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  • The New Professional's Toolkitby Bethan Ruddock

    Facet Publishing 2012; US$ 71.92

    A handbook for new information professionals wanting to thrive in their careers. Drawing together the experiences and advice of rising stars in the information world, it covers topics such as: utilizing technologies and social media; generating funding and how to do more with less; and managing people and communication skills. more...

  • Koha 3 Library Management Systemby Savitra Sirohi; Amit Gupta

    Packt Publishing 2010; US$ 26.99

    Written in a practical style, this book uses the Linux shell in many chapters, demonstrating the execution of commands and their output. With liberal use of screenshots and plenty of code samples accompanied by careful explanation, it will make the task of installing and configuring Koha easy and straightforward. All chapters are written in a way that... more...

  • Writing Reviews for Readers' Advisoryby Brad Hooper

    ALA Editions 2010; US$ 36.00

    Reviews are an important resource for readers? advisory and collection development. They are also a helpful promotional tool, introducing patrons to what is new on the shelf. more...

  • Best Practices in Access Servicesby Lori L. Driscoll; W. Bede Mitchell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 190.00

    Access Services departments in libraries have become highly complex organizations responsible for a broad range of functions, often including circulation, reserves, interlibrary lending and borrowing, document delivery, stacks maintenance, building security, photocopying, and providing general patron assistance. This book offers effective solutions... more...

  • Metadata Best Practices and Guidelinesby Jung-ran Park

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 165.00

    Metadata best practices and guidelines function as an essential mechanism for metadata planning, application and management, and interoperability. There has been a rapidly growing body of digital repositories and collections; accordingly, a wide range of digital projects and initiatives have adopted various metadata standards. Because of differences... more...

  • Perspectives in Medical Geographyby Amy J. Blatt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Medical geography is a fascinating area of rapidly evolving study that aims to analyse and improve worldwide health issues based on the geographical factors which have an impact on them. Perspectives in Medical Geography will appeal to both novice and seasoned researchers looking to be informed on the latest theories and applications in the field.... more...

  • In the Public Eyeby James Smith Allen

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.50

    Robert Darnton, Roger Chartier, and others have written much on the history of reading in the Old Regime, but this is the first broad study of reading to focus on the period after 1800. How and why did people understand texts as they did in modern France? In answering this question, James Allen moves easily from one interpretive framework to another... more...

  • Growing and Knowing: A Selection Guide for Children's Literatureby Mary Trim

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 182.00

    Growing and Knowing is designed to meet the needs of professionals working with children and their books. Intented for use as a reference book for library assistants and librarians in children's libraries, school libraries, resource centres, and general reference libraries, it also will provide sound information for trainee librarians, teachers... more...

  • IFLA Cataloguing Principles: Steps towards an International Cataloguing Codeby Barbara B. Tillett; Renate Gömpel; Susanne Oehlschläger

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 147.00

    Report from the 1st Meeting of Experts on an International Cataloguing Code, Frankfurt, 2003 more...

  • Grey Literature in Library and Information Studiesby Dominic Farace; Joachim Schöpfel

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.00

    The further rise of electronic publishing has come to change the scale and diversity of grey literature facing librarians and other information practitioners. This compiled work brings together research and authorship over the past decade dealing with both the supply and demand sides of grey literature. While this book is written with students and... more...