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Library & Information Science

  • Open Access and the Future of Scholarly Communicationby Kevin L. Smith; Katherine A. Dickson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 44.99

    This volume of Creating the 21st-Century Academic Library looks closely at issues of policy and infrastructure for libraries that wish to provide leadership on their campus in the transition to more open forms of scholarship. The authors discuss how to make the case for open access on campus, as well as the political and policy implications of libraries... more...

  • Distributed Learningby Tasha Maddison; Maha Kumaran

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 78.95

    The field of distributed learning is constantly evolving. Online technology provides instructors with the flexibility to offer meaningful instruction to students who are at a distance or in some cases right on campus, but still unable to be physically present in the classroom. This dynamic environment challenges librarians to monitor, learn, adapt,... more...

  • The Dictionary of the Bookby Sidney E. Berger

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 124.99

    The Dictionary of the Book: A Glossary of for Book Collectors, Book Sellers, Librarians, and Others is the definitive glossary of the book, offering readers all the terms they will need for thorough understanding of how books are made, the materials they are made of, and how they are described in the bookselling, book collecting, and library... more...

  • Managing Academic Librariesby Susan Higgins

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 80.00

    Managing Academic Libraries: Principles and Practice is aimed at professionals within the Library and Information Services (LIS) who are interested in learning more about the management of academic libraries. Written against a backdrop made up of the changes that digital technology has brought to academic libraries, this book uncovers how the library... more...

  • Innovative LibGuides Applicationsby Ryan L. Sittler; Aaron W. Dobbs

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 54.99

    Innovative LibGuides Applications: Real World Examples shows both new and experienced users methods to utilize the platform in ways that they may not have previously considered. This includes topics such as website and learning management system integration, digital collections, data-drive decision-making, information literacy instruction, library... more...

  • Integrating LibGuides into Library Websitesby Aaron W. Dobbs; Ryan L. Sittler

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 54.99

    Integrating LibGuides into Library Websites introduces ideas and options for both newer users and administrators. This authoritative LITA Guide covers responsive, mobile-first web design and provides overviews and in-depth information for LibGuides authors and administrators. Are you looking for both theoretical and concrete ideas to implement... more...

  • Collections Vol 12 N. 3by Juilee Decker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 24.99

    "Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals" is a multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the discussion of all aspects of handling, preserving, researching, and organizing collections. Curators, archivists, collections managers, preparators, registrars, educators, students, and others contribute. more...

  • Successful Fundraising for the Academic Libraryby Kathryn Dilworth; Laura Sloop Henzl

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 78.95

    Successful Fundraising for the Academic Library: Philanthropy in Higher Education covers fundraising, a task that is often grouped into a combination role that may include, for example, the university museum or performance venue, thus diluting the opportunity for successful fundraising. Because the traditional model for higher education fundraising... more...

  • Web Indicators for Research Evaluationby Michael Thelwall

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2016; US$ 48.00

    In recent years there has been an increasing demand for research evaluation within universities and other research-based organisations. In parallel, there has been an increasing recognition that traditional citation-based indicators are not able to reflect the societal impacts of research and are slow to appear. This has led to the creation of new... more...

  • Libraries of Lightby Alistair Black

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    For the first hundred years or so of their history, public libraries in Britain were built in an array of revivalist architectural styles. This backward-looking tradition was decisively broken in the 1960s as many new libraries were erected up and down the country. In this new Routledge book, Alistair Black argues that the architectural modernism... more...