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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...

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...

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...

Cataloging Library Resources: An Introduction

by Marie Keen Shaw

While there are many cataloging texts, very few are written specifically for library support staff. This is the one and only book purposefully aligned with the new American Library Association – Library Support...

Literacy behind Bars: Successful Reading and Writing Strategies for Use with Incarcerated Youth and Adults

by Mary E. Styslinger, Karen Gavigan & Kendra Albright

Literacy behind Bars: Successful Reading and Writing Strategies for Use with Incarcerated Youth and Adults is a practical resource for teachers, librarians, administrators, and community stakeholders who work...

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

Developing Librarian Competencies for the Digital Age

by Jeffrey G. Coghill & Roger G. Russell

Developing Librarian Competencies for the Digital Age identifies specific digital skills needed for success, ways of developing those skills, and ways of assessing them. This book identifies the crux of what...

The New Instruction Librarian

by Candice Benjes-Small & Rebecca K. Miller

The sheer amount of resources on the subject of information literacy is staggering. Yet a comprehensive but concise roadmap specifically for librarians who are new to instruction, or who are charged with training...

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...

Effective Difficult Conversations

by Catherine Soehner & Ann Darling

In an information landscape where change is the status quo, difficult conversations come with the territory. Being a library leader means knowing how to confidently steer these conversations so that they lead...

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...

Creating Inclusive Library Environments

by Michelle Kowalsky & John Woodruff

Librarians are continually faced with challenges of how to best meet the needs of patrons with disabilities, whether those patrons have physical or intellectual disabilities, differing learning styles, or even...

The Subject Liaison’s Survival Guide to Technical Services

by Tim Carstens & Krista Schmidt

Subject liaisons act as a bridge connecting academic departments to the library and its services, helping facilitate instruction sessions, research support, and collection development. To be at their best in...

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...