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  • It Comes with the Territoryby Anne M. Turner

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2004; US$ 49.95

    The mission of libraries is to meet the information needs of the people they serve--but daily, sticky situations arise that make this tough to do. Reports of peepers, use of the library by the homeless for sleeping, inappropriate Internet use by patrons; encounters with offensive personal hygiene, skateboarding in the stacks, the threat of violence,... more...

  • Book Banning in 21st-Century Americaby Emily J. M. Knox

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 76.00

    Book Banning in 21st Century America , based on thirteen contemporary book challenge cases in schools and public libraries across the United States argues that understanding contemporary reading practices, especially interpretive strategies, is vital to understanding why people attempt to censor books in schools and public libraries. more...

  • IBSS: Anthropology: 2002 Vol.48by Compiled by the British Library of Political and Economic Science

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Information Sources in Patentsby Stephen Adams

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 165.00

    The aim of each volume of this series Guides to Information Sources is to reduce the time which needs to be spent on patient searching and to recommend the best starting point and sources most likely to yield the desired information. The criteria for selection provide a way into a subject to those new to the field and assists in identifying... more...

  • Guide to Information Sources in the Botanical Sciencesby Elisabeth Davis; Diane Schmidt

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 75.00

    Works cited in this useful survey are appropriate for students, librarians, and amateur and professional botanists. These encompass the plant kingdom in all its divisions and aspects, except those of agriculture, horticulture, and gardening. The majority of the annotations are for currently available in-print or electronic reference works. A comprehensive... more...

  • Judaica Reference Sources: A Selective, Annotated Bibliographic Guide, 3rd Editionby Charles Cutter

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 60.00

    A recipient of the Outstanding Reference Award from the Association of Jewish Librarians in its earlier edition, this updated edition of Judaica Reference Sources maintains its editorial excellence while revising and expanding coverage for the new century. Virtually every aspect of Jewish life, knowledge, history, culture, religion, and contemporary... more...

  • Guide to Information Sources in Engineeringby Charles Lord

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 88.00

    The only source that focuses exclusively on engineering and technology, this important guide maps the dynamic and changing field of information sources published for engineers in recent years. Lord highlights basic perspectives, access tools, and English-language resources—directories, encyclopedias, yearbooks, dictionaries, databases, indexes, libraries,... more...

  • Library Service to Spanish Speaking Patrons: A Practical Guideby Sharon Moller

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 35.00

    If your library serves a Latino population, you'll want this book. It will help you better serve the needs of Spanish-speaking patrons of all ages. The author gives background information on various Hispanic groups, explaining some of the cultural differences that can lead to misunderstanding. She then offers a variety of program and collection building... more...

  • Cruising Through Research: Library Skills for Young Adultsby John Volkman

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 35.00

    Teaching research skills is a breeze with these fun, reproducible lessons! Through a variety of engaging projects, students experience and learn research techniques that they can use throughout their lives. In one lesson, they take a treasure hunt approach, consulting standard library materials such as Current Biography, Dictionary of American History,... more...

  • Basics of Genealogy Reference: A Librarian's Guideby Jack Simpson

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 45.00

    This book offers novice and experienced reference librarians an introduction to tried-and-true genealogy techniques and resources. With the help of four case studies, Simpson outlines a basic starting strategy for conducting genealogy research. Later chapters deal specifically with genealogical librarianship: how to conduct a reference interview,... more...