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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 Massimiliano Tarantino, Yesim Tonga Uriarte, Marta Equi Pierazzini & Simone Autera 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...


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...


Integrity in Government through Records Management: Essays in Honour of Anne Thurston

by James Lowry & Justus Wamukoya

As a celebration of Anne Thurston's pioneering work on records and archives management as an essential basis for demonstrating integrity in government, this excellent volume brings together scholars and practicing...


Theory Development in the Information Sciences

by Diane H. Sonnenwald

Emerging as a discipline in the first half of the twentieth century, the information sciences study how people, groups, organizations, and governments create, share, disseminate, manage, search, access, evaluate,...


Defining Digital Humanities: A Reader

by Melissa Terras, Julianne Nyhan & Edward Vanhoutte

Digital Humanities is becoming an increasingly popular focus of academic endeavour. There are now hundreds of Digital Humanities centres worldwide and the subject is taught at both postgraduate and undergraduate...


LGBT People and the UK Cultural Sector: The Response of Libraries, Museums, Archives and Heritage since 1950

by John Vincent

This book examines the complex and conflicting relationships between LGBT people and our cultural and heritage organisations including libraries, museums and archives. In this unique book established author...


Linking Literacy and Libraries in Global Communities

by Marlene Asselin & Ray Doiron

Libraries in today's global world have emerged as key players in building a culture for reading in communities while enhancing the literacy development of children, youth, adults and seniors. Whether one lives...