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Digital Critical Editions

by Daniel Apollon & Claire Belisle

Exploring the interweaving of traditional and digital textual scholarship


Aboriginal and Visible Minority Librarians: Oral Histories from Canada

by Deborah Lee & Mahalakshmi Kumaran

This book, the first of its kind in Canada, is a collection of chapters from Aboriginal and visible minority librarians, working in Canada, speaking about the challenges they face in their profession; their...


Management: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections

by Kate Theimer

Management: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections explores the kinds of challenges that managers of archival programs face today and how those challenges can be met to achieve optimal results...


Developing Collections to Empower Learners

by Sue C. Kimmel

Developing Collections to Empower Learners examines collection development in the context of today's shifts toward digital resources while emphasizing the foundational beliefs of the school library profession....


Tablet Computers in School Libraries and Classrooms

by Heather Moorfield-Lang, Carolyn Meier & Rebecca K. Miller

This succinct e-book speaks directly to librarians and educators working with young people, pointing the way towards intelligent, constructive use of tablets to attain educational goals.


Outreach: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections

by Kate Theimer

Outreach: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections explores how archives of different sizes and types are reaching out to new potential users and increasing awareness of programs and collections....


BIALL Handbook of Legal Information Management

by Loyita Worley & Sarah Spells

The second edition of this popular handbook has been thoroughly updated by the original team of experts and some new contributors, to provide current best practice guidance on the key legal information issues...


Medical Library Downsizing: Administrative, Professional, and Personal Strategies for Coping with Change

by Michael Schott

Learn how to stay ahead of the game when budgets and staff are cut

Medical Library Downsizing: Administrative, Professional, and Personal Strategies for Coping with Change explores corporate downsizing and other...


Planning, Renovating, Expanding, and Constructing Library Facilities in Hospitals, Academic Medical

by M Sandra Wood & Elizabeth Connor

Get the tools to meet the challenge of building or renovating a library!

The challenge of renovating or constructing a library requires organizational skill, resourcefulness, creativity, and willingness to compromise....


Legal Issues for Library and Information Managers

by William Z Nasri

Here is a useful and readable volume about important and controversial legal issues of concern to all library managers and information professionals. Learn the implications of the complex, relevant laws on collective...


Research Within the Disciplines: Foundations for Reference and Library Instruction

by Peggy Keeran & Michael Levine-Clark

Research within the Disciplines is designed to help reference librarians – and students studying to become librarians – gain that deeper understanding of disciplinary differences that allows them to comfortably...


Public Libraries, Public Policies, and Political Processes: Serving and Transforming Communities in Times of Economic and Political Constraint

by Paul T. Jaeger, Ursula Gorham & John Carlo Bertot

Over the past thirty years, significant shifts in technology, political ideologies, and policy goals have resulted in an environment in which public libraries face the highest expectations to serve community...


Managing Multiculturalism and Diversity in the Library: Principles and Issues for Administrators

by Mark Winston

Discover ways to raise staff awareness regarding diversity!Managing Multiculturalism and Diversity In the Library: Principals and Issues for Administrators is an academic guide to diversity issues such as affirmative...


Concepts and Advances in Information Knowledge Management: Studies from Developing and Emerging Economies

by Kelvin Joseph Bwalya, Nathan Mwakoshi Mnjama & Peter Mazebe II Mothataesi Sebina

Effective information and knowledge resource management is a driver of competiveness. Many developing countries have put mechanisms in place that seek to match knowledge-based economies, where information has...


Innovations in Science and Technology Libraries

by Rita Pellen & William Miller

Catch up with the many innovations now affecting sci/tech libraries!

The twenty-four chapters in Innovations in Science and Technology Libraries discuss the creation of digital collections, e-repositories,...


Perspectives in Medical Geography: Theory and Applications for Librarians

by Amy J. Blatt

Medical geography is a fascinating area of rapidly evolving study that aims to analyse and improve worldwide health issues based on the geographical factors which have an impact on them. Perspectives in Medical...


Best Practices in Access Services

by Lori L. Driscoll & W. Bede Mitchell

Access Services departments in libraries have become highly complex organizations responsible for a broad range of functions, often including circulation, reserves, interlibrary lending and borrowing, document...


Research Collections and Digital Information

by Sul H Lee

Learn how electronic texts can save you money!The new technologies that have revolutionized information storage and retrieval demand commensurate changes in librarianship. Research Collections and Digital Information...


Joint-Use Libraries

by Rita Pellen & William Miller

In today's economic climate, many libraries are work cooperatively and sharing facilities, staffs, and resources. This book gives you practical examples of how to make joint use a POSITIVE reality!

The first...


Impact of Digital Technology on Library Collections and Resource Sharing

by Sul H. Lee

How are your library and its patrons adjusting to the challenges of the digital age?This essential book examines how digital formats are changing libraries today, from the perspectives of librarians, vendors,...