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  • Programming for Adultsby Raymond Ranier

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 62.99

    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$ 91.22

    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$ 83.62

    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...

  • Successful Enquiry Answering Every Timeby Tim Buckley Owen

    Facet Publishing 2012; US$ 68.40

    This best-selling 'one-stop' practical guide is designed to help all information professionals become self-sufficient in answering enquiries. more...

  • 50+ Library Services: Innovation in Actionby Diantha Dow Schull

    American Library Association 2013; Not Available

    The wisdom and insight contained in this book can help make the library a center for positive aging. more...

  • LOEX-of-the-West 2012: Creative Landscapes in Southern Californiaby Jennifer Rosenfeld; Raida Gatten

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00

    Over 160 librarians from across the United States and Canada attended the biennial LOEX-of-the-West conference on the campus of Woodbury University in Burbank, California from June 6-8, 2012. The conference theme, 'Creative Landscapes: Information Literacy for all Terrains', reflects the shear diversity of ways in which librarians across North... more...

  • Try Your Hand at Thisby Kathy MacMillan

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 45.99

    This guide demonstrates everything from how to set up programming involving sign language for all ages, to dealing with and paying interpreters, and from publicizing programs to the public and within the deaf community, to evaluating and improving the library's sign language collection. Kathy MacMillan's impressive understanding and knowledge of the... more...

  • Not Your Ordinary Librarianby Ashanti White

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 80.00

    When you picture a librarian, what do you imagine? An old white woman with glasses and a prudish disposition? That is the image that many people conjure up when asked to picture a librarian; with 82 per cent of the professional force being female and the average age of a librarian at 45, coupled with popular stereotypical images, it is difficult to... more...

  • Libraries and Archivesby Tomas Lidman

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 65.00

    Libraries and Archives analyses the facts and arguments behind an increasing debate as to what extent libraries and archives are fulfilling the same missions. Despite the fact that they have different legal statuses, legal frameworks, and the work-flow looks very different, some politicians and bureaucrats think that there is much to gain if the two... more...

  • Serving Grandfamilies in Librariesby Sarah Gough; Pat Feehan; Denise Lyons

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 52.99

    In Serving Grandfamilies in Libraries: A Handbook and Programming Guide , Sarah Gough, Pat Feehan, and Denise Lyons have taken everything learned from their research on developing GrandFamily Resource Collections and leading grandfamily programming in several states and put it in this easy to use guide. They share the successes and failures of... more...