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  • Making the Library Accessible for Allby Jane Vincent

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    Accessibility is becoming an issue that libraries can no longer ignore. Making the Library Accessible for All provides a holistic guide to accessibility that addresses common issues and gives strategies for responding to unique situations. This book is a single-source guide relevant to all library functions that librarians can easily refer to... more...

  • What Every Library Director Should Knowby Susan Carol Curzon

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99

    What Every Library Director Should Know is the insider?s view of vital actions, behaviors and strategies to succeed in every type of library. The content is based both on the author?s direct experience after a long career in several types of libraries but also on the direct observation of other managers. Inset into the book are pearls of wisdom... more...

  • The Preservation Management Handbookby Ross Harvey; Martha R. Mahard

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 94.99

    Cultural heritage professionals ? museum curators, museum professionals, archivists and librarians ? work with their specialized knowledge to prioritize the needs of their collections. Preservation managers draw on experts in climate control, fire safety, pest management and more in developing the large overview of a collection and its needs. And... more...

  • Digital Preservation for Libraries, Archives, and Museumsby Edward M. Corrado; Heather Lea Moulaison

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 59.99

    Digital Preservation for Libraries, Archives, & Museums is designed for all types of information professionals who are interested in digital preservation. This is not a how-to book giving step-by-step processes for certain materials in a given kind of system. Instead, it addresses a broad group of resources that could be housed in any number of... more...

  • Introduction to Reference and Information Services in Today's School Libraryby Lesley S.J. Farmer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 54.99

    In Introduction to Reference and Information Services in Today's School Library , one of America?s premier school library educators covers the A-Z of both reference and information services for today?s library. Lesley Farmer discusses everything from teaching students how to use sources to both in-person and virtual reference service. ... more...

  • Outsourcing Technologyby Robin Hastings

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    The care and maintenance of technology is a specialized field requiring a diverse set of skills to perform properly. Many libraries find it difficult to attract skilled people because of a lack of personnel budgets, because of a location that is rural enough to have a limited applicant pool, or because the library lacks enough technological savvy to... more...

  • Leadership in Academic Libraries Todayby Bradford Lee Eden; Jody Condit Fagan

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 74.99

    This book connects leadership theories to academic libraries through case studies, analysis of survey results, and action research. By providing library examples of concepts such as transformational leadership, leadership frames, and other theories, the book breaks new ground in helping the profession develop a vision for its future leadership based... more...

  • Managing Digital Audiovisual Resourcesby Matthew C. Mariner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    The demand from library users for audiovisual materials and remote access combined with the unceasing deterioration and inaccessibility of many audiovisual formats requires libraries to adapt their collections to meet current and future demands. While this changing landscape of digitization and resource management may seem daunting, it represents an... more...

  • Digital Libraries Applicationsby Edward A. Fox; Jonathan P. Leidig

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    Digital libraries (DLs) have evolved since their launch in 1991 into an important type of information system, with widespread application. This volume advances that trend further by describing new research and development in the DL field that builds upon the 5S (Societies, Scenarios, Spaces, Structures, Streams) framework, which is discussed in three... more...

  • Exploring New Roles for Librariansby Lisa Federer

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2014; US$ 25.00

    Librarians have been providing support to researchers for many years, typically with a focus on responding to researchers? needs for access to the existing literature. However, librarians? skills and expertise make them uniquely suited to provide a wide range of assistance to researchers across the entire research process, from conception of the research... more...