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Equity and Excellence in the Public Library

Why Ignorance is Not our Heritage

by Bob Usherwood

<p>This important volume by one of the leading scholars in the field examines and discusses how library professionals can meet the demands of policy makers to open up the public library system without destroying its values. Based on a critical ...

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Ethics and Values in Librarianship

A History

by Wallace Koehler

<p><em>Ethics and Values in Librarianship: A History</em> addresses the processes of development of library and information sciences, largely but not exclusively in a western context. It focuses on the field’s ethics and values.</p> <p>Here, ...

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Euro-Librarianship

Shared Resources, Shared Responsibilities

by Assunta Pisani

<p>Euro-Librarianship focuses on strategies for working toward cooperation between libraries throughout Europe and the United States to provide the best access and information to research materials as possible. Chapters by several authors in ...

ISBN: 9781317940166

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Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University

A Collaborative Approach

by Graham Walton & Graham Matthews

<p>Growing student numbers, increased student expectations, new approaches to learning, and fast-paced technological advances all contribute to the need for universities to take a more strategic approach to their buildings, including formal and ...

ISBN: 9781317137375

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Exploring the C-SPAN Archives

Advancing the Research Agenda

by Robert X. Browning

<p>Exploring the C-SPAN Archives is a collection of path-breaking research studies that use video drawn from the C-SPAN Archives. The book, based on the papers presented at a November 2014 conference, includes chapters that explore issues in ...

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Financial Management of Libraries and Information Centers

by Robert H. Burger

<p>Many library managers learn financial management on the job, within the framework of a specific organization. The &quot;sink or swim&quot; method of skill acquisition can be effective, but it is inefficient, stressful, and typically leaves ...

ISBN: 9781440850141

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Finding and Using Health and Medical Information on the Internet

by Anagnostelis, Betsy

This new guide focuses on the different uses and applications of biomedical information resources available on the Internet. It explains not only how to find the best information resources quickly and effectively, but also how to customise ...

ISBN: 9781135477424

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Finding and Using U.S. Government Information

A Practical Guide for Librarians

by Bethany Latham

<p>The United States Federal Government produces a massive trove of valuable information – but these resources are often difficult to locate and utilize, requiring the addition of another layer of cognizance and expertise to the librarian’s ...

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Finding Reliable Information Online

Adventures of an Information Sleuth

by Leslie F. Stebbins

<p>We live in an information-saturated environment and spend far too much time searching, surfing, skimming, contributing, and organizing the information in our lives. We spend too <em>little</em> time immersing ourselves in reliable high ...

ISBN: 9781442253940

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Floating Collections: A Collection Development Model for Long-Term Success

A Collection Development Model for Long-Term Success

by Wendy K. Bartlett

<p>Despite its increasing popularity, there are few published works about floating and floating collections. Virtually no one has addressed critical long-term issues like core collections, material selection, and weeding after floating has taken

ISBN: 9781598847444

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Folktales from the Arabian Peninsula: Tales of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, The United Arab Emirates, and Yemen

Tales of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, The United Arab Emirates, and Yemen

by Nadia Jameel Taibah & Margaret Read MacDonald

<p>This unique and diverse selection of traditional folktales from the countries of the Arabian Peninsula appeals to a broad audience, ranging from storytellers and educators to folklorists and scholars.</p> <p>• Offers a collective of ...

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Food Lit: A Reader's Guide to Epicurean Nonfiction

A Reader's Guide to Epicurean Nonfiction

by Melissa Brackney Stoeger

<p>An essential tool for assisting leisure readers interested in topics surrounding food, this unique book contains annotations and read-alikes for hundreds of nonfiction titles about the joys of comestibles and cooking.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781610693769

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For the Love of Reading: Guide to K–8 Reading Promotions

Guide to K–8 Reading Promotions

by Nancy L. Baumann

<p>This insightful book reviews the current research on literacy programming, examines the latest standards for strengthening reading skills, and provides educators, families, and caregivers methods for building successful reading habits in and ...

ISBN: 9781610691901

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Fostering Family History Services: A Guide for Librarians, Archivists, and Volunteers

A Guide for Librarians, Archivists, and Volunteers

by Rhonda L. Clark & Nicole Wedemeyer Miller

<p>Here is everything you need to promote your library as a center for genealogical study by leveraging your collection to help patrons conduct research on ancestors, document family stories, and archive family heirlooms.</p> <p>• Discusses the

ISBN: 9781610695428

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Foundations of Museum Studies: Evolving Systems of Knowledge

Evolving Systems of Knowledge

by Kiersten F. Latham & John E. Simmons

<p>This broad introduction to museums benefits all educators who teach introductory museum studies, addressing the discipline from a holistic, dynamic, and document-centered perspective.</p> <p>• Frames museum studies within an information ...

ISBN: 9781610699525

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Framing Health Care Instruction

An Information Literacy Handbook for the Health Sciences

by Lauren M. Young & Elizabeth G. Hinton

<p><em>Framing Healthcare instruction: An Information Literacy Handbook for the Health Sciences</em> is a step-by-step guide to integrating the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy into health sciences librarianship.</p> <p>Although this ...

ISBN: 9781538118948

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Free Government e-Resources for Youth: Inform, Inspire, and Activate

Inform, Inspire, and Activate

by Dorothy Ormes

<p>Government documents offer a wealth of useful information that is often ignored or misinterpreted—even by librarians. And while improved search engines have improved access to online documents in recent years, patrons—especially young ...

ISBN: 9781440841323

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Free Technology for Libraries

by Amy Deschenes & Ellyssa Kroski

<p>Libraries are perpetually faced with the challenge of balancing ever-shrinking budgets while steadily improving library services. One way to meet that challenge is to maximize the use of free applications and resources in the library. ...

ISBN: 9781442259287

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From Bunker Hill to Baghdad: True Stories of America's Veterans

by Patrick Mendoza

<p>These compelling, enlightening, and often highly personal experiences tell stories of average citizens as well as historical figures who made huge sacrifices by serving in the military, giving the reader new perspectives on war, and its real ...

ISBN: 9781598844672

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From Library Volunteer to Library Advocate: Tapping into the Power of Community Engagement

by Carla Campbell Lehn

<p>This guide will show you how to reinvigorate your library's volunteer program using your community as a resource.</p> <p>• Helps readers to better understand the motivations of today's volunteers and design meaningful volunteer ...

ISBN: 9781440856716

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