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XML-based Content Management Integration, Methodologies and Tools by Ricardo (Associate Professor, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain) Eito-Brun XML-based Content Management Integration, Methodologies and Tools
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XML-based Content Management: Integration, Methodologies and Tools covers the design and deployment of XML-based solutions and how to manage content and metadata, a practice that requires a more methodological approach than those traditionally applied to the design and deployment of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/11/2017

Digital Libraries and Archives 13th Italian Research Conference on Digital Libraries, IRCDL 2017, Modena, Italy, January 26-27, 2017, Revised Selected Papers by Costantino Grana Digital Libraries and Archives 13th Italian Research Conference on Digital Libraries, IRCDL 2017, Modena, Italy, January 26-27, 2017, Revised Selected Papers

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 13th Italian Research Conference on Digital Libraries, IRCDL 2017, held in Modena, Italy, in January 2017. The 15 papers presented were carefully selected from 25 submissions. The papers cover the following...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

Rural and Small Public Libraries Challenges and Opportunities by Brian Real Rural and Small Public Libraries Challenges and Opportunities

This volume begins by defining the challenges that rural and small libraries face before shifting to an analysis of ways that these obstacles can be overcome or mitigated. The authors explore ideas for enhancing community partnerships and outreach by using...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Social Justice and Library Work A Guide to Theory and Practice by Stephen Lyn (Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian and Associate Professor, Texas A&M University Libraries) Bales Social Justice and Library Work A Guide to Theory and Practice
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Although they may not have always been explicitly stated, library work has always had normative goals. Until recently, such goals have largely been abstract; they are things like knowledge creation, education, forwarding science, preserving history, supporting democracy, and safeguarding civilization....
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Notable Books, Notable Lessons Putting Social Studies Back in the K-8 Curriculum by Andrea S. Libresco, Jeannette Balantic, Mary T. Battenfeld Notable Books, Notable Lessons Putting Social Studies Back in the K-8 Curriculum
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This book provides teachers, librarians, and education methods professors with strategies, lesson plans, and activities that enable them to use literature as a springboard to social studies thematic instruction.* Uses award-winning books to integrate social studies and English language arts*...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Digital Participation through Social Living Labs Valuing Local Knowledge, Enhancing Engagement by Michael (Associate Director of the Digital Media Research Centre, Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University  Dezuanni Digital Participation through Social Living Labs Valuing Local Knowledge, Enhancing Engagement
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Digital Participation through Social Living Labs connects two largely separate debates: On the one hand, high speed internet access and associated technologies are often heralded as a means to bring about not only connectivity, but also innovation, economic development, new...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/08/2017

Teaching to Individual Differences in Science and Engineering Librarianship Adapting Library Instruction to Learning Styles and Personality Characteristics by Jeanine Mary (Engineering Librarian and Professor, University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, TN, USA) Williamson Teaching to Individual Differences in Science and Engineering Librarianship Adapting Library Instruction to Learning Styles and Personality Characteristics
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Teaching to Individual Differences in Science and Engineering Librarianship: Adapting Library Instruction to Learning Styles and Personality Characteristics applies learning styles and personality characteristics to science and engineering library instruction. After introducing the idea that individuals tend to choose college...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Understanding How Students Develop A Practical Guide for Librarians by Hannah Gascho Rempel, Kelly McElroy, Laurie M. Bridges Understanding How Students Develop A Practical Guide for Librarians
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Understanding How Students Develop is a one-stop source of practical advice for librarians just beginning to work with students from elementary school through college as well as helpful tips for library user services professionals, including school, reference, instruction, and outreach...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

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Introduction to Documentation Studies by Niels Lund Introduction to Documentation Studies

This unique text outlines the main scientific purpose and objective of the science of documentation and also describes the main skills for a documentalist in the 21st century.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/12/2017

Introduction to Documentation Studies by Niels Lund Introduction to Documentation Studies

This unique text outlines the main scientific purpose and objective of the science of documentation and also describes the main skills for a documentalist in the 21st century.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2017

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Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology by Mehdi Khosrow-Pour Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology

With critical perspectives on the impact of information science management and new technologies in modern settings, including but not limited to computer science, education, healthcare, government, engineering, business, and natural and physical sciences, this is a pivotal source of knowledge...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 30/07/2017

Archival Arrangement and Description Analog to Digital by Lois Hamill Archival Arrangement and Description Analog to Digital

Archival Arrangement and Description: Analog to Digital includes historical background, touches on accessioning, standards, technical appraisal for digital formats, incorporates the OAIS preservation model with processing of digital formats, offers a step-by-step workflow and helpful appendices. It concludes with a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

Archival Arrangement and Description Analog to Digital by Lois Hamill Archival Arrangement and Description Analog to Digital

Archival Arrangement and Description: Analog to Digital includes historical background, touches on accessioning, standards, technical appraisal for digital formats, incorporates the OAIS preservation model with processing of digital formats, offers a step-by-step workflow and helpful appendices. It concludes with a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Biblio Files A History of the Regina Public Library by Jeannie Mah Biblio Files A History of the Regina Public Library

For over 100 years, the Regina Public Library has served its community with innovative programming, but the full story of this venerable institution has never been told-until now.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2017

Resources Anytime, Anywhere How Interlibrary Loan Becomes Resource Sharing by Ryan (Associate Librarian in charge of Document Delivery at Texas Tech University Libraries, Lubbock, TX, USA) Litsey Resources Anytime, Anywhere How Interlibrary Loan Becomes Resource Sharing
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University campuses and their academic libraries are increasingly interconnected. A major sign of this is the transformation of interlibrary loan into resource sharing. The emergence of resource sharing has brought with it new challenges for the university library. These challenges...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2017

This is What a Librarian Looks Like A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information by Kyle Cassidy This is What a Librarian Looks Like A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information

An inspiring photographic and written tribute to librarians and libraries from all 50 states and Canada, their essential value to our communities, and the importance of open access to information for all.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/05/2017

Raising the Tech Bar at Your Library Improving Services to Meet User Needs by Nick D. Taylor Raising the Tech Bar at Your Library Improving Services to Meet User Needs

This book explains how librarians can capitalize on the growing interest and need of patrons for help with technology by expanding their library's tech services to build community engagement and support.* Offers librarians a new way to meet diverse users'...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2017

Enterprise Content Management, Records Management and Information Culture Amidst E-Government Development by Proscovia Svard Enterprise Content Management, Records Management and Information Culture Amidst E-Government Development

This book identifies key factors necessary for a well-functioning information infrastructure and explores how information culture impacts the management of public information, stressing the need for a proactive and holistic information management approach amidst e-Government development. In an effort to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/04/2017

Concise Guide to Information Literacy by Scott Lanning Concise Guide to Information Literacy

This concise but information-packed text helps high school students in upper grade levels and lower division college and university students quickly master the basics of information literacy. * Serves school and academic librarians and others in teaching basic information literacy...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2017

Teaching Information Literacy in Higher Education Effective Teaching and Active Learning by Mariann (Subject librarian for Art and Literature at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.) Lokse, Torstein (Subject librar Lag Teaching Information Literacy in Higher Education Effective Teaching and Active Learning
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Why do we teach information literacy? This book argues that the main purpose of information literacy teaching in higher education is to enhance student learning. With the impact of new technologies, a proliferation of information sources and a change in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/03/2017

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