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Library & Information Science

  • Emotion in the Library Workplaceby Samantha Schmehl Hines; Miriam Matteson

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 114.95

    Authors explore application of the study of emotion in the library workplace and look at future trends in the area. Library managers will take away knowledge about how the library workplace can and should operate with consideration toward emotion, and will glean ideas for implementation with their own staff and services. more...

  • The Library Staff Development Handbookby Mary Grace Flaherty

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 42.00

    Using examples, tips, suggestions for resources, samples, and anecdotes from a wide variety of library practitioners and settings, The Library Staff Development Handbook shows how to create an environment that nurtures individuals while encouraging staff opportunities in order to generate optimal institutional performance. more...

  • Managing Library Technologyby Carson Block

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 36.00

    This guide will help library managers understand the underpinnings of technology and how to powerfully manage tech to serve patrons and staff alike. You’ll find easy-to-follow exercises and tools that have been tested in real-world situations. Step-by-step instructions for crucial processes including technology planning are included. more...

  • Digital Participation through Social Living Labsby Michael Dezuanni; Marcus Foth; Kerry Mallan; Hilary Hughes

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 79.95

    Digital Participation through Social Living Labs connects two largely separate debates: On the one hand, high speed internet access and associated technologies are often heralded as a means to bring about not only connectivity, but also innovation, economic development, new jobs, and regional prosperity. On the other hand, community development... more...

  • A Practical Guide to Library of Congress Classificationby Karen Snow

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 27.00

    A Practical Guide to Library of Congress Classification is a hands-on introduction to LC Classification. It examines each part of the LCC call number, how it’s assembled, and guides the reader through each step of finding and constructing LCC class numbers in Classification Web. Exercises give readers immediate practice with what they just learned.... more...

  • Teaching to Individual Differences in Science and Engineering Librarianshipby Jeanine Mary Williamson

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 78.95

    Teaching to Individual Differences in Science and Engineering Librarianship: Adapting Library Instruction to Learning Styles and Personality Characteristics applies learning styles and personality characteristics to science and engineering library instruction. After introducing the idea that individuals tend to choose college majors and occupations... more...

  • Taking Your Library Career to the Next Levelby Holly Hibner; Mary Kelly

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 78.95

    Taking Your Library Career to the Next Level: Participating, Publishing, and Presenting helps librarians establish a brand and name recognition in their area of expertise, suggesting how to write winning proposals for both publication and presentation and places to publish. In addition, it covers how to conquer fears of public speaking and how to... more...

  • Information and Innovationby Jean P. Shipman; Barbara A. Ulmer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 71.00

    Information and Innovation: A Natural Combination for Health Sciences Libraries uses case studies to illustrate how various health sciences libraries have partnered with innovators by offering valuable services and creative products and spaces– especially innovators who create medical digital therapeutics devices and apps. more...

  • Assessing Library Space for Learningby Susan E. Montgomery

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 42.00

    In Assessing Library Space for Learning , chapters discuss library usage at academic institutions and how that usage is an integral part of the student learning experience. Readers will gain an understanding of the library space as a valuable learning space and the steps librarians need to take to assess learning in the academic library. more...

  • Video Marketing for Librariesby Heather A. Dalal; Robin O'Hanlon; Karen L. Yacobucci

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 61.00

    Video Marketing for Libraries provides step-by-step instructions on how to produce videos designed to market your library and strategies to assess their impact. Topics include crafting your message, writing the script, casting, filming, editing, publishing, using online tools & animation software, and assessment. more...