Generation X Librarian: Essays on Leadership, Technology, Pop Culture, Social Responsibility and Professional Identity
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This collection of essays views, critiques, and analyzes the many relationships between Generation-X and librarianship. Its essays and articles explicate the “Gen-X experience” from a librarian perspective, or, the “librarian experience” from a Gen-X perspective, or, on what makes Gen-X librarians unique among other generations of librarians. It identifies what Gen-X librarians have contributed to the field, and what they have changed about the profession. The anthology covers themes of media representations and misrepresentations, work and leadership styles, management, digitization and technology, globalization, and cultural shifts. This collection presents new and compelling information about this often overlooked demographic.
Wallace, Martin; Tolley-Stokes, Rebecca; and Estep, Erik. 2011. Generation X Librarian: Essays on Leadership, Technology, Pop Culture, Social Responsibility and Professional Identity. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. ISBN: 978-0786463091