Roy Tennant's "Furthering Your Career" Chapter Published in Jump-Start Your Career as a Digital Librarian: A LITA Guide

In his chapter, Tennant describes the strategies for professional engagement and growth that are necessary for building a successful and meaningful career. Topics such as speaking, writing, mentorship, continuing education, keeping current, and participation in professional organizations are also discussed. The contribution ends with advice for new professionals on how to maximize their success.

Roy Tennant is an OCLC Research Senior Program Officer with over 20 years of experience in library technology. He is the owner of the Web4Lib and XML4Lib electronic discussions, and the creator and editor of Current Cites, a current awareness newsletter published every month for nearly 20 years. In addition to writing a column for Library Journal for ten years, Tennant has written five books on technology in libraries, and has numerous articles in other professional journals and magazines.

For more information:

Roy Tennant
Senior Program Officer
OCLC Research
tennantr@oclc.org
+1-707-287-5580

Melissa Renspie
Senior Communications Officer
OCLC Research
renspiem@oclc.org
+1-614-761-5231