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  • Bestandserhaltung audiovisueller Dokumenteby Kurt Deggeller

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 70.00

    Every year vast numbers of valuable sound recordings, films, and videos housed in public collections are unintentionally damaged or destroyed because of a lack of basic knowledge about how to properly handle these materials. Many audiovisual collections are not being stored properly and are inaccessible due to the lack of appropriate playback technology... 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 more...

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

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 65.00

    Cataloging rules and standards frequently change, as do the resources being cataloged. Library professionals can benefit from guidance on how to successfully navigate confusing cataloging practices, especially when working with serials.This is the only book of its kind to focus on the complexities of the serials cataloging process. more...

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

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 45.00

    The first comprehensive exploration of the development and use of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions' (IFLA) newly released model for subject authority data, covering everything from the rationale for creating the model to practical steps for implementing it. more...

  • LIS Career Sourcebook: Managing and Maximizing Every Step of Your Careerby G. Dority

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 48.00

    A must-have guide of professional development resources for library staff at every phase of their career?from those just entering the field, to paraprofessionals building a career trajectory, to seasoned librarians looking to explore additional career options. more...

  • Reality Rules IIby Elizabeth Fraser

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 48.00

    Too frequently, a "good" book is equated with a work of fiction. Surprisingly, nonfiction is the preferred genre for many teen readers today, both male and female; and the number of nonfiction titles being published for young adult readers has exploded. From true adventure and true crime to sports, life stories, and how-tos, informational books are... more...

  • Transforming Our Image, Building Our Brand: The Education Advantageby Valerie J. Gross

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 48.00

    While there is no question that what librarians and library professionals do is critically important, the ways in which these roles and responsibilities are described can mean the difference between being valued as essential to the community or considered optional. Something as simple as a choice of words can determine what is valuedâ??and consequently... more...

  • E-Learning in Librariesby Charles Harmon; Michael Messina

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 44.99

    If libraries are to remain centers for lifelong learning, then that learning must increasingly be e-learning. But, where can librarians turn for the best ideas and inspiration on how to implement e-learning programs? This book features nine exemplary programs set in all types of libraries. You?ll find proven, successful ways of introducing online... more...

  • Basiswissen RDAby Heidrun Wiesenmüller; Silke Horny

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 840.00

    Basicsof RDA provides an introduction to RDA (Resource Description and Access), the new system for catalogue organization from Anglo-American library practice. RDA is supplanting RAK, the earlier German cataloguing system. This textbook is written in language that is easy to understand, and it is illustrated with numerous examples. It offers practical... more...

  • Libraries Serving Dialogueby Odile Dupont

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    This book based on experiences of libraries serving interreligious dialogue, presents themes like library tools serving dialogue between cultures, collections dialoguing, children and young adults dialoguing beyond borders, story telling as dialog, librarians serving interreligious dialogue. more...