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Recoding World Literature

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....


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...


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....


Translating Expertise: The Librarian's Role in Translational Research

by Marisa L. Conte

Translating Expertise: The Librarian’s Role in Translational Research demystifies translational research by providing a comprehensive historical background and context on the CTSA program, including the impact...


Teen Services Today: A Practical Guide for Librarians

by Sara K. Joiner & Geri Swanzy

Teen Services Today: A Practical Guide for Librarians gives all library staff the tools they need to work with teens. Whether you are the teen librarian, the clerk who’s been assigned to ‘do something’...


The Library's Legal Answers for Meeting Rooms and Displays

by Mary Minow & Tomas A. Lipinski

Grounded in the authors' expert guidance, this e-book will give your staff the knowledge they need to keep your library out of messy legal problems.


Librarians and Instructional Designers: Collaboration and Innovation

by Joe Eshleman & Richard Moniz

With a firm foundation on best practices drawn from a variety of institutions, this book maps out a partnership between academic librarians and instructional designers that will lead to improved outcomes.


Becoming a Media Mentor: A Guide for Working with Children and Families

by Claudia Haines & Cen Campbell

Guiding children's librarians to define, solidify, and refine their roles as media mentors, this book in turn will help facilitate digital literacy for children and families.


Knowledge Management in Libraries: Concepts, Tools and Approaches

by Mohammad Nazim & Bhaskar Mukherjee

Knowledge Management in Libraries: Concepts, Tools and Approaches brings to the forefront the increasing recognition of the value of knowledge and information to individuals, organizations, and communities,...


Working with Text: Tools, Techniques and Approaches for Text Mining

by Emma Tonkin & Gregory J.L Tourte

What is text mining, and how can it be used? What relevance do these methods have to everyday work in information science and the digital humanities? How does one develop competences in text mining? Working...


The Library's Legal Answers for Makerspaces

by Mary Minow & Tomas A. Lipinski

Untangling the knotty legal questions surrounding makerspaces, the authors' straightforward answers will empower libraries to use makerspaces to foster a true sense of community.


Institutionalising fragility

by Paola Dubini, Simone Autera, Marta Equi Pierazzini & Massimiliano Tarantino et al.

The sustainability of cultural organisations and their positioning in contemporary society are increasingly relevant topics among practitioners and scholars interested in the cultural field. Foundations, research...