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  • Collaborative Research in the Digital Humanitiesby Marilyn Deegan; Willard McCarty

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95

    Collaboration within digital humanities is both a pertinent and a pressing topic as the traditional mode of the humanist, working alone in his or her study, is supplemented by explicitly co-operative, interdependent and collaborative research. This is particularly true where computational methods are employed in large-scale digital humanities projects.... more...

  • Erfolgreich recherchieren - Erziehungswissenschaftenby Jens Hofmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 419.00

    The volume Erfolgreich recherchieren ? Erziehungswissenschaften (Successful Research Strategies: Educational Sciences) provides a comprehensive overview of information resources for the educational sciences. The book allows the student to quickly learn all the relevant essentials about library catalogs, specialized bibliographies, internet search engines,... more...

  • Personalising Library Services in Higher Educationby Andy Priestner; Elizabeth Tilley

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 104.95

    As students' financial commitment increases, so they demand better library services. When budget cuts and centralisation are seen as the answer to financial restraints, the provision of a personalised library service may seem extravagant, but inventive, customer-facing staff can successfully achieve an enhanced service without increasing costs.... more...

  • The Innovative School Librarianby Sharon Markless

    Facet Publishing 2009; US$ 87.92

    Offers a strategic look at some of the issues of concern to school librarians. This title addresses the practical issues through the use of vignettes submitted by leaders in the field. It is suitable for school librarians, practitioners in schools library services, and students of librarianship. more...

  • A Guide to Teaching Information Literacyby Helen Blanchett; Chris Powis; Jo Webb

    Facet Publishing 2011; US$ 79.92

    A sourcebook to support library staff in the delivery of information literacy teaching. It provides practical guidance on tried and tested ideas and techniques for sessions. more...

  • Library Services for Children and Young Peopleby Carolynn Rankin; Avril Brock

    Facet Publishing 2012; US$ 79.92

    Provides a sound background to the various aspects of library provision for 6-18 year olds. This book outlines a vision for children's library services and carves out a strategy for engaging with the challenges and opportunities for children's librarians and policy makers in the Google environment. more...

  • Read to Succeedby Joy Court

    Facet Publishing 2011; US$ 79.92

    Covers various aspects of promoting reading to and with children and young people from birth right through to teenage years. This title is suitable for practitioners and students of librarianship in both the public and school sectors, and for teachers, consultants and educators concerned with literacy and reading. more...

  • Reference Librarianshipby Peter Sprenkle; Charles R Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    Reference Librarianship documents a year in the life of a young librarian working in the ?trenches? at a library in the Midwestern United States. This one-of-a-kind book provides a daily diary of every librarian/patron transaction?no matter how mundane or absurd?to demonstrate not only how advances in technology have affected the reference librarian's... more...

  • Serving At-Risk Teens: Proven Strategies and Programs for Bridging the Gapby Angela Craig; Chantell L. McDowell

    American Library Association 2013; US$ 48.00

    Packed with accessible and affordable programming ideas, ready-to-use templates, and techniques, this addition to the Teens at the Library series demonstrates why serving at-risk teens is important, and offers advice for gaining institutional support for outreach services. more...

  • Delivering the Best Startby Carolynn Rankin; Avril Brock

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 95.92

    Drawing on the authors' research, this book covers: the background and context of early years literacy; the role of the early years professional, interdisciplinary team work, and how to involve parents and carers; buildings and space; managing resources and collection development; planning projects and running literacy sessions; and case studies. more...