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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...

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

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.00

    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 guidelines... 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...

  • Case Studies in Library Securityby Bruce A. Shuman

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 63.00

    This book employs a familiar vehicle in library literature?the case study?but in a departure from the expected, takes that time-honored genre into a new dimension. Shuman uses the conversational narrative as a vehicle for portraying 40 security and safety issues that may arise in libraries, disturbing or vexing patrons and library staff members, alike.... more...

  • Emergency Preparedness for Librariesby Julie Todaro

    Government Institutes 2009; US$ 84.99

    Despite the volumes of information they contain, few libraries, whose population at any given moment is as unpredictable as the weather, know how to prepare for, endure, and survive a disaster, whether natural or man-made, and even fewer put their know-how to paper. Emergency Preparedness for Libraries provides library management with a comprehensive... more...

  • Facilities Planning for School Library Media and Technology Centers, Second Editionby STEVEN M. BAULE

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 40.00

    Plan, design, and build the library of your dreams! Use this step-by-step guide to remodel or build your new library. Includes case studies from practitioners on common facilities issues. Also includes ready-to-use sample tools and floor plans! This step-by-step guide offers all the technological and practical information needed to make a functional,... more...