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  • Repositioning Referenceby 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...

  • Curriculum-Based Library Instructionby Amy Blevins; Megan Inman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 54.99

    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 Group 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...

  • Reference Services and Mediaby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 76.95

    Get the most out of your reference information systems and technology! Reference Services and Media meets the information challenges that overwhelm and assist us today with computerization, electronics, and telecommunications changes in the reference services of our libraries. As a professional in the library science field, you will discover innovative... more...

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

    De Gruyter Saur 2014; US$ 84.00

    This book examines modern library use, focusing on the needs of the customer. It covers the storage and presentation of classical holdings as well as digital media. It also addresses the general question of information competency and new options for delivering information. The advent of libraries on Web 1.0 and Web 2.0 platforms with regard to usability,... more...

  • Improving Internet Reference Services to Distance Learnersby Rita Pellen; William Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    In their efforts to provide distance learners with the most effective services possible, librarians and information specialists are working more and more with faculty in academic departments, IT departments, and other librarians at cooperating institutions. Improving Internet Reference Services to Distance Learners chronicles how those efforts have... 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 today—and 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...

  • Selbstbehauptung-Anpassung-Gleichschaltung-Verstrickungby Klaus G. Saur; Martin Hollender

    Vittorio Klostermann 2014; US$ 210.95

    Die Konferenz "Selbstbehauptung - Anpassung - Gleichschaltung - Verstrickung", die an der Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz am 30. Januar 2012 aus Anlass des 80. Jahrestags der NS-Machtübernahme stattfand, beleuchtete die Geschichte der Preußischen Staatsbibliothek in den Jahren 1933 bis 1945. Dieser Band dokumentiert... more...

  • Making the Library Accessible for Allby Jane Vincent

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    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...

  • Exploring New Roles for Librariansby Lisa Federer

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2014; US$ 25.00

    Librarians have been providing support to researchers for many years, typically with a focus on responding to researchers? needs for access to the existing literature. However, librarians? skills and expertise make them uniquely suited to provide a wide range of assistance to researchers across the entire research process, from conception of the research... more...