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Protecting Patron Privacy: A LITA Guide

by Bobbi Newman & Bonnie Tijerina

This LITA Guide offers readers guidance on a wide range of topics, including

• Foundations of privacy in libraries

• Data collection, retention, use, and protection

• Laws and regulations

• Privacy instruction...

Trigger Warnings

by Emily J. M. Knox

With “triggered” as Google’s most searched word of 2016, trigger warnings have become a prevalent yet controversial concept in American higher education and society. As the debate over the value and place...

Providing Reference Services

by John Gottfried & Katherine Pennavaria

Providing Reference Services: A Practical Guide for Librarians was written with the working librarian in mind; it focuses on specific methods and information to help foster effective, exceptional results. Topics...

Protecting Patron Privacy

by Bobbi Newman & Bonnie Tijerina

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.

This authoritative...

This Is What a Librarian Looks Like: A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information

by Kyle Cassidy

In 2014, author and photographer Kyle Cassidy published a photo essay on called "This is What A Librarian Looks Like," a montage of portraits and a tribute to librarians. Since then, Cassidy has made...

Cruising the Library: Perversities in the Organization of Knowledge

by Melissa Adler

Cruising the Library examines the ways in which library classifications have organized sexuality and sexual perversion. The author studies the Library of Congress Subject Headings and Classification, as well...

Inherent Strategies in Library Management

by Masanori Koizumi

Inherent Strategies in Library Management describes general and specific strategies for libraries based on core library values, and does so through concrete research. Many strategic management books for libraries...

Digital Disruption and Electronic Resource Management in Libraries

by Nihar K. Dr. Patra

Digital Disruption and Electronic Resource Management in Libraries identifies issues in the management of e-resources. The paradigm shift from Electronic Resources to Electronic Resource Management (ERM) has...

Media Freedom and Right to Information in Africa

by Tilo Grätz, Miguel de Barros & Luca Bussotti

This e-book is the result of a panel organized in the Fifth European Congress of African Studies (ECAS 5) that took place in Lisbon in June 2013. We thought of organizing this panel on “Press Freedom and Right...

Organizing Knowledge: An Introduction to Managing Access to Information

by Jennifer Rowley & Richard Hartley

The fourth edition of this standard student text, Organizing Knowledge, incorporates extensive revisions reflecting the increasing shift towards a networked and digital information environment, and its impact...

Books, Buildings and Social Engineering: Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present

by Alistair Black, Simon Pepper & Kaye Bagshaw

Public libraries have strangely never been the subject of an extensive design history. Consequently, this important and comprehensive book represents a ground-breaking socio-architectural study of pre-1939 public...

The Virtual Representation of the Past

by Mark Greengrass & Lorna Hughes

This unique book critically evaluates the virtual representation of the past through digital media. A distinguished team of leading experts in the field approach digital research in history and archaeology from...

Managing Information Services: A Sustainable Approach

by Jo Bryson

This third edition of Jo Bryson's highly regarded Managing Information Services has been thoroughly revised with an emphasis on managing for a sustainable future. Libraries and information services face uncertain...

Assembling the Pieces of a Systematic Review

by Margaret J. Foster & Sarah T. Jewell

Here is a complete guide for librarians seeking to launch or refine their systematic review services.

Conducting searches for systematic reviews goes beyond expert searching and requires an understanding of...

Collections Vol 13 N1

by Juilee Decker

This issue of the journal features a note from the editor, two articles, four book reviews, and supplemental material. In “Silent Legacy: The Story of Vasily Konovalenko’s Gem-Carving Sculptures,” Stephen...

Innovation in Public Libraries: Learning from International Library Practice

by Kirstie Nicholson

Innovation in Public Libraries: Learning from International Library Practice examines the recent activities of successful and innovative libraries around the world, presenting their initiatives in areas including...

School Librarianship: Past, Present, and Future

by Susan W. Alman

Written by eminent information professionals, this book provides insights into the past, present, and future of school libraries. It includes the history of school librarianship, the current state of school...

Managing Reference Today

by Kay Ann Cassell

Reference collections and services have changed considerably in the last three decades. We have moved from all services coming from the reference desk to a more fluid environment where users can be served in...

Becoming a Powerhouse Librarian: How to Get Things Done Right the First Time

by Jamie M. Gray

Becoming a Powerhouse Librarian: How to Get Things Done Right the First Time will help you recognize and implement specific behaviors and actions to successfully drive projects forward, institute new services...

Academic Librarianship Today

by Todd Gilman & Beverly P. Lynch

Academic Librarianship Today offers the most current, comprehensive overview of the field available today. Key features include:

· Each chapter was commissioned specifically for this new book, and the authors...