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Radical Information Literacy: Reclaiming the Political Heart of the Il Movement: Reclaiming the Political Heart of the Il Movement

by Andrew Whitworth

What would a synthetic theory of Digital, Media and Information Literacy (DMIL) look like? Radical Information Literacy presents, for the first time, a theory of DMIL that synthesises the diversity of perspectives...


BIALL Handbook of Legal Information Management

by Loyita Worley & Sarah Spells

The second edition of this popular handbook has been thoroughly updated by the original team of experts and some new contributors, to provide current best practice guidance on the key legal information issues...


Outreach: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections

by Kate Theimer

Outreach: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections explores how archives of different sizes and types are reaching out to new potential users and increasing awareness of programs and collections....


Virtual Research Environments: From Portals to Science Gateways

by Robert N. Allan

Virtual Research Environments examines making Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) usable by researchers working to solve "grand challenge” problems in many disciplines from social science to particle...


Aboriginal and Visible Minority Librarians: Oral Histories from Canada

by Deborah Lee & Mahalakshmi Kumaran

This book, the first of its kind in Canada, is a collection of chapters from Aboriginal and visible minority librarians, working in Canada, speaking about the challenges they face in their profession; their...


Management: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections

by Kate Theimer

Management: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections explores the kinds of challenges that managers of archival programs face today and how those challenges can be met to achieve optimal results...


Concepts and Advances in Information Knowledge Management: Studies from Developing and Emerging Economies

by Kelvin Joseph Bwalya, Nathan Mwakoshi Mnjama & Peter Mazebe II Mothataesi Sebina

Effective information and knowledge resource management is a driver of competiveness. Many developing countries have put mechanisms in place that seek to match knowledge-based economies, where information has...


Practising Information Literacy: Bringing Theories of Learning, Practice and Information Literacy Together

by Annemaree Lloyd & Sanna Talja

This book showcases new interdisciplinary academic research on the relationship between information literacy and learning. It combines findings with new understandings drawn from theoretical and empirical research...


The Patron-Driven Library: A Practical Guide for Managing Collections and Services in the Digital Age

by Dee Ann Allison

Libraries in the USA and globally are undergoing quiet revolution. Libraries are moving away from a philosophy that is collection-centered to one focused on service. Technology is key to that change. The Patron...


Optimizing Academic Library Services in the Digital Milieu: Digital Devices and Their Emerging Trends

by Brendan Ryan

The digital is the new milieu in which academic libraries must serve their patrons; but how best to utilize the slew of digital devices and their surrounding trends? Optimizing Academic Library Services in the...


The Teaching Librarian: Web 2.0, Technology, and Legal Aspects

by Kris Helge & Laura McKinnon

Librarians need to utilize web 2.0 tools to generate rich-text learning environments, creating enriching, challenging, and supportive learning platforms for students. The Teaching Librarian shows how to utilize...


Library Scholarly Communication Programs: Legal and Ethical Considerations

by Isaac Gilman

Libraries must negotiate a range of legal issues, policies and ethical guidelines when developing scholarly communication initiatives. Library Scholarly Communication Programs is a practical primer, covering...


The Librarian's Guide to Academic Research in the Cloud

by Steven Ovadia

The cloud can be a powerful tool for conducting and managing research. The Librarian's Guide to Academic Research in the Cloud is a practical guide to using cloud services from a librarian's point of view. As...


Law Firm Librarianship: Issues, Practice, and Directions

by John Azzolini

The legal information environment is deep, wide, and dynamic with many participants, including courts, parliaments, legislatures, and administrative bodies. None exemplifies the agile, knowledge-engaging legal...


Leadership in Academic and Public Libraries: A Time of Change

by Petra Düren

In a time when libraries have to face constant change, this book provides examples and advises on how to lead when change is needed (for example, when quality management is implemented or when libraries have...


Law Librarianship in the Digital Age

by Ellyssa Kroski

It is absolutely essential that today’s law librarians are digitally literate and possess an understanding and awareness of recent advancements and trends in information technology as they pertain to the library...


A Handbook of Practical Wisdom: Leadership, Organization and Integral Business Practice

by Wendelin Küpers & David J. Pauleen

Wisdom has become increasingly important for dealing with complex business contexts. A Handbook of Practical Wisdom delivers an integral and practical understanding of wisdom from a multi- and trans-disciplinary...


The Law of Libraries and Archives

by Bryan M. Carson

The Law of Libraries and Archives explains legal concepts in plain English so that librarians and archivists will be able to understand the principles that affect them on a daily basis. Issues in the book include...


Moving Archives: The Experiences of Eleven Archivists

by John Newman & Walter Jones

Moving Archives is a timely source of useful information by eleven archivists who have recent experience moving both collections and entire repositories. These archivists describe their physical and administrative...


Diary of a Dream: A History of the National Archives Independence Movement, 1980-1985

by Robert M. Warner

Based on unique and previously unpublished sources, this book examines in detail the complex, emotional, and difficult movement to remove the National Archives and Records Service from the control of the U.S....