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Despite diagnosis being the key feature of a physician's clinical performance, this is the first book that deals specifically with the topic. In recent years, however, considerable interest has been shown in this area and significant developments have occurred in two main areas: a an awareness and increasing understanding of...
How do you respond to the people involved? What do you do to minimize the negative impact, and maximize learning? This title looks at accountability in different ways and your impact on restoring trust, learning and a sense of humanity in your organization could be enormous.
Emphasizing the role of vegetation layers and designed plant communities in complex and diverse plant assemblages for all kinds of sites and uses, this book provides a complete examination of principles and practice of design for public, institutional and private landscapes.
By Tia DeNora
"Music triggered a healing process from within me. I started singing for the joy of singing myself and it helped me carry my recovery beyond the state I was in before I fell ill nine years ago to a level of well-being that I haven't had perhaps for thirty years."...
How much do you really know about the user experience of your library spaces and services? Do you observe and record your users' behaviour? Do you gather as much qualitative data as quantitative? Are you engaged in user research beyond traditional surveys?
This companion volume to The Courtly Consort Suite in German-Speaking Europe surveys an area of music neglected by modern scholars: the consort suites and dance music by musicians working in the seventeenth-century German towns. Conditions of work in the German towns are examined in detail, as are the problems posed...
By Jo Bryson
This fourth edition of Jo Bryson's highly regarded Managing Information Services has been thoroughly revised with an emphasis on innovation. Operating in a digital era, libraries must innovate to survive and grow. This means librarians having radical ideas which challenge the status quo, shifting strategic directions to change the way...
By Rob Breton
Redressing a gap in Chartism studies, Rob Breton focuses on the fiction that emerged from the movement, placing it in the context of the Victorian novel and reading it against the works aimed at the middle-class. Breton examines works by well-known writers such as Ernest Jones and Thomas Cooper alongside...
While pre-modern Europe is often seen as having an 'enchanted' or 'magical' worldview, the full implications of such labels remain inconsistently explored. This collection offers one method of demystifying this world of everyday magic.