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  • Charleston Conference Proceedings 2002by Katina Strauch

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    This book presents the conference proceedings of what is arguably the most influential and highly regarded conference in the U.S. library world. Always well attended and managed, the Charleston Conference attracts the leading figures of the library world and library-servicing businesses. The conference's focus is collection management, a topic that... more...

  • Charleston Conference Proceedings 2003by Katina Strauch

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 45.00

    The Charleston Conference Proceedings 2003 is a record of what is arguably the most influential and highly thought of conference in the U.S. library world. Always well attended and managed, the conference attracts the leading figures of both the library world and the businesses that service libraries, including publishers, both paper and electronic,... more...

  • Outsourcing Library Operations in Academic Libraries: An Overview of Issues and Outcomesby Claire-Lise Benaud; Sever Bordeianu

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 48.00

    As outsourcing becomes more commonplace in libraries, the need for a authoritative guide becomes indisputable. This book, designed to give librarians a broad understanding of outsourcing issues in academic libraries, synthesizes prevailing theories on the topic and describes current outsourcing practices in all areas of librarianship. After a historical... more...

  • Library Evaluation: A Casebook and Can-Do Guideby Danny Wallace; Connie Van Fleet

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 52.00

    Bringing together library and information science faculty and practicing library managers, this work combines some of the most exciting concepts and methodologies of library evaluation with the practical experiences of those working in the field. A variety of approaches (e.g., focus groups, TQM) are thoroughly described, then illustrated with actual... more...

  • Convergence and Collaboration of Campus Information Servicesby Peter Hernon; Ronald R. Powell

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 70.00

    Convergence and collaboration enable an academic library to be more fully engaged with its campus. In its simplest form, convergence is defined as joint activities of a campus's units to further their shared mission of supporting teaching, learning, and inquiry. Convergence, which involves collaboration in both organizational structures and service... more...

  • 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...

  • School Libraries Head for the Edge: Rants, Recommendations, and Reflectionsby Doug Johnson

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 45.00

    School Libraries Head for the Edge: Rants, Recommendations, and Reflections collects Doug Johnson's wildly popular "Head for the Edge" column for Library Media Connection . In one convenient volume, it brings together the best of Johnson's writing—topical, timely, technical, and theoretical—on the world of school media and the most effective ways... more...

  • Crash Course in Serving Spanish-Speakersby Salvador Avila

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 42.00

    This introduction will help plan for attracting this rapidly growing Spanish-speaking population into the library and library services, a major challenge to librarians in small public libraries who have no Spanish-speaking staff. Providing services to Spanish speakers is both an honor and a challenge. Before public institutions venture into reaching... more...

  • Re-Designing the High School Library for the Forgotten Halfby Margie J Klink Thomas

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 45.00

    The high school librarian has a unique opportunity and responsibility 1) to serve all the students including the forgotten half, those who if they finish high school, are unlikely to go beyond community college or trade school and 2) to work with the teac more...

  • Paper to Digitalby Ziming Liu

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 50.00

    Is the paperless society really possible? What is the future of paper in the Digital Age?||Based on extensive statistics and six separate surveys, Paper to Digital explores the evolution and changing characteristics of documents in the Information Age. Resultant implications are studied through the examination of emerging issues in the digital environment.... more...