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Public Library Collections in the Balance: Censorship, Inclusivity, and Truth

by Jennifer Downey

<p>A fascinating and informative read for librarians, library staff, and MLIS students, this book offers practical information and professional guidelines to examine current issues in censorship and libraries while also enabling readers to ...

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Public Library Programs and Services for Midlife and Beyond: Expanding Opportunities for a Growing Population

by Reneé K. Bennett-Kapusniak

<p>Inspired by trends in U.S. public libraries, this book teaches librarians how to create a welcoming environment that enriches, enlightens, and engages their library's growing aging community.</p> <p>• Offers ways to create and expand adult ...

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Publishing in Yugoslavia's Successor States

by Michael Biggins & Janet Crayne

<p>From the Editor's Foreword: “Without any doubt, the 1990s will long be remembered as the decade of Yugoslavia's prolonged disintegration. A virtual blueprint of the conflict is accessible to anyone in a position to track the independent print

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Raising the Tech Bar at Your Library: Improving Services to Meet User Needs

by Nick D. Taylor

<p>Keeping up with technology is more critical and difficult than ever. This challenge exists not only for library staff but for their patrons as well. Today's librarians are often barraged with increasingly complex questions from their patrons ...

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Reaching Diverse Audiences with Virtual Reference and Instruction

A Practical Guide for Librarians

by Laura Costello & Meredith Powers

<p><em>Reaching Diverse Audiences with Virtual Reference and Instruction: A Practical Guide for Librarians</em> is designed to help new and experienced librarians with practical advice for teaching and serving diverse audiences using a mix of ...

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Read It Forward

by Linda Kay

<p>Finding the right book for each student is almost impossible if you serve several hundred students, as most school librarians do. <em>Read It Forward</em> offers an innovative way around that problem: a program that lets librarians saturate ...

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Read On … Romance: Reading Lists for Every Taste

Reading Lists for Every Taste

by Ilene N. Lefkowitz & C. L. Quillen

<p>As romance publishing continues to flourish, readers and readers' advisors are faced with increasingly complex reading choices. This book helps adult and teen readers quickly find the books they love to read, identifies other titles with ...

ISBN: 9781610694018

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Read On…History: Reading Lists for Every Taste

Reading Lists for Every Taste

by Tina Frolund

<p>This invaluable resource offers reading lists of contemporary and classic non-fiction history books and historical fiction, covering all time periods throughout the world, and including practically all manner of human endeavors. Every book ...

ISBN: 9781610694322

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Reading Still Matters: What the Research Reveals about Reading, Libraries, and Community

by Catherine Sheldrick Ross, Lynne (E.F.) McKechnie & Paulette M. Rothbauer

<p>Reading is more important than it has ever been—recent research on reading, such as PEW reports and Scholastic's &quot;Kids and Family Reading Report,&quot; proves that fact. This new edition of <em>Reading Matters</em> provides powerful ...

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Reappraisal and Deaccessioning in Archives and Special Collections

by Laura Uglean Jackson

<p>Archivists and archival institutions are reappraising and deaccessioning now more than ever before. Archival reappraisal and deaccessioning have become vital tools for managing archival collections.</p> <p>Reappraisal and Deaccessioning in ...

ISBN: 9781538116029

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Records Management Handbook

by Ira A. Penn & Gail B. Pennix

<p>Records Management Handbook is a complete guide to the practice of records and information management. Written from a multi-media perspective and with a comprehensive systems design orientation, the authors present proven management ...

ISBN: 9781351906166

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Redesign Your Library Website

by Stacy Ann Wittmann & Julianne T. Stam

<p>A comprehensive guide for all sizes of libraries, this book guides you through the entire process of effectively redesigning your library's website—from evaluating your current site and understanding user needs, to creating a budget, through ...

ISBN: 9781440838576

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Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 5th Edition

An Introduction

by Linda C. Smith & Melissa A. Wong

<p>A user favorite through four previous editions, the fifth edition of this classic text remains an ideal resource for anyone seeking to master the latest nuances in reference and information services. Edited by reference authority Linda C. ...

ISBN: 9781440836978

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Reference Services for the Unserved

by Linda S Katz

<p>New recognition within society of previously unserved populations has created the need for librarians to also recognize these groups and to find ways to serve them equally. Reference Services for the Unserved provides information, guidance, ...

ISBN: 9781317740056

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Research 2.0 and the Future of Information Literacy

by Tibor Koltay, Sonja Spiranec & Laszlo Z Karvalics

<p><em>Research 2.0 and the Future of Information Literacy</em> examines possible congruencies between information literacy and Research 2.0, because the work of today’s researcher mobilizes a number of literacies. From among the various types ...

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Research Methods for Librarians and Educators: Practical Applications in Formal and Informal Learning Environments

by Ruth V. Small Ph.D. & Marcia A. Mardis

<p>Research remains a core purpose of every library. This book provides a text for LIS students and a practical handbook to librarians and other educators who need to conduct research in their libraries. In <em>Research Methods for Librarians ...

ISBN: 9781440849633

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Research Methods in Library and Information Science, 6th Edition

by Lynn Silipigni Connaway & Marie L. Radford

<p>An essential resource for LIS master's and doctoral students, new LIS faculty, and academic librarians, this book provides expert guidance and practical examples based on current research about quantitative and qualitative research methods ...

ISBN: 9781440834790

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Research-Based Planning for Public Libraries: Increasing Relevance in the Digital Age

Increasing Relevance in the Digital Age

by Joseph R. Matthews

<p>This book will help public library administrators, managers, and board members to better plan, strategize, and understand their communities, enabling public libraries to become dynamic, proactive institutions.</p> <p>• Presents a game plan ...

ISBN: 9781610690089

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Respect for Authority

Authority Control, Context Control, and Archival Description

by Jean Dryden

<p><strong>Groundbreaking ideas in archival description and control</strong></p> <p>Archival authority control is an often ambiguous label that embraces a potentially wide scope. In this active and quickly-evolving field, new methods of ...

ISBN: 9781317994046

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Responsive Web Design in Practice

by Jason A. Clark & Ellyssa Kroski

<p>Today's library patrons are browsing the Web on a variety of devices including tablets, e-readers, mobile phones, and desktops. Responsive web design employs techniques that will enable your library's website to automatically adapt to ...

ISBN: 9781442243705

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