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  • Managing the Small College Libraryby Rachel Applegate

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 70.00

    The purpose of this book is to provide the director of a small college library?typically defined as a facility managed by one to seven librarians?with information on every important managerial function specific to their facilities. This content will be much more useful for these library specialists than that of management books covering generic library... more...

  • Practical Digital Preservationby Adrian Brown

    Facet Publishing 2014; US$ 79.92

    A practical guide to the development and operation of digital preservation services for organizations of any size. This offers an overview of best practice and provides guidance as to how to implement strategies with minimal time and resources. It is intended at the non-specialist, assuming only a basic understanding of IT and offering guidance. more...

  • Interactive Information Seeking, Behaviour and Retrievalby Ian Ruthven; Diane Kelly

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 83.62

    Information retrieval (IR) is a complex human activity supported by sophisticated systems. This book covers the whole spectrum of information retrieval, including: history and background information; behaviour and seeking task-based information; searching and retrieval approaches to investigating information; and, evaluation interfaces for IR. more...

  • The 21st Century Elementary Library Media Programby Carl Harvey

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 40.00

    How do you accomplish a technology transformation at a time with limited budgets? What's the proper place for Web-placed social networking in the school library? What are the best practices for working together with students, parents, and educators? The 21st Century Elementary Library Media Program is an invaluable resource for answers to these... more...

  • Managing Historical Records Programsby Bruce W. Dearstyne

    AltaMira Press 2000; US$ 35.99

    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...

  • Museum and Historic Site Managementby Samantha Chmelik

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 28.99

    Museum and Historic Site Management: A Case Study Approach utilizes the classic business case study approach to help museum and public history professionals think through different scenarios and understand/anticipate different points of view in resolving issues. The thirty case study topics include board management, fundraising, personnel planning,... more...

  • Designing a School Library Media Center for the Futureby Rolf Erikson; Carolyn Markuson

    American Library Association 2007; Not Available

    In this hands-on guidebook, school library construction and media specialists Rolf Erikson and Carolyn Markuson share their experiences of working on more than 100 media center building projects around the country, using conceptual plans from actual school libraries. more...

  • Aldous Huxleyby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Aldous Huxley has been called the 20th century's answer to the Renaissance thinker. He gained fame for his utopian and dystopian fiction, including Brave New World, Point Counter Point, Crome Yellow, and Ape and Essence. With an introductory essay from Yale literature professor Harold Bloom, this volume contains a collection of the finest contemporary... more...