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Recently Published

Embedded Business Librarianship for the Public Librarian by Barbara A. Alvarez Embedded Business Librarianship for the Public Librarian

By demonstrating how the library is a valuable resource for these patrons, the embedded business librarian can be an equal partner in the business community and have an equal voice. Alvarez, a business liaison librarian, distils her experiences into a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/01/2018

Books, Buildings and Social Engineering Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present by Alistair Black, Simon Pepper, Kaye Bagshaw Books, Buildings and Social Engineering Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present
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Public libraries have strangely never been the subject of an extensive design history. Consequently, this important and comprehensive book represents a ground-breaking socio-architectural study of pre-1939 public library buildings. A surprisingly high proportion of these urban civic buildings remain intact...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/12/2017

Public Libraries in the 21st Century Defining Services and Debating the Future by Anne Goulding Public Libraries in the 21st Century Defining Services and Debating the Future

Public Libraries in the 21st Century presents a comprehensive analysis of the impact of recent policy initiatives directly targeted at public libraries along with broader developments in the public sector environment within which they operate. Key features include: c An...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

Transforming Your Library into a Learning Playground A Practical Guide for Public Librarians by Brittany R. Jacobs Transforming Your Library into a Learning Playground A Practical Guide for Public Librarians

Public libraries need to offer relevant, exciting, and stimulating learning centers that appeal to kids. This book is a step-by-step guide for creating affordable and effective educational programs for children and youth by focusing on one simple concept: play.* Provides...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

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: 09/11/2017

Library Programs and Services for New Adults by Kyla Hunt Library Programs and Services for New Adults

Addressing the needs of new adults-those aged 18-29-in the library is a relatively new yet important challenge. This book explains the needs and wants of new adults in the public library setting and identifies their preferences pertaining to physical space,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

Crash Course in Young Adult Services by Sarah Flowers Crash Course in Young Adult Services

Learn how to improve teen services in public libraries by better understanding teen development and having positive interactions with teens to provide appropriate and interesting collections and services.* Enables librarians to create a welcoming environment for teens in the library*...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Part of Our Lives A People's History of the American Public Library by Wayne A. (F. William Summers Professor Emeritus, School of Library and Information Studies, Florida State University) Wiegand Part of Our Lives A People's History of the American Public Library
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Despite dire predictions in the late twentieth century that public libraries would not survive the turn of the millennium, their numbers have only increased. Two of three Americans frequent a public library at least once a year, and nearly that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Coming Soon

Library Partnerships with Writers and Poets Case Studies by Carol Smallwood Library Partnerships with Writers and Poets Case Studies

Libraries, writers, and poets have long had a close working relationship. Rapid changes in technology has not changed the importance of this cooperation: book talks and readings are as popular as ever-and the ways librarians support local writers with workshops,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/01/2018

Introduction to Public Librarianship by Kathleen de la Pena McCook, Jenny S. Bossaller, Felton Thomas Introduction to Public Librarianship
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Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018

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Staff-Less Libraries Innovative Staff Design by Carl Gustav (Associate professor, Library and Information Science, University of Copenhagen) Johannsen Staff-Less Libraries Innovative Staff Design
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Staff-Less Libraries: Innovative Staff Design considers the challenges of this approach, its pros and cons, identifies international experiences, and discusses best practices. It presents a step-by-step approach to implementing a staffless library and/or services, and seeks to inspire professionals to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2017

Innovation in Public Libraries Learning from International Library Practice by Kirstie (City of Armadale Library Service, Perth, Western Australia) Nicholson Innovation in Public Libraries Learning from International Library Practice
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Innovation in Public Libraries: Learning from International Library Practice examines the recent activities of successful and innovative libraries around the world, presenting their initiatives in areas including library design, events and programs, and creating customer experiences. This timely guide provides...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2017

Current Practices in Public Libraries by William Miller Current Practices in Public Libraries

A comprehensive look at contemporary trends and practices in public libraries Current Practices in Public Libraries combines research, surveys, and practical experience to examine a variety of trends, issues, and practices in public library administration. The leading researchers in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/07/2016

Overcoming Information Poverty Investigating the Role of Public Libraries in The Twenty-First Century by Anthony McKeown Overcoming Information Poverty Investigating the Role of Public Libraries in The Twenty-First Century

Overcoming Information Poverty: Investigating the Role of Public Libraries in The Twenty-First Century considers the role of public libraries in alleviating information poverty and targeting social exclusion, using a three-level information poverty framework. The book proposes a model for understanding...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2016

Creating and Promoting Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries Tools and Tips for Practitioners by Donna L. Gilton Creating and Promoting Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries Tools and Tips for Practitioners

Creating and Promoting Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries describes specific ways that public librarians and other professionals can promote lifelong learning by planning and implementing Information Literacy Instruction (ILI). This book includes chapters on planning for instruction, using teaching methods,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2016

Creating and Promoting Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries Tools and Tips for Practitioners by Donna L. Gilton Creating and Promoting Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries Tools and Tips for Practitioners

Creating and Promoting Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries describes specific ways that public librarians and other professionals can promote lifelong learning by planning and implementing Information Literacy Instruction (ILI). This book includes chapters on planning for instruction, using teaching methods,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2016

Not Free, Not for All Public Libraries in the Age of Jim Crow by Cheryl Knott Not Free, Not for All Public Libraries in the Age of Jim Crow

Americans tend to imagine their public libraries as time-honored advocates of equitable access to information for all. Through much of the twentieth century, however, many black Americans were denied access to public libraries or allowed admittance only to separate and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/12/2015

Not Free, Not for All Public Libraries in the Age of Jim Crow by Cheryl Knott Not Free, Not for All Public Libraries in the Age of Jim Crow

Americans tend to imagine their public libraries as time-honored advocates of equitable access to information for all. Through much of the twentieth century, however, many black Americans were denied access to public libraries or allowed admittance only to separate and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2015

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