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Library & Information Science

  • Service Learning, Information Literacy, and Librariesby Jennifer Nutefall; Jennifer Nutefall

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 65.00

    Service learning?defined as community service connected to a for-credit college course?is acknowledged to be a high-impact educational practice. It provides students with opportunities to put what they learn in class into action, to engage problem-solving skills, and to reflect on their experiences. Ideally, in service learning, course materials inform... more...

  • Mastering Subject Specialties: Practical Advice from the Fieldby Karen Sobel

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 70.00

    Becoming a subject specialist is a rewarding career path for academic librarians: it allows you to pursue intellectual passions as well as move up in the organization. In this practical guide, experienced academic and research librarians describe how to succeed in various subject fields, presenting expert perspectives on the coursework, work experience,... more...

  • Edible Identities: Food as Cultural Heritageby Ronda L. Brulotte; Michael A. Di Giovine

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 114.95

    Food - its cultivation, preparation and communal consumption - has long been considered a form of cultural heritage. A dynamic, living product, food creates social bonds as it simultaneously marks off and maintains cultural difference. In bringing together anthropologists, historians and other scholars of food and heritage, this volume closely examines... more...

  • How to Set Up and Manage a Corporate Learning Centreby Samuel A. Malone

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 134.95

    Few corporate initiatives of the last ten years have been more influential in the development of a learning culture at work than the corporate learning centre. The first edition of Sam Malone's book quickly established itself as the definitive concise guide to best practice. The second edition reflects the lessons learned since that time, along with... more...

  • Education, Values and Ethics in International Heritageby Jeanette Atkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The changing and evolving relationship between museums and communities, Indigenous, ethnic and marginalized, has been a primary point of discussion in the heritage sector in recent years. Questions of official and unofficial heritage, whose artefacts to collect and exhibit and why, have informed and influenced museum practice. Developing from this,... 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...

  • Libraries ? A Design Manualby Nolan Lushington; Wolfgang Rudorf; Liliane Wong

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 126.00

    A handbook on the design and the planning of libraries ? a particularly prestigious design task that underwent significant changes in recent years. Comprehensive contributions by experts from architecture and library science analyze specific aspects of the building type; a typology of some 40 exemplary international projects provides inspiration and... more...

  • Online Learning and its Usersby Claire McAvinia

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 78.95

    Online Learning and Its Users: Lessons for Higher Education focuses on a rethinking of the approach we are currently taking to introducing new e-learning initiatives and the way we currently support staff and students with their use of technology. Using an evidence-based case study, the book argues that we need to shift the focus of the discourse... more...

  • Government Information Management in the 21st Centuryby Peggy Garvin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Government Information Management in the 21st Century provides librarians, information professionals, and government information policy leaders with a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of current issues in government information management with a global perspective. The widespread use of the Internet to provide government information... more...

  • Handbook of Library Training Practice and Developmentby Alan Brine

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 154.95

    Librarians must now work at a different level from that required 20 years ago, but the training available is not always appropriate or accessible to all. The authors of this volume have responded to this significant and continuing change within the profession by offering a much-needed guide to best practice for staff training and development in library... more...