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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...


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,...


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...


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...


Law Librarianship in the Twenty-First Century

by Roy Balleste, Lisa Smith-Butler & Sonia Luna-Lamas

Law Librarianship in the 21st Century, a text for library and information science courses on law librarianship, introduces students to the rapidly evolving world of law librarianship. With no prior knowledge...


The Intersection of Library Learning and Second-Language Learning

by Karen Bordonaro

Language learning and library learning in a university setting are closely related endeavors that intersect at various times and locations, and with various teachers and learners. This book is an examination...


Transforming Libraries, Building Communities

by Julie Biando Edwards, Melissa S. Robinson & Kelley Rae Unger

This book is for those moving their library beyond places to find information. Written by practicing public librarians and an academic librarian with an interest in public libraries, the book focuses on how...


The Academic Teaching Librarian's Handbook

by Claire McGuinness

The Academic Teaching Librarian?s Handbook is a comprehensive resource for academic library professionals and LIS students looking to pursue a teaching role in their work and to develop this aspect of their...


Knowledge Management

by Jennifer A. Bartlett

While librarians and information professional are experts at providing resources to users, managing their own internal working knowledge and information can be a challenge. As information environments continue...


Records and Information Management

by William Saffady

Records and Information Management: Fundamentals of Professional Practice, Fourth Edition presents principles and practices for systematic management of recorded information. It is an authoritative resource...


Public Libraries and Their Communities

by Kay Ann Cassell

Public Libraries and Their Communities: An Introduction provide an overview of public librarianship today.

It covers library organization, policy development, staffing, fiscal organization including funding...


The African American Struggle for Library Equality

by Aisha M. Johnson-Jones

The African American Struggle for Library Equality: The Untold Story of the Julius Rosenwald Fund Library Program unveils the almost forgotten philanthropic efforts of Julius Rosenwald, former president of Sears,...


The African American Struggle for Library Equality

by Aisha M. Johnson-Jones

The African American Struggle for Library Equality: The Untold Story of the Julius Rosenwald Fund Library Program unveils the almost forgotten philanthropic efforts of Julius Rosenwald, former president of Sears,...


Freedom Libraries

by Mike Selby

Freedom Libraries: The Untold Story of Libraries for African-Americans in the South.

As the Civil Rights Movement exploded across the United States, the media of the time was able to show the rest of the world...


Serving Library Users from Asia

by John Hickok

Asian populations are among some of the fastest growing cultural groups in the US. While books on serving other target groups in libraries have been published (e.g., disabled, Latino, seniors, etc.), few books...


Library Marketing Basics

by Mark Aaron Polger

Here is an accessible, step-by-step, easy to understand, and hands-on resource for any librarian who is interested in learning basic marketing tips to raise the profile of their library. While other books on...


Creating a Learning Commons

by Lynn D. Lampert & Coleen Meyers-Martin

Creating a Learning Commons: A Practical Guide for Librarians provides experienced and detailed research-based guidance for academic librarians and other professionals charged with creating a learning commons....