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Academic Library Metamorphosis and Regeneration by Marcy Simons Academic Library Metamorphosis and Regeneration

Academic Library Metamorphosis and Regeneration continues the discussions around change and transformation that are taking place in the library profession today. This book explores the changes that led us to where we are today, reviews academic libraries that have transformed,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship, 2nd Edition by Paul Glassman The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship, 2nd Edition

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 Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship, 2nd Edition by Paul Glassman The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship, 2nd Edition

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

YIVO and the Making of Modern Jewish Culture Scholarship for the Yiddish Nation by Professor Cecile Esther (Bard College, New York) Kuznitz YIVO and the Making of Modern Jewish Culture Scholarship for the Yiddish Nation
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This book is the first history of YIVO, an important center for Jewish culture and politics in the early twentieth century.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

Supply Chain Management for Collection Services of Academic Libraries Solving Operational Challenges and Enhancing User Productivity by John (Associate University Librarian, Hesburgh Libraries, University of Notre Dame) Wang Supply Chain Management for Collection Services of Academic Libraries Solving Operational Challenges and Enhancing User Productivity
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Library Supply Chain Management for Collection Services of Academic Libraries: Solving Operational Challenges and Enhancing User Productivity contains three sections, each comprised of several topical chapters on a particular subject. Part One explains why supply chain management is vital to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/08/2017

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: 25/08/2017

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

Students Lead the Library The Importance of Student Contributions to the Academic Library by Sara Arnold-Garza Students Lead the Library The Importance of Student Contributions to the Academic Library

Academic librarians are driven by the belief that student scholars are at the heart of the library. Our collections, programs, and services become meaningful when students use and learn from them. We build our websites and other digital services, our...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

Coming Soon

Putting Library Assessment Data to Work by Selena Killick Putting Library Assessment Data to Work

Putting Library Assessment Data to Work brings together key library assessment methodologies detailing how they can be used to improve an academic library.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2018

Putting Library Assessment Data to Work by Selena Killick Putting Library Assessment Data to Work

Putting Library Assessment Data to Work brings together key library assessment methodologies detailing how they can be used to improve an academic library.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

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Choosing to Lead The Motivational Factors of Underrepresented Minority Librarians in Higher Education by Antonia Olivas Choosing to Lead The Motivational Factors of Underrepresented Minority Librarians in Higher Education

Takes a positive inquiry approach by providing first-hand accounts of success stories, best practices, and practical advice from a collection of diverse authors. Instead of looking at academic library failures when it comes to diversifying the leadership workforce, this book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

The First-Year Experience Cookbook by Raymond Pun The First-Year Experience Cookbook

Provides librarians with a series of innovative approaches to teaching and assessing information literacy skills during a student's first year. Featuring four chapters - Library Orientation, Library Instruction, Programs, and Assessment - and more than 60 practical, easy-to-implement recipes, this...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

Librarian as Communicator Case Studies and International Perspectives by Helen (Maynooth University, Ireland) Fallon Librarian as Communicator Case Studies and International Perspectives
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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: 22/06/2017

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: 31/05/2017

Rewired Research-Writing Partnerships Within the Frameworks by Randall McClure Rewired Research-Writing Partnerships Within the Frameworks

Colleges and universities tend to be siloed spaces where we work within our own departments, divisions, and units and don't always recognize the connections we have with the work of our colleagues down the hall. Rewired: Research-Writing Partnerships within the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/03/2017

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

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: 01/12/2016

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