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Personal Development in the Information and Library Professions

by Webb, Sylvia

This guide looks at personal development from the perspective of the individual as well as the organization they work for. The purpose of the book is to define personal development in the context of the information and library profession. It ...

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Personal Librarians: Building Relationships for Student Success

by Lynne Bisko, Heather Buchansky, Brian C. Gray & others

<p>Experienced authors describe all aspects of a personal librarian program, including potential campus partners, diverse student populations, marketing approaches, technology integration, various assessment methods, and common pitfalls and how ...

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Personalising Library Services in Higher Education

The Boutique Approach

by Elizabeth Tilley

<p>In an economic climate where cuts are becoming the norm, a boutique library service may seem a contradiction. In some academic libraries the trend is still towards centralisation programmes or offering generic services. However, the student ...

ISBN: 9781317081845

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Planning Optimal Library Spaces

Principles, Processes, and Practices

by Eric C. Shoaf & David R. Moore II

<p><em>Planning Optimal Library Spaces: Principles, Process, and Practices</em> demystifies library space planning, inspires creative thinking, and offers immediate how-to steps to rectify seemingly hopeless situations. It describes an approach ...

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Political Advocacy for School Librarians: Leveraging Your Influence

by Ann Dutton Ewbank

<p>Education and information policy has a direct impact on school libraries and is shaped by decisions at the local, state, and federal levels. School librarians are positioned uniquely to leverage their inside knowledge of effective school ...

ISBN: 9781440863899

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Power Searching the Internet: The Librarian's Quick Guide

by Nicole Hennig

<p>Learn how to help your library patrons deepen their internet searches to more effectively find information, images, videos, statistics, maps, books, definitions, translations, and more.</p> <p>• Conduct more effective Google ...

ISBN: 9781440866982

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Practical Evaluation Techniques for Librarians

by Rachel Applegate

<p>Library professionals—regardless of whether they operate in a school, public, or academic library setting—need to have effective evaluation skills in order to be accountable to stakeholders and to effect informed improvement. <em>Practical ...

ISBN: 9781610691604

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Practical Steps to Digital Research: Strategies and Skills For School Libraries

by Deborah B. Stanley

<p>This hands-on approach to teaching digital research skills breaks down each research skill into simple, targeted steps that enable students to research more deeply and to accomplish real-world tasks.</p> <p>• Outlines a concise six-step ...

ISBN: 9781440856730

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Practical Strategies for Academic Library Managers: Leading with Vision Through All Levels

Leading with Vision through All Levels

by Frances C. Wilkinson & Rebecca L. Lubas

<p>A compilation of ideas from noted leaders in academic librarianship, this book explores a wealth of topics, including budgeting, human resources, facilities, collections, and IT. There is also helpful advice that will help you navigate ...

ISBN: 9781610698900

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Practicing Intellectual Freedom in Libraries

by Shannon M. Oltmann

<p><em>Practicing Intellectual Freedom in Libraries</em> is helpful for a wide range of people, from those only starting to learn about intellectual freedom to those more well-versed in the subject. For novices, it offers a solid introduction to

ISBN: 9781440863134

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Preparing a Guide to your Library and Information Service

by Sylvia P Webb (Series Editor)

<p>Discusses the choice of information that can be included as well as the different styles in which it can be presented.Covers not just the physical preparation but also distribution and publicity.Selected examples of interesting features.</p>

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Prison Librarianship Policy and Practice

by Suzanna Conrad

<p>Prisoners are in a grey area regarding library services. Prison libraries violate many tenets of librarianship, with the justification of maintaining order. The field is de-professionalized—many positions are filled by persons without degrees

ISBN: 9781476627021

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Prizing Children’s Literature

The Cultural Politics of Children’s Book Awards

by Kenneth B. Kidd & Joseph T. Thomas Jr.

<p>Children's book awards have mushroomed since the early twentieth-century and especially since the 1960s, when literary prizing became a favored strategy for both commercial promotion and canon-making. There are over 300 awards for ...

ISBN: 9781317231417

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Project Management for Information Professionals

by Note, Margot

<p>Aimed at practitioners, this handbook imparts guidance on project management techniques in the cultural heritage sector. Information professionals often direct complex endeavors with limited project management training or resources. ...

ISBN: 9780081001332

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Protecting Intellectual Freedom and Privacy in Your School Library

by Helen R. Adams

<p>Written by a well-known intellectual freedom advocate, this book is a one-stop source for school librarians on intellectual freedom and privacy issues that blends principles with best practices.</p> <p>• Presents practical guidance on ...

ISBN: 9781610691390

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Protecting Patron Privacy

A LITA Guide

by Bobbi Newman & Bonnie Tijerina

<p>Although privacy is one of the core tenets of librarianship, technology changes have made it increasingly difficult for libraries to ensure the privacy of their patrons in the 21st century library.<br /> This authoritative LITA Guide offers ...

ISBN: 9781442269712

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Protecting Patron Privacy: Safe Practices for Public Computers

Safe Practices for Public Computers

by Matthew Beckstrom

<p>In a world where almost anyone with computer savvy can hack, track, and record the online activities of others, your library can serve as a protected haven for your visitors who rely on the Internet to conduct research—if you take the ...

ISBN: 9781610699976

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Public Knowledge

Access and Benefits

by Miriam A. Drake & Donald T. Hawkins

Public Knowledge: Access and Benefits, edited by the late Miriam A. Drake together with Donald T. Hawkins, is the first book in years to explore trends and issues for researchers and organizations that rely on U.S. public information. More than ...

ISBN: 9781573877022

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Public Library Administration Transformed

Developing the Organization and Empowering Users

by Karen Starr & Patrick Ragains

<p>Public libraries have historically faced challenges as viable units in local government. As society struggles with issues related to the scope and effectiveness of government, librarians must ask, “How and why will communities support public ...

ISBN: 9781538106402

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Public Library Buildings: The Librarian's Go-To Guide for Construction, Expansion, and Renovation Projects

The Librarian's Go-To Guide for Construction, Expansion, and Renovation Projects

by Lisa Charbonnet

<p>This go-to guide covers the entire process of building or renovating a public library—from initial planning, to maintaining the completed space, to measuring success.</p> <p>• Provides you with an informal, easy-to-read, practical guide that

ISBN: 9781440838590

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