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Library & Information Science

  • The Artist's Libraryby Erinn Batykefer; Laura Damon-Moore; Pigza Jessica

    Coffee House Press 2014;

    A guide to libraries as creative spaces including exercises, best practices, and examples for artists, librarians, and community members. more...

  • The Preservation Management Handbookby Ross Harvey; Martha R. Mahard

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 94.99

    Cultural heritage professionals ? museum curators, museum professionals, archivists and librarians ? work with their specialized knowledge to prioritize the needs of their collections. Preservation managers draw on experts in climate control, fire safety, pest management and more in developing the large overview of a collection and its needs. And... more...

  • The Teaching Libraryby Scott Walter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.00

    Get the information needed to advocate for the significance of your library! How do you make the case that your library is a valuable instruction center? The Teaching Library helps librarians assess data on information literacy instruction programs so that they can better support the teaching role of the academic library in campus settings.... more...

  • Tablet Computers in the Academic Libraryby Rebecca K. Miller; Heather Moorefield-Lang; Carolyn Meier

    American Library Association 2014; US$ 25.00

    This roundup of the latest discussions on the topic is a relevant prism through which readers can discover ways to improve reference and instructional services at all academic libraries. more...

  • The Postcolonial Museumby Iain Chambers; Alessandra De Angelis; Celeste Ianniciello; Mariangela Orabona; Michaela Quadraro

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Transformation of museums from physical places to cultural spaces provides the opportunity to re-examine and reassess histories, sounds, voices, images, memories, bodies, expression and cultures previously repressed by the historical and traditional frames of Occidental thought. Developing the ‘postcolonial’ museum in an age of mass migrations,... more...

  • Migrating Heritageby Perla Innocenti

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Bringing together an international forum of experts, this book looks at how museums, libraries and other public cultural institutions respond to the effects of globalisation, mobility and migration across Europe. It puts forward examples of innovative practice and policies that reflect these challenges, looking at issues such as how institutions present... more...

  • Information Beyond Bordersby W. Boyd Rayward

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book analyses the dynamics of the emerging networks of individuals, organizations, technologies and publications by which means information was exchanged across and through all kinds of borders and boundaries in this period. It extends the frame within which historical discourse about information can take place by bringing together scholars not... more...

  • Cataloging the Worldby Alex Wright

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 18.99

    The dream of capturing and organizing knowledge is as old as history. From the archives of ancient Sumeria and the Library of Alexandria to the Library of Congress and Wikipedia, humanity has wrestled with the problem of harnessing its intellectual output. The timeless quest for wisdom has been as much about information storage and retrieval as creative... more...

  • Using the Biological Literatureby Diane Schmidt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    The biological sciences cover a broad array of literature types, from younger fields like molecular biology with its reliance on recent journal articles, genomic databases, and protocol manuals to classic fields such as taxonomy with its scattered literature found in monographs and journals from the past three centuries. Using the Biological Literature:... more...

  • A Life in Storytellingby Binnie Tate Wilkin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99

    A Life in Storytelling contains the reflections and lessons from one of the most noted storytellers of our times. The sections of the book are designed to provide background material for the art and craft of storytelling, the methods and uses of storytelling, sources and examples of stories, and a broad selection of over 100 stories briefly annotated.... more...