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  • Reinventing Referenceby Katie Elson Anderson; Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic

    American Library Association 2014; US$ 52.00

    This collection takes a critical look at the overarching trends that affect current library policy and practice regarding the process of delivering information services, and how factors such as public policy, economics, and popular culture will continue to affect those trends in the future more...

  • Repositioning Referenceby Laura Saunders; Lillian Rozaklis; Eileen G. Abels

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99

    Repositioning Reference reimagines reference services in libraries and information organizations and the role of reference librarians, taking into account rapid developments in technology and information-specific services in non-library sectors. more...

  • Science and Technology Resources: A Guide for Information Professionals and Researchersby James Bobick; G. Berard

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 75.00

    Providing cutting-edge practices and tools in library and information science as well as a historical perspective on science and technology resources, Science and Technology Resources: A Guide for Information Professionals and Researchers begins with an overview of the nature of sci-tech literature, the information-seeking behavior of scientists... more...

  • A Sense of Controlby Christine Tilley

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 70.00

    This work develops a theoretical framework for a virtual community for people with long-term, severe mobility disabilities. It proposes strategies for implementing a virtual community model based on user information needs. The central theme to emerge from their narratives is how the use of information and communications technology (ICT) allows them... more...

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

    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...

  • Serving Teen Parents: From Literacy to Life Skillsby Ellin Klor; Sarah Nordhausen

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 45.00

    Teen parents and their children represent an underserved, high-need population in many communities. Libraries have the potential to significantly influence the quality of life for teen parent families by providing free access to information and resources, developing specific programs, and serving as a safe, public learning environment. Serving Teen... more...

  • The Subject Bibliography of the Social Sciences and Humanitiesby Barbara M. Hale; G. Chandler

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    International Series of Monographs in Library and Information Science, Volume 12: The Subject Bibliography of the Social Sciences and Humanities focuses on subject bibliographies of the humanities and social sciences. The manuscript first outlines the development of subject bibliography in the 16th up to 20th centuries, including developments in subject... more...

  • Successful Enquiry Answering Every Timeby Tim Buckley Owen

    Facet Publishing 2012; US$ 67.71

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

  • Training Library Patrons the Addie Wayby Debby Wegener

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 70.00

    This book takes an informal and in-depth look at the five steps of the ADDIE model - Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation - as used in library training programmes. With hints and tips and practical advice from other trainers, the aims of the book are to (1) make the training of library patrons a simple task and (2) to show library... 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...