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  • Library User Educationby Barbara I. Dewey

    Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 97.99

    Library User Education contains 43 chapters, which explore the value and impact of collaboration and partnerships in academic library user education programs. This is a highly useful and current text, which covers a range of specific programs, formats, and strategies. Examples of many institutions' information literacy efforts and effective evaluation... more...

  • The Research Library in the 21st Centuryby Douglas Barnett; Fred M. Heath

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The essays presented in this book reflect revised papers delivered at the Research Library in the 21 st Century Symposium, held at The University of Texas at Austin, September 2006. Internationally known library, museum, information agency, and higher education administrators have contributed their views, concerns, and optimism in developing this... more...

  • Quest For A Unified Theoryby Wolfgang Hofkirchner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Library Scholarly Communication Programsby Isaac Gilman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 80.00

    Libraries must negotiate a range of legal issues, policies and ethical guidelines when developing scholarly communication initiatives. Library Scholarly Communication Programs is a practical primer, covering these issues for institutional repository managers, library administrators, and other staff involved in library-based repository and publishing... more...

  • The Patron-Driven Libraryby Dee Ann Allison

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 85.00

    Libraries in the USA and globally are undergoing quiet revolution. Libraries are moving away from a philosophy that is collection-centered to one focused on service. Technology is key to that change. The Patron Driven Library explores the way technology has moved the focus from library collections to services, placing the reader at the center of library... more...

  • New Content in Digital Repositoriesby Natasha Simons; Joanna Richardson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 80.00

    Research institutions are under pressure to make their outputs more accessible in order to meet funding requirements and policy guidelines. Libraries have traditionally played an important role by exposing research output through a predominantly institution-based digital repository, with an emphasis on storing published works. New publishing paradigms... 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...

  • Gatekeepers of Knowledgeby Margaret Zeegers; Deirdre Barron

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.00

    Throughout its history, the Western library has played a significant role in bringing the book to the hands of Western scholars. This book analyses that history, examining constructs of librarianship, publishing and scholarship within that history as gate keeping access to knowledge. Exploring significant events in the field from the time of the Lyceum... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...