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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 a book that integrates both research and practice concerning digital library development, use, preservation, and evaluation. The combination of current research and practical guidelines is a unique strength of this book. The authors bring in-depth expertise on different digital library issues and synthesize theoretical and practical perspectives...

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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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  • Library and Information Center Management
    Library and Information Center Management (English, Paperback) Robert D. Stueart, Claudia J. Morner

    This updated edition of the renowned library management textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the techniques needed to effectively manage a contemporary library or information center.

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  • Becoming a Powerhouse Librarian
    Becoming a Powerhouse Librarian (English, Paperback) Jamie M. Gray

    Becoming a Powerhouse Librarian: How to Get Things Done Right the First Time will help you recognize and implement specific behaviors and actions to successfully drive projects forward, institute new services or revamp old ones, and establish key relationships both inside and outside of the library. It features practical tips for each topic area.

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  • The Organization of Information
    The 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 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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  • Digital Preservation for Libraries, Archives, and Museums
    Digital Preservation for Libraries, Archives, and Museums (English, Paperback) Edward M. Corrado, Heather Moulaison Sandy

    This new edition of Digital Preservation in Libraries, Archives, and Museums is the most current, complete guide to digital preservation available today. The book is divided into four parts: 1.Situating Digital Preservation, 2.Management Aspects, 3.Technology Aspects, and 4.Content-Related Aspects. Digital Preservation will answer questions that you might not have even known you had, leading to more successful digital preservation initiatives.

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

    The Card Catalog highlights the literary treasures in the Library of Congress's immense collection.

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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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  • 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 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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  • 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....

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  • Fantasies of the Library
    Fantasies of the Library (English, Hardback) Anna-Sophie Springer

    Fantasies of the Library lets readers experience the library anew. The book imagines, and enacts, the library as both keeper of books and curator of ideas -- as a platform of the future. One essay occupies the right-hand page of a two-page spread while interviews scrolls independently on the left. Bibliophilic artworks intersect both throughout the book-as-exhibition. A photo essay, "Reading Rooms...

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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....

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

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

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