Statz, Sarah R. Public Speaking Handbook for Librarians and Information Professionals. Jefferson, NC : McFarland, 2003. ISBN 0- 7864-1546-0. $39.95.
The title sounds inclusive, but the book slants toward the traditional; the metamorphoses of BI sessions over the ages are a common theme. Statz promises a useful resource for public speaking neophytes and [...]
by Chrissie Anderson Peters
Presenting in front of a group of peers can be nerve-racking — especially when your involvement is “volunteered” by your director, as was my first professional presentation. Two coworkers and I had just wrapped up an exhilarating/exhausting collection development project where we opened five new or expanded locations [...]
by Paula McMillen
I teach people to use library resources more effectively; however, the skills I’ll talk about below are useful when working with any adult audiences. This is not a comprehensive guide to teaching or public speaking, rather, it is a summary of some of the main ideas and practices that [...]