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  • Archival Informationby Steven Fisher

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 76.95

    From original manuscripts and letters to sound recordings and birth certificates, archival information plays an increasingly important role in modern research. Libraries and the Internet have made finding information on a wide range of topics faster and easier, but not all information—particularly from primary sources—is available via local library... more...

  • Basic Research Methods for Librarians, Fifth Editionby Lynn Silipigni Connaway; Ronald R. Powell

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 65.00

    Fifty-nine percent of the respondents to a 2000 survey reported that their master's programs had not adequately prepared them to conduct research, something that has not changed much in the ensuing decade. Yet, many library and information services (LIS) practitioners are routinely called upon to conducted job-related research. Where can they turn... more...

  • Bibliometrieby Rafael Ball

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 84.00

    Die Reihe Praxiswissen bietet Praktikern in Bibliotheken, Archiven und verwandten Informationseinrichtungen Antworten auf Fragen, die sich aus der täglichen Arbeit ergeben. Aktuelle Beispiele und Lösungsansätze werden von ausgewiesenen Fachleuten vorgestellt. Die enthaltenen Arbeitsmittel wie Checklisten, konkrete Textvorschläge, z.... more...

  • The Practical Library Trainerby Ruth C Carter; Bruce E Massis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 33.95

    Develop a library staff training program that really works! To stay on top of the lightning-fast changes in the library field and provide your patrons with the best service possible, you need to establish and sustain an effective program for training your staff. The Practical Library Trainer examines the concept of the library as a learning place... more...

  • Exploring Education for Digital Librariansby Sue Myburgh; Anna Maria Tammaro

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 85.00

    Exploring Education for Digital Librarians provides a refreshing perspective on the discipline and profession of Library and Information Science (LIS), with a focus on preparing students for careers as librarians who can deal with present and future digital information environments. A re-examination of the knowledge base of the field, combined with... more...

  • Measuring Academic Researchby Ana Andres

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 80.00

    Measuring Academic Research outlines how to undertake a bibliometric study, a topic of vital importance in academic research today. Scientometrics studies assess scientific productivity and can be applied to all disciplines. Many analyses have been applied in relation to bibliometric studies, but few have shown how to actually carry out the analysis.... more...

  • Evidence-Based Librarianshipby Elizabeth Connor

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 70.00

    This book features case studies and active learning exercises related to using evidence-based approaches in several types of academic libraries. Evidence-Based Librarianship is a vital reference to practicing librarians, library science students, and library science educators as it focuses on applying practice-based evidence gleaned from users, direct... more...

  • The No-nonsense Guide to Training in Librariesby Barbara Allan

    Facet Publishing 2014; US$ 74.95

    Straightforward and practical guidance for library and information workers in all sectors who are involved in training users, colleagues or other groups. more...

  • Knowledge into Action: Research and Evaluation in Library and Information Scienceby Danny Wallace; Connie Van Fleet

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 55.00

    Numerous books cover research and evaluation in general, but not within the context of library and information science. Many others cover the field of library and information science overall but with little focus on research. Knowledge into Action: Research and Evaluation in Library and Information Science offers in a single volume, an expert introduction... more...

  • Library Instruction: A Peer Tutoring Modelby Susan Deese-Roberts; Kathleen Keating

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 58.00

    Changing technologies and diversifying populations have meant a higher demand for library instruction at most academic libraries. This book demonstrates how you can meet that demand by using peer tutors to support and enhance your library services. Peer tutors can teach library patrons online search concepts and skills and how to use other specific... more...