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  • Crash Course in Library Services to People with Disabilitiesby Ann Roberts; Richard Smith

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00

    Authors Ann Roberts and Dr. Richard Smith work at the state level with persons with disabilities. They find that very few librarians feel comfortable with providing services addressed to the needs of the disabled, yet those who do offer services and programs other libraries can adopt and adapt. Crash Course in Library Services to People with... more...

  • Serving Teen Parents: From Literacy to Life Skillsby Ellin Klor; Sarah Nordhausen

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 45.00

    Teen parents and their children represent an underserved, high-need population in many communities. Libraries have the potential to significantly influence the quality of life for teen parent families by providing free access to information and resources, developing specific programs, and serving as a safe, public learning environment. Serving Teen... more...

  • Science and Technology Resources: A Guide for Information Professionals and Researchersby James Bobick; G. Berard

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 75.00

    Providing cutting-edge practices and tools in library and information science as well as a historical perspective on science and technology resources, Science and Technology Resources: A Guide for Information Professionals and Researchers begins with an overview of the nature of sci-tech literature, the information-seeking behavior of scientists... more...

  • Erfolgreiche Kommunikation mit Kunden in der Bibliothekby Christiane Brockerhoff

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 91.00

    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...

  • Academic Library Outreach: Beyond the Campus Wallsby Nancy Courtney

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 60.00

    Traditionally, academic library outreach has meant reaching out to the campus community, providing services to faculty and students. Many universities and colleges, however, now have a new or renewed emphasis on outreach beyond the campus, seeking to ensure their institutions' relevance to the community at large. How can and do academic libraries... more...

  • Library Services for Multicultural Patronsby Carol Smallwood; Kim Becnel

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 76.00

    Library Services for Multicultural Patrons provides librarians of all types who want to better serve the multicultural groups in their communities with easy-to-implement suggestions for collaborative efforts, many rich and diverse programming ideas, strategies for improving reference services and library instruction to speakers of English as a... more...

  • Library Users and Reference Servicesby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This useful book helps reference librarians understand the information seeking needs and behaviors of the diverse groups of people in the communities they serve. With the increasing diversity of the American population, librarians striving to plan and deliver excellent reference services must enhance their understanding of how best to assist many types... more...

  • New Directions in Referenceby Bryon D. Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Design and deliver traditional reference services in new and innovative ways Librarians work in an environment of constant change created by new technology, budget restraints, inflationary costs, and rising user expectations. New Directions in Reference examines how they can use new and innovative methods to design and deliver traditional reference... more...

  • Weeding and Maintenance of Reference Collectionsby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Here is unique volume offering practical advice on weeding and maintaining reference collections. It covers different types of libraries--academic, corporate, public--and problems, and librarians describe in detail methods and criteria used by their libraries in weeding their reference collections. Dr. Pierce has organized the topics of her book... more...

  • Reference Assessment and Evaluationby Tom Diamond; Mark Sanders

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.00

    Learn effective ways to assess and evaluate reference services in YOUR library Innovation and the constant evolution of technology continually spur academic librarians to find superior ways to deliver high quality reference service to students, faculty, and researchers. Reference Assessment and Evaluation offers librarians and administrators a plethora... more...