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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 48.99
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 72.99
Reference service remains a core function of modern libraries. However, how and where we provide assistance has evolved with changing technologies and the shifting habits and preferences of our users. One way libraries can provide the on-demand, in-person assistance while managing and developing new services and resources that will benefit current... more...
- 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...