RMIT University

Ms Julia Leong

Position

Librarian, Staff Development

School /
Work Unit

University Library

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 2442

julia.leong@rmit.edu.au

Location

Building: 8
Level: 5
Room: 38

City Campus

College/Portfolio

Academic

Julia Leong

Qualifications

Times available

Monday - Thursday and alternate Fridays, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Publications

Book chapters

Leong, Julia. 2009. “Marketing electronic resources to distance students: A multipronged approach”, in Dubicki, Eleonora (ed), Marketing and Promoting Electronic Resources: Creating the E-Buzz. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. Also published as a special issue of Serials Librarian (2007, vol.53, no. 3).

Articles

Leong , Julia. (2014). "Purpose-driven learning for library staff ", The Australian Library Journal, vol 63, no. 2, pp.108-117.

Leong , Julia, et al. (2014). "Continuing professional development for LIS professionals: Maximizing potential in an organizational context", KIIT Journal of Library and Information Management, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 5-14.

Leong, Julia (2013). "Understanding the innovation process", incite, vol. 34 nos. ½, p. 39.

Sullivan, Doreen, Julia Leong, Annie Yee, Daniel Giddens and Robyn Phillips (2013). "Getting published: group support for academic librarians", Library Management, vol. 34, nos. 8/9, pp. 690-704.

Leong, Julia & Anderson, Craig. 2012. “Fostering innovation through cultural change”, Library Management, vol. 33, iss. 8/9, pp. 490-497.

Leong, Julia and Nguyen, Loc Huu. 2011. “Continuing professional development for RMIT International University Vietnam Library staff: Adding value through an”, International Information & Library Review, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 169-175.

Leong, Julia. 2011. “Whose responsibility is continuing professional development - mine, theirs or ours?“ [Guest forum], Informed Librarian Online, April.

Sward, Bernadene and Leong, Julia. 2010. “The Vietnam connection”, inCite, vol. 31, no 12. p. 15.

Leong, Julia and Vaughan, Maree. 2010. “Preparing new librarians for career and organizational impact”, Library Management, vol. 31, no. 8/9, p. 635-644.

Leong, Julia. 2008. “Academic reference librarians prepare for change: an Australian case study”, Library Management, vol. 29, nos. 1/2, pp. 77-86.

Leong, J. 2006. “Library planning using online group discussions” in inCite, vol. 27 no. 12, p. 8.

Conference and meeting papers

Leong, Julia & Anderson, Craig. 2012. “Fostering innovation through cultural change”, IATUL 33rd Conference, Library Strategies for New Generation Users, 4-7 June, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Leong, Julia and Nguyen, Loc Huu. 2011. “Continuing professional development for RMIT International University Vietnam Library staff: Adding value through an international partnership“, in Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education & Practice 2011 (A-LIEP 2011): Issues, Challenges and Opportunities, Putrajaya, Malaysia, 22-24 June 2011, edited by Fuziah Mohd Nadzar, Mohd Sharif Mohd Saad and Sarina Abdullah. Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia: Faculty of Information Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, pp. 225-233.

Leong, Julia. 2010. “Three keys to a successful online forum”, CRIG Information Literacy Seminar: Redressing the Duck: Rethinking Information Literacy and Professional Practice, E Learning Smorgasbord, William Angliss Conference Centre, 23 November.

Leong, Julia and Vaughan, Maree. 2010. “Preparing new librarians for career and organizational impact (PDF)”, in Academic Librarian 2: Singing in the Rain, March 11-12, 2007, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Leong, Julia. 2007. “Academic reference librarians prepare for change: an Australian case study (PDF)”, in The Academic Librarian: Dinosaur or Phoenix? Die or Fly in Library Change Management, April 11-12, 2007, Hong Kong.

Leong, J. 2005. “Participation or parody: Leadership for the future”, in neXt 2005: 13th ALIA National Library and Information Technicians Conference, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, 6th-9th September 2005.

Leong, J. 2004. Future proofing reference librarians through staff development: a presentation for the NSW North East Zone Public Reference Librarians Meeting at Inverell, 2 September.

