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  • From Lending to Learningby Rónán O'Beirne

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.00

    From Lending to Learning provides a theoretical overview and practical guide to the functional area of delivering learning services within public libraries. It traces the development of public library service delivery and critically appraises the inherent tension between offering an educational-focused or leisure-focused library. The current and future... more...

  • Facelifts for Special Librariesby Dawn Bassett; Jenny Fry; Brooke Ballantyne-Scott

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.00

    Libraries/information centres are continuously evolving to keep up with rapid changes in information gathering, processing, and distribution. Corporate and non-profit special libraries face special challenges in revitalizing their physical space and providing efficient access to digital content. This book provides solo-librarians or special library... more...

  • Librarianship in Gilded Age Americaby Leonard Schlup; Stephen H. Paschen

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 55.00

    The gilded age was a formative period in the development and extension of American libraries. Between 1868 and 1901, the field of librarianship saw many notable changes, including the founding of the American Library Association, the introduction of the Dewey decimal classification system, and the establishment of the pioneer library school at Columbia... more...

  • Bulletin of WHO Vol. 91 No. 12 2013by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2013; US$ 36.00

    The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948 the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. As the flagship periodical of the World Health Organization (WHO) the Bulletin draws on WHO experts... more...

  • Judeo-Romance Linguistics (RLE Linguistics E: Indo-European Linguistics)by Paul Wexler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    A separate bibliographic treatment of the Judeo-Romance languages should facilitate a deeper appreciation of the contributions that they may make to Romance linguistics in general. Up until now, Judeo-Romance topics have scarcely been canvassed in Romance linguistic bibliographies. It is hoped that this new book serves to popularize the field of Judeo-Romance... more...

  • How LIS Professionals Can Use Alerting Servicesby Ina Fourie

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 70.00

    This book examines how Library and Information Service (LIS) professionals can use alerting services (also called current awareness services or CAS) to survive: to grasp new opportunities to enhance information services, their professional development, professional image and job satisfaction. It focuses on services available through the web, the importance... more...

  • Research Methods for Students, Academics and Professionalsby Kirsty Williamson

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 46.95

    Research is such an important subject for information professionals that there will always be a need for effective guides to it. Research skills are a prerequisite for those who want to work successfully in information environments, an essential set of tools which enable information workers to become information professionals. This book focuses on... more...

  • The Culture of Evaluation in Library and Information Servicesby John Crawford

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 70.00

    This practical book is written from the point of view of the practitioner, rather than the researcher. It presents current and recent work in the subject area in a way relevant to practitioners, researchers and students. The book includes practical examples of survey and research work and discusses honestly the practical difficulties involved. Aimed... more...

  • Scenarios and Information Designby Mary Rice-Lively; Hsin-Liang Chen

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 70.00

    Developers of digital media require new skills in information design. Information designers developing web sites, software or online system interfaces, games and other digital media often overlook critical steps to ensure the usability of their product. Scenarios and Information Design introduces readers to both the theory and practice of the use of... more...

  • Metadata for Digital Resourcesby Muriel Foulonneau; Jenn Riley

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 70.00

    This book assists information professionals in improving the usability of digital objects by adequately documenting them and using tools for metadata management. It provides practical advice for libraries, archives, and museums dealing with digital collections in a wide variety of formats and from a wider variety of sources. This book is forward-thinking... more...