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  • Assessing Information Needsby David Nicholas

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 38.00

    Provides a systematic method of identifying, evaluating and comparing information needs, as well as a framework to enable information services to gather information from users to aid information system design, and monitor the effectiveness of an information service. Examines the role of the Internet in meeting information needs.The section on collecting... more...

  • LOEX-OF-THE-WEST 2004 Library Instruction and Information Literacy 2003by Sylvia Tag

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    This special issue of Reference Services Review highlights selected papers from the 2004 LOEXof- the-West Conference held in Boise, Idaho with the theme, ?Teaching the Treasures: Connecting Students, Information Skills, and Resources?. The exemplary conference and associated papers describe unique approaches to library education and information literacy... more...

  • Selected papers from the 6th Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Library and Information Servicesby Denise M. Davis; Sally Maynard; J. Eric Davies

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    The American Library Association (ALA) staff often are asked to respond to questions about librarian salaries, expenditures on materials, and more generally about the trade-offs between saving jobs and cutting service hours or reducing materials acquisitions. One question asked is ?Are libraries forced to redistribute revenue to maintain staffing... more...

  • Information ethicsby Kenneth Einar Himma

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    This e-book on information ethics includes a number of articles from some very well-known theorists in information ethics. Richard Spinello provides an overview of intellectual property justifications and the basics of intellectual property law. Herman Tavani provides an overview of research on issues of cyberregulation. Don Fallis discusses the... more...

  • British Library and Information Schools - The Research of the Department of Information Science, City University, Londonby David Bawden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    The papers in this e-book reflect the research and scholarly interests of the staff of the Department of Information Science at City University London. One theme emerges strongly: the continued vitality and variety of the information science discipline. The traditional concerns of the department are well-represented in several papers: healthcare and... more...

  • Change Management in Academic Libraries 1by Steve O'Connor

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    Papers in this e-book are selected from the excellent conference held in Hong Kong titled ‘Academic Librarian; dinosaur or Phoenix?’ The conference was organized by and held at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in April 2007. The title of the conference was drawn from a paper written some years earlier by Colin Steele who was, at that time,... more...

  • Voices of New Library Professionalsby David McMenemy

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    An e-book which completes celebrations of the 80th anniversary of the journal Library Review. Features articles from library students, newly qualified librarians, and those in the early stages of their professional career. They are passionate voices from the profession discussing the issues that will impact on it. more...

  • Information Literacy: International Perspectivesby Jesús Lau

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00

    This book provides a comprehensive update on the status of information literacy activities around the world, particularly from countries where no related literature in English has been published. In these collected papers, ranging from the practical to the theoretical, knowledgeable librarians report on their efforts to establish and develop... more...

  • Web 2..0 and Social Networking in Libraries.by Lucy Tedd

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    Covers important developments in the use of social networking and Web 2.0 in the education sector, particularly libraries.Includes examples of using Second Life;, the introduction of Web2.0 technologies in library catalogues; database user interfaces and and the use of open source. more...

  • Ubiquitous Digital Libraryby Jin Chen

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    This e-book focuses on the 'Ubiquitous Digital Library and Innovative Community'. The topic, as well as the papers contained herein, covers a broad range of the latest issues and developments in digital libraries, such as the applications of new information and communication technologies, user interfaces, networks, Web 2.0, innovative concepts... more...