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  • Sportsman's Libraryby Stephen Bodio

    Lyons Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    A Sportsman?s Library: The 100 Books that Every Hunter and Fisherman Should Own will consist of 100 short ?reviews? (for lack of a better word), each one from 300 to 1500 words, and illustrated with either the cover of the book or a photo of the book?s author. The list will include all the beloved classics, but will add plenty of lesser-known... more...

  • Leading the 21st-Century Academic Libraryby Bradford Lee Eden

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99

    Leading the 21st Century Academic Library: Successful Strategies for Envisioning and Realizing Preferred Futures will explore the new roles and directions academic libraries are taking in the 21st century as a consequence of visionary leadership in exploring diverse futures. more...

  • Albert Schweitzer als "homo politicus"by Thomas Suermann

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 48.20

    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...

  • Museums and Communitiesby Ivan Karp; Christine Mullen Kreamer; Steven Levine

    Smithsonian 2013; US$ 28.95

    Contributors to this volume examine and illustrate struggles and collaborations among museums, festivals, tourism, and historic preservation projects and the communities they represent and serve. Essays include the role of museums in civil society, the history of African-American collections, and experiments with museum-community dialogue about the... more...

  • Managing Historical Records Programsby Bruce W. Dearstyne

    AltaMira Press 2000; US$ 29.99

    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...

  • From Knowledge to Narrativeby Lisa Roberts

    Smithsonian 2014; US$ 18.95

    From Knowledge to Narrative shows that museum educators?professionals responsible for making collections intelligble to viewers?have become central figures in shaping exhibits. Challenging the traditional, scholarly presentation of objects, educators argue that, rather than transmitting knowledge, museums' displays should construct narratives that... more...

  • Children's Services Todayby Jeanette Larson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 64.99

    Here, one of America?s foremost experts in public library services to children cover the basics of library services for children. Jeanette Larson highlights best practices and "toolkits" that provide tools and resources to quickly implement programs and services. Children?s Services Today: A Practical Guide for Librarians offers basic background,... more...

  • Selected Papers from the IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Technologies for E-Learning (MTEL)by Gerald Friedland; Lars Knipping; Nadine Ludwig

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    New technologies and trends – such as mobile and semantic computing – open up new and exciting opportunities for teaching with multimedia and the creation of multimedia learning material. The papers in this e-book investigate how can these new trends in multimedia research be used to improve multimedia education or education in general? more...

  • Change Management in Academic Libraries - 2by 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...

  • VREs and Next-generation OPACsby Judith Wusteman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    The book covers two themes: e-research and the role librarians have in it, and Part 2 of a series of articles about reinventing or retooling clunky vendor OPACs with Web 2.0 technologies. more...