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Conversations with the World's Leading Orchestra and Opera Librarians

by Patrick Lo

<p>This book is based on a series of informative interviews with a number of music librarians working for different leading symphony orchestras and opera companies throughout the world. In these interviews, librarians share with the readers what

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Cooking Up Library Programs Teens and 'Tweens Will Love: Recipes for Success

Recipes for Success

by Megan Emery Schadlich

<p>Engage teens and ‘tweens with library programs that nurture developmental and social needs—and keep young patrons entertained.</p> <p>• Includes complete plans for more than a dozen educational and entertaining programs</p> <p>• Makes ...

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Cosplay in Libraries

How to Embrace Costume Play in Your Library

by Ellyssa Kroski

<p>Cosplay, comics, anime, and geek culture have exploded into the mainstream over recent years and have resulted in a thriving community of costume enthusiasts and pop culture fans. Today’s cosplayers find inspiration on the pages of comics, ...

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Crash Course in Basic Cataloging with RDA

by Heather Lea Moulaison & Raegan Wiechert Assistant Professor

<p>Covering tools, terminology, and the FRBR-based RDA approach to description, this book explains the current principles of organization of information and basic cataloging practices for non-catalogers, enabling readers to understand elements ...

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Crash Course in Children's Services, 2nd Edition

by Penny Peck

<p>Addressing everything from the basics of reference to the complex and highly specialized duties of program development, this handbook is perfect for both librarians and support staff who are assigned to the children's department of a library.

ISBN: 9781610697828

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Crash Course in Disaster Preparedness

by Carmen Cowick

<p>All library staff, from library volunteers to library directors and branch managers, have a role to play in preparing for and recovering from disaster. Written by an expert in preservation services, <em>Crash Course in Disaster ...

ISBN: 9781440860522

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Crash Course in eBooks

by Michele McGraw & Gail Mueller Schultz

<p>EBooks are a must for today's libraries, making this introduction indispensable for those who have yet to delve into the ever-expanding universe of downloadable material. This &quot;crash course&quot; is an easy-to-use, hands-on approach that

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Crash Course in Gaming

by Suellen S. Adams

<p>Video games aren't just for kids anymore. This book will describe the &quot;why&quot; and &quot;how&quot; to start or expand a video gaming program in the library, including some specific examples of how to target adult and female gamer ...

ISBN: 9781610690478

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Crash Course in Library Budgeting and Finance

by Glen E. Holt & Leslie Edmonds Holt

<p>For all libraries, money is critical to decision-making about technology, staffing, and collections. As a result, informed budgeting is critically important for any library to succeed. This book explains library finance in a practical, ...

ISBN: 9781440834752

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Crash Course in Strategic Planning

by Stephen A. Matthews & Kimberly D. Matthews

<p>The general recipe for achieving an intended outcome is equal parts of the following: clear vision and mission, a practical strategic plan, daily activities linked to the mission, and unified commitment to the plan. However, orchestrating the

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Crash Course in Technology Planning

by Christopher D. Brown

<p>This easy-to-use primer will empower anyone—even those with no IT background—to face the challenge of adding one or more technologies to library services or maintaining existing technologies.</p> <p>• Offers librarians a one-stop resource ...

ISBN: 9781440850615

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Crash Course in Time Management for Library Staff

by Brenda Hough

<p>This book offers time management tools, tips, and techniques for busy librarians, so they can better serve their communities and feel greater satisfaction with work and life.</p> <p>• Provides invaluable information for any librarian who ...

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Crash Course in Weeding Library Collections

by Francisca Goldsmith

<p>Weeding is often difficult—who can easily decide to discard books and other materials that someone may someday want to borrow? But weeding is essential to keeping your collection healthy and relevant. Perfect for all types of libraries and ...

ISBN: 9781440836893

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Crash Course in Young Adult Services

by Sarah Flowers

<p>Learn how to improve teen services in public libraries by better understanding teen development and having positive interactions with teens to provide appropriate and interesting collections and services.</p> <p>• Enables librarians to ...

ISBN: 9781440851711

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Create Your School Library Writing Center: Grades 7–12

by Timothy Joseph Horan

<p>Colleges typically have writing centers to which students can bring their writing assignments to a peer tutor for assistance, but most high schools and middle schools do not. This book advocates for the creation of writing centers in 7–12 ...

ISBN: 9781440835797

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Create Your School Library Writing Center: Grades K–6

by Timothy Joseph Horan

<p>Students in the early years of their development have a tremendous capacity for learning. By focusing on providing authentic writing experiences for kindergarten through sixth grade students, librarians and teachers can help transform ...

ISBN: 9781440835261

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Creating and Promoting Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries

Tools and Tips for Practitioners

by Donna L. Gilton

<p><em>Creating and Promoting Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries: Tools and Tips For Practitioners</em> is the sequel to Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries: Principles, Programs, and People. On the one hand, Lifelong Learning in Public ...

ISBN: 9781442269538

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Creating Makers: How to Start a Learning Revolution at Your Library

How to Start a Learning Revolution at Your Library

by Megan Egbert

<p>This book shows you how, even with a tight budget and limited space, you can foster &quot;maker mentality&quot; in your library and help patrons reap the learning benefits of making—with or without a makerspace.</p> <p>• Offers librarians ...

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Creating Online Tutorials

A Practical Guide for Librarians

by Hannah Gascho Rempel & Maribeth Slebodnik

<p>Today’s students rely heavily on using electronic resources; they expect to be able to access library resources from any location and at any time of the day. More and more schools, from K-12 through graduate level universities, are offering ...

ISBN: 9780810892446

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Creating Research Infrastructures in the 21st-Century Academic Library

Conceiving, Funding, and Building New Facilities and Staff

by Bradford Lee Eden

<p><em>Creating Research Infrastructures in the 21st-Century Academic Library: Conceiving, Funding, and Building New Facilities and Staff</em> focuses on research infrastructures, bringing together such topics as research and development in ...

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