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  • Burnout in Unternehmen: Ursachenforschung, Folgen und Lösungsansätzeby Brigitte Schweifer-Winkler

    Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 27.77

    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...

  • Learning Bodiesby Malou Juelskjær; Thomas Moser; Theresa Schilhab

    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...

  • Libraries and Public Perceptionby Anna Galluzzi

    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...

  • The Public Libraryby David McMenemy

    Facet Publishing 2008; US$ 90.82

    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...

  • Believing in Booksby Sydell Waxman

    Dundurn 2002; US$ 8.99

    This biography is the story of a child who took her love of childrens' books and found a way to share it with the world as she grew up. Her voice would be the first to carry the message of childrens' right to read across the world. more...

  • Broken Piecesby Michael Gorman

    ALA Editions 2011; US$ 28.00

    From his earliest reading memories in wartime Britain through five decades of librarianship, eminent librarian and former ALA President Michael Gorman offers insights from his extraordinary career in this new memoir. more...

  • The Education of Alice M. Jordanby Gale Eaton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 84.99

    A long overdue biography of Alice M. Jordan (1870-1960), head of youth services at the Boston Public Library from 1902 to 1940 and one of the pioneers of children?s librarianship. Between the Age of Sail and the Space Age, a sea captain?s daughter gained fame as a book critic while practicing institutional politics behind the scenes. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Library Historyby Wayne A. Wiegand; Donald G. Jr. Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 110.00

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • I've Seen It All at the Libraryby Jonathan M. Farlow

    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...

  • Ida Leeson - A Lifeby Sylvia Martin

    Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 27.22

    Ida Leeson was no ordinary librarian. At a time when only men rose to such positions in the Australian library world, she won an epic struggle to become Mitchell Librarian - a position previously held only by men. more...