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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Mobile Devicesby Ben Rawlins

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    As more users expect to use their mobile devices, librarians will want and need to develop the necessary skills to reach this growing user base. Mobile Devices: A Practical Guide for Librarians will aid libraries and librarians as they go through the process of planning, developing, implementing, marketing, and evaluating mobile services. more...

  • Using iPhones, iPads, and iPodsby Matthew Connolly; Tony Cosgrave

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    Using iPhones and iPads: A Practical Guide for Librarians offers library professionals a clear path to Apple readiness. The authors combine their experience in library public services and mobile technology to provide easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions to help you get up to speed. 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...

  • Management of Library and Archival Securityby Robert K O'Neill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.00

    Providing a substantive approach to the issue, Management of Library and Archival Security: From the Outside Looking In gives librarians and collection directors practical and helpful suggestions for developing policies and procedures to minimize theft. In addition, this text prepares you to deal with the aftermath of a robbery or natural disaster... more...

  • Eco-Library Designby John A. Flannery; Karen M. Smith

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    Good design should be an integral part of every library, no matter how grand or modest its scale. Featuring projects which have already been realized, this book shows how the design and engineering of libraries need not compromise a site?s varied ecology. more...

  • The Green Library - Die grüne Bibliothekby Petra Hauke; Karen Latimer; Klaus Ulrich Werner

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    Contributions and case studies from Germany and other European countries, as well as from Asia, Australia and the US, demonstrate different aspects of reducing the "ecological footprint" in libraries. As well as looking at everyday procedures, the social role and responsibility of libraries as leaders in environmental sustainability are... more...

  • Contemporary Library Architectureby Ken Worpole

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95

    Focusing on the practical issues which need to be addressed by anyone involved in library design, here Ken Worpole offers his renowned expertise to architects, planners, library professionals, students, local government officers and members interested in creating and sustaining successful library buildings and services. Contemporary Library Architecture:... more...