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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00
The focus of this issue is, at the one time, both reflective of legacy collections and critically dealing with the future of coherent information access. The topic of repositories is one which many librarians would consider to be uninteresting and indeed, unworthy of current consideration. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
Just as the library profession is being challenged by the ?Google-phenomenon? so too are library associations. Where the library is being challenged by the breakdown of the ?physical library?, so too is the library association. When it is clearly the case that the public view of libraries is that they are no longer relevant in a digital age, so we... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00
Libraries are frequently described in such terms as the ??cornerstones of liberty?? and as a ??democratic institution??. These descriptions offer lofty aspirations which have considerable support among both many librarians and many library users. They are expressed in a number of international and national statements including the IFLA UNESCO Public... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
Some library directors and other leading professionals in the field of library and information were asked to write about the experiences of taking on a job in another country than their native country. The papers are not academic in a narrow sense of the word, but they form a very coherent and reflective approach to national differences and it is... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 19.99
STEPHEN O?CONNOR IS ONE OF TODAY?S MOST GIFTED AND ORIGINAL WRITERS. In Here Comes Another Lesson, O?Connor, whose stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Conjunctions, and many other places, fearlessly depicts a world that no longer quite makes sense. Ranging from the wildly inventive to the vividly realistic, these brilliant stories offer... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 27.00
A powerful blend of history, biography, and adventure, ORPHAN TRAINS fills a grievous gap in the American story. Tracing the evolution of the Children?s Aid Society, this dramatic narrative tells the fascinating tale of one of the most famous ? and sometimes infamous ? child welfare programs: the orphan trains, which spirited away some 250,000 abandoned... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 214.95
The International Handbook of Suicide Prevention showcases the latest cutting-edge research from the world’s leading authorities, and highlights policy and practice implications for the prevention of suicide. Brings together the world’s leading authorities on suicidal behaviour, renowned for their suicide prevention research,... more...
- Sierra Club Books 2011; US$ 18.95
A language of euphemism and distortion—a language like “newspeak? from George Orwell?s 1984 —has profoundly shaped public debate about nuclear technology since its inception. After World War II, nuclear developers used information-management techniques, including official secrecy and public relations, to promote what one called the “sunny side of... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2010; US$ 32.00
In Mentor and Muse , a collection of twenty-nine insightful essays by some of today’s leading poetic minds, editors Blas Falconer, Beth Martinelli, and Helena Mesa have brought together an illuminating anthology that draws upon both established and emerging poets to create a one-of-a-kind resource and unlock the secrets of writing and revising... more...