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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...

  • The Information: A History, a Theory, a Floodby James Gleick

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; Not Available

    Winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2012, the world's leading prize for popular science writing. 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...

  • Scholarly Information Discovery in the Networked Academic Learning Environmentby LiLi Li

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 78.95

    In the dynamic and interactive academic learning environment, students are required to have qualified information literacy competencies while critically reviewing print and electronic information. However, many undergraduates encounter difficulties in searching peer-reviewed information resources. Scholarly Information Discovery in the Networked... 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...

  • Die Googleisierung der Informationssucheby Dieter Dörr; Stefan Aufenanger; Birgit Stark

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Search engines enable access to information on the Internet and transform it into a limitless, usable information portal. Network content that cannot be located with search engines essentially ceases to exist for Internet users ? and this fact poses a major risk to the individual user and to society. This book examines the phenomenon from the perspectives... more...

  • Value-Packed Booktalksby Lucy Schall

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 45.00

    Every day, teens grapple with issues that test and challenge them. One safe way for them to discover what they believe is through discussion of books and the events they depict. Other books prompt young adults to think about empathy or generosity. What could be more valuableÑor more engaging? more...

  • Destination Collaboration 2by Danielle Du Puis; Lori Carter

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 40.00

    Every classroom teacher and library media specialist could benefit from an authoritative, clear roadmap for navigating the Isolation, Coordination, Cooperation, and Collaboration (ICCC) continuum. The seemingly simple question: "How do I collaborate?" has a multitude of sides and layers that defies an easy answer. more...

  • Visual Interface Design for Digital Cultural Heritageby Stan Ruecker; Milena Radzikowska; Stefan Sinclair

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95

    Browsing for information with a rich-prospect interface enables a researcher to use a highly-flexible, intuitive tool to assist hypothesis formation and pattern-finding. This book discusses the interface design, with examples of how it can be done, and demonstrates its importance to all aspects of library and information science in the digital age. more...