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    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    This is the second of two ebooks dealing with digital preservation. more...

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    American Library Association 2014; US$ 56.00

    While it's inspiring to ponder the libraries of the 22nd century, it's a lot more practical to think ahead to the next five years. That's just what Varnum and his hand-picked team of contributors have done, showing library technology staff and administrators where to invest time and money to receive the greatest benefits. more...

  • Reading and the Reference Librarianby Juris Dilevko; Lisa Gottlieb

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2003; US$ 49.95

    Reference librarians are no longer expected to know much about the information they find; they are merely expected to find it. Technological competency rather than knowledge has become the order of the day. In many respects, reference service has become a matter of typing search terms into a library's online catalog or a web search engine and providing... more...

  • The Librarian's Guide to Academic Research in the Cloudby Steven Ovadia

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 80.00

    The cloud can be a powerful tool for conducting and managing research. The Librarian?s Guide to Academic Research in the Cloud is a practical guide to using cloud services from a librarian?s point of view. As well as discussing how to use various cloud-based services, the title considers the various privacy and data portability issues associated with... more...

  • Transitioning from Librarian to Middle Managerby Pixey Mosley

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 45.00

    Through her unique perspective the author provides insight into the many different areas of expertise that are required in a good manager. These include how to handle cliques, how to handle the perceived or real excellence of the previous manager, how to handle difficult subordinates, and many others. The aspiring manager, or one recently promoted... more...

  • The Romance of Librariesby Madeleine Lefebvre; Michael Gorman

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 31.99

    In the halls of knowledge, amidst the towering stacks of books, more than just facts and fiction await. The Romance of Libraries is a collection of true accounts of emotional attachments formed in and with libraries and the library field. Madeleine J. Lefebvre has gathered personal narratives from around the world from people who work in or use libraries.... more...

  • Time and Project Management Strategies for Librariansby Carol Smallwood; Jason Kuhl; Lisa Fraser

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 54.99

    As budgets for libraries continue to shrink, the key challenge facing the 21st century librarian is finding how to do more with less. This book features more than thirty essays that provide valuable tips for the professional who must cope with increasing demands upon their resources. Librarians will get tips on how to identify the most important... more...

  • An Overview of the Changing Role of the Systems Librarianby Edward Iglesias

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 75.00

    This book presents a series of case studies from systems librarians all over the world. It documents how the profession has changed in recent years with the introduction of new web technologies services such as hosted databases that are supported by vendors rather than in-house, as well as shifts in technology management. New skill sets are constantly... more...

  • Active Learning Techniques for Librariansby Andrew Walsh; Padma Inala

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.00

    A practical work outlining the theory and practice of using active learning techniques in library settings. It explains the theory of active learning and argues for its importance in our teaching and is illustrated using a large number of examples of techniques that can be easily transferred and used in teaching library and information skills to a... more...

  • The Information and Knowledge Professional's Career Handbookby Ulla de Stricker; Jill Hurst-Wahl

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 85.00

    The definitive guide to developing and managing a successful career in the information profession: Information Professionals and Knowledge Managers deal with significant challenges in building successful careers for a number of reasons associated with common misperceptions of their expertise and roles. In environments where they must often justify... more...