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  • Bibliographic Information Organization in the Semantic Webby Mirna Willer; Gordon Dunsire

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 85.00

    New technologies will underpin the future generation of library catalogues. To facilitate their role providing information, serving users, and fulfilling their mission as cultural heritage and memory institutions, libraries must take a technological leap; their standards and services must be transformed to those of the Semantic Web. Bibliographic Information... more...

  • How to Teachby Beverley E. Crane

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 64.99

    Designed for any librarian who needs to teach either one person at a time or an entire class, How to Teach: A Practical Guide for Librarians is a standalone guide to becoming proficient in teaching users how to access, evaluate and use information. This book is designed for all librarians and library staff who teach as part of their role and... more...

  • Information Literacy in the Digital Ageby Teresa Welsh; Melissa Wright

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 85.00

    This book examines the various types of literacy that are important in the Digital Age of rapid technological change and proliferating information resources in a variety of formats. According to the American Library Association (www.ala.org), ?information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to recognize when information is needed and... more...

  • From Fear to Flowby Jannica Heinstrom

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.00

    From Fear to Flow explores how personality traits may influence attitude, behaviour and reaction to information. Consideration is made for individual differences in information behaviour and reasons behind individual search differences. The book reviews personality and information behaviour and discusses how personality may influence the attitude towards... more...

  • Pursuing Information Literacyby Emmett Lombard

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.00

    The primary purpose of Pursuing Information Literacy is to inspire individual thinking and application. The book reviews important information literacy and its social significance and the application of information literacy in a number of different sectors. The future of information literacy is explored in concluding chapters. Philosophical framework... more...

  • Information Literacyby Geoff Walton; Alison Pope

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 90.00

    Focusing on important information literacy debates, this new book with contributions from many of the main experts in the field highlights important ideas and practical considerations. Information Literacy takes the reader on a journey across the contemporary information landscape, guided by academics and practitioners who are experts in navigating... more...

  • Information Literacy Landscapesby Annemaree Lloyd

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.00

    Drawing upon the author?s on going research into information literacy, Information Literacy Landscapes explores the nature of the phenomenon from a socio-cultural perspective, which offers a more holistic approach to understanding information literacy as a catalyst for learning. This perspective emphasizes the dynamic relationship between learner and... more...

  • Practising Information Literacyby Annemaree Lloyd; Sanna Talja

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 120.00

    This book showcases new interdisciplinary academic research on the relationship between information literacy and learning. It combines findings with new understandings drawn from theoretical and empirical research conducted in primary and secondary schools, higher education, workplaces, and community contexts. The studies offer new insights into questions... more...

  • Trends, Discovery, and People in the Digital Ageby David P. Baker; Wendy Evans

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 85.00

    Digital information is a constantly developing field. The first title in the Chandos Digital Information Review series, Trends, Discovery, and People in the Digital Age, summarises and presents key themes, advances and trends in all aspects of digital information today, exploring the impact of developing technologies on the information world. This... more...

  • 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...