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  • How to Resist
    How to Resist (English, Hardback) Matthew Bolton

    "This extraordinary book is the roadmap for a new kind of effective activism."' -- Brian Eno

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  • The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu
    The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu (English, Paperback) 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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  • The Archive
    The Archive (English, Paperback) Charles Merewether

    Containing writings by Sigmund Freud, Michel Foucault, Hal Foster and others, this work includes essays on the archival practice of such artists as Gerhard Richter, Susan Hiller, Ilya Kabakov, Christian Boltanski, Renee Green and The Atlas Group.

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  • How to Think Like a Coder
    How to Think Like a Coder (English, Hardback) Jim Christian

    So you want to think like a coder? This accessible, fun book makes it easy, with puzzles and exercises that help you think logically, work within constants, and deconstruct problems. You won't even have to turn on the computer! It turns everyday situations into opportunities to develop coding skills and become comfortable with the basics?from learning the language and different types of data to algorithms, loops, conditional statements, functions, variables, and debugging.

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  • The Information
    The Information (Paperback) James Gleick

    Winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2012, the world's leading prize for popular science writing.

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  • Archives
    Archives (English, Paperback) Sue McKemmish, Michael Piggott

    Reflects broad Australian and international perspectives making it relevant worldwide. It is a particularly valuable resource for students of archives and records, researchers from related knowledge disciplines, sociology and history, practitioners wanting to reflect further on their work.

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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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  • The Science of Managing Our Digital Stuff
    The Science of Managing Our Digital Stuff (English, Hardback) Ofer Bergman, Steve Whittaker

    Each of us has an ever-growing collection of personal digital data: documents, photographs, PowerPoint presentations, videos, music, emails and texts sent and received. To access any of this, we have to find it. The ease (or difficulty) of finding something depends on how we organize our digital stuff. In this book, personal information management (PIM) experts Ofer Bergman and Steve Whittaker...

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  • The Atlas of New Librarianship
    The Atlas of New Librarianship (English, Paperback) R. David Lankes

    Libraries have existed for millennia, but today the library field is searching for solid footing in an increasingly fragmented (and increasingly digital) information environment. What is librarianship when it is unmoored from cataloging, books, buildings, and committees? In The Atlas of New Librarianship, R. David Lankes offers a guide to...

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  • The Book Cover in the Weimar Republic =
    The Book Cover in the Weimar Republic = (Multiple languages, Hardback) Jurgen Holstein

    The look of books: The very finest in German publishing 1919-1933The years between the First and Second World Wars are famed forthe flowering of German culture. With Berlin as its epicenter, the period was replete with advanced science, passionate politics, and groundbreaking literature, philosophy, and art. At the heart of this intellectual and creative promise were some of the most outstanding...

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  • Archives in the Digital Age
    Archives in the Digital Age (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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  • Taking Your Library Career to the Next Level
    Taking Your Library Career to the Next Level (English, Paperback) Holly Hibner, Mary Kelly

    Taking Your Library Career to the Next Level: Participating, Publishing, and Presenting helps librarians establish a brand and name recognition in their area of expertise, suggesting how to write winning proposals for both publication and presentation and places to publish. In addition, it covers how to conquer fears of public speaking and how to make presentations more dynamic. As professional...

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  • The New Librarianship Field Guide
    The New Librarianship Field Guide (English, Paperback) R. David Lankes

    This book offers a guide for librarians who see their profession as a chance to make a positive difference in their communities -- librarians who recognize that it is no longer enough to stand behind a desk waiting to serve. R. David Lankes, author ofThe Atlas of New Librarianship, reminds librarians of their mission: to improve society by facilitating knowledge creation in their communities. In...

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  • The Library at Night
    The Library at Night (English, Paperback) Alberto Manguel

    Offers a captivating meditation on the meaning of libraries. This title conducts a library tour that extends from the author's childhood bookshelves to the 'complete' libraries of the Internet, from Ancient Egypt and Greece to the Arab world, from China and Rome to Google.

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  • Project Management in Libraries, Archives and Museums
    Project Management in Libraries, Archives and Museums (English, Paperback) Julie Carpenter

    Aimed at practitioners and managers, this practical handbook provides a source of guidance on project management techniques for the academic and cultural heritage sectors, focusing on managing projects involving public sector and other external partners.

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  • The Discipline of Organizing
    The Discipline of Organizing (English, Hardback) Robert J. Glushko

    Organizing is such a common activity that we often do it without thinking much about it. In our daily lives we organize physical things--books on shelves, cutlery in kitchen drawers--and digital things--Web pages, MP3 files, scientific datasets. Millions of people create and browse Web sites, blog, tag, tweet, and upload and download content of all media types without thinking "I'm organizing now"...

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  • Records Classification: Concepts, Principles and Methods
    Records Classification: Concepts, Principles and Methods (English, Paperback) Umi Asma' Mokhtar, Zawiyah Mohammad Yusof

    Records Classification: Concepts, Principles and Methods: Information, Systems, Context introduces classification, an early part of the research lifecycle. Classification ensures systematic organization of documents and facilitates information retrieval. However, classification systems are not prevalent in records management when compared to their use in other information fields....

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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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  • 500 Years
    500 Years (English, Paperback) Peter Kidd

    The collection in the Library of Corpus Christi College includes a range of illuminated manuscripts and printed first editions by the likes of Aristotle, Homer, Chaucer, Galileo and Isaac Newton, and features several items from "the most important collection of Anglo-Jewish manuscripts in the world".

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  • Cataloguing and Classification
    Cataloguing and Classification (English, Paperback) Fotis Lazarinis

    Cataloguing and Classification introduces concepts and practices in cataloguing and classification, and common library standards. The book introduces and analyzes the principles and structures of library catalogues, including the application of AACR2, RDA, DDC, LCC, LCSH and MARC 21 standards, and conceptual models such as ISBD, FRBR and FRAD. The text also introduces DC, MODS, METS, EAD and VRA...

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