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  • The Evaluation of Worldwide Digital Reference Services in Librariesby Jia Liu

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 70.00

    This book outlines and evaluates the digital reference services in libraries worldwide. The work is based on an international collaborative project between two groups from German and Chinese institutions, during which digital reference services provided by nearly 200 libraries all over the world were evaluated. The book also examines the reasons for... more...

  • Enabling End-Usersby Ann Poyner

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 70.00

    This introductory book suggests ways of approaching some of the problems library and information professionals face as they prepare to offer end user education or training through personal tuition. Advice is given about how to take stock of existing library and information services in relation to their place and value within organisations. It examines... more...

  • Benutzungsdienste in Bibliothekenby Wilhelm Hilpert; Bertold Gillitzer; Sven Kuttner; Stephan Schwarz

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 91.00

    Das Buch bietet einen umfassenden Einblick in alle Aspekte der Benutzung moderner Bibliotheken. Zentrales Thema ist der Bibliothekskunde mit seinen Wünschen und seinem Verhalten. Daneben sind die Aufbewahrung und Präsentation der klassischen Bestände sowie die Verfügbarkeit und das Angebot elektronischer Medien inhaltliche Schwerpunkte,... more...

  • Making the Library Accessible for Allby Jane Vincent

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 61.00

    Accessibility is becoming an issue that libraries can no longer ignore. Making the Library Accessible for All provides a holistic guide to accessibility that addresses common issues and gives strategies for responding to unique situations. This book is a single-source guide relevant to all library functions that librarians can easily refer to... more...

  • Managing the Twenty-First Century Reference Departmentby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Learn the skills needed to update and manage a reference department that efficiently meets the needs of clients todayand tomorrow! Managing the Twenty-First Century Reference Department: Challenges and Prospects provides librarians with the knowledge and skills they need to manage an effective reference service. Full of useful and practical ideas,... more...

  • Library Services for Adults in the 21st Centuryby Elsie Okobi

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 60.00

    Develop the competencies needed to provide effective adult services in modern public libraries with this comprehensive guidebook. more...

  • Making Libraries Accessibleby Char Booth

    American Library Association 2014; Not Available

    In this issue of Library Technology Reports, editor Booth makes the case that that attention to the core principles of consistency, flexibility, and simplicity go hand in hand with libraries’ commitments to open information and accessibility. more...

  • Readers' Advisory Service in North American Public Libraries, 1870-2005by Juris Dilevko; Candice F. C. Magowan

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 49.95

    Beginning in the early 1980s, readers' advisory services were a widely discussed topic in North American public libraries. By 2005, almost every public library in the United States and Canada offered some form of readers' advisory service. The services offered have changed significantly, in ways perhaps disadvantageous to adult North American... more...

  • Curriculum-Based Library Instructionby Amy Blevins; Megan Inman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 58.00

    Curriculum-Based Library Instruction: From Cultivating Faculty Relationships to Assessment highlights the movement beyond one-shot instruction sessions, specifically focusing on situations where academic librarians have developed curriculum based sessions and/or become involved in curriculum committees. more...

  • Papers from the 10th Northumbria Conferenceby J. Stephen Town

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    The Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services has a historic relationship with the Performance Measurement and Metrics journal, and it is pleasing to continue the association with this new ebook, which celebrates both the international and local dimensions of the conference. more...