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Maker Literacy: A New Approach to Literacy Programming for Libraries

A New Approach to Literacy Programming for Libraries

by Lynn Pawloski & Cindy Wall

<p>This book takes the creativity and inventiveness of the maker movement and applies that energy in a new way to help children learn across all subject areas as well as broaden their world view.</p> <p>• Addresses the avid interests of youth ...

ISBN: 9781440843815

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Makers with a Cause: Creative Service Projects for Library Youth

by Gina Seymour

<p>This quick-start guide explains how to use inquiry to promote civic engagement in the school library makerspace and provides ready-to-use ideas for hands-on service projects.</p> <p>• Provides step-by-step instruction for service-driven, ...

ISBN: 9781440857294

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Makerspaces in Libraries

by Jeroen de Boer, Theresa Willingham & Ellyssa Kroski

<p>Makerspaces, sometimes also referred to as hackerspaces, hackspaces, and fablabs are creative, DIY spaces where people can gather to create, invent, and learn. In libraries they often have 3D printers, software, electronics, craft and ...

ISBN: 9781442253018

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Making Institutional Repositories Work

by Callicott, Burton B.

Quickly following what many expected to be a wholesale revolution in library practices, institutional repositories encountered unforeseen problems and a surprising lack of impact. Clunky or cumbersome interfaces, lack of perceived value and use ...

ISBN: 9781612494227

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Making Institutional Repositories Work

by Burton B. Callicott, David Scherer & Andrew Wesolek

<p>Quickly following what many expected to be a wholesale revolution in library practices, institutional repositories encountered unforeseen problems and a surprising lack of impact. Clunky or cumbersome interfaces, lack of perceived value and ...

ISBN: 9781612494234

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Making Knowledge Visible

Communicating Knowledge Through Information Products

by Elizabeth Orna

<p>This ground-breaking book opens up new territory for knowledge and information management. The only way we can make what we know visible to other people is by putting it into Information Products - the products, in any medium, where users ...

ISBN: 9781351920865

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Making Surveys Work for Your Library: Guidance, Instructions, and Examples

by Robin Miller & Kate Hinnant

<p>Instead of using expensive off-the-shelf surveys or relying on a poorly worded survey, read Making Surveys Work for Your Library and design your own that collect actionable data.</p> <p>• Create practical surveys you can use immediately in ...

ISBN: 9781440861086

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Making the Most of Digital Collections through Training and Outreach: The Innovative Librarian's Guide

The Innovative Librarian's Guide

by Nicholas Tanzi

<p>This book offers a practical template for training patrons to use eBook, streaming video, online music, and journal collections that is practical, adaptable, and most importantly, sustainable.</p> <p>• Introduces librarians to a sustainable ...

ISBN: 9781440840739

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Managerial Leadership for Librarians: Thriving in the Public and Nonprofit World

by G. Edward Evans & Holland Christie

<p>Putting library management into the unique context of the not-for-profit world, this work offers you invaluable guidance on how to manage your library effectively.</p> <p>• Supplies an insightful career guide for library managers and ...

ISBN: 9781440841712

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Managing Cultural Change in Public Libraries

Marx, Maslow and Management

by John Pateman & Joe Pateman

<p><em>Managing Cultural Change in Public Libraries</em> argues that changes to library Strategies and Systems can lead to transformations in library Structures that can, in turn, shape and determine Organisational Culture. Drawing on Management

ISBN: 9781351784320

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Managing Information Services

An Innovative Approach

by Jo Bryson

<p>This fourth edition of Jo Bryson's highly regarded Managing Information Services has been thoroughly revised with an emphasis on innovation. Operating in a digital era, libraries must innovate to survive and grow. This means librarians having

ISBN: 9781317101550

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Managing Information Services

A Sustainable Approach

by Jo Bryson

<p>This third edition of Jo Bryson's highly regarded Managing Information Services has been thoroughly revised with an emphasis on managing for a sustainable future. Libraries and information services face uncertain times and this new edition ...

ISBN: 9781317101581

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Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives

Current Practice and Future Developments

by John Feather

<p>The preservation of library and archival materials can encompass everything from bookbinding and paper repair to new techniques for maintaining and exploiting digital text, sound or images. Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives ...

ISBN: 9781351920476

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Marketing and Outreach for the Academic Library

New Approaches and Initiatives

by Bradford Lee Eden

<p>Volume 7 of the series Creating the 21st-Century Academic Library is focused on new approaches and initiatives in marketing the academic library, as well as the importance of outreach through partnerships and collaborations both internal and ...

ISBN: 9781442262553

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Marketing Moxie for Librarians: Fresh Ideas, Proven Techniques, and Innovative Approaches

Fresh Ideas, Proven Techniques, and Innovative Approaches

by Paula Watson-Lakamp

<p>Robust, resilient, and flexible marketing is an absolute necessity for today's libraries. Fortunately, marketing can be fun. Through this savvy guide, you'll discover a wealth of fresh, actionable ideas and approaches that can be combined ...

ISBN: 9781610698948

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Mastering Subject Specialties: Practical Advice from the Field

Practical Advice from the Field

by Karen Sobel

<p>Becoming a subject specialist is a rewarding career path for academic librarians: it allows you to pursue intellectual passions as well as move up in the organization. In this practical guide, experienced academic and research librarians ...

ISBN: 9781440839658

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Meeting Community Needs

A Practical Guide for Librarians

by Pamela H. MacKellar

<p>Librarians must know how to provide essential programs and services that make a difference for the people they serve if libraries are going to survive. It is no longer realistic for librarians to rely on the idea that “people love libraries, ...

ISBN: 9780810891357

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Membership Marketing in the Digital Age

A Handbook for Museums and Libraries

by Patricia Rich, Dana S. Hines & Rosie Siemer

<p>Membership marketing and management is an ever more demanding role within the institutions served—meeting fiscal demands, keeping pace with online marketing opportunities, and making data-driven decisions. The demands are diverse and ...

ISBN: 9781442259829

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Mental Illness in Young Adult Literature: Exploring Real Struggles through Fictional Characters

by Kia Jane Richmond

<p>This book explores how mental illness is portrayed in 21st-century young adult fiction and how selected works can help teachers, librarians, and mental health professionals to more effectively address the needs of students combating mental ...

ISBN: 9781440857393

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Mentoring & Managing Students in the Academic Library

by Reale, Michelle

In this book Reale explores the challenges and opportunities involved in recruitment of part-time student workers. ...

ISBN: 9780838996201

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