Professional Collection

The Maine State Library is now purchasing many new books related to library professional development and they are available for borrowing. Receive them through the van delivery or mail. Each district office may have a few titles for browsing.

Recent New Professional Books
Author Title Publisher Copyright
Alessio, Amy J.

Mind-Bending Mysteries and Thrillers for Teens: A Programming and Readers' Advisory Guide

ALA Editions 2014
Anderson-Newman, Susan

Cooking up a Storytime: Mix-and-Match Menus for Easy Programming

ALA Editions 2014
Ashworth, Kenneth H.

Caught Between the Dog and the Fireplug, or, How to Survive Public Service

Georgetown University Press 2001
Bailey, Alan R.

Building a Core Print Collection for Preschoolers

ALA Editions 2014
Bandy, H. Anthony

eBooked! Integrating Free Online Book Sites into Your Library Collection

Libraries Unlimited 2013
Bauder, Julia

The Reference Guide to Data Sources

ALA Editions 2014
Bemis, Michael F.

Library and Information Science: A Guide to Key Literature and Sources

ALA Editions 2014
Bennis, Warren G.

On Becoming a Leader

Basic Books 2009
Bennis, Warren G.

Geeks & Geezers: How Era, Values, and Defining Moments Shape Leaders

Harvard Business School Press 2002
Booth, Heather & Karen Jensen (eds.)

The Whole Library Handbook: Teen Services

ALA Editions 2014
Bridges, Karl

Customer-Based Collection Development: An Overview

ALA Editions 2014
Bridges, William

Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change

Da Capo 2003
Brown, Amy

Let's Start the Music: Programming for Primary Grades

ALA Editions 2014
Buchanan, Heidi E. and Beth A. McDonough

The One-Shot Library Instruction Survival Guide

ALA Editions 2014
Buckingham, Marcus

Now, Discover Your Strengths

Free Press 2001
Buckingham, Marcus

The One Thing You Need to Know: About Great Managing, Great Leading and Sustained Individual Success

Free Press 2005
Buckingham, Marcus

The One Thing You Need to Know [sound recording]: About Great Managing, Great Leading, and Sustained Individual Success

Simon & Schuster Audio 2005
Buckingham, Marcus

Go Put Your Strengths to Work: 6 Powerful Steps to Achieve Outstanding Performance

Free Press 2007
Buckingham, Marcus

Go Put Your Strengths to Work [sound recording]

Simon & Schuster Audio 2007
Buckingham, Marcus and Curt Coffman

First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently

Simon & Schuster 1999
Butler, Rebecca P.

Copyright for Academic Librarians and Professionals

ALA Editions 2014
Calhoun, Karen

Exploring Digital Libraries: Foundations, Practice, Prospects

Neal-Schuman 2014
Carr, Mary M.

The Green Library Planner: What Every Librarian Needs to Know Before Starting to Build or Renovate

The Scarecrow Press, Inc. 2013
Cart, Michael

Cart's Top 200 Adult Books for Young Adults: Two Decades in Review

ALA Editions 2013
Chan, Lois Mai and Edward T. O'Neill

FAST: Faceted Application of Subject Terminology Principles and Application

Libraries Unlimited 2010
Cleveland, Donald B. and Ana D. Cleveland

Introduction to Indexing and Abstracting (Fourth Edition)

Libraries Unlimited 2013
Conner, Matthew

The New University Library: 4 Case Studies

ALA Editions 2014
Covey, Stephen

The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness

Free Press 2004
Covey, Stephen

The 8th Habit[sound recording]: From Effectiveness to Greatness

Simon & Schuster Audio 2004
Crane, Beverley E.

How to Teach: A Practical Guide for Librarians

Rowman & Littlefield 2014
Curzon, Susan Carol

What Every Library Director Should Know

Rowman & Littlefield 2014
Dando, Priscille

Say it with Data: A consise Guide to Making Your Case and Getting Results

ALA Editions 2014
Del Negro, Janice M.

Folktales Aloud: Practical Advice for Playful Storytelling

ALA Editions 2014
Dempsey, Lorcan

The Network Reshapes the Library: Lorcan Dempsey on Libraries, Services, and Networks

ALA Editions 2014
Dietzel-Glair, Julie

Books in Motion: Connecting Preschoolers with Books through Art, Games, Movement, Music, Playacting, and Props

Neal-Schuman 2013
Dobbs, Aaron W., Ryan L. Sittler & Douglas Cook (eds.)

