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Library & information services books

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Digital Libraries and Crowdsourcing by Mathieu Andro Digital Libraries and Crowdsourcing

Instead of outsourcing tasks to providers using labor-intensive countries, libraries around the world increasingly appeal to the crowds of Internet users, making their relationship with users more collaborative. These internet users can be volunteers or paid, work consciously, unconsciously or...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/01/2018

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

Change Management in Information Services by Lyndon Pugh Change Management in Information Services

This title was first published in 2000: An overview of change management and organizational theories. The book explores the strategies normally associated with them and presents real solutions to real problems for services spanning the academic, public and commercial sectors....
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/11/2017

The School Library Manager Surviving and Thriving, 6th Edition by Blanche Woolls, Sharon Coatney The School Library Manager Surviving and Thriving, 6th Edition
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This sixth edition of Library Unlimited's classic school library management text describes new approaches to management and addresses the realities that school librarians face in today's quickly evolving information-based world.* Provides information that progresses logically from preparing for the profession,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/11/2017

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: 14/11/2017

The Power of Story by Joan Wink The Power of Story

Through this book, readers will discover that stories can move the human heart and head in ways that research cannot. * Emphasizes the power of story and highlights the many unique paths to literacies* Shows how stories make complex information...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

Understanding Government Information A Teaching Strategy Toolkit for Grades 7-12 by Connie Hamner Williams Understanding Government Information A Teaching Strategy Toolkit for Grades 7-12

This book demonstrates how government information can be used to engage students through inquiry and project-based activities, thereby providing opportunities for creative investigation and discovery.* Supplies curated lists of free theme-based government sources* Provides examples of strategies and lesson plans...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

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Checklist of Library Building Design Considerations by Checklist of Library Building Design Considerations

There is no question that the design of a library affects the experience of its users. With its no-nonsense checklist format, this manual walks readers through their buildings and facilities, spotlighting critical design and safety points along the way. This...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

Serving Boys Through Readers' Advisory by Michael Sullivan Serving Boys Through Readers' Advisory

With an emphasis on nonfiction and the boy-friendly categories of genre fiction, this work offers: suggestions for how to booktalk one-on-one as well as in large groups; methods of performing indirect readers' advisory by working with parents or teachers; and,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2018

The Newbery and Caldecott Awards A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2016 Edition by Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) The Newbery and Caldecott Awards A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2016 Edition

Updated with the 2016 award and honour books, this perennial favourite gathers together the books deemed most distinguished in American children's literature and illustration since the inception of the renowned prizes. Librarians and teachers everywhere rely on this guidebook for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2018

Power Tools Recharged 125+ Essential Forms and Presentations for Your School Library Information Program by Power Tools Recharged 125+ Essential Forms and Presentations for Your School Library Information Program

A revised hands-on guide to address library media specialists' most pressing issues, with customizable forms, letters, brochures, handouts, and presentations to communicate the value of what you do to different audiences.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/02/2018

A Year of Programs for Millennials and More by Amy J. Alessio, Katie LaMantia, Emily Vinci A Year of Programs for Millennials and More
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Needless to say, programming for teens can be a dubious fit for library users in their 20s; and what appeals to Baby Boomers isn't necessarily ideal for those in their 30s and 40s. Millennials deserve their own programs. This handy...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2018

Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook, Volume Two Lesson Plans by Nicole Pagowsky Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook, Volume Two Lesson Plans

Examines both theory and practice to help the busy practitioner explore various aspects of teaching for social justice. Volume Two, Lesson Plans, provides plans covering everything from small activities to multi-session projects. This book will help you build personal teaching...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2018

Useful, Usable, Desirable Applying User Experience Design to Your Library by Aaron Schmidt, Amanda Etches Useful, Usable, Desirable Applying User Experience Design to Your Library
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Useful, useable, desirable: like three legs of a stool, if your library is missing the mark on any one of these it's bound to wobble. This primer identifies 19 crucial touch points such as the library website, email, furniture, parking,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2018

