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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.


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...


The Librarian's Introduction to Programming Languages: A LITA Guide

by Beth Thomsett-Scott

The Librarian’s Introduction to Programming Languages presents case studies and practical

applications for using the top programming languages in library and information settings. While

there are books and Web...


The Library's Role in Supporting Financial Literacy for Patrons

by Carol Smallwood

Library Roles in Achieving Financial Literacy among its Patrons is a collection of articles from 25 librarians in different parts of the U.S. and Canada, each contributing 3,000-4,000 words: concise chapters...


Narrative-based Practice

by Peter Brophy

The telling of stories lies at the heart of human communication. In this important new book Peter Brophy introduces and explains the concept of story-telling or narrative-based practice in teaching, research,...


Forging the Future of Special Collections

by Arnold Hirshon & Robert H. Jackson

More than simply a guide to collection management, this book details myriad ways to forge the future of special collections, ensuring that these scholarly treasures advance knowledge for years to come.


Citation Tracking in Academic Libraries: An Overview

by Judith Mavodza

Citation Tracking in Academic Libraries: An Overview presents results from the overarching need for researchers to get relevant advice for their scholarly pursuits. This is even more critical in the fast changing...


Reimagining the Academic Library

by David W. Lewis

Reimagining the Academic Library paints a simple straightforward picture of the changes affecting academic libraries and what academic librarians need to do to respond to the changes would help to guide future...


White Paper — Open Science in a Digital Republic

by Scientific And Technical Information Department - Cnrs

At a time when the Digital Republic Bill is proposing to insert provisions relating to open access in the French Research Code, the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), alongside its partners...


Shared Collections: Collaborative Stewardship (An ALCTS Monograph)

by Dawn Hale

With practical advice on issues such as governance and business models, demand driven acquisition, rare works, and access, this monograph is a valuable resource for academic library directors, administrators,...


The Librarian's Nitty-Gritty Guide to Content Marketing

by Laura Solomon

Making content marketing concepts bite-sized and easily digestible, this guide shows libraries how to market effectively by focusing on what library users find useful and relevant.


Contemporary Clay and Museum Culture

by Christie Brown, Julian Stair & Clare Twomey

This groundbreaking book is the first to provide a critical overview of the relationship between contemporary ceramics and curatorial practice in museum culture. Ceramic objects form a major part of museum collections,...


Laying the Foundation: Digital Humanities in Academic Libraries

by John W. White & Heather Gilbert

Laying the Foundation: Digital Humanities in Academic Libraries examines the library's role in the development, implementation, and instruction of successful digital humanities projects. It pays special attention...


Information Beyond Borders: International Cultural and Intellectual Exchange in the Belle Époque

by W. Boyd Rayward

The period in Europe known as the Belle Epoque was a time of vibrant and unsettling modernization in social and political organization, in artistic and literary life, and in the conduct and discoveries of the...


Interfaces of Performance

by Maria Chatzichristodoulou & Janis Jefferies

This collection of essays and interviews investigates current practices that expand our understanding and experience of performance through the use of state-of-the-art technologies. It brings together leading...