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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

    Smartphones and other mobile devices that support downloadable applications?universally referred to as "apps"?can be used to foster productivity, conduct research, or read and study. Additionally, savvy librarians can better serve their communities by gaining expertise in mobile technologies and being qualified to make app recommendations to patrons.... 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$ 133.00

    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...

  • Case Studies in Library Securityby Bruce Shuman

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00

    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$ 92.99

    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...