Using LibGuides to Enhance Library Services

ALA Tech Source 2013
Dowd, Susan (ed.)

Beyond Book Sales: The Complete Guide to Raising Real Money for Your Library

Neal-Schuman 2014
Drucker, Peter F.

Managing in the Next Society

St. Martin's Press 2002
Drucker, Peter F.

The Definitive Drucker

McGraw-Hill 2007
Drucker, Peter f.

Managing in the Next Society

St. Martins Press 2002
Drucker, Peter F.

Management Challenges for the 21st Century

HarperBusiness 1999
Drucker, Peter F.

Managing in a Time of Great Change

Truman Talley Books/Dutton 1995
Engberg, Gillian and Ian Chipman [eds.]

Booklist's 1000 Best Young Adult Books Since 2000

ALA Editions 2014
Evangeliste, Mary & Katherine Furlong (eds.)

Letting Go of Legacy Services: Library Case Studies

ALA Editions 2014
Fetters, Linda K.

Handbook of Indexing Techniques: A Guide for Beginning Indexers, 5th edition

Information Today, Inc. 2013
Foote, Diane (ed.)

Popular Picks for Young Readers

ALA Editions 2014
Galford, Robert M.

The Trusted Leader: Bringing Out the Best in Your People and Your Company

Free Press 2002
Ghoting, Saroj Nadkarni and Kathy Fling Klatt

STEP into Storytime: Using StoryTime Effective Practice to Strengthen the Development of Newborns to Five-Year-Olds

ALA Editions 2014
Goleman, Daniel

Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence

Harper 2013
Gruenberg, Michael L.

Buying and Selling Information: A Guide for Information Professionals and Salespeople to Build Mutual Success

Information Today, Inc. 2014
Hammerman, Susan Summerfield

Researching Prospective Donors: Get More Funding for Your Library

ALA Editions 2014
Healey, Paul D.

Legal Reference for Librarians: How and Where to Find the Answers

ALA Editions 2014
Heller, Mary Jo and Aarene Storms

Sex in the Library: A Guide to Sexual Content in Teen Literature

VOYA Press 2013
Hernon, Peter (ed.)

Shaping the Future: Advancing the Understanding of Leadership

Libraries Unlimited 2010
Hernon, Peter, Robert E. Dugan and Joseph R. Matthews

Getting Started With Evaluation

ALA Editions 2014
Hill, Barbara Albers

Breaking Through: Using Educational Technology for Children with Special Needs

SquareOne Publishers 2014
Holt, Leslie E. and Glen E. Holt

Success with Library Volunteers

Libraries Unlimited 2014
Irons, Kati

Film Programming for Public Libraries

ALA Editions 2014
Johnson, Peggy

Developing and Managing Electronic Collections: The Essentials

ALA Editions 2013
Johnson, Peggy

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management

ALA Editions 2014
Kanter, Rosabeth Moss

Confidence: How Winning Streaks and Losing Streaks Begin and End

Crown Business 2004
Kanter, Rosabeth Moss

Confidence [sound recording]: How Winning Streaks and Losing Streaks Begin and End

Books on Tape 2004
Kemp, Adam

The Makerspace Workbench: Tools, Technologies, and Techniques for Making

MakerMedia 2013
Kincy, Chamya Pompey with Sara Shatford Layne

Making the move to RDA: A Self-Study Primer for Catalogers

Rowman & Littlefield 2014
Klipper, Barbara

Programming for Children and Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder

ALA Editions 2014
Kotter, John P.

Accelerate: Building Strategic Agility for a Faster-Moving World

Harvard Business Review Press 2014
Kriegel, Robert J.

Sacred Cows Make the Best Burgers: Paradigm-busting Strategies for Developing Change-ready People and Organizations

Warner Books 1996
Leeder, Kim and Eric Frierson (eds.)

Planning Our Future Libraries: Blueprints for 2025

ALA Editions 2014
Lencioni, Patrick

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

Jossey-Bass 2002
Lencioni, Patrick

Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable -- About Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business

Jossey-Bass 2004
Lencioni, Patrick

Death by Meeting [sound recording]: A Leadership Fable -- About Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business

Audio Renaissance 2004
MacMillan, Kathy & Christine Kirker

Baby Storytime Magic: Active Early Literacy Through Bounces, Rhymes, Tickles and More

ALA Editions 2014
Maddigan, Beth and Susan Bloos

Community Library Programs That Work: Building Youth and Family Literacy

Libraries Unlimited 2014
Maxwell, Robert L.

