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Library & Information Science

  • The School Librarian as Curriculum Leaderby Jody Howard

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 45.00

    This reference provides school library professors with strategies and tips for creating future school leaders out of current LIS students. Drawing upon her extensive experience as a school librarian, author Jody K. Howard heralds the library professional's role as information specialist, instructional partner, and curriculum advocate. Her insider's... more...

  • Concise Guide to Information Literacy, 2nd Editionby Scott Lanning

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 40.00

    A student's textbook and an instructional reference for educators: the second edition of Concise Guide to Information Literacy is both. It teaches students what information literacy is and why it is an important skill to develop?for their schoolwork as well as for success in life outside of school. The guide covers major areas in the information... more...

  • Assembling the Pieces of a Systematic Reviewby Margaret J. Foster; Sarah T. Jewell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 89.99

    This book guides librarians in defining and marketing their services, covering topics such as co-authorship, stakeholders, developing documentation and conducting the reference interview, systematic reviews standards, search strategy techniques, and best practices for reporting the findings. more...

  • Classification Made Simpleby Eric J. Hunter

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    This established textbook introduces the essentials of classification as used for information processing. The third edition takes account of developments that have taken place since the second edition was published in 2002. Classification Made Simple provides a useful gateway to more advanced works and the study of specific schemes. As an introductory... more...

  • The Academic Library and Its Usersby Peter Jordan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    The many recent changes in higher and further education mean that it is more important than ever to analyse the needs of academic library users, and both promote and provide the service they require. This constructive book, pervaded throughout by the impact of IT on the learning environment, surveys the influences on today's academic library, and... more...

  • Effective Library and Information Centre Managementby Jo Bryson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 79.95

    This comprehensive handbook covers key management issues and will guide information professionals through the maze of common problems. To reflect the increasing integration of library, information centre, records, IT and telecommunications management, the book takes an integrated approach to managing the modern information centre. Topics covered... more...

  • The Future of Classificationby Rita Marcella; Arthur Maltby

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Classification now has to encompass ?non-physical? media such as the Internet, yet still ensure access to knowledge held in traditional physical forms on library shelves. What does this mean for the future, and can classification cope with the virtual library? Written by a group of internationally-known specialists, this book reassesses traditional... more...

  • Gower Handbook of Library and Information Managementby Ray Prytherch

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 154.95

    This Gower Handbook is an authoritative guide to both the traditional and newer aspects of library and information management. Edited by Ray Prytherch, it brings together the insight of a range of respected contributors, who offer advice on the management, storage, retrieval, analysis, marketing and delivery of information. The book begins with Part... more...

  • Achieving Cultural Change in Networked Librariesby William Foster; Bruce J. Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The advent of globally networked information is a historic change. Educational, commercial and industrial institutions depend on its effective exploitation for their success, but cultural and human factors are the biggest obstacles. This book looks at the roots of these problems and how they may be overcome, through understanding recent developments... more...

  • Records Management Handbookby Ira A. Penn; Gail B. Pennix

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 134.95

    Records Management Handbook is a complete guide to the practice of records and information management. Written from a multi-media perspective and with a comprehensive systems design orientation, the authors present proven management strategies for developing, implementing and operating a ?21st century? records management programme. Where most available... more...