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  • Library Services for Multicultural Patronsby Carol Smallwood; Kim Becnel

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 64.99

    Library Services for Multicultural Patrons provides librarians of all types who want to better serve the multicultural groups in their communities with easy-to-implement suggestions for collaborative efforts, many rich and diverse programming ideas, strategies for improving reference services and library instruction to speakers of English as a... more...

  • New Directions in Referenceby Bryon D. Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Design and deliver traditional reference services in new and innovative ways Librarians work in an environment of constant change created by new technology, budget restraints, inflationary costs, and rising user expectations. New Directions in Reference examines how they can use new and innovative methods to design and deliver traditional reference... more...

  • Library Users and Reference Servicesby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    This useful book helps reference librarians understand the information seeking needs and behaviors of the diverse groups of people in the communities they serve. With the increasing diversity of the American population, librarians striving to plan and deliver excellent reference services must enhance their understanding of how best to assist many types... more...

  • Weeding and Maintenance of Reference Collectionsby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Here is unique volume offering practical advice on weeding and maintaining reference collections. It covers different types of libraries--academic, corporate, public--and problems, and librarians describe in detail methods and criteria used by their libraries in weeding their reference collections. Dr. Pierce has organized the topics of her book... more...

  • Reference Assessment and Evaluationby Tom Diamond; Mark Sanders

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.00

    Learn effective ways to assess and evaluate reference services in YOUR library Innovation and the constant evolution of technology continually spur academic librarians to find superior ways to deliver high quality reference service to students, faculty, and researchers. Reference Assessment and Evaluation offers librarians and administrators a plethora... more...

  • Outreach Services in Academic and Special Librariesby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Discover innovative outreach services you can implement for your library! Outreach Services in Academic and Special Libraries examines the creation and delivery of outreach programs designed to promote awareness of the library by meeting the information needs of underserved or uninformed patrons. This book contains the experiences of academic and... more...

  • Evolving Internet Reference Resourcesby Rita Pellen; William Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    Save time and avoid trouble as you search the Internet for reliable resources Evolving Internet Reference Resources provides both beginning and experienced researchers with a comprehensive overview of the key information sources available online in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. This invaluable book is your guide to the best free and... more...

  • Programming for Adultsby Raymond Ranier

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 54.99

    This book addresses all aspects of the programming process, from idea to execution, from crafts and entertainment to film, arts and science. Included are sources of funding, contracts and agreements, programming to meet the library's mission, and program evaluation. more...

  • How to Give Your Users the LIS Services They Wantby Sheila Pantry; Peter Griffiths

    Facet Publishing 2009; US$ 79.92

    With the challenges of a constantly changing job market, shifting information-seeking behaviour and a vast array of resources continually being produced, library and information services need to constantly keep one step, or more, ahead of their users. This text helps in understanding users of the services - the what, why, where, when, how and who. more...

  • Envisioning Future Academic Library Servicesby Sue McKnight

    Facet Publishing 2010; US$ 79.92

    There are huge challenges facing the library and information science profession. Librarians need to be 'blended professionals' who can take their professional skills and experience, and adapt them to different business models and strategic challenges. This work intends to stimulate strategic and innovative thinking and questions the status quo. more...