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Collections Vol 12 N4

by Juilee Decker

This focus issue of the journal draws attention to “Collections in a Digital Age.” The essays are, like digital public history itself, multi-faceted showing a variety of possibilities, opportunities, challenges,...


The Care of Prints and Drawings

by Margaret Holben Ellis

The 2nd edition of The Care of Prints and Drawings provides practical, straightforward advice to those responsible for the preservation of works on paper, ranging from curators, facility managers, conservators,...


Recoding World Literature

Describing Music Materials: A Manual for Resource Description of Printed and Recorded Music and Music Videos

by Richard P. Smiraglia & Jihee Beak

Describing Music Materials, 4th edition is the latest update of a classic manual for resource description of music materials for library catalogs. Resource Description and Access (RDA) instructions for printed...


Proceedings of the Second Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics CLiC-it 2015

by Sara Tonelli, Cristina Bosco & Fabio Massimo Zanzotto

CLiC-it 2015 is held in Trento on December 3-4 2015, hosted and locally organized by Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), one the most important Italian research centers for what concerns CL. The organization of...


Transliteracy in Complex Information Environments

by Suzana Sukovic

Transliteracy in Complex Information Environments considers this relatively new concept, which has attracted a great deal of interest in the library and  information field, particularly among practitioners....


New Methods of Teaching and Learning in Libraries

by Ann Whitney Gleason

New Methods of Teaching and Learning in Libraries is a one-stop introduction to the role of technology in teaching and learning in libraries. Emerging models of library instruction and library support of instruction...


Collections Vol 12 N. 3

by Juilee Decker

"Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals" is a multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the discussion of all aspects of handling, preserving, researching, and organizing collections....


Local Studies Collection Management

by Michael Dewe

A helpful and informative guide for librarians responsible for local studies collections covering the key issues in the twenty-first century. Each chapter is written by a different specialist, covering: resource...


Open Access and the Future of Scholarly Communication: Policy and Infrastructure

by Kevin L. Smith & Katherine A. Dickson

This volume of Creating the 21st-Century Academic Library looks closely at issues of policy and infrastructure for libraries that wish to provide leadership on their campus in the transition to more open forms...


Embedded Business Librarianship for the Public Librarian

by Barbara A. Alvarez

Loaded with recommended practices for increasing engagement and developing courses and programs for business owners, professionals, and job seekers in the community, this book points the way towards making the...


Embedded Business Librarianship for the Public Librarian

by Barbara A. Alvarez

Loaded with recommended practices for increasing engagement and developing courses and programs for business owners, professionals, and job seekers in the community, this book points the way towards making the...


Historic Newspapers in the Digital Age: "Search All About It!"

by Paul Gooding

In recent years, cultural institutions and commercial providers have created extensive digitised newspaper collections. This book asks the timely question: what can the large-scale digitisation of newspapers...


Digital Images for the Information Professional

by Melissa Terras

In the past decade, the way image based media is created, disseminated, and shared has changed exponentially, as digital imaging technology has replaced traditional film based media. Digital images have become...


Heritage, Democracy and the Public: Nordic Approaches

by Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen & Grete Swensen

What is the significance of heritage for how welfare is defined? What function does heritage have in the public realm and how is heritage becoming a resource for citizens to gain influence in society? Who and...


Pathways into Information Literacy and Communities of Practice: Teaching Approaches and Case Studies

by Dora Sales & Maria Pinto

Pathways into Information Literacy and Communities of Practice: Teaching Approaches and Case Studies considers the specific information literacy needs of communities of practice. As such, the book fills a gap...


Collections Vol 12 N2

by Juilee Decker & Collections

"Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals" is a multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the discussion of all aspects of handling, preserving, researching, and organizing collections....


Prizing Children's Literature: The Cultural Politics of Children's Book Awards

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

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...


Defending Frequently Challenged Young Adult Books: A Handbook for Librarians and Educators

by Pat R. Scales

This authoritative handbook gives you the information you need to defend challenged books with an informed response and ensure free access to young book lovers. With a profile of each book that includes its...


Valuing World Heritage Cities

by Tanja Vahtikari

With its celebrated World Heritage List, UNESCO steers the global heritage agenda through the definition and redefinition of what constitutes heritage and by offering the highest-level forum for heritage professionalism....