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1. Marketing a Profession: Marketing the Future
Excerpt from Marketing the 21st Century Library, by Debra Lucas-Alfieri
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2. Preparedness
Excerpt from Disaster Planning for Libraries, by Guy Robertson
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  2. The Machiavellian Librarian – Weasels and Honey Badgers: Networking for Librarians, by André J. Nault
  3. Building Communities – The Whats and Whys of Social Networking for Academic Libraries, by Denise Garofalo
  4. The Machiavellian Librarian – Political Positioning, by Eric Owen
  5. Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0 – The Sound of a Librarian: the Politics and Potential of Podcasting in Difficult Times, by Tara Brabazon
  6. Marketing the Best Deal in Town – Purple Cows, Free Prizes and Moogle, Oh My!, by Nancy Rossiter
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