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Managing Copyright in Higher Education

by Donna L. Ferullo

As more and more colleges and universities establish copyright offices and/or assign the responsibilities of copyright education and advisory services to specific individuals within the institution, many times...


Using iPhones, iPads, and iPods

by Matthew Connolly & Tony Cosgrave

Apple Inc. has sold more than 500 million iPhones, iPads, and iPodTouches. Library patrons are increasingly coming to libraries with the expectation that their Apple devices will work flawlessly with library...


The Small Library Manager's Handbook

by Alice Graves

The Small Library Manager’s Handbook is for librarians working in all types of small libraries.

It covers the everyday nuts-and-bolts operations that all librarians must perform. Following an introduction,...


Information Privacy Fundamentals for Librarians and Information Professionals

by Cherie L. Givens

As more information is collected, shared, and mined, the need to understand and manage information privacy has become a necessity for information professionals. Governments across the globe have enacted information...


Usability Testing

by Rebecca Blakiston

Do you want to improve the usability of your library website, but feel that it is too difficult, time-consuming, or expensive? In this book, you will learn that in-house usability testing on a budget is not...


Do We Still Need Peer Review?

by Thomas H. P. Gould

The current peer review process is broken and unless changes are made it will soon die. In Do We Still Need Peer Review?, author Thomas H.P. Gould examines the evolution of peer review from the earliest attempts...


Creating a Streaming Video Collection for Your Library

by Cheryl J. Duncan & Erika Day Peterson

Using vendor licensing and fair use guidelines, library collections can contain thousands of online videos either purchased or through in-house digitization. In this book, the authors share their knowledge developed...


The Education of Alice M. Jordan

by Gale Eaton

A biography of Alice M. Jordan, who headed children’s work at the Boston Public Library (BPL) from 1902 to 1940, is long overdue. Daughter of a Maine sea captain and a Massachusetts schoolteacher, she was...


Using Functional Analysis in Archival Appraisal

by Marcus C. Robyns

The identification of recorded information with continuing value that documents corporate and cultural memory is one of the archivist’s primary tasks, and he/she accomplishes this mission, in part, through...


Library Management for the Digital Age

by Julie Todaro

This revolutionary introduction to library management is the first conceived in and written for a digital age. Julie Todaro, one of America’s leading management experts, posits a new paradigm for planning,...


Young Adult Resources Today

by Don Latham & Melissa Gross

Young Adult Resources Today: Connecting Teens with Books, Music, Games, Movies, and More is the first comprehensive young adult library services textbook specifically written for today’s multidimensional information...


Historical Dictionary of Librarianship

by Mary Ellen Quinn

The Historical Dictionary of Librarianship focuses on librarianship as a modern, organized profession, emphasizing the period beginning in the mid-19th century. Author Mary Ellen Quinn relates the history of...


Marketing and Social Media

by Christie Koontz & Lorri Mon

Marketing and Social Media: A Guide for Libraries, Archives, and Museums is a much-needed guide to marketing for libraries, archives, and museum professionals in the social media age. This book is both an introductory...


Designing Information Literacy Instruction

by Joan R. Kaplowitz

Designing Information Literacy Instruction: The Teaching Tripod Approach provides a working knowledge of how instructional design (ID) applies to information literacy instruction (ILI). Its "how to do it" approach...


Online by Design

by Yvonne Mery & Jill Newby

As more and more academic libraries consider offering online credit courses or converting face-to-face courses to online, instructional librarians need to quickly get up to speed about online course design and...


Public Libraries, Public Policies, and Political Processes

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

Drawing on two decades of original research conducted by the authors, as well as existing research about the intersection of public policy, political discourse, and public libraries, this book seeks to understand...


What Every Library Director Should Know

by Susan Carol Curzon

In this unconventional management text, author Dr. Susan Carol Curzon presents a different take on traditional library management tools. Through personal narrative and anecdotes from other working professionals,...


Making the Library Accessible for All

by Jane Vincent

Any library open to the public has a legal and ethical obligation to make their services accessible. This book is intended to be a single-source guide relevant to all library functions that librarians can easily...


What is the Text Encoding Initiative?

by Lou Burnard

The Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) Guidelines have long been regarded as the de facto standard for the preparation of digital textual resources in the scholarly research community. For the beginner, they offer...


A Life in Storytelling

by Binnie Tate Wilkin

A Life in Storytelling contains the reflections and lessons from one of the most noted storytellers of our times. Fifty years of storytelling has provided Binnie Tate Wilkin with the experiences and insights...