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  • Introduction to the Library and Information Professions, 2nd Editionby Roger Greer; Robert Grover; Susan Fowler

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 65.00

    In this rapidly changing, knowledge-based society, library and information professionals require a broad understanding of the profession. Introduction to the Library and Information Professions, Second Edition presents a toolbox of models that enable this essential understanding for undergraduate and graduate students in library and information... more...

  • iPadsŪ in the Library: Using Tablet Technology to Enhance Programs for All Agesby Joel Nichols

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 45.00

    Tablet computers are fast becoming a ubiquitous technology. These devices also represent a unique opportunity for librarians and teachers because they are relatively affordable, easy to configure and maintain, and highly adaptable. Written by a practicing digital literacy instruction librarian who is also a trained children's librarian, this book... more...

  • Innovationsmanagement in Bibliothekenby Birgit Inken Fingerle; Rudolf Mumenthaler

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 70.00

    Innovation is essential for libraries to keep up with current technological developments and ensure their future existence. The authors draw on their extensive experience in directing academic libraries throughout the German-speaking world. Building upon a rigorous theoretical foundation, they develop practical guidelines for introducing... more...

  • The Emerging Research Libraryby Sul H. Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The chapters included in this book were developed from papers presented at "The Emerging Research Library: Our Role in the Digital Future" Conference sponsored by the University of Oklahoma Libraries. These chapters explore the emergence of a new form of academic library and the challenging issues we face as a profession because of the changing role... more...

  • Leveraging Library Resources in a World of Fiscal Restraint and Institutional Changeby Kevin B. Gunn; Elizabeth Dankert Hammond

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Given the continuing cataclysmic shift in the economic landscape in the last few years, librarians have been forced to reevaluate not only the traditional services that they offer but also their continued existence and relevance to their academic institutions. Given the ?new normal? of tighter constraint on personnel and materials budgets, librarians... more...

  • Ethics And Integrity In Librariesby Amy Besnoy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    A library must function with integrity in order to function well. This book looks at a broad range of library functions through the lens of integrity and ethics. This largely unexplored area of study is handled exceptionally well by the library and information professionals contained in these pages. This book addresses the ethical and integrity issues... more...

  • Assessment of Library Collections in a Consortial Environmentby George Lupone

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    The consortial environment provides librarians with new ways to manage collections at their home institutions. Academic libraries in Ohio have been participating in OhioLINK since 1988, and the consortium has had an effect on shaping local collections for more than one decade. While each institution pursues its own collection management strategy,... more...

  • Bridging the Gapby Sul H. Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    The amount of digital information that libraries need to manage effectively for the benefit of users is constantly increasing. This book discusses in detail how library administrators can better handle this growing abundance of information, as well as effective ways to allow library users easy access. Respected leaders in the field of librarianship... more...

  • Successful Strategies for Teaching Undergraduate Researchby Marta Deyrup; Beth Bloom

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 69.99

    Editors Marta Deyrup and Beth Bloom have brought together well-known educators from the fields of library science, communication, composition, and education to show you how to develop successful strategies for teaching undergraduates how to conduct basic research and write papers. Chapters cover each step of the research process and contain extensive... more...

  • Collection Assessment and Acquisitions Budgetsby Sul H Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.00

    This invaluable new book contains timely information about the assessment of academic library collections and the relationship of collection assessment to acquisition budgets. The rising cost of information significantly influences academic libraries?abilities to acquire the necessary materials for students and faculty, and public libraries?abilities... more...