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  • Disaster Recovery for Archives, Libraries and Records Management Systems in Australia and New Zealandby Judith Doig

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 30.00

    Floods, fires or earthquakes can cause critical damage to books and to records. A recovery effort which is well-intentioned but ill-informed or hasty may make the damage far worse. What should be done? What should not be done? This is the first book on disaster recovery specifically tailored for the Australasian market. The book discusses factors which... more...

  • A Most Delicate Monsterby Jean Dartnall

    Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 30.00

    A Most Delicate Monster will be particularly useful for practitioners. The focus is on the running of small special libraries and particularly the one-person library. A professional outlook is maintained without neglecting the full range of tasks required in a one-person library. The practical orientation is supported by the use of checklists. Although... more...

  • Apps for Librarians: Using the Best Mobile Technology to Educate, Create, and Engageby Nicole Hennig

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 45.00

    How can your library?and your patrons?benefit from mobile apps? This guidebook offers a solid foundation in "app-literacy," supplying librarians with the knowledge to review and recommend apps, offer workshops, and become the app expert for their communities. more...

  • Konflikt- und Gefahrensituationen in Bibliothekenby Martin Eichhorn

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00

    This well-established guideline is based on a compilation of experiences in situations of conflict and danger in libraries. Its focus is on prevention, with suggested approaches for managing difficult situations. New themes covered in the third edition include Internet-related conflict situations (such as the flashmob and shitstorm), in-house... more...

  • Technology Disaster Response and Recovery Planningby Mary Mallery

    American Library Association 2015; US$ 47.00

    Featuring contributions from librarians who offer hard-won advice gained from personal experience, this compendium leads readers through a step-by-step process of creating a library technology disaster response and recovery plan. more...

  • Library Securityby Steve Albrecht

    American Library Association 2015; US$ 44.00

    Through the methods outlined in this book, Albrecht demonstrates that effective communication not only makes library users feel more comfortable but also increases staff morale, ensuring the library is place where everyone feels welcome. more...

  • IFLA Library Building Guidelines: Developments & Reflectionsby Karen Latimer; Hellen Niegaard; IFLA

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 126.00

    The information society and the information age are changing library services as well as library premises. This raises questions about what needs to be considered when planning and designing new library buildings in order to achieve attractive, efficient and future-oriented new library spaces. This new publication provides information and... more...

  • Libraries and Learning Resource Centresby Brian Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 104.95

    Libraries and Learning Resource Centres is a comprehensive reference text examining the changing role and design of library buildings. Critical evaluations of international case studies demonstrate the principles of library design. Available for the first time in full colour, the second edition of the work focuses particularly on the important question... more...

  • Teen Spacesby Kimberly Bolan

    ALA Editions 2008; US$ 40.00

    Library directors, teen librarians, and school library media specialists will welcome the inspiration from hundreds of teen spaces around the world, along with hands-on suggestions for revamping their own library. more...

  • Managing Facilities for Resultsby Cheryl Bryan

    ALA Editions 2007; US$ 55.00

    With examples ranging from small to large small public libraries, this volume is equally valuable for school, special, and academic librarians who are faced with similar space repurposing challenges. Any library can embrace these practical, proven techniques for addressing community needs -- by creating a blueprint that prioritizes services and creates... more...