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Creating the High-Functioning Library Space: Expert Advice from Librarians, Architects, and Designers

by Marta Mestrovic Deyrup

<p>This book provides practical information and insights to library administrators and building plan team members at academic and public libraries who are considering or starting a library expansion or reconfiguration of existing ...

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Creating the Sustainable Public Library: The Triple Bottom Line Approach

by Gary L. Shaffer

<p>Transform any public library into a truly sustainable organization—not just environmentally sustainable, but economically and socially sustainable as well—by following the directions and practices described in this book.</p> <p>• Offers ...

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Creative Library Marketing and Publicity

Best Practices

by Robert J. Lackie & M. Sandra Wood

<p><em>Creative Library Marketing and Publicity: Best Practices</em> shares the success of libraries of various sizes and types—small to large public, academic, and school libraries, systems, and organizations. Each best-practice scenario ...

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Creativity and Children's Literature: New Ways to Encourage Divergent Thinking

by Marianne Saccardi

<p>Today's students need to be able to do more than score well on tests—they must be creative thinkers and problem solvers. The tools in this book will help teachers and parents start students on the path to becoming innovative, successful ...

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Critical Gaming: Interactive History and Virtual Heritage

by Erik Champion

<p>This book explains how designing, playing and modifying computer games, and understanding the theory behind them, can strengthen the area of digital humanities. This book aims to help digital humanities scholars understand both the issues and

ISBN: 9781317157380

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Crossover Readers' Advisory: Maximize Your Collection to Meet Reader Satisfaction

by Jessica E. Moyer

<p>An indispensable reference for libraries, this book takes the guesswork out of crossover readers' advisory by allowing you to easily guide teens who enjoy reading adult books and adults who enjoy reading teen stories. Chapters written by ...

ISBN: 9781440838477

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Crowdsource Your Library, Engage Your Community: The What, When, Why, and How

by Sara A. Fiore

<p>This book illustrates crowdsourcing techniques that will help you to raise money and collect community knowledge so your library can be its most impactful.</p> <p>• Shows librarians how to partner with their community to succeed in a variety

ISBN: 9781440861123

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Cultivating Connected Learning: Library Programs for Youth

by Megan E. Barrett & Rebecca J. Ranallo

<p>Learning doesn't just happen in the classroom: it happens everywhere. The connected learning model supports this principle, asserting that young people learn best when their experiences are interest-driven, peer-supported, and rooted in solid

ISBN: 9781440855399

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Cultivating Engaged Staff: Better Management for Better Libraries

by Margaret Zelman Law

<p>Specifically written about the library work environment, this book offers strategies for creating and maintaining a positive and supportive LIS environment that will engage all types of staff, resulting in increased performance.</p> <p>• ...

ISBN: 9781440852237

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Cultivating Strong Girls: Library Programming That Builds Self-Esteem and Challenges Inequality

by Nancy Evans

<p>An essential &quot;how-to&quot; book for youth services librarians who are interested in effecting social change and offering a dynamic, relevant program for girls.</p> <p>• Presents complete, low-cost program instructions and recommended ...

ISBN: 9781440856693

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Cultural Heritage Infrastructures in Digital Humanities

by Agiatis Benardou, Erik Champion, Costis Dallas & others

<p>What are the leading tools and archives in digital cultural heritage? How can they be integrated into research infrastructures to better serve their intended audiences? In this book, authors from a wide range of countries, representing some ...

ISBN: 9781317156512

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Cultures of the Countryside

Art, Museum, Heritage, and Environment, 1970-2015

by Veronica Sekules

<p><em>Cultures of the Countryside</em> examines the relationship between the museum and the micro-cultures of the countryside. Offering an exploration of museums and heritage projects in the UK that have attempted to introduce new ways of ...

ISBN: 9781317155584

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Currents of Archival Thinking, 2nd Edition

by Heather MacNeil & Terry Eastwood

<p>Archives of all types are experiencing a resurgence, evolving to meet new environments (digital and physical) and new priorities. To meet those changes, professional archivist education programs—now one of the more active segments of LIS ...

ISBN: 9781440839092

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Customizing Vendor Systems for Better User Experiences: The Innovative Librarian's Guide

The Innovative Librarian's Guide

by Matthew Reidsma

<p>In order to provide access to online resources, libraries depend on third-party vendor software that comes with each product. While these systems do have value, they can also be confusing, awkward, frustrating, or even misleading for library ...

ISBN: 9781440843853

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Data Management

A Practical Guide for Librarians

by Margaret E. Henderson

<p>Libraries organize information and data is information, so it is natural that librarians should help people who need to find, organize, use, or store data. Organizations need evidence for decision making; data provides that evidence. ...

ISBN: 9781442264397

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Data Visualizations and Infographics

by Sarah K. C. Mauldin & Ellyssa Kroski

<p>Graphics which visually represent data or complex ideas are oftentimes easier for people to understand and digest than standalone statistics. A map shaded with different colors to represent religious affiliations or income levels enables ...

ISBN: 9781442243880

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Defending Frequently Challenged Young Adult Books

A Handbook for Librarians and Educators

by Pat R. Scales

<span><span style="font-style:italic;">A Day No Pigs Would Die, Speak</span><span>, </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Thirteen Reasons Why</span><span> These are some of the most beloved, and most challenged, books. Leaving controversial ...

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Defining Digital Humanities

A Reader

by Melissa Terras, Julianne Nyhan & Edward Vanhoutte

<p>Digital Humanities is becoming an increasingly popular focus of academic endeavour. There are now hundreds of Digital Humanities centres worldwide and the subject is taught at both postgraduate and undergraduate level. Yet the term ’Digital ...

ISBN: 9781317153573

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Designing Adult Services: Strategies for Better Serving Your Community

by Ann Roberts

<p>Focusing on adult patrons ages 19 through senior citizens, this book explains how libraries can best serve this busy portion of their community's population at different life stages and foster experiences that are &quot;worth the ...

ISBN: 9781440852558

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Developing a Residency Program

A Practical Guide for Librarians

by Lorelei Rutledge, Jay L. Colbert, Anastasia Chiu & others

<p>Library residency programs can be a great opportunity for early-career librarians to learn on-the-job-skills, determine their interests in librarianship, and develop a valuable career network. Likewise, such programs benefit the profession, ...

ISBN: 9781538116968

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