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Music Preservation and Archiving Today

by Norie Guthrie & Scott Carlson

Music Preservation and Archiving Today moves beyond the how-to and assembles the work currently being done to preserve music and "scenes" via essays, case studies, and overviews of work by academic archives...


Library Teen Advisory Groups

by Diane P. Tuccillo & Joni Richards Bodart

Teen advisory groups (TAGs) may flourish in many libraries today, but many others are newly initiating them or hoping to revitalize ones that are floundering. But even successful groups need tips and best practices...


The Medical Library Association Guide to Developing Consumer Health Collections

by Claire B. Joseph

The Medical Library Association Guide to Developing Consumer Health Collections guides both library graduate school students and seasoned librarians from academic, health sciences, and public libraries, to develop,...


Collections Vol 13 N3 & N4

by Juilee Decker

Editor Juilee Decker’s introduction to the issue is followed by four articles covering: collections care informed by Native American perspectives (Jennifer Shannon); teaching historical research methods with...


Implementing the Information Literacy Framework

by Janice J. Baskin, Dave Harmeyer & Trudi E. Jacobson

Implementing the Information Literacy Framework: A Practical Guide for Librarians is written with three types of people in mind: librarians, classroom educators, and students. This book and its website address...


Successful Summer Reading Programs for All Ages

by Katie Fitzgerald

Successful Summer Reading Programs for All Ages: A Practical Guide for Librarians provides the tools necessary to put together successful summer reading programs for each of these different age groups. Key elements...


Media Scholarship in a Transitional Age

by Carol M. Liebler & Tim P. Vos

Media Scholarship in a Transitional Age honors the significant and lasting contribution that Pamela J. Shoemaker has made to mass communications research. Her body of work, spanning four decades, has included...


Cataloging for School Librarians

by Marie Kelsey

Cataloging for School Librarians, Second Edition presents the theory and practice of cataloging and classification to students and practitioners needing a clear sequential process to help them overcome cataloging...


Public Relations Strategy, Theory, and Cases

by Tricia Hansen-Horn & Adam E. Horn

Presenting a robust introduction to public relations strategy, this book helps readers explore their perceptions of what strategy is or might be; highlights influencers of strategic decision making such as distinctions...


The LITA Guide to No- or Low-Cost Technology Tools for Libraries

by Breanne A. Kirsch

The LITA Guide to No- or Low-Cost Technology Tools for Libraries provides a practical guide on how to find and use technology tools for a variety of purposes in libraries and, more broadly, in education. Each...


Communicology for the Human Sciences

by Andrew R. Smith, Isaac E. Catt & Igor E. Klyukanov

This edited volume develops the philosophy of communication inspired by the scholarship of Richard L. Lanigan, with emphasis on communicology as a human science. Lanigan’s syntheses of the philosophies of...


Practical Preservation and Conservation Strategies for Libraries

by Brian J. Baird & Jody Brown

Designed as a “how-to” manual, Practical Preservation and Conservation Strategies for Libraries provides librarians with practical information to help them grapple with specific preservation challenges by...


Conversing with Cancer

by Lisa Sparks & Anna Leahy

With more than 40% of people eventually facing a cancer diagnosis, Conversing with Cancer is a much-needed addition to understanding and improving cancer care through strong communication among providers, patients,...


Planning Optimal Library Spaces

by Moore Ii & Eric C. Shoaf

Planning Optimal Library Spaces: Principles, Process, and Practices demystifies library space planning, inspires creative thinking, and offers immediate how-to steps to rectify seemingly hopeless situations....


The Culture of Mean

by Emily D. Ryalls

The Culture of Mean is the first book-length feminist critical exploration of representations of youth bullying in media. Bringing into conversation scholarship on feminism, media, new communication technologies,...


Scripts and Communication for Relationships

by James M. Honeycutt & Pavica Sheldon

The book is divided into five parts: (1) Emotions, Imagination, and Physiology of Relationships, (2) Bases of Relational Scripts, (3) Relational Escalation and Deescalation, (4) Relationship Scripts in Context,...


Mobile and Ubiquitous Media

by Vincent R. Manzerolle & Michael S. Daubs

What does the phrase "ubiquitous media" actually mean? Individual definitions are just as varied and ubiquitous as the media to which they refer. As a result, there is to date no large-scale theoretical framework...


The Rhetoric of PNoy

by Gene Segarra Navera

Political speeches don’t just mirror what transpires in the world; they have the potential to change people’s minds, move them into action, reinforce existing assumptions, and reshape cultures. They define...


Urban Communication Regulation

by Susan J. Drucker & Harvey Jassem

Cities are where the majority of people in the world live. As such, it is critically important to understand cities when seeking to address quality-of-life issues. While the concentration of people in cities...


Cultural Heritage Care and Management

by Cecilia Lizama Salvatore

No other book is available that takes into consideration the diverse components of cultural heritage and suggests how these components can best be:

  • organized and arranged,
  • cataloged and described,
  • exhibited,...