The Machiavellian Librarian

The Machiavellian Librarian
Author: Melissa K. Aho,Erika Bennett
Publsiher: Chandos Publishing
Total Pages: 340
Release: 2013-10-24
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 9781780634364

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Do librarians ‘rock the boat’? Do they challenge those around them to win influence and advantage? Why is it that librarians are little found on the ‘influence’ grid of personality assessment tests? The Machiavellian Librarian offers real life examples of librarians who use their knowledge and skill to project influence, and turn the tide in their, and their library’s, favor. Authors offer first hand and clear examples to help librarians learn to use their influence effectively, for the betterment of their library and their career. Opening chapters cover visualizing data, as well as networking and strategic alignment. Following chapters discuss influence without authority-making fierce allies, communicating results in accessible language and user-centered planning. Closing chapters address using accreditation and regulation reporting to better position the library, as well as political positioning and outcome assessment. Throws the spotlight on librarian’s professional and personality traits, many of which are deleterious to the long-term viability of library funding Shows how best to boost the value proposition of libraries, through enhanced influence Includes how-to chapters on influencing others in the organization

The Portable Machiavelli

The Portable Machiavelli
Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 576
Release: 1979-01-25
Genre: Literary Collections
ISBN: 9781101128091

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In the four and a half centuries since Machiavelli’s death, no single and unanimously accepted interpretation of his ideas has succeeded in imposing itself upon the lively debate over the meaning of his works. Yet there has never been any doubt about the fundamental importance of Machiavelli’s contribution to Western political theory.The Portable Machiavelli brings together the complete texts of The Prince, Belfagor, and Castruccio Castracani, newly translated by Peter Bondanella and Mark Musa especially for this volume. In addition, the editors include an abridged version of The Discourses; a play, The Mandrake Root, in its entirety; seven private letters; and selections from The Art of War and The History of Florence.

The Life of Niccol Machiavelli

The Life of Niccol   Machiavelli
Author: Roberto Ridolfi
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2013-06-17
Genre: Political Science
ISBN: 9781135026615

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This biography of Macchiavelli is widely regarded as Ridolfi’s masterpiece and is based on much material drawn from private and public archives. It presents a fresh interpretation of Macchiavelli’s career and writings and here, for example the dating of the composition of such famous works as the Prince and the Mandragola is established for the first time. This English translation, when originally published in 1963 included numerous correction and additions which brought it up to date with the most recent studies on Macchiavelli and his works.

The Prince Reader s Library Classics

The Prince  Reader s Library Classics
Author: Niccolò Machiavelli
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 108
Release: 2021-12-22
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 1954839278

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The modern-day term "Machiavellian" is used to describe deception, dishonesty, and cruelty to meet a goal. The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli was written as a guide for autocrats on how to govern using means that were meant to deceive and manipulate a government's constituency-to the extent of advocating the use of evil as a means of political expediency. In this classic work, the end justifies the means reigns paramount to Machiavelli's system of government.

Creating the Customer Driven Academic Library

Creating the Customer Driven Academic Library
Author: Jeannette Woodward
Publsiher: American Library Association
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2009-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 9780838990452

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Librarians are now faced with marketing to a generation of students who log on rather than walk in and this cutting-edge book supplies the tools needed to keep customers coming through the door.


Author: Elizabeth McMunn-Tetangco
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 149
Release: 2017-02-16
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 9781442279148

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Games can seem to do the impossible: reach patrons and drive traffic to projects and services. But how can libraries use gamification and game elements to improve instruction and outreach, or to encourage the use of particular areas and services? In this guide, readers will learn about how to structure game activities in order to best reach their patrons. Chapters devoted to topics such as personalization, goal setting, working with partners, games in instruction, and assessment illustrate some of the many ways games can have an impact in libraries. Everything in this book is presented from a practical point of view – email templates, real-life examples, and scenarios are included. Games have a lot of potential for use in many different library services, and this book will help you decide how they might work best for you. From the first seeds of a project’s beginning to its eventual maturation, this book will help you develop, implement, and evaluate game-style projects at your library.

Feminist Interpretations of Niccol Machiavelli

Feminist Interpretations of Niccol   Machiavelli
Author: Maria J. Falco
Publsiher: Penn State Press
Total Pages: 441
Release: 2010-11-01
Genre: Political Science
ISBN: 9780271047126

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Machiavelli s Florentine Republic

Machiavelli s Florentine Republic
Author: Michelle T. Clarke
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 205
Release: 2018-03-08
Genre: History
ISBN: 9781107125506

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Machiavelli believes republicans must be prepared to defend strict limits on elite power even when elites are 'good'.