Library & information services

    Resources Anytime, Anywhere

    By Kenny Ketner

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    University campuses and their academic libraries are increasingly interconnected. A major sign of this is the transformation of interlibrary loan into resource sharing. The emergence of resource sharing has brought with it new challenges for the university library. These challenges can be overcome, and the university library can emerge a...

    500 Years

    By Peter Kidd

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    The collection in the Library of Corpus Christi College includes a range of illuminated manuscripts and printed first editions by the likes of Aristotle, Homer, Chaucer, Galileo and Isaac Newton, and features several items from "the most important collection of Anglo-Jewish manuscripts in the world".

    Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership

    By Alma C. Ortega

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    Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership examines a phenomenon that has yet to be seriously explored. While other so-called feminized professions, such as nursing, have been studied for their tendency to create toxic leadership environments, thus far academic librarianship has not. This book focuses on how to identify a toxic leader...

    Reading Allowed

    By Chris Paling

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    Chris Paling's Reading Allowed is a wonderful, warm-hearted and eccentric look at the life of a librarian in a provincial library, and the extraordinary cast of characters he encounters every day.

    Managing Reference Today

    By Kay Ann Cassell

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    Managing Reference Today: New Models and Practices - highlights newly developed service models used by libraries and ways to handle changing reference collections. - describes new ways to provide reference services and ideas of how to select and manage reference collections. - identifies the best practices for meeting the needs...

    The End of Wisdom?: The Future of Libraries in a Digital Age

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    -Offers stand-alone chapters and opinion pieces that also form part of a coherent whole. It has an international approach and is written by experts in the field of information provision who discuss their views on the hypothesis surrounding the 'end of libraries' and the 'death of books.' These contributions are...

    The New Librarianship Field Guide

    By R. David Lankes

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    How librarians can be radical positive change agents in their communities, dedicated to learning and making a difference. This book offers a guide for librarians who see their profession as a chance to make a positive difference in their communities -- librarians who recognize that it is no longer enough...

    Media and Information Literacy in Higher Education

    By Siri Ingvaldsen

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    Media and Information Literacy in Higher Education: Educating the Educators is written for librarians and educators working in universities and university colleges, providing them with the information they need to teach media and information literacy to students at levels ranging from bachelor to doctoral studies. In order to do so,...

    Re-Inventing the Book

    By Christina Banou

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    Chronicles the significant changes that have taken place in the publishing industry in the past few decades and how they have altered the publishing value chain and the structure of the industry itself.

    Creating a New Library: Recipes for Transformation

    By Rebecca D. Freeman

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    Creating a New Library: Recipes for Transformation offers ways to make your library group space into one conducive to transformational learning. The book is structured as a cookbook with an introduction to the idea, then directions on its execution. Next, the book gives tips on how to adapt each `recipe'...

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