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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00
Most people think of libraries as solemn places filled with dusty books and dustier people. This "memoir and more" of a career librarian explodes that misconception. Recounting his years behind the reference desk with an emphasis on the strange behavior of patrons, the author shows that public libraries are anything but staid and quiet. The... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 27.92
Ziel dieses Buches ist es, auf das Thema Burnout in Unternehmen aufmerksam zu machen und einen Einblick dahingehend zu gewinnen, wie Unternehmen mit dem Thema umgehen und inwieweit Maßnahmen gesetzt werden. Darüber hinaus wird versucht, auch Lösungsansätze zu generieren. Ein interessanter und wichtiger Aspekt im Kontext von Burnout in Unternehmen sind... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 49.95
Is the body a mere container of learning processes? Or can we, in a productive way, develop an approach to learning that includes learning as a bodily phenomenon? The authors all work with the development or refinement of theories of 'learning bodies', and in this anthology they present the state of the art to anybody with an interest in current... more...
- Facet Publishing 2008; US$ 87.92
Examines the role and services of the UK public library in the 21st century context. This book discusses the nature and functions of the modern public library service, from its beginnings as the street-corner university, through its delivery of various services and beyond. It is of interest to students of library and information science. more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 80.00
What is the future of libraries? This question is frequently posed, with widespread research into the social and economic impact of libraries. Newspapers play an important role in forming public perceptions, but how do newspapers present libraries, their past, present and future? Nobody has yet taken the press to task on the quantity and quality of... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00
Maurice Line?s first article (1952) was, in retrospect very unexpectedly, on cataloguing ? ?The classification and arrangement of music scores?. It was an excellent discussion of a difficult practical problem, and showed signs of iconoclasm even then. more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 20.78
The public library - a haven of calm, source of information, home to the student, the geek and the aging librarian. Or so you might think. Don Borchert's ten years as assistant librarian have taught him that a library is more than just a place to borrow books, it's also a place where people hide from the law, fall in love, fight, deal drugs,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 24.95
The Library tells the story of libraries and of the changing form and function of the book from era to era, whether clay tablets, parchment sheets, papyrus scrolls, glossy paper, recording tape or silicone chips. At the heart of the story of libraries and books is the story of the reader, who also has changed from era to era. Profusely illustrated,... more...