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  • Looking
    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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    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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  • Discover
    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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  • Organization
    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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  • Too
    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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    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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  • Information
    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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  • Library
    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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  • Critical
    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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  • ITIL
    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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  • The
    The School Library Manager (English, Paperback) Blanche Woolls, Ann C. Weeks

    This very readable text is updated to encompass the new role of school librarians in managing the digital world in libraries.

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    The Indispensable Librarian (English, Paperback) Doug A. Johnson

    This readable and practical book examines the changes in school libraries brought by the digital revolution-and describes how new and experienced librarians can take advantage of them.

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  • Improbable
    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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    Successful Fundraising for the Academic Library (English, Paperback) Kathryn Dilworth, Laura Henzl

    Most development professionals in the university environment consider the library the most difficult challenge on campus. As a result, fundraising positions within the library are often difficult to fill, and measurable success is often below that of academic departments. In many cases, the task of library fundraising is grouped into a combination role that may include, for example, the university...

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  • Teaching
    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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  • Research
    Research Strategies (English, Paperback) William Badke $20.62
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    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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  • Creating
    Creating the High-Functioning Library Space (English, Paperback) Marta Mestrovic Deyrup

    This book provides practical information and insights to library administrators and building plan team members at academic and public libraries who are considering or starting a library expansion or reconfiguration of existing space.• Covers all of the steps in the building process, from preparing the RFP and selecting an architect to developing a financial contingency plan and managing community...

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    New Directions for Special Collections (English, Paperback) Lynne M. Thomas

    Addressing the most exciting and challenging areas in the profession, this text will be invaluable to any professional looking ahead to the future of special collections and related cultural heritage work.• Covers a broad range of special collections work that shares perspectives from many different practitioners and experts in the field• Updates the notion of special collections to the wide...

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    Distributed Learning (English, Paperback) Maha Kumaran

    Distributed Learning: Pedagogy and Technology in Online Information Literacy Instruction provides the latest information on this constantly evolving and changing topic, giving instructors a way to offer meaningful instruction to both students who are studying remotely and those who are on campus, but still unable to be physically present in the classroom. The book challenges librarians to...

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