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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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Metadata Standards and Web Services in Libraries, Archives, and Museums: An Active Learning Resource

An Active Learning Resource

by Erik Mitchell

<p>Metadata in library information environments is evolving rapidly. This book provides readers with a set of tools for designing, developing, and implementing metadata-rich information systems while also examining the challenges and ...

ISBN: 9781610694506

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Middle English Dictionary

by A. L. Mayhew & Walter W. Skeat

<p>This book contains what the title promises: a Middle English Dictionary. It will be of interest to students, scholars, and anyone interested in the history and literature of the English language.</p> ...

ISBN: 1230001143164

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Milestone Moments in Getting your PhD in Qualitative Research

by Margaret Zeegers & Deirdre Barron

<p><em>Milestone Moments in Getting your PhDin Qualitative Research</em> is a guide for research students completing higher degrees with a focus on the importance of language and terminology of the theoretical and practical requirements of a ...

ISBN: 9780081002582

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Mobile Social Marketing in Libraries

by Samantha C. Helmick & Ellyssa Kroski

<p>Snapchat, a new photo and video sharing mobile app logs over 400 million messages every day. Instagram, a similar mobile app boasts over 130 million users. And the 6-second video-making app Vine has skyrocketed to 40 million users within its ...

ISBN: 9781442243828

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MOOCs and Libraries

by Kyle K. Courtney & Ellyssa Kroski

<p>MOOCs or massive open online courses that can be attended by hundreds of thousands of students at the same time have become wildly popular in recent years, and have begun to gain traction with libraries as well. There are many potential roles

ISBN: 9781442252950

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Moving Your Library

by Andrew McDonald

<p>Examines the essential elements of planning a move, and offers practical guidance to ensure minimum disruption to service.Topics covered include: planning; resources, equipment and furniture, staff, security, safety and insurance. Examines ...

ISBN: 9781351227285

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Multilingual Access and Services for Digital Collections

by Jiangping Chen

<p>This unique guide offers you a thorough understanding of multilingual information access (MLIA) and services and related concepts, such as database design, information retrieval, machine translation, and natural language processing.</p> <p>•

ISBN: 9781440839559

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Multimedia Learning Stations: Facilitating Instruction, Strengthening the Research Process, Building Collaborative Partnerships

Facilitating Instruction, Strengthening the Research Process, Building Collaborative Partnerships

by Jen Spisak

<p>Libraries across America are losing funding and suffering from cuts in positions and programs. The process presented here will help you increase library use and prove that school libraries—and librarians—are a necessity. Written for middle ...

ISBN: 9781440835186

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Museum Development and Cultural Representation

Developing the Kelabit Highlands Community Museum

by Jonathan Sweet & Meghan Kelly

<p><em>Museum Development and Cultural Representation</em> critically examines the development of a museum and cultural heritage centre in the indigenous Kelabit Highlands in Sarawak, Malaysia.</p> <p>Building on their direct involvement in the

ISBN: 9781351332811

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Museums and Public Value

Creating Sustainable Futures

by Carol A. Scott

<p>Public Value speaks to our time - to the role that museums can play in creating civil societies, to the challenges involved in using limited assets strategically, to the demand for results that make a difference and to the imperative that we ...

ISBN: 9781317092889

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Museums in Arabia

Transnational Practices and Regional Processes

by Karen Exell & Sarina Wakefield

<p>Museum activity has, in recent years, undergone major and rapid development in the Arabian Peninsula, with the regeneration of existing museums as well as the establishment of new ones. Alongside such rapid expansion, questions are inevitably

ISBN: 9781317092766

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Music Preservation and Archiving Today

by Norie Guthrie & Scott Carlson

<p>Music Preservation and Archiving Today moves beyond the how-to and assembles the work currently being done to preserve music and &quot;scenes&quot; via essays, case studies, and overviews of work by academic archives as well as ...

ISBN: 9781538102954

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Narrative-based Practice

by Peter Brophy

<p>The telling of stories lies at the heart of human communication. In this important new book Peter Brophy introduces and explains the concept of story-telling or narrative-based practice in teaching, research, professional practice and ...

ISBN: 9781317090397

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New Directions for Special Collections: An Anthology of Practice

An Anthology of Practice

by Lynne M. Thomas & Beth M. Whittaker

<p>Addressing the most exciting and challenging areas in the profession, this text will be invaluable to any professional looking ahead to the future of special collections and related cultural heritage work.</p> <p>• Covers a broad range of ...

ISBN: 9781440842917

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New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance

by Camille C. Baker

<p><em>New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance</em> explores various performative projects and forms of expression that have emerged since the onset of the smartphone. It focuses mainly on new concepts and developments that have emerged ...

ISBN: 9781317088530

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