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  • Academic Librarian: Singing in the Rain, Part 1by Steve O'Connor

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    Papers from the second 'Academic librarian' conference: 'Singing in the rain' held March 2010. Provides perspectives and views from widely different systems and circumstances, on the future of academic libraries and librarians: from Australia, Canada, China, the UK, and Finland among others. more...

  • Change Management in Academic Libraries 1by Steve O'Connor

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    Papers in this e-book are selected from the excellent conference held in Hong Kong titled ‘Academic Librarian; dinosaur or Phoenix?’ The conference was organized by and held at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in April 2007. The title of the conference was drawn from a paper written some years earlier by Colin Steele who was, at that time,... more...

  • Supporting Research in Area Studiesby Lesley Pitman

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 78.95

    Supporting Research in Area Studies: A Guide for Academic Libraries focuses on the study of other countries or regions of the world, crossing traditional disciplinary boundaries in the humanities and social sciences. The book provides a comprehensive guide for academic libraries supporting communities of researchers, exploring the specialist requirements... more...

  • Emerging Roles Of Health Sciences Librarians Part 2by Jean P. Shipman; Sarah Barbara Watstein

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    Health sciences librarians no longer only find themselves staffing reference desks or building collections. Their activities range from being active participants in health care teams to providing training to the general public. Emerging roles are surfacing in all arenas served by health sciences libraries: educational, clinical, research and administration. more...

  • Metadata and Semantics for Digital Libraries and Information Centresby David Raitt

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    In 2005, a group of scholars decided to start a conference series related to metadata as a concrete research and inquiry discipline, called MTSR (Metadata and Semantics Research conference). The first conference took place completely online in 2005, and the second is being organized as a hybrid (part physical, part on-line) event by the Ionian Academy... more...

  • Change Management in Academic Libraries - 2by Steve O'Connor

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    Papers in this e-book are selected from the excellent conference held in Hong Kong titled ‘Academic Librarian; dinosaur or Phoenix?’ The conference was organized by and held at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in April 2007. The title of the conference was drawn from a paper written some years earlier by Colin Steele who was, at that time,... more...

  • Measuring Qualityby Roswitha Poll; Peter te Boekhorst

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 0.00

    The first edition of this handbook appeared in 1996 and dealt with academic libraries. It gained wide acceptance and was translated into five other languages. After ten years the new edition widens the perspective to public libraries and adds indicators for electronic services and cost-effectiveness. The handbook has been considerably enlarged,... more...

  • Outsourcing Library Operations in Academic Libraries: An Overview of Issues and Outcomesby Claire-Lise Benaud; Sever Bordeianu

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 48.00

    As outsourcing becomes more commonplace in libraries, the need for a authoritative guide becomes indisputable. This book, designed to give librarians a broad understanding of outsourcing issues in academic libraries, synthesizes prevailing theories on the topic and describes current outsourcing practices in all areas of librarianship. After a historical... more...

  • School Libraries Head for the Edge: Rants, Recommendations, and Reflectionsby Doug Johnson

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 45.00

    This compilation of media and technology guru Doug Johnson's Library Media Connection columns offers his unique perspective on the role of the library media specialist in today's world. more...

  • Guidelines for Legislative Librariesby Keith Cuninghame

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 0.00

    The scale of change in the provision of information and research services since the original edition of this guide (published 1993), in particular the development of the Internet, meant that it soon became clear that a more or less complete re-write was needed, rather than simply a revision of the existing text. However, the new edition has... more...