Maxwell's Handbook for RDA: Resource Description & Access: Explaining and Illustrating RDA: Resource Description and Access Using MARC21

ALA Editions 2013
Miller, Donalyn with Susan Kelley

Reading in the Wild: The Book Whisperer's Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits

Jossey-Bass 2014
Miner, Jeremy T. and Lynn E. Miner

Proposal Planning & Writing (5th ed.)

Greenwood 2013
Murphy, Sarah Anne (ed.)

The Quality Infrastructure: Measuring, Analyzing, and Improving Library Services

ALA Editions 2014
Naidoo, Jamie Campbell and Sarah Park Dahlen

Diversity in Youth Literature: Opening Doors through Reading

ALA Editions 2013
Nelson, Bryce

The Academic Library Administrator's Field Guide

ALA Editions 2014
Nims, Julia K, Paula Storm and Robert Stevens

Implementing an Inclusive Staffing Model for Today's Reference Services: A Practical Guide for Librarians

Rowman & Littlefield 2014
Olson, Christi A.

Winning with Library Leadership: Enhancing Services Through Connection, Contribution, & Collaboration

American Library Association 2004
Patterson, Kerry, et. al.

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High

McGraw-Hill 2012
Pawley, Christine and Louise S. Robbins

Libraries and the Reading Public in Twentieth-Century America

The University of Wisconsin Press 2013
Phelps, Adelaide Poniatowski and Carole J. McCollough

Coretta Scott King Award Books Discussion Guide: Pathways to Democracy

ALA Editions 2014
Pinnell, Gay Su and Irene C. Fountas

Literacy Beginnings: A Prekindergarten Handbook

Heinemann 2011
Poe, Elizabeth A.

From Children's Literature to Readers Theatre

ALA Editions 2013
Quinn, Robert E.

The Deep Change Field Guide: A Personal Course to Discovering the Leader Within

Jossey-Bass 2012
Ramsdell, Kristin

Romance Fiction: A Guide to the Genre

Libraries Unlimited, Inc. 1999
Roginski, Dawn R.

A Year in the Story Room: Ready-to-Use Programs for Children

ALA Editions 2014
Schmidt, Aaron and Amanda Etches

Useful, Usable, Desirable: Applying User Experience Design to Your Library

ALA Editions 2014
Schmitz, Paul

Everyone Leads: Building Leadership from the Community Up

Jossey-Bass 2012
Shaia, Lisa M.

After-school Clubs for Kids: Thematic Programming to Encourage Reading

ALA Editions 2014
Sheridan, Gina

I Work at a Public Library: A Collection of Crazy Stories from the Stacks

Adams Media 2014
Sinek, Simon

Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

Portfolio/Penguin 2011
Singer, Paula M. and Gail Grifith

Succession Planning in the Library: Developing Leaders, Managing Change

American Library Association 2010
Smallwood, Carol (ed.)

Bringing the Arts into the Library

ALA Editions 2014
Stan, Susan

Global voices: Picture Books from Around the World

ALA Editions 2014
Starkey, Monique Delatte

Practical Programming: The Best of YA-YAAC

Young Adult Library Services Association 2013
Stickell, Lois and Bridgette Sanders, eds.

Making the Most of Your Library Career

ALA Editions 2014
Stielow, Frederick

Reinventing the Library for Online Education

ALA Editions 2014
Stueart, Robert D. and Maureen Sullivan

Developing Library Leaders: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Coaching, Team Building, and Mentoring Library Staff

Neal-Schuman 2010
Teitel, Martin

The Ultimate Insider's Guide to Winning Foundation Grants: A Foundation CEO Reveals the Secrets You Need to Know

Emerson and Church Publishers 2012
Vardell, Sylvia M.

Poetry Aloud Here 2: Sharing Poetry with Children

ALA Editions 2014
Varnum, Kenneth J. (ed.)

The Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know

ALA TechSource 2014
Weisburg, Hilda K.

School Librarians' Career Planner

ALA Editions 2013
Weiss, Andrew

Using Massive Digital Libraries (A lita Guide)

ALA TechSource 2014
Ye, Yunshan

The ALA Guide to Researching Modern China

ALA Editions 2014