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Unlocking the Mysteries of Cataloging: A Workbook of Examples, 2/e-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

Unlocking the Mysteries of Cataloging: A Workbook of Examples, 2/e

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Elizabeth Haynes, Joanna F. Fountain, and Michele Zwierski ISBN-13: 9781610695695 204 pages • 8½ x 11 Year Published: 2015 Ideal for students and both beginning and practicing catalogers in public, school, and academic libraries, this updated workbook offers targeted, hands-on exercises that enhance understanding of description, classification,...


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RDA Made Simple: A Practical Guide to the New Cataloging Rules

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Amy Hart ISBN-13: 9781610694858 176 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼ Year Published: 2014 This book is the perfect resource for librarians who catalog a wide variety of materials as well as for those charged with planning or managing the implementation of RDA cataloging. Looking for a comprehensive, all-one guide to RDA that keeps it simple and provides exactl...


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Rethinking Collection Development and Management

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edited by Becky Albitz, Christine Avery, and Diane Zabel ISBN-13: 9781610693059 394 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼ Year Published: 2014 This collection of thought-provoking essays by visionary and innovative library practitioners covers theory, research, and best practices in collection development, examining how it has evolved, identifying how some libraria...


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Health Librarianship: An Introduction

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edited by Jeffrey T. Huber and Feili Tu-Keefner ISBN-13: 9781610693219 295 pages • 7 x 10  2014   This book provides an overview of the current trends and issues in health librarianship through the eyes of leading scholars and practitioners. Intended for students interested in careers as health sciences librarians, this insightful book present...


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Crash Course in Weeding Library Collections <em>(Crash Course)</em>

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Making the Most of Digital Collections through Training and: The Innovative Librarian's Guide-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

Making the Most of Digital Collections through Training and: The Innovative Librarian's Guide

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Nicholas Tanzi ISBN-13: 9781440840722 140 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼ Year Published: 2015This book offers a practical template for training patrons to use eBook, streaming video, online music, and journal collections that is practical, adaptable, and most importantly, sustainable. In order to make your library's expanding digital collection worth having,...


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Guide to Electronic Resource Management

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Sheri V. T. Ross and Sarah W. Sutton ISBN-13