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  • Looking for Information
    Looking for Information (English, Hardback) Jens-Erik Mai

    The 4th edition of this popular text presents a comprehensive review of over a century of research on information behavior. It is intended for students in information studies and disciplines interested in research on information activities. Now co-authored, this new text includes significant structural and content changes from earlier editions.

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  • Children's Literature in Action
    Children's Literature in Action (English, Paperback) Sylvia M. Vardell

    Looking for a practitioner-oriented intro to literature for children ages 5-12? This book covers the latest trends, titles, and tools for choosing the best books and materials as well as for planning fun and effective programs and activities.

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  • Discover Digital Libraries
    Discover Digital Libraries (English, Hardback) Iris Xie, Krystyna Matusiak

    Discover Digital Libraries: Theory and Practice is an ideal reference during a time when the emergence of digital libraries has provided users with an unprecedented opportunity for wider and easier access to a variety of information resources for both personal and scholarly use. This text presents a comprehensive overview of the different approaches and tools for each component of digital library...

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  • Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu
    Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu (English, Hardback) Joshua Hammer

    To save precious centuries-old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean's Eleven.

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  • Organization of Information
    Organization of Information (English, Hardback) Arlene G. Taylor, Daniel N. Joudrey

    Articulates the theory, principles, standards, and tools behind information organization. Following an overview of the concept and its role in human endeavours, this book provides a discussion of such basic retrieval tools as inventories, bibliographies, catalogues, indexes, finding aids, registers, databases, and major bibliographic utilities.

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  • Teaching Google Scholar
    Teaching Google Scholar (English, Paperback) Paige Alfonzo

    Teaching Google Scholar in your library instructional sessions can increase students’ information and digital literacy skills. Students’ familiarity with Google Scholar’s interface works to the instructor’s advantage and allows more time to address students’ information needs and teach foundational information literacy skills and less time teaching a new database with a less-intuitive database interface. Teaching Google Scholar: A Practical Guide for Librarians will illustrate instructional methods and incorporate step-by-step guides and examples for teaching Google Scholar.

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  • The Organization of Information
    The Organization of Information (English, Paperback) Arlene G. Taylor, Daniel N. Joudrey

    Articulates the theory, principles, standards, and tools behind information organization. Following an overview of the concept and its role in human endeavours, this book provides a discussion of such basic retrieval tools as inventories, bibliographies, catalogues, indexes, finding aids, registers, databases, and major bibliographic utilities.

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  • Cataloging Library Resources
    Cataloging Library Resources (English, Paperback) Marie Keen Shaw

    While there are many cataloging texts, very few are written specifically for library support staff. This is the one and only book purposefully aligned with the new American Library Association - Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) competency standards for Cataloging and Classification.

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  • Information Services to Diverse Populations
    Information Services to Diverse Populations (English, Paperback) Nicole A. Cooke

    Filling a gap in the existing library and information science literature, this book consolidates recent research and best practices to address the need for diversity and social justice in the training and education of LIS professionals.

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  • Too Much to Know
    Too Much to Know (English, Paperback) Ann M. Blair

    Examines methods of information management in ancient and medieval Europe as well as the Islamic world and China, focusing on the organization, composition, and reception of Latin reference books in print in early modern Europe.

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  • Corpus of British Medieval Library Catalogues: The University and College Libraries of Oxford: 16 (English, Hardback) Rodney M. Thomson

    This volume collects for the first time all the medieval documents that refer to library holdings in both the medieval university and its colleges.

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  • Research Strategies
    Research Strategies (English, Paperback) William Badke $19.42 $20.99
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  • Critical Journeys
    Critical Journeys (English, Paperback) Robert Schroeder

    A growing number of librarians are engaged with critical theories such as critical pedagogy, feminist theory, queer theory, critical race theory, or post-colonialism. Because librarians have backgrounds in all disciplines and inhabit a uniquely central space in our culture, they are combining these theories in unique ways. By remixing ideas from Foucault, Freire, hooks, and Habermas, new and...

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  • The Copyright Librarian
    The Copyright Librarian (English, Paperback) Linda Frederiksen

    Within most libraries in the United States today there is an information professional who has become the ‘go-to’ person for grasping and grappling with copyright questions. While not an attorney, this librarian has developed an awareness and understanding of copyright law, legislation and practice as they relate to a wide variety of library activities.This practical handbook provides a broad...

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  • Improbable Libraries
    Improbable Libraries (Hardback) Alex Johnson

    Featuring the history and future of the 21st-century library, this book includes seven thematic chapters, each consisting of a brief essay followed by illustrated project profiles.

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  • Do Miners Read Dickens?
    Do Miners Read Dickens? (Hardback) Hywel Francis, Sian Williams

    In 1983, two University Professors looked slightly bemused as they scanned the shelves of the South Wales Miners' Library. One said to the other, 'Do miners read Dickens?' We seek to answer that question, and a little more besides.

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  • ITIL Service Lifecycle Publication Suite 2011
    ITIL Service Lifecycle Publication Suite 2011 (English, Paperback) Great Britain: Cabinet Office

    This pack contains one copy of five titles: ITIL service design (ISBN 9780113313051); ITIL service operation (ISBN 9780113313075); ITIL service strategy (ISBN 9780113313044); ITIL service transition (ISBN 9780113313068); ITIL continual service improvement (ISBN 9780113313082). On covers and title pages: ITIL. Best management practice

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  • Archives in the Digital Age: Standards, Policies and Tools
    Archives in the Digital Age: Standards, Policies and Tools (English, Paperback) Lina Bountouri

    Semantic web technologies are being used more frequently to distribute archival material. Archives in the Digital Age is a useful manual for archivists and information specialists working in Cultural Heritage Institutions (archives, libraries, museums etc).

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  • Assembling the Pieces of a Systematic Review
    Assembling the Pieces of a Systematic Review (English, Hardback) Margaret J. Foster

    This book guides librarians in defining and marketing their services, covering topics such as co-authorship, stakeholders, developing documentation and conducting the reference interview, systematic reviews standards, search strategy techniques, and best practices for reporting the findings.

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  • Library Information and Resource Sharing
    Library Information and Resource Sharing (English, Paperback) Beth Posner

    Through the perspectives of interlibrary loan (ILL) specialists, this book examines what ILL departments are doing, the value of ILL librarians in the evolving library environment, and how library collections and services are being affected by new ILL policies.• Taps a knowledge base of more than a dozen ILL practitioners who offer diverse viewpoints on all that ILL specialists can do to help...

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