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- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2009; US$ 25.00
Let us start with a simple scenario: a man asks a woman "how high is Mount Everest?" The woman replies "29,029 feet." Nothing could be simpler. Now let us suppose that rather than standing in a room, or sitting on a bus, the man is at his desk and the woman is 300 miles away with the conversation taking place using e-mail. Still simple? Certainly--it... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 84.99
Library User Education contains 43 chapters, which explore the value and impact of collaboration and partnerships in academic library user education programs. This is a highly useful and current text, which covers a range of specific programs, formats, and strategies. Examples of many institutions' information literacy efforts and effective evaluation... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00
Computer based information systems represent an ever-growing component within healthcare organisations. There is now more than ever a high demand to develop effective systems that will manage healthcare information. Parallel to that there is even greater need to develop more reliable and efficient ways to use information to assist in making viable... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00
Sketches the legislative underpinning to advances in the area of library disability service provision, and points out the role of the customer service values inherent in the library profession which should not be underestimated as a contributing factor to this story of improvement. In particular, emphasises the need to focus on the human rather than... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00
It has become increasingly common for libraries to provide a reference service which operates via e-mail or through online forms. This paper compares the performance of three digital reference services available on the World Wide Web, namely, AllExperts, Ask a Librarian, and Internet Public Library (a fourth service, Ask Bob, was included initially... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
Information behavior studies are a growing body of research that highlights the importance of information for everyone in the information age. This e-book presents an international and diverse range of studies and insights into the current state of theories and models of information behavior. There is an emphasis on the social\personal\human dimensions... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 152.00
This book is aimed at all librarians and information professionals working in culturally diverse environments, whether in an academic, public or commercial setting. It addresses the issues of communication, diplomatic etiquette and common courtesies from a wide range of cultures and of how to provide library services across cultural boundaries... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 92.27
The changes brought about by the World Wide Web and the explosion of electronic media have called into question many of the assumptions on which national bibliographies have been founded. The need was growing of a route map to navigate through unchartes territories. After a preparation period of several years, IFLA´s Bibliography Section endorsed... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 42.00
This introduction will help plan for attracting this rapidly growing Spanish-speaking population into the library and library services, a major challenge to librarians in small public libraries who have no Spanish-speaking staff. Providing services to Spanish speakers is both an honor and a challenge. Before public institutions venture into reaching... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 79.99
A Field Guide to the Information Commons describes the emergence of the concept of the information commons in libraries and its rapid spread and adoption, and includes a variety of contributed articles and descriptive, structured entries for various information commons in libraries. more...