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  • Critical Thinking Within the Library Programby John Spencer; Christopher Millson-Martula

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    While academic librarians frequently discuss critical thinking and its relationship to information literacy, the literature does not contain an abundance of sources on the topic. Therefore, this works provides a current and timely perspective on the possible roles of critical thinking within the library program. The work contains a variety of approaches... more...

  • Crossmediales Publizieren im Verlagby Tobias Ott

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 70.00

    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...

  • Customer Service in Academic Librariesby Stephen Mossop

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 80.00

    The term 'customer service' is not new to the academic library community. Academic libraries exist to serve the needs of their community, and hence customer service is essential. However, the term can be applied in a variety of ways, from a thin veneer of politeness, to an all-encompassing ethic focussing organisational and individual attention on... more...

  • Cutting-Edge Research in Developing the Library of the Futureby Bradford Lee Eden

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99

    Cutting-Edge Research in the 21st-Century Academic Library: New Paths for Building Future Services explores examples of exciting new library services and workflows and provides opportunities for the rest of the library profession to model and adapt for their own communities and patrons. more...

  • Data Management for Librariesby Laura Krier; Carly A. Strasser

    American Library Association 2014; US$ 46.00

    This guide offers a start-to-finish primer on understanding, building, and maintaining a data management service, showing another way the academic library can be invaluable to researchers. more...

  • Data Visualizations and Infographicsby Sarah K. C. Mauldin; Ellyssa Kroski

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99

    This complete how-to guidebook provides you with the tools and inspiration you need to use infographics and data visualization techniques in your library to knock your audience?s socks off as you tell your story in a visual format that can be consumed and understood at a glance. more...

  • Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Successby Marianne Buehler

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 80.00

    Institutional repositories remain key to data storage on campus, fulfilling the academic needs of various stakeholders. Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success is a practical guide to creating and sustaining an institutional repository through marketing, partnering, and understanding the academic needs of all stakeholders on campus. This... 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...

  • Descriptionby Kate Theimer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 59.99

    Description: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections e xplores how archives of different sizes and types can enhance the accessibility of their holdings. The book uses eleven case studies to demonstrate innovative ideas that could be transferred into many other settings. Readers can use these as models, sources of inspiration,... more...

  • Designing Online Information Literacy Games Students Want to Playby Karen Markey; Chris Leeder; Soo Young Rieh

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 72.99

    Designing Online Information Literacy Games Students Want to Play sets the record straight with regard to the promise of games for motivating and teaching students in educational environments. Drawing from their own first-hand experience, research, and networking, the authors feature best practices that educators and game designers in LIS specifically... more...