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  • Librarians, Historians, and New Opportunities for Discourse: A Guide for Clio's Helpersby Joel Kitchens

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 50.00

    Today's history scholars and students utilize information in many different formats, including print, microforms, and digital, with each having its own format-specific requirements. For historians, the library is an essential resource that serves as their "laboratory." Librarians need to recognize the changing needs of this group?arguably among the... more...

  • Serving Latino Teensby Salvador Avila

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 45.00

    Latino teens within Generation Y or Generation Z are bilingual and bicultural. As such, these teenagers have varied characteristics that present unique conditions and challenges for librarians. Serving Latino Teens not only explains why providing targeted services to Latino teens is so critical, but it also shows librarians and teen providers exactly... more...

  • Electronic Records in the Manuscript Repositoryby Elizabeth H. Dow

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 57.99

    Electronic Records in the Manuscript Repository defines the problems related to electronic records and digital documents, describes the steps the curator should take to manage those electronic records and digital documents, and suggests ways to learn the specific skills and perspectives needed to do the job well. more...

  • Sich und andere führenby Birgit Inken Fingerle

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 63.70

    Good management begins with managing oneself, whether I am a library manager or working in an informal setting. If I want to successfully lead other people, I have to start out by knowing and managing myself well. This volume provides the right tools for promoting self-knowledge and achieving one's personal goals. more...

  • Bücher öffnen Weltenby Förderverein Gefangenenbüchereien e. V.; Gerhard Peschers

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 84.94

    This volume presents the prison library system in Germany and around the world. Besides describing the history of prison libraries, this book provides for the first time a comprehensive summary of the legal foundations and the range of library services available for people in prison. more...

  • Crossmediales Publizieren im Verlagby Tobias Ott

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 58.38

    In this work, an optimal approach for transitioning to a new XML workflow process in the publishing industry is illustrated based upon the exigencies of three different types of publishers: a publisher of literary fiction, a scientific publishing house, and a publisher of self-help and children's books. After presenting basic technical... more...

  • Interne Kommunikation in der Bibliothekby Christiane Brockerhoff

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 53.07

    This book provides expertise for internal communication in the working environment of the library, from ways of communicating in meetings to teamwork for management communication and employee performance reviews. The eight chapters provide step-by-step instructions using relevant examples together with solutions for many diverse communication... more...

  • Demystifying Serials Cataloging: A Book of Examplesby Fang Gao; Heather Tennison; Janet Weber

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 65.00

    Serials cataloging can be an overwhelming task that frustrates even the most seasoned professional. This book provides simple guidance and real-world examples to illustrate best practices in serials cataloging. Demystifying Serials Cataloging: A Book of Examples is a reliable reference for learning how to catalog serials or improve cataloging... more...

  • FRSAD: Conceptual Modeling of Aboutnessby Marcia Zeng; Athena Salaba; Maja ?umer

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 45.00

    FRSAD: Conceptual Modeling of Aboutness explores the full dimensions of the IFLA's Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data model, showing how putting the model to work can ease information sharing across systems, domains, and environments. Written by three leading members of the IFLA working group that developed the model, FRSAD ... more...

  • The eBook Revolution: A Primer for Librarians on the Front Linesby Kate Sheehan

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 50.00

    The eBook Revolution: A Primer for Librarians on the Front Lines is exactly what its title promises: an essential resource for librarians facing the formidable task of coordinating the library-wide transition to eBooks and fielding questions from patrons about eBooks on a daily basis. After an introduction that covers the basics of eBooks and... more...