Thursday, November 12, 2009

Hiring, Training, and Supervising Library Shelvers

Tunstall, Patricia. Hiring, Training, and Supervising Library Shelvers. Chicago: American Library Association, 2010. 023.3 Tunst ISBN 978-0-8389-1010-8

How do you find good library shelvers and keep them for more than a few months? Tunstall gives practical advice to help you do just that with a complete overview on how to hire, test, train, and retain shelvers. A complete toolkit, this book includes templates for signs advertising employment, screening tests, interview questions, employment letters, job descriptions, and employee assessments; the dos and don’ts of hiring and firing; checklists for procedures and training. Every librarian will be able to hire, train, and supervise library shelvers with confidence with Tunstall’s down-to-earth advice.