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Acquisitions & collection development books

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A Basic Music Library: Essential Scores and Sound Recordings, Volume 2 World Music by Music Library Association A Basic Music Library: Essential Scores and Sound Recordings, Volume 2 World Music

Intended to offer suggestions for anyone, regardless of musical training or experience, who is seeking to develop music collections in libraries of all kinds, this essential reference work remains a benchmark of its kind
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018

Health Sciences Collection Management for the Twenty-First Century by Susan K. Kendall Health Sciences Collection Management for the Twenty-First Century

In Health Sciences Collection Management for the Twenty-First Century, readers learn about best practices and also the big picture and the deeper changes that affect decision making. Chapter contributors and stories about different libraries' experiences provide unique perspectives to topics...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

Developing Dynamic Intersections between Collection Development and Information Literacy Instruction by Amanda Scull Developing Dynamic Intersections between Collection Development and Information Literacy Instruction

Drawing upon original research and interviews as well as professional experience and a large body of literature, this book provides a foundation for instruction librarians and collection librarians to begin exploring the intersections of their work as well as practical...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/09/2017

Developing Dynamic Intersections between Collection Development and Information Literacy Instruction by Amanda Scull Developing Dynamic Intersections between Collection Development and Information Literacy Instruction

Drawing upon original research and interviews as well as professional experience and a large body of literature, this book provides a foundation for instruction librarians and collection librarians to begin exploring the intersections of their work as well as practical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Public Library Collections in the Balance Censorship, Inclusivity, and Truth by Jennifer Downey Public Library Collections in the Balance Censorship, Inclusivity, and Truth

A fascinating and informative read for librarians, library staff, and MLIS students, this book offers practical information and professional guidelines to examine current issues in censorship and libraries while also enabling readers to consider their own opinions about intellectual freedom...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/07/2017

Recommended Reference Books for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries and Media Centers 2017 Edition, Volume 37 by Juneal M. Chenoweth Recommended Reference Books for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries and Media Centers 2017 Edition, Volume 37

An essential resource for collection development specialists in small and medium-sized libraries, this guide identifies the highest quality, most affordable, and most appropriate new print and electronic reference materials.* Features more than 500 reviews chosen from American Reference Books Annual*...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/07/2017

Graphic Novels A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More, 2nd Edition by Michael Pawuk, David S. Serchay Graphic Novels A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More, 2nd Edition
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Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

Transdisciplinarity Revealed What Librarians Need to Know by Victoria Martin Transdisciplinarity Revealed What Librarians Need to Know

An invaluable book on the emergent field of transdisciplinarity that explains how it applies to library service and collections conceptually and identifies practical strategies for supporting transdisciplinary research conducted by faculty and students.* Tackles the hot topics of new modes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/04/2017

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Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management by Peggy Johnson Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management

As a comprehensive introduction for LIS students, a primer for experienced librarians with new collection development and management responsibilities, and a handy reference resource for practitioners as they go about their day-to-day work, the value and usefulness of this book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2018

Developing and Promoting Graphic Novel Collections by Steve Miller Developing and Promoting Graphic Novel Collections

Miller explores the evolution, categories, and genres of graphic novels; he then addresses the nitty-gritty details of collection development, acquisition, cataloguing, and maintenance. A section shows how to promote graphic novels (including display and programming ideas). Especially valuable is a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Libraries in Open Societies Proceedings of the Fifth International Slavic Librarians' Conference by Harold Leich Libraries in Open Societies Proceedings of the Fifth International Slavic Librarians' Conference

Learn how libraries have risen to the challenges created by the fall of Communism and the rise of information technology! How do librarians and researchers face war, social upheaval, and other challenges after the fall of Communism and the rise...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

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Collaborating for Impact Special Collections and Liaison Librarian Partnerships by Kristen Totleben Collaborating for Impact Special Collections and Liaison Librarian Partnerships

Designed to guide the reader through three different themes-collection stewardship; projects, research, and exhibitions; and instruction-Collaborating for Impact: Special Collections and Liaison Librarian Partnerships offers inspiration and case studies detailing how these departments can impact research, teaching, and learning by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2016

Evaluating Demand-Driven Acquisitions by Laura (Head of Research and Emerging Technologies, Stony Brook University, NY, USA) Costello Evaluating Demand-Driven Acquisitions
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Evaluating Demand-Driven Acquisitions examines recent research in demand-driven acquisitions in an effort to develop an evaluation framework specific to demand-driven programs. The chapters in this volume focus on the criteria and methods that are used to evaluate the results of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/10/2016

Recommended Reference Books for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries and Media Centers 2016 Edition, Volume 36 by Juneal M. Chenoweth Recommended Reference Books for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries and Media Centers 2016 Edition, Volume 36

This resource helps collection development specialists in small and medium-sized libraries to quickly identify the best, most affordable, and most appropriate new reference materials in any field.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2016

American Reference Books Annual 2016 Edition, Volume 47 by Shannon Graff Hysell American Reference Books Annual 2016 Edition, Volume 47

The annual edition of American Reference Books Annual (ARBA) is an indispensable tool filled with practicing librarians' reviews of the latest reference materials. It enables libraries to build the strong reference collections their patrons need, no matter the size of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/07/2016

Implementing and Assessing Use-Driven Acquisitions A Practical Guide for Librarians by Steven Carrico, Michelle Leonard, Erin Gallagher Implementing and Assessing Use-Driven Acquisitions A Practical Guide for Librarians
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Implementing and Assessing Use-Driven Acquisitions provides a practical methodology for setting up a usedriven acquisitions plan (UDA) to acquire access to print and e-books for users in academic and special libraries. Each chapter offers specific steps and check-lists libraries can...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2016

The Collection Program in Schools Concepts and Practices, 6th Edition by Marcia A. Mardis The Collection Program in Schools Concepts and Practices, 6th Edition

Revised edition of: The collection program in schools: concepts and practices / Kay Bishop. Fifth edition. A2013.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/02/2016

Implementing and Assessing Use-Driven Acquisitions A Practical Guide for Librarians by Steven Carrico, Michelle Leonard, Erin Gallagher Implementing and Assessing Use-Driven Acquisitions A Practical Guide for Librarians
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Implementing and Assessing Use-Driven Acquisitions provides a practical methodology for setting up a use-driven acquisitions plan (UDA) to acquire access to print and e-books for users in academic and special libraries. Each chapter offers specific steps and check-lists libraries can...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/02/2016

Book Banning in 21st-Century America by Emily J. M. Knox Book Banning in 21st-Century America

Book Banning in 21st Century America, based on thirteen contemporary book challenge cases in schools and public libraries across the United States argues that understanding contemporary reading practices, especially interpretive strategies, is vital to understanding why people attempt to censor...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2015

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