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Tablet Computers in the Academic Library

by Rebecca K. Miller, Heather Moorefield-Lang & Carolyn Meier

This roundup of the latest discussions on the topic is a relevant prism through which readers can discover ways to improve reference and instructional services at all academic libraries.


Libraries Act on Their LibQUAL+ Findings: From Data to Action

by Fred M. Heath, Martha Kyrillidou & Consuella Askew

Learn how other libraries are using LibQUAL+™ data to improve their services and programs

This book focuses on the value of the 2002 LibQUAL+™ survey data to help librarians provide better services for users....


Engineering Libraries: Building Collections and Delivering Services

by Thomas W. Conkling & Linda R. Musser

Provide top-flight services in this highly specialized field!This groundbreaking book provides state-of-the-art information on one of the most useful library specialties. Engineering Libraries: Building Collections...


E-Serials Cataloging: Access to Continuing and Integrating Resources via the Catalog and the Web

by Jim Cole & Wayne Jones

Examine current methods of e-serials cataloging with an accent on online accessibility!This comprehensive guide examines the state of electronic serials cataloging with special attention paid to online capacities....


Education for Cataloging and the Organization of Information: Pitfalls and the Pendulum

by Janet Swan Hill

What does the future hold for cataloging education?

Written by some of the best-known authors and most innovative thinkers in the field, including Michael Gorman, Sheila S. Intner, and Jerry D. Saye, this comprehensive...


Electronic Resources and Services in Sci-Tech Libraries

by Mary Schlembach & William Mischo

“Advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” --Arthur C. ClarkeThis well-researched book makes sense of the new advances in electronic services and resources available to science and technology...


Libraries and Google

by William Miller & Rita M. Pellen

Discover the benefits—and drawbacks—of Google®

Google® has become a nearly omnipresent tool of the Internet, with its potential only now beginning to be realized. How can librarians effectively integrate...


Serials in the Park

by Patricia S. French & Richard L. Worthing

Discover new methods for simplifying the serials management process in today’s electronic era

The dawn of the new millennium changed the field of information sciences forever as librarians and researchers...


AACR2 and Serials: The American View

by Neal Edgar

In this important and scholarly book nearly two dozen American librarians discuss the difficulties created by AACR2 with regard to bibliographic control and management of serials in libraries.


Public Libraries, Public Policies, and Political Processes: Serving and Transforming Communities in Times of Economic and Political Constraint

by Paul T. Jaeger, Ursula Gorham & John Carlo Bertot

Over the past thirty years, significant shifts in technology, political ideologies, and policy goals have resulted in an environment in which public libraries face the highest expectations to serve community...


Makerspaces: Top Trailblazing Projects: A Lita Guide

by Caitlin A. Bagley

Bagley examines nine makerspaces in public, academic, and school libraries, describing their design and technical decisions in depth and showing how each is doing something unique and different, under a wide...


Marketing with Social Media: A Lita Guide

by Beth C. Thomsett-Scott

Eschewing mere theory in favor of real-world examples, editor Thomsett-Scott and her contributors offer to-the-point advice for getting up to speed with the world of social media.


The Comparative Guide to Wordpress in Libraries: A Lita Guide

by Amanda L. Goodman

In this LITA guide, User Experience (UX) librarian and seasoned WordPress instructor Goodman leads you step-by-step through the basic planning process for a library website that meets your users' needs and fits...


Technology for Small and One-Person Libraries: A Lita Guide

by Rene J. Erlandson & Rachel A. Erb

Written for librarians, library staff, and administrators at libraries serving populations of 15,000 or less, this LITA guide shows how to successfully develop, implement, sustain, and grow technology initiatives....


Data Management for Libraries: A Lita Guide

by Carly A. Strasser & Laura Krier

This guide offers a start-to-finish primer on understanding, building, and maintaining a data management service, showing another way the academic library can be invaluable to researchers.


Reference Sources for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries: Eighth Edition

by Jack O'Gorman

Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O'Gorman's complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources...


Management Basics for Information Professionals: Third Edition

by G. Edward Evans & Camila Alire

Reflecting the rapidly changing information services environment, the third edition of this bestselling title offers updates and a broader scope to make it an even more comprehensive introduction to library...


Popular Picks for Young Readers

by Diane Foote

Featuring contributions by active librarians from around the country, this guide offers a goldmine of quality books for children, spotlighting more than 500 titles published within the last four years.


Developing and Managing Electronic Collections: The Essentials

by Peggy Johnson

The complex issues associated with developing and managing electronic collections deserve special treatment, and library collection authority Peggy Johnson rises to the challenge with a book sure to become a...


Organizing Archival Records: A Practical Method of Arrangement and Description for Small Archives

by David W. Carmicheal

Organizing Archival Records equips non-professional archivists with the skills to tackle one of the most challenging tasks of archiving: arranging and describing archival materials. Carmichael brings this third...