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  • Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Librariesby Margareta Nelke

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 80.00

    This book is aimed at guiding managers towards systematic approaches to improve and facilitate necessary strategic business development and planning. Conditions in the workplace for the Library and Information Services (LIS) are rapidly changing: many organizations are experiencing budget restrictions as well as stakeholders questioning the value of... more...

  • Academic and Professional Publishingby Robert Campbell; Ed Pentz; Ian Borthwick

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 100.00

    Academic and professional publishing represents a diverse communications industry rooted in the scholarly ecosystem, peer review, and added value products and services. Publishers in this field play a critical and trusted role, registering, certifying, disseminating and preserving knowledge across scientific, technical and medical (STM), humanities... more...

  • Bibliotheken als lernende Organisationenby Petra Düren

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00

    A learning library organization strives to expand the learning and knowledge potential of its entire staff so as to boost the library's performance and assure its long-term survival. This book aims to assist public and academic libraries during their necessary transformation into learning organizations by linking theoretical principles with practical... more...

  • Information Users and Usability in the Digital Ageby G. G. Chowdhury; Sudatta Chowdhury

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 79.92

    Gives an overview of the necessary issues relating to information users and the usability of information services in the digital world, including user-centred design, and the characteristics and behaviour of information users. This book helps readers understand why information users and the usability of information services are important. more...

  • Electronic Resources in the Virtual Learning Environmentby Jane Secker

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 70.00

    This book covers the key current topic of electronic library resources and learning in the digital age. The book begins by outlining the changing ?information environment? in which librarians now work. It then goes on to discuss: the development of e-learning as a concept and the impact this is having on the further and higher education sector; the... more...

  • Digital Libraries and the Challenges of Digital Humanitiesby Jeffrey Rydberg-Cox

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 70.00

    One of the major challenges facing librarians and curators of digital repositories are the innovative ?born digital? documents created by scholars in the humanities. These documents range from the parsed corpora created by linguists to traditional reference information presented in electronic databases, to rich, multi-media hypertexts combining audio,... more...

  • The Information Literate School Community 2by James Henri; Marlene Asselin

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 90.00

    This book is both an update and an extension of The Information Literate School Community: Best practice which has been used as a student textbook and practitioners guide in a number of countries. In this new book, the editors have sought to bring together an eclectic but focused group of researchers and practitioners to explore the key aspects of... more...

  • Building a Successful Archival Programmeby Marisol Ramos; Alma Ortega

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 70.00

    This valuable resource provides information on best practices and solutions to successfully establish an archival programme; it uses a practical approach, without the use of technical or theoretical jargon. Additionally it serves as a companion text in a theoretical archival course. The book provides easy-to-follow advice on how to assess the information... more...

  • Information Literacyby Susie Andretta

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 70.00

    Taking an international approach, this book explores two main models of Information Literacy or IL: the SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries) Seven Pillars of Information Skills and the IL competencies identified by the ALA (American Library Association). Practical examples for the development of IL skills identified by these... more...

  • Ethical Decision Making for Digital Librariesby Cokie Anderson

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 70.00

    This book examines the ethical issues and dilemmas that arise in digital libraries, and the codes of conduct, professional guidelines and ethics resources used in resolving them. The book begins with an overview of classical and applied ethics, then reviews the codes of conduct of professional information societies (libraries, archivists, information... more...