Leong, J. & Fields, P. 2003. “Facing facts to frame a fabulous future”, in Bridging Services: Embracing Reality: 12th ALIA National Library Technicians Conference, Sheraton Hotel and Towers Brisbane, 9th-12th September 2003.

Leong, J. 2001. “A case study in collaborative information literacy web development work”, in Revelling in Reference: 2001 RAISS, Reference and Information Services Section Symposium Proceedings 12-14 October 2001. Kingston, ACT: Australian Library and Information Association, pp. 87-93.

Book reviews

Leong, Julia. (2014). "Jump-start your career as a digital librarian: A LITA guide", The Australian Library Journal, vol. 63, no. 2, pp. 173-174.

Leong, Julia. 2013. "Advances in librarianship: contexts for assessment and outcome evaluation in librarianship (Advances in Librarianship, #35)", The Australian Library Journal, vol. 62, no. 3, p. 231-232.

Leong, Julia. 2013. "Continuing education for librarians: essays on career improvement through classes, workshops, conferences and more", The Australian Library Journal, vol. 62, 4, p. 319.

Leong, Julia. 2013. "Divided libraries: remodelling management to unify institutions", The Australian Library Journal, vol. 62, no. 3, pp .235-236.

Leong, Julia. 2012. “Advances in library administration and organization, volume 30”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 61, no. 3, pp. 233-234.

Leong, Julia. 2012. “The ALA book of library grant money, 8th ed.”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 61, no. 3, pp. 234.

Leong, Julia. 2012. “Leadership in libraries: A focus on ethnic-minority librarians.”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 61, no. 4, pp. 320-321.

Leong, Julia. 2012. “Managing the multi-generational workforce: From the GI generation to the millennials”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 61, no. 3, pp. 243-244.

Leong , Julia. 2012. “Organisational culture for information managers. By Gillian Oliver. Witney: Chandos Publishing, 2011”. (Book Review). The Australian Library Journal, vol. 61, no. 1, pp. 68-69.

Leong , Julia. 2012. “Working in the virtual stacks: The new library and information science. By Linda T. Kane. Chicago: American Library Association, 2011”. (Book Review). The Australian Library Journal, vol. 61, no. 2, pp. 172-173.

Leong, Julia. 2011. “Productivity for librarians: How to get more done in less time (Book Review).” The Australian Library Journal, vol. 60, no. 3, p. 269.

Leong, Julia. 2011. “Staff Development on a Shoestring: A How-to-do-it-Manual for Librarians.” The Australian Library Journal, vol. 60, no. 4, p. 378.

Leong, Julia. 2010. “Fostering Community through Digital Storytelling: A Guide for Academic Libraries. (Book review)”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 59, no. 4, p. 234.

Leong, Julia. 2010. “Library and Information Science Research in the 21st Century: A Guide for Practising Librarians and Students. (Chandos Information Professional Series) (Book review)”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 59, no. 4, p. 240.

Leong, Julia. 2010. “Creating the Customer-Driven Academic Library. (Book review)”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 59, no. 3, August, p. 162.

Leong, Julia. 2010. “Advances in Library Administration and Organization. (Book review)”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 59, nos.1-2 (Feb-May 2010). p.57.

Leong, Julia . 2009. “Arrive by accident?” The Australian Library Journal, vol. 58 no. 4, pp. 440-441. [MacKellar, Pamela H., The accidental librarian. Medford, NJ: Information Today, 2008.]

Leong, Julia. 2009. “The latest in US educational media technology (Educational Media and Technology Yearbook 2008), “ The Australian Library Journal, vol. 58, no. 3, pp. 333-334.

Leong, Julia. 2009. “Book review: Research within the Disciplines: Foundations for Reference and Library Instruction”, Library Hi Tech, vol. 27 no. 2, pp. 312-313.

Leong, Julia. 2009. “Help yourself to process”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 58 no. 1, pp. 86-7. [Brumley, Rebecca. The academic library manager’s forms, policies and procedures handbook with CD-ROM. New York: Neal-Schumnan Publishers, 2007.]

Leong, Julia. 2008. “Local author impresses again”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 57 no. 1, pp. 67-68. [Bryson, Jo. Managing information services: a transformational approach. 2nd ed. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2006.]

