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  • 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...

  • The Future of Information Architectureby Peter Baofu

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 80.00

    The Future of Information Architecture examines issues surrounding why information is processed, stored and applied in the way that it has, since time immemorial. Contrary to the conventional wisdom held by many scholars in human history, the recurrent debate on the explanation of the most basic categories of information (eg space, time causation,... 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...

  • The Politics of Libraries and Librarianshipby Kerry Smith

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 70.00

    This book covers aspects of the political environment which surrounds and engages libraries and their librarians. It includes anecdotes on the role of the political sphere in the business of library associations. Provides recent stories and real examples of: The various political contexts under which libraries operate Why it is important to be... more...

  • Libraries in the Twenty-First Centuryby Stuart J. Ferguson

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 136.00

    Libraries in the Twenty-First Century brings together library educators and practitioners to provide a scholarly yet accessible overview of library and information management and the challenges that the twenty-first century offers the information profession. The papers in this collection illustrate the changing nature of the library as it evolves into... more...

  • Characteristics of the Successful 21St Century Information Professionalby Dennie Heye

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 70.00

    This book is intended for professional Library and Information Services (LIS) staff and LIS students who want to be more successful as information professionals. The LIS profession is one of the most challenging in the 21st century, combining expertise in information management with information technology skills and knowledge of marketing. The author... 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...

  • Information Architecture for Information Professionalsby Susan Batley

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 70.00

    This book covers the key aspects of information architecture: core elements of information management, indexing, cataloguing and classification - organising and recording information in the digital environment. Information Architecture for Information Professionals also focuses on design, specifically user-centred design: designing information systems... more...

  • Exploring Methods in Information Literacy Researchby Suzanne Lipu; Kirsty Williamson; Annemaree Lloyd

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 111.00

    This book provides an overview of approaches to assist researchers and practitioners to explore ways of undertaking research in the information literacy field. The first chapter provides an introductory overview of research by Dr Kirsty Williamson (author of Research Methods for Students, Academics and Professionals: Information Management and Systems)... more...