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Library & Information Science

  • Social Justice and Library Workby Stephen Bales

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 78.95

    Although they may not have always been explicitly stated, library work has always had normative goals. Until recently, such goals have largely been abstract; they are things like knowledge creation, education, forwarding science, preserving history, supporting democracy, and safeguarding civilization. The modern spirit of social and cultural critique,... more...

  • Digital Bodiesby Susan Broadhurst; Sara Price

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 94.48

    ​This book explores technologies related to bodily interaction and creativity from a multi-disciplinary perspective. By taking such an approach, the collection offers a comprehensive view of digital technology research that both extends our notions of the body and creativity through a digital lens, and informs of the role of technology in practices... more...

  • The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianshipby Paul Glassman; Judy Dyki

    Facet Publishing 2017; US$ 84.95

    The handbook examines methods of innovative librarianship in academic and art school libraries. Serving as a field guide to academic art libraries in the twenty-first century, it integrates theory and practice as demonstrated by creative professionals working in the field of art librarianship. more...

  • Generative Systems Artby Francesca Franco

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In this unique book the author explores the history of pioneering computer art and its contribution to art history by way of examining Ernest Edmonds’ art from the late 1960s to the present day. Edmonds’ inventions of new concepts, tools and forms of art, along with his close involvement with the communities of computer artists, constructive artists... more...

  • Full STEAM Ahead: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics in Library Programs and Collectionsby Cherie Pandora; Kathy Fredrick

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 45.00

    Most educators are well aware of the reasons for emphasizing STEAM—topics that fall within the broad headings of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics—in the curriculum, regardless of grade level. But how do librarians who work with ‘tweens in middle school, high school, and public libraries—fit into the picture and play their roles... more...

  • Moving Your Libraryby Andrew McDonald

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 41.95

    Examines the essential elements of planning a move, and offers practical guidance to ensure minimum disruption to service.Topics covered include: planning; resources, equipment and furniture, staff, security, safety and insurance. Examines the opportunities for service review and development. more...

  • Teleworking for Library and Information Professionalsby Monica Blake

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 41.95

    Considers teleworking among LIS staff, as well as teleworkers as users of LIS services.Information and ideas about the types of information work that are suitable for teleworking. Management issues, case studies, Further reading and list of Internet resources. more...

  • Knowledge Management: Linchpin of Changeby Sylvia P Webb

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 41.95

    This guide sets out the key considerations and provides some practical guidelines to assist in developing and operating an effective knowledge management function. Case studies demonstrate the ways in which different organisations have set about putting Knowledge Management into practice.Contents: Introduction - management fad or essential management... more...

  • Preparing a Guide to your Library and Information Serviceby Sylvia P Webb (Series Editor)

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 41.95

    Discusses the choice of information that can be included as well as the different styles in which it can be presented.Covers not just the physical preparation but also distribution and publicity.Selected examples of interesting features. more...

  • Urban Informaticsby Kristene Unsworth; Andrea Forte; Richardson Dilworth

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Information shapes urban spaces in ways that most people rarely stop to consider. From data-driven planning to grassroots activism to influencing the routes we walk, bike, and drive, new information technologies are helping city dwellers to leverage information in new ways. These technologies shape the uses and character of urban spaces. Information... more...