librarian. (EMH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Communication (Thought Transfer), Community Resources, Consultants, Educational Resources, Independent Study, Learning Theories, Librarians, Library Extension, Library Role, Library Services, Lifelong Learning, Outreach Programs, Staff Development
Book Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 ($7.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Libraries and Educational Technology (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA. Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences.
Note: For a related document see IR 004 042