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The 21st Century Academic Library Global Patterns of Organization and Discourse by Mary (University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), USA) Bolin The 21st Century Academic Library Global Patterns of Organization and Discourse
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The 21st Century Academic Library: Global Patterns of Organization and Discourse discusses the organization of academic libraries, drawing on detailed research and data. The organization of the library follows the path of a print book or journal: acquisitions, cataloguing, circulation,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Academic Librarianship by G. Edward Evans, Stacey Greenwell Academic Librarianship
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Ideal for practitioners looking to advance their careers and for use in LIS programs, this comprehensive overview (Journal of Access Services) has been thoroughly revised and updated to provide a timely exploration of the characteristics of academic librarianship and its...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2017

Learner-centred Pedagogy Principles and practice by Kevin Michael Klipfel, Dani Brecher Cook Learner-centred Pedagogy Principles and practice
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Fusing theory with practice, this handbook is a valuable resource to help every librarian connect with learners more effectively.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

Librarian as Communicator Case Studies and International Perspectives by Helen Fallon Librarian as Communicator Case Studies and International Perspectives

As the information landscape evolves and takes shape using traditional and new platforms, it is the role of Academic Libraries to take the lead in communicating, developing and informing these changes in timely and relevant ways. Experienced librarians and those...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/06/2017

Agriculture to Zoology Information Literacy in the Life Sciences by Daria O. Carle, Julianna E. Braund-Allen, Jodee L. Kuden Agriculture to Zoology Information Literacy in the Life Sciences
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Agriculture to Zoology: Information Literacy in the Life Sciences sets the stage for purposefully integrating information literacy activities within the subject-specific content of the life sciences. The book is written for librarians and other professionals who teach information literacy skills,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2017

Leading in the New Academic Library by Becky Albitz, Christine Avery Leading in the New Academic Library
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Providing perspectives of practitioners who are early- and mid-career librarians as well as highly seasoned professionals, this book offers invaluable advice regarding leadership that will help academic librarians of all experience levels to surmount the confounding issues they face and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/05/2017

Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership by Alma C. (University of San Diego, California) Ortega Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership
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Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership examines a phenomenon that has yet to be seriously explored. While other so-called feminized professions, such as nursing, have been studied for their tendency to create toxic leadership environments, thus far academic librarianship has not....
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/02/2017

Academic Librarianship Today by Beverly P. Lynch Academic Librarianship Today

Academic Librarianship Today offers the most current, comprehensive overview of the field available today. Key features include: * Each chapter was commissioned specifically for this new book, and the authors are highly regarded academic librarians or library school faculty-or both...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/02/2017

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The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship by Paul Glassman The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship

The handbook examines methods of innovative librarianship in academic and art school libraries. Serving as a field guide to academic art libraries in the twenty-first century, it integrates theory and practice as demonstrated by creative professionals working in the field...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship by Paul Glassman The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship

The handbook examines methods of innovative librarianship in academic and art school libraries. Serving as a field guide to academic art libraries in the twenty-first century, it integrates theory and practice as demonstrated by creative professionals working in the field...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

The Impact of Print On-Demand on Academic Books by Suzanne (Managing Director of Lion Hudson, Oxford, UK) Wilson-Higgins The Impact of Print On-Demand on Academic Books
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The convergence of online book selling, digital printing, digital document workflow management and the computerization of small parcel logistics created a unique opportunity to create a viable commercial model for printing and supplying books on demand. This innovation was swiftly...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

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Academic Librarianship Today by Beverly P. Lynch Academic Librarianship Today

Academic Librarianship Today offers the most current, comprehensive overview of the field available today. Key features include: * Each chapter was commissioned specifically for this new book, and the authors are highly regarded academic librarians or library school faculty-or both...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/02/2017

Marketing for Special and Academic Libraries A Planning and Best Practices Sourcebook by Valerie Gordon, Patricia Higginbottom Marketing for Special and Academic Libraries A Planning and Best Practices Sourcebook
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Marketing for Special and Academic Libraries is an easy-to-follow, practical, easily-implementable, 21st-Century marketing book for academic and special libraries. Written by two practicing librarians who are passionate about communicating with user, the book provides both the inspiration and drive to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/12/2016

Quality and the Academic Library Reviewing, Assessing and Enhancing Service Provision by Jeremy (Library and Information Services Consultant, UK) Atkinson Quality and the Academic Library Reviewing, Assessing and Enhancing Service Provision
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Quality and the Academic Library: Reviewing, Assessing and Enhancing Service Provision provides an in-depth review and analysis of quality management and service quality in academic libraries. All aspects of quality are considered in the book, including quality assessment, quality review,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/12/2016

Practical Tips for Facilitating Research by Moira J. Bent Practical Tips for Facilitating Research

This practical guide offers innovative tips and reliable best practice to enable new and experienced library and information professionals to evaluate their current provision and develop their service to meet the evolving needs of the research community.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/12/2016

Media and Information Literacy in Higher Education Educating the Educators by Dianne (University of Alberta, Canada) Oberg Media and Information Literacy in Higher Education Educating the Educators
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Media and Information Literacy in Higher Education: Educating the Educators is written for librarians and educators working in universities and university colleges, providing them with the information they need to teach media and information literacy to students at levels ranging...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/11/2016

Bridging Worlds Emerging Models and Practices of U.S. Academic Libraries Around the Globe by Raymond Pun Bridging Worlds Emerging Models and Practices of U.S. Academic Libraries Around the Globe

Over the past decade, a growing number of American colleges and universities have made international engagement a key facet of their missions, emphasizing global awareness, interconnectedness, and student and community diversity. Universities are establishing campuses, branches, and enhanced programs outside...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2016

Measuring and Enhancing the Student Experience by Mahsood Shah Measuring and Enhancing the Student Experience

Measuring and Enhancing the Student Experience provides insights on how student experience measures could be used to inform improvements at institutional, course, unit of study and teacher level. The book is based on a decade of research and practitioner views...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/10/2016

The Facet Academic Library Collection by Moira J. Bent, Jo Henry, Joe Eshleman, Richard Moniz The Facet Academic Library Collection
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This Collection contains nine books which will help academic librarians keep up-to-date with the latest research in library services.
Format: Multiple copy pack - Released: 19/10/2016

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