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  • Catalogue 2.0by Sally Chambers

    Facet Publishing 2014; US$ 79.92

    Brings together some of the foremost international cataloguing practitioners and thought leaders, including Lorcan Dempsey, Emmanuelle Bermès, Marshall Breeding and Karen Calhoun, to provide an overview of the current state of the art of the library catalogue and look ahead to see what the library catalogue might become. more...

  • Storytime Magicby Kathy MacMillan; Christine Kirker

    ALA Editions 2009; US$ 45.00

    Enriching and supplementing storytelling programs with fingerplays, flannelboards, and other props will be a cinch thanks to this generous sampling of art and craft ideas, songs, and action rhymes. more...

  • Story Proofby Kendall Haven

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 25.00

    Like Stephen Krashen's important work in The Power of Reading, Story Proof collects and analyzes research that validates the importance of story, story reading, and storytelling to the brain development and education of children and adults. more...

  • Google and the Culture of Searchby Ken Hillis; Michael Petit; Kylie Jarrett

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    What did you do before Google? The rise of Google as the dominant Internet search provider reflects a generationally-inflected notion that everything that matters is now on the Web, and should , in the moral sense of the verb, be accessible through search. In this theoretically nuanced study of search technology?s broader implications for... more...

  • Whose Pharaohs?by Donald Malcolm Reid

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 31.95

    Egypt's rich and celebrated ancient past has served many causes throughout history--in both Egypt and the West. Concentrating on the era from Napoleon's conquest and the discovery of the Rosetta Stone to the outbreak of World War I, this book examines the evolution of Egyptian archaeology in the context of Western imperialism and nascent Egyptian nationalism.... more...

  • Metadata Standards and Web Services in Libraries, Archives, and Museums: An Active Learning Resourceby Erik Mitchell

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 75.00

    As the world of library and information science has developed in the age of digital information, metadata and metadata-rich information systems have become increasingly important?and more complex and confusing. This book will enable students, instructors, and practitioners in the information science field to understand how these new systems and standards... more...

  • Albert Schweitzer als "homo politicus"by Thomas Suermann

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 48.26

    Hauptbeschreibung In der Öffentlichkeit wird ALBERT SCHWEITZER (1875-1965) vor allem als Arzt, Theologe oder Philosoph wahrgenommen. Hingegen ist die politische Seite des Friedensnobelpreisträgers weitgehend unbeachtet geblieben. Häufig gerät in Vergessenheit, wie sehr SCHWEITZER als politische Figur gerade in den beiden Jahrzehnten nach dem Zweiten... more...

  • Managing Historical Records Programsby Bruce W. Dearstyne

    AltaMira Press 2000; US$ 32.99

    Dearstyne's goal is to foster stronger, more vibrant historical records programs by introducing archival work and describing strategies, approaches, principles and practices of strong programs. Lots of examples, checklists, and appendices help in finding solutions and approaches. A must-have resource for anyone considering starting a historical records... more...

  • Fundraising and Strategic Planningby Juilee Decker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99

    Fundraising and Strategic Planning: Innovative Approaches for Museums appraise strategies museums employ to raise funds including admission prices, membership categories, donor and affinity groups, and specialized event-driven efforts while examining new crowdfunding models such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo. more...

  • Collections Care and Stewardshipby Juilee Decker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99

    Collections Care and Stewardship: Innovative Approaches for Museums considers best practices and innovations related to documenting collections with regard to movement and safe handling of items for transport, display, photography, and treatment; collections storage; and information-sharing within and beyond the museum. more...