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

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 152.37

    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... more...

  • LOEX-of-the-West 2010by Margy McMillan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    This e-book provides an overview of the papers that were discussed at the LOEX-of-the-West 2010 conference, providing an insight into developments in information literacy instruction and the importance of information literacy as a tool for success in academia. more...

  • East Asian perspectivesby Lucy Tedd

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    There are many digital library developments taking place in China and neighbouring countries. This book includes perspectives from Peking University Library and Tsinghua University Library. Also a profile of consortia activity in China, and machine-readable cataloguing with Chinese characters. more...

  • Crash Course In Genealogyby David Dowell

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 45.00

    There has been an explosion of interest in genealogy recently, with popular series running on PBS ( Faces of America ), NBC ( Who Do You Think You Are? ) and BYU-TV ( The Generations Project ). Even Lisa Simpson did a genealogy project for school. Part of the popular Crash Course series, Crash Course in Genealogy will help librarians feel more... more...

  • The Reference Interview Todayby Susan Knoer

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 50.00

    In today's technology-driven world, reference librarians must serve users who come into the building as well as remote users who ask via various digital means. With virtual reference and social networking tools now commonplace, reference questions have become more complex and interdisciplinary. The Reference Interview Today will help reference librarians... more...

  • Advances in Library Administration and Organization, 30by Delmus E. Williams; Janine Golden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 141.99

    This volume describes efforts at cooperation and collaboration within the library profession. Topics explored include library services in juvenile detention centers; school library media specialists; electronic institutional repositories; and successful fund raising in libraries through the library development officer. more...

  • Information Marketsby Frank Linde; Wolfgang G. Stock

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 87.04

    Information Markets is a compendium of the i-commerce, the commerce with digital information, content as well as software. Information Markets is a comprehensive overview of the state of the art of economic and information science endeavors on the markets of digital information. It provides a strategic guideline for information providers... more...

  • Public Libraries in the 21st Centuryby Ann Prentice

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 70.00

    Public Libraries in the 21st Century provides an up-to-date picture of what the public library is today, what the public librarian needs to know, and how to apply that knowledge. The book offers a thought-provoking exploration of the social, political, economic, cultural, and technological influences that determine the role of the public library... more...

  • Independent School Libraries: Perspectives On Excellenceby Dorcas Hand

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00

    Independent School Libraries: Perspectives on Excellence offers readers insights into best practices in library services for school communities, using examples drawn from independent schools of various sizes, descriptions, and locations across the United States. Two overview essays introduce a statistical analysis of independent schools. Each of... more...

  • Mac, Information Detective, in The Curious Kids...Digging for Answers: A Storybook Approach to Introducing Research Skillsby Marilyn Arnone; Sharon Coatney

    ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 35.00

    The Curious Kids Digging for Answers: A Storybook Approach to Developing Research Skills and its accompanying Educator's Guide , is the second in a set of three dealing with teaching the inquiry process to young learners ( K-3). Mac, Information Detective , introduces the during stage of the research process in which students locate, collect,... more...