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One-Person-Librarian. 1. Job Quiz 2. Nature of the job 2.1 Personal background and work experience 2.2 Tasks of an OPL 2.3 Disadvantages of the job 3. Library organisation vs. library management 3.1 Studies on special libraries/OPL

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One-Person-Librarian

  • 1. Job Quiz
  • 2. Nature of the job
  • 2.1 Personal background and work experience
  • 2.2 Tasks of an OPL
  • 2.3 Disadvantages of the job
  • 3. Library organisation vs. library
  • management
  • 3.1 Studies on special libraries/OPL
  • 3.2 Main requirements for an OPL
  • 4. Tools to gain the big picture
  • 4.1 Be sure of your role in your organisation
  • 4.2 Know tasks and workflow in your library
  • 4.3 Guidelines provide protection
  • 4.4 Time management
  • 4.5 Networking
  • 4.6 Continuing education
  • 4.7 Co-operation and outsourcing
  • 5. Enjoy the big picture – advantages of
  • working in a theological library

By Elke Siemienski

tasks of an one person librarian 1
Acquisition

Holdings check

Information about new titles

Bibliographic reference

Applications

Overdue notices

Correspondence

Delivery control

Processing bills

Processing of donations

Exchange of publications

Stock record

Budget managing

Annual closing of account

Bookbinding lists

Acquisition of periodicals

Acquisition of continuation records and loose-leaf publications

Stock exploitation

Descriptive cataloguing

Subject indexing (classification and subject heading)

Shelf-register/Filing

Serial cataloguing

(Card catalogues: card printing, filing)

Book preparation:

Label printing

Foliation

Tasks of an One Person Librarian (1)
tasks of an one person librarian 2
Library using

Responding to requests (e-mail, telephone, letter post)

Literature research

Acquisition lists

Book circulation

Shelving

Searching for missing books

Circulation file

Reserve collections

Reference service

Library introduction

User introduction

Inter-Library-Loan

Photocopying

Collection maintenance and Miscellaneous

Inventory

Deacqusition

Duplicate lists, duplicate exchange

Book repair

Databasemanagement

Library regulation

Public Relations

Team Meetings in institute

Annual, monthly reports

Statistics

Developing of forms

Library planning (mission statement/overall concept)

Collection development policy

Developing of manuals

Connecting with partner institutions

Training for volunteers

Office organisation: corresponding, telephone calls, filing

….

Tasks of an One Person Librarian (2)

Remember:

An OPL is NOT the downsized version of a large library system but an “Allround-Business in One Hand”

guidelines provide protection

Guidelines Provide Protection

Mission statement of the library

Collection development policy

Clear authority structures

Job description

Library regulations

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Time Management

  • Siess, Judith: Time Management, Planning, and Prioritization for Librarians. Lanham, Md. 2002
  • 2) Patterson, Karen: Time Management.
  • http://www.libsci.sc.edu/bob/class/clis724/SpecialLibrariesHandbook/time.htm
  • 3) Peterson, Lisa C.: Time Management for Library
  • Professionals. Chapel Hill, NC.1997
  • http://alexia.lis.uiuc.edu/review.old/5/peterson.html
  • 4) Morgenstern, Julie: Time Management from the Inside
  • Out. New York, NY. 2004
networking
Networking

Participating conferences and local meetings

e.g. Conference for Theological Librarians

Email discussion lists /Newsletters, e.g.

Libnet

libnet@bibliotekar.net

Verband kirchlich-wissenschaftlicher Bibliotheken / Arbeitsgemeinschaft

Katholisch-Theologischer Bibliotheken:

kibib@yahoogroups.de

Special Library Association (USA)

www.sla.org/content/community/lists/index.cfm

Association of British Theological and Philosphical Libraries

http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/abtapl.html

Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association

www.anztla.org/mailman/listinfo/anztla-forum (members only)

networking1
Networking

Weblogs

http://oplbb.blogg.de/

www.webjunction.org

http://opls.blogspot.com/

http://sla-divisions.typepad.com/solo_division_blog/

Library Associations

General Library Associations

Berufsverband Information Bibliothek e. V.

www.bib-info.de

American Library Association (ALA)

www.ala.org

Special Library Association (SLA)

www.sla.org (Membership, discussion list free)

networking2
Networking

Theological Library Associations

American Theological Library Association (ATLA)

www.atla.com

Association of Bristish Theological and Philosophical Libraries

www.abtapl.org.uk

Librarians‘ Christian Fellowship

www.librarianscf.org.uk

Fellowship of Christian Librarians and Information Specialists

www.folis.org

European Theological Libraries

www.theo.kuleuven.be/beth

Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association

www.anztla.org

continuing education

Continuing Education

www.libraryhq.com/resources.html

http://sla.learn.com/learncenter.asp?id

www.plc.fis.utoronto.ca/courses_webbased.asp

www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/FindInfo.html

www.webjunction.org

www.sirsidynixinstitute.com

www.tsl.state.tx.us/ld/pubs/dl/opportunities.html

www.bibweb.de

www.loc.gov/catworkshop

www.loc.gov/marc/uma/