Leong, Julia. 2008. “Tips for managing change”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 57 no. 1, pp. 78-79. [Pugh, Lyndon. Change management in information services. 2nd ed. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2007.]

Leong, Julia. 2007. “Practical guide to customer service training”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 56 no. 2, pp. 207-208. [Todaro, Julie and Smith, Mark L. Training library staff and volunteers to provide extraordinary customer service. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2006.]

Leong, Julia. 2006. “More data than detail?”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 55 no. 4, pp. 365-366. [Heath, Fred M., Kyrillidou, Martha and Askew, Consuella A., Libraries act on their LibQUAL+™ findings: from data to action. Birmhamton, NY: Haworth Press, 2004.] Available: Expanded Academic ASAP.

Leong, Julia. 2006. “For the pragmatist”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 55 no. 3, pp. 264-265. [Fisher, Patricia H., and Pride, Marseille M., Blueprint for your library marketing plan: a guide to help you survive and thrive. Chicago: American Library Association, 2006.] Available: Expanded Academic ASAP.

Leong, Julia. 2006. “Kicking uphill successfully”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 55 no. 3, pp. 275-276. [Gregory, Gwen M. (ed.), The successful academic librarian: winning strategies from library leaders. Medford, NJ: Information Today, 2005.] Available: Expanded Academic ASAP.

Leong, Julia. 2005. “Choose your partner…”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 54 no. 4, pp. 421-422. [Crowther, Janet L, and Trott, Barr, Partnering with purpose: a guide to strategic partnership developments for libraries and other organizations. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2004. Available: Expanded Academic ASAP.

Leong, Julia. 2005. “A useful textbook?” in The Australian Library Journal, vol. 54 no. 3, pp. 318-319. Available: Expanded Academic ASAP. [Review of Simmons-Welburn, Janice & McNeil, Beth. Human resource management in today's academic library: meeting challenges and creating opportunities. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2004.].

Leong, Julia. 2005. “A good investment”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 54 no. 2, p. 191. [Review of Oldroyd, Margaret, Developing academic library staff for future success. London: Facet Publishing, 2004.] Available: Expanded Academic ASAP.

Leong, Julia. 2005. “Virtually indispensable”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 54 no. 1, p. 88. [Review of Hirko, Buff, and Ross, Mary Bucher, Virtual reference training: the complete guide to providing anytime, anywhere answers. Chicago: American Library Association, 2004.]. Available: Expanded Academic ASAP.

Leong, Julia. 2004. “For the logical thinker”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 53 no. 3, p. 318(2). [Review of Nelson, Sandra, and Garcia, June, Creating policies for results: from chaos to clarity. PLA results series. Chicago: American Library Association, 2003]. Available: Expanded Academic ASAP.

Leong, Julia. 2004. “Good policy: flawed argument?”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 53 no. 2, p. 210(2). [Review of Christopher, Connie, Empowering your library: a guide to improving service, productivity and participation. Chicago: American Library Association, 2003]. Available: Expanded Academic ASAP.

Leong, Julia. 2004. “Landing that big one”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 53 no. 4, p. 419 - 420. [Review of Pantry, Sheila, and Griffiths, Peter Your essential guide to career success. 2nd ed. London: Facet Publishing, 2003]. Available: Expanded Academic ASAP.

Leong, Julia. 2003. “Coming out from under [the bushel]”, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 398-399. [Review of Siess, Judith A., The visible librarian: asserting your value with marketing and advocacy. Chicago: American Library Association, 2003]. Available: Expanded Academic ASAP.

Leong, J. 2003. “Reviews: The Visible Librarian: Asserting Your Value with Marketing and Advocacy. By Judith A Siess. Chicago: American Library Association, 2003”, Library Link: Current Awareness for the Information Professional, updated 17 June 2003.

Leong, J. 2003. “Reviews: Staff Development: A Practical Guide. 3rd ed. Ed. by Elizabeth Fuseler Avery, Terry Dahlin and Deborah A. and Carver. Chicago: American Library Association, 2001.” Library Link: Current Awareness for the Information Professional, updated 13 January 2003.