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  • Librarianship and Human Rightsby Toni Samek

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 70.00

    In this book, the reader will encounter a myriad of urgent library and information voices reflecting contemporary local, national, and transnational calls to action on conflicts generated by failures to acknowledge human rights, by struggles for recognition and representation, by social exclusion, and the library institution?s role therein. These voices... more...

  • A Leadership Primer for New Librariansby Suzanne Byke; Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 70.00

    This book provides strategies and practical tips for leadership development in the field of librarianship. With the increase of both new graduates entering the field and upcoming retirements, there is a foreseeable gap in library leadership. Many early-career librarians will move into roles they are not ready for and others will find themselves having... more...

  • Digital Preservation - Part IIby Bradford Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

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

  • The Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Knowby Kenneth J. Varnum

    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...

  • New on the Jobby Hilda K. Weisburg; Ruth Toor

    American Library Association 2015; US$ 40.00

    From job search strategies and discovering work philosophy to the nitty-gritty details of creating acceptable use policies, this revised and updated edition, which includes a new foreword from Sarah Kelly Johns, shares the joys and perils of the profession along with a wealth of practical advice from decades of experience in school library programs. more...

  • Activism and the School Librarian: Tools for Advocacy and Survivalby Deborah Levitov

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 45.00

    ? Practical advice from expert advocates ? Step-by-step guidance for developing an advocacy program ? A comprehensive glossary of terms ? An examination of the proactive role of school librarians in successful advocacy initiatives 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...