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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...

  • 3D Printing: A Powerful New Curriculum Tool for Your School Libraryby Lesley Cano

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 45.00

    This fascinating primer illustrates how 3D printing can be used in different curriculum areas to engage and inspire your K?12 students. You'll gain insight into the printing process and learn how to best utilize multi-dimensional equipment in your library. Written in non-technical language, the book introduces the technology, shows how to get started,... more...

  • Academic Branch Libraries in Changing Timesby Nevenka Zdravkovska

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 80.00

    Are academic branch libraries going to be extinct in the near future? In these difficult economic times, when collections are digitized rapidly, is there still a need for a separate unit within proximity to the department, school, or college with a subject-based or subject-specific collection? Academic Branch Libraries in Changing Times gives a brief... more...

  • Academic Libraries in the US and Chinaby Hanrong Wang; Bethany Latham

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 80.00

    Academic libraries have a long history both in the USA and China, with institutions developing along different trajectories, and responding to the rapidly changing library environment globally. Academic Libraries in the US and China compares current practices within Library and Information Science (LIS) in the USA and China, giving an historical overview... more...

  • The Academic Research Library in A Decade of Changeby Reg Carr

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 70.00

    This book starts from the premise that the last decade has brought more changes for the academic research library than any ever previously known. The book provides an authoritative overview and analysis of the issues and challenges affecting academic research libraries from the closing years of the 20th century onwards. While the focus on this period... more...

  • Achieving Transformational Change in Academic Librariesby Stephen Mossop

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 80.00

    Academic libraries undergo episodes of strategic change. Transformational change may be seen as fundamentally different from other kinds of change. A part of this process is often deep level cultural change. At the individual level this may be traumatic, but at the strategic level, such change can prove essential. Achieving Transformational Change... more...

  • Assessing for Learning: Librarians and Teachers as Partners, 2nd Editionby Violet Harada; Joan Yoshina

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00

    Coauthors Harada and Yoshina authored the first text that focused on learning assessment in a school library context. In this revised and expanded version of Assessing for Learning: Librarians and Teachers as Partners , they continue to shed light on the issue of school librarians helping students to assess for learning. The book begins with... more...

  • Best Practices for Corporate Librariesby Marjorie Porter; Sigrid Kelsey

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 70.00

    With information driving today's global economy, corporate librarians must become even more proactive in their daily assignments. Best Practices for Corporate Libraries will help them do just that through a series of papers that offer an international array of opinion and practice methods. This book showcases current practices in corporate library... more...