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  • 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...

  • 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$ 59.99

    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...

  • Successful Enquiry Answering Every Timeby Tim Buckley Owen

    Facet Publishing 2012; US$ 63.92

    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; US$ 44.00

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

  • Try Your Hand at Thisby Kathy MacMillan

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 43.99

    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...