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    Time Out

    Fallon, Helen and Allen, Julie (2000) Time Out. Sconul Newsletter, 20. pp. 28-30.

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    Established as National Institute for Higher Education (NIHE) in 1980, Dublin City University (DCU) now has a user population of some 9,000 students. A feature of this new university has been a strong commitment to staff training and development. The library, which employes 60 staff, 28 full-time, the remainder part-time, has embraced this philosophy and commitment. A formal staff development policy has been produced. An induction programme and a mentoring system for new staff are in operation. In the summer of 1999 it was decided to further explore staff development opportunities by piloting an in-house programme specifically designed for all library assistants. This programme was initiated by the head of reader services, delivered by assistant librarians and co-ordinated by a senior library assistant. This article examines the framework in which this programme took place, the issues raised and the outcomes.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Staff development, Libraries
    Academic Unit: University Library
    Item ID: 658
    Depositing User: Helen Fallon
    Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2007
    Journal or Publication Title: Sconul Newsletter
    Publisher: Standing Conference of National and University Libraries
    Refereed: Yes
      Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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