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  • Document Delivery Servicesby Linda S Katz; Robin Kinder

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.00

    Design and maintain document delivery services that are ideal for academic patrons! In Document Delivery Services: Contrasting Views, you’ll visit four university library systems to discover the considerations and challenges each library faced in bringing document delivery to its clientele. This book examines the questions about document delivery... more...

  • Chemical Librarianshipby Arleen N Somerville

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    As early as the 18th century, chemists’emphasis on up-to-date literature presented research librarians with many challenges. But now, Chemical Librarianship: Challenges and Opportunities will show you how you can adapt your methods to the rapidly evolving demands of twentieth-century chemical researchers without sacrificing your high standards of service.... more...

  • Research-Based Planning for Public Libraries: Increasing Relevance in the Digital Ageby Joseph Matthews

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 50.00

    Research-Based Planning for Public Libraries: Increasing Relevance in the Digital Age takes readers through a logical and effective process for developing a plan and implementing it within the various functions of the library. Grounded in research and best practices, the book offers practical, easy-to-implement advice and direction for today's public... more...

  • Practical Evaluation Techniques for Librariansby Rachel Applegate

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 50.00

    Library professionals—regardless of whether they operate in a school, public, or academic library setting—need to have effective evaluation skills in order to be accountable to stakeholders and to effect informed improvement. Practical Evaluation Techniques for Librarians provides information and guidance that is highly useful and accessible for... more...

  • For the Love of Reading: Guide to K–8 Reading Promotionsby Nancy Baumann

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 45.00

    Research indicates that children need more than classroom instruction to become proficient readers. Unfortunately, few parents realize how simple, everyday practices can build a lifelong love of reading. Educators, diligent with employing mandatory literacy standards, may overlook families and support systems as tools for improving student performance.... more...

  • Handbook for Asian Studies Specialists: A Guide to Research Materials and Collection Building Toolsby Noriko Asato

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 105.00

    Handbook for Asian Studies Specialists: A Guide to Research Materials and Collection Building Tools is the first work to cover reference works for the main Asian area languages of China, Japan, and Korea. Several leading Asian Studies librarians have contributed their many decades of experience to create a resource that gathers major reference titles—both... more...

  • Essays on Public Documents and Government Policiesby Peter Gellatly

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Better understand the use, scope, and value of public documents and government policies by reading this invaluable volume. more...

  • End User Searching in the Health Sciencesby M Sandra Wood; Ellen Brassil Horak; Bonnie Snow

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Valuable to both the health professional and information provider, this book provides a comprehensive and detailed look at online biomedical database searching by end users. Experts fully assess the numerous implications of end user searching and synthesize a wide variety of views and successful practices. By examining the types of users, institutional... more...

  • Fee-Based Services in Sci-Tech Librariesby Ellis Mount

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This timely and important book explores how fee-based services have developed in various types of sci-tech libraries. The authoritative contributors focus on the current changing financial aspects of the sci-tech library operation and clarify for the reader how these changes have brought about conditions in which traditional methods of funding are... more...

  • Collection Developmentby Maureen Pastine

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    With the prolific changes in the electronic environment, do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by the multiplying of electronic information resources, the different methods of access, and their combined impact on collection development? If so, Collection Development is the book to help you get a handle on what’s out there! In no time at all, you’ll be... more...