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  • How to Resist by Matthew Bolton
    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 by Joshua Hammer
    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 Predictive Postcode by Richard Webber
    The Predictive Postcode (English, Paperback) Richard Webber, Roger Burrows

    This book is a detailed, empirical investigation into the question of whether academic social research can compete with the commercial sector, with its new technologies and big data, in order to classify, profile, and understand us.

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

    Discover the cultural and intellectual hot bed of the Weimar Republic with 1,000 book designs from this golden age of publishing. From novels in translation to travel journalism, artist monographs to abortion debates, this part reference compendium, part vintage visual feast for the eyes, is a monument to a precious era of promise and to the...

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  • The Science For Conservators Series by Conservation Unit Museums and Galleries Commission
    The Science For Conservators Series (English, Paperback) Conservation Unit Museums and Galleries Commission

    Scientific concepts are basic to the conservation of artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific training. These introductory volumes provide non-scientists with the essential theoretical background to their work.

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  • IMPACT Learning by Clarence Maybee
    IMPACT Learning (English, Paperback) Clarence Maybee

    IMPACT Learning: Librarians at the Forefront of Change in Higher Education describes how academic libraries can enable the success of higher education students by creating or partnering with teaching and learning initiatives that support meaningful learning through engagement with information. Since the 1970s, the academic library community has been advocating and developing programming for...

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  • The Archive by Charles Merewether
    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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  • Libraries in the Ancient World by Lionel Casson
    Libraries in the Ancient World (English, Paperback) Lionel Casson

    The story of Ancient libraries from their very beginnings, when "books" were clay tablets and writing was a new phenomenon. Lionel Casson explores the royal libraries of the Ancient Near East, the private and public libraries of Greece and Rome, and the first Christian monastic libraries.

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  • The Emerald Handbook of Modern Information Management by James M. Matarazzo
    The Emerald Handbook of Modern Information Management (English, Hardback) James M. Matarazzo

    This handbook aims to be an integral text for students of library and information science and a ready-reference for information professional practitioners. The chapters provide a construct through which any information professional may learn abut the major challenges facing them in the early part of the 21st century.

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  • The Role of Information Professionals in the Knowledge Economy by Javier Tarango
    The Role of Information Professionals in the Knowledge Economy (English, Paperback) Javier Tarango, Juan D. Machin-Mastromatteo

    The Role of Information Professionals in the Knowledge Economy: Skills, Experiences, Practices and Strategies presents the tools that are necessary for the acquisition and development of a scientific culture. The work and profile of the information professional is no longer limited to the world of libraries....

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  • The 21st Century Academic Library by Mary Bolin
    The 21st Century Academic Library (English, Paperback) Mary Bolin

    The 21st Century Academic Library: Global Patterns of Organization and Discourse discusses the organization of academic libraries, drawing on detailed research and data....

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  • The Book Thieves by Anders Rydell
    The Book Thieves (English, Paperback) Anders Rydell

    "A most valuable book." ?Christian Science Monitor...

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  • Introduction to Information Science by David Bawden
    Introduction to Information Science (Paperback) David Bawden, Lyn Robinson

    This landmark textbook takes a whole subject approach to Information Science as a discipline and is designed to be the standard text for students worldwide.

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  • The Information by James Gleick
    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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  • The Library Beyond the Book by Jeffrey T. Schnapp
    The Library Beyond the Book (English, Paperback) Jeffrey T. Schnapp

    Jeffrey Schnapp and Matthew Battles reflect on what libraries have been in order to speculate about what they will become: hybrid places that intermingle books and ebooks, analog and digital formats, paper and pixels. They combine the cultural history of libraries with innovations at metaLAB, a research group at the forefront of digital humanities.

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  • A Brief History of the Bodleian Library by Mary Clapinson
    A Brief History of the Bodleian Library (English, Paperback) Mary Clapinson

    Spanning over 400 years, this succinct account, illustrated with historical prints, portraits and photographs of some of the Library's most treasured items, traces the development of the Bodleian's superb collections and historic buildings from its foundation by Sir Thomas Bodley to the celebration of the quatercentenary of its opening.

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  • Improbable Libraries by Alex Johnson
    Improbable Libraries (Paperback) 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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  • Organizing Knowledge by Richard Hartley
    Organizing Knowledge (English, Paperback) Richard Hartley, Dr. Jennifer Rowley

    Offering a broad-based overview of the approaches and tools used in the structuring and dissemination of knowledge, this book discusses the nature, structuring and description of knowledge. It explores different types of knowledge organization systems and considers some of the management issues associated with such systems.

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  • Doing a Literature Search by Christopher Hart
    Doing a Literature Search (English, Paperback) Christopher Hart

    This book provides a practical and comprehensive guide to searching the literature on any topic within the social sciences.

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  • Card Catalog, The by Library of Congress
    Card Catalog, The (English, Hardback) Library of Congress

    This is THE book for book lovers! Straight from the Library of Congress, it's a charming treasure trove celebrating the magic and nostalgia of books and libraries.

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