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Social Networks in China

by Xianhui Che & Barry Ip

Social Networks in China provides an in-depth guide to Chinese social networks, covering behaviors, usage, key issues, and future developments. Chinese scholarship and cultural idiosyncrasies in technology remain...


Ethics Management in Libraries and Other Information Services

by Margarita Pérez Pulido

Ethics Management in Libraries and Other Information Services presents professional ethics from a managerial point-of-view, explaining how to implement ethical management systems in libraries and information...


Easy Technology Programs for Libraries

by David Folmar

Are you a librarian struggling to stay engaged in a digital age? Facing budget concerns to keep existing programs running? Don’t have the staff or budget for specialized services? Wonder how to move beyond...


Developing Dynamic Intersections between Collection Development and Information Literacy Instruction

by Amanda Scull

Developing Dynamic Intersections between Collection Development and Information Literacy Instruction identifies the intersections between collection development and information literacy instruction and provides...


How to Teach

by Beverley E. Crane

How to Teach: A Practical Guide for Librarians is designed for librarians and other educators who must instruct library patrons on subjects ranging from research skills to understanding and using electronic...


ClimateQUAL

by Charles B. Lowry

This book describes the application of The ClimateQUAL® survey protocol (originally Organizational Climate and Diversity Assessment–OCDA©) to over 55 libraries with thousands of individual respondents in...


Teaching to Individual Differences in Science and Engineering Librarianship: Adapting Library Instruction to Learning Styles and Personality Character

by Jeanine Mary Williamson

Teaching to Individual Differences in Science and Engineering Librarianship: Adapting Library Instruction to Learning Styles and Personality Characteristics applies learning styles and personality characteristics...


Taking Your Library Career to the Next Level: Participating, Publishing, and Presenting

by Holly Hibner & Mary Kelly

Taking Your Library Career to the Next Level: Participating, Publishing, and Presenting helps librarians establish a brand and name recognition in their area of expertise, suggesting how to write winning proposals...


Information and Innovation

by Jean P. Shipman & Barbara A. Ulmer

As academic health sciences centers look toward innovative product development as their new income source with the decline of clinical income and research dollars, health sciences librarians and libraries can...


Generative Systems Art: The Work of Ernest Edmonds

by Francesca Franco

In this unique book the author explores the history of pioneering computer art and its contribution to art history by way of examining Ernest Edmonds' art from the late 1960s to the present day. Edmonds' inventions...


The Library Staff Development Handbook

by Mary Grace Flaherty

The Library Staff Development Handbook: How to Maximize Your Library’s Most Important Resource provides practical tips, suggestions for resources, and concrete examples for addressing the multiple and varied...


Teleworking for Library and Information Professionals

by Monica Blake

Considers teleworking among LIS staff, as well as teleworkers as users of LIS services.Information and ideas about the types of information work that are suitable for teleworking. Management issues, case studies,...


Moving Your Library

by Andrew McDonald

Examines the essential elements of planning a move, and offers practical guidance to ensure minimum disruption to service.Topics covered include: planning; resources, equipment and furniture, staff, security,...


Preparing a Guide to your Library and Information Service

by Sylvia P Webb (Series Editor)

Discusses the choice of information that can be included as well as the different styles in which it can be presented.Covers not just the physical preparation but also distribution and publicity.Selected examples...


Knowledge Management: Linchpin of Change

by Sylvia P Webb

This guide sets out the key considerations and provides some practical guidelines to assist in developing and operating an effective knowledge management function. Case studies demonstrate the ways in which...


Urban Informatics: Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data

by Kristene Unsworth, Andrea Forte & Richardson Dilworth

Information shapes urban spaces in ways that most people rarely stop to consider. From data-driven planning to grassroots activism to influencing the routes we walk, bike, and drive, new information technologies...


Assessing Library Space for Learning

by Susan E. Montgomery

With the surge in electronic access to the library’s resources, there has been an ongoing discussion about the need for a physical library building. On a college or university campus, the library is a destination...


Towards Tate Modern: Public Policy, Private Vision

by Caroline Donnellan

Towards Tate Modern provides a new interdisciplinary account of Tate's shifting position as a national arts institution. The book examines how earlier government directives impacted on Tate, which saw the organisation...


Cultural Heritage Infrastructures in Digital Humanities

by Agiatis Benardou, Erik Champion & Costis Dallas

What are the leading tools and archives in digital cultural heritage? How can they be integrated into research infrastructures to better serve their intended audiences? In this book, authors from a wide range...


The International Business Archives Handbook: Understanding and managing the historical records of business

by Alison Turton

The International Business Archives Handbook provides up-to-date information and guidance on key issues relating to the understanding and management of the historical records of businesses.

Key features include:...