Researching Prospective Donors Get More Funding for Your Library by Susan Summerfield Hammerman Researching Prospective Donors Get More Funding for Your Library

Right now your community has individuals ready to become enthusiastic donors to your library. But how do you find the most likely prospective donors? Hammerman, a successful prospect researcher, gives library directors, fundraisers, and board members all the tools they...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2018

Information Literacy Instruction that Works A Guide to Teaching by Discipline and Student Population by Patrick Ragains Information Literacy Instruction that Works A Guide to Teaching by Discipline and Student Population

Information literacy and library instruction are at the heart of the academic library's mission. But how do you bring that instruction to an increasingly diverse student body and an increasingly varied spectrum of majors? In this updated, expanded second edition,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2018

Winning Grants A How-To-Do-It Manual For Librarians by Stephanie K. Gerding, Pamela H. Mackellar, Susan Hildreth Winning Grants A How-To-Do-It Manual For Librarians
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Newly revised and refreshed, this invaluable how-to manual will teach you the skills and strategies crucial for finding, applying for, and winning grants. Whether you're starting from scratch and don't know where to begin, or you're an experienced grant writer...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition by Mehdi Khosrow-Pour Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition

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: 02/03/2018

Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook, 2 Volume Set by Nicole Pagowsky Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook, 2 Volume Set

Critical pedagogy incorporates inclusive and reflective teaching for aims of social justice; it provides mechanisms for students to evaluate their social, political, and economic standing, and to question societal norms and how these norms perpetuate societal injustices. Teaching librarians have...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/03/2018

Institutions of Reading The Social Life of Libraries in the United States by Thomas Augst Institutions of Reading The Social Life of Libraries in the United States

Tracing the evolution of the library as a modern institution from the late eighteenth century to the digital era, this book explores the diverse practices by which Americans have shared reading matter for instruction, edification, and pleasure.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Guide to Reference in Business and Economics by Steven W. Sowards Guide to Reference in Business and Economics

Focusing on print and electronic sources that are key to business and economics reference, this work is a must-have for every reference desk. Readers will find sources of information on such topics asBusiness lawE-commerceInternational businessManagement of information systemsOccupations and careersMarket...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Look, it's Books! Marketing Your Library with Displays and Promotions by Gayle Skaggs Look, it's Books! Marketing Your Library with Displays and Promotions

Useful for the elementary or middle school librarian (or the classroom teacher) looking to encourage literacy, this book provides several ideas regarding promoting reading and encouraging students to learn about and use the library.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

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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: 11/10/2017

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: 06/10/2017

CILIP Guidelines for Secondary School Libraries by Sue Shaper CILIP Guidelines for Secondary School Libraries

This fully updated version of the CILIP-endorsed guidelines for secondary school libraries addresses the changing schools' landscape and impact of technological changes of recent years.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Delivering Research Data Management Services Fundamentals of Good Practice by Graham Pryor Delivering Research Data Management Services Fundamentals of Good Practice

This groundbreaking guide will lead researchers, institutions and policy makers through the processes needed to set up and run effective institutional research data management services to support their researchers and networks.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Organizing Exhibitions A handbook for museums, libraries and archives by Freda Matassa Organizing Exhibitions A handbook for museums, libraries and archives

This ground-breaking book is the first to provide librarian's, archivists and museum staff with practical guidance to creating and organizing successful exhibitions. Drawing on international museum practice but applicable to any exhibition or display, the book sets out a time-line...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Understanding Community Librarianship The Public Library in Post-Modern Britain by Mr Dave Muddiman, Professor Alistair Black Understanding Community Librarianship The Public Library in Post-Modern Britain
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In the information society, is the community focused library a real possibility? This book reappraises the relationship between the library and its communities through an examination of the rise and decline of 'community' librarianship over the last three decades. The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2017

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: 21/09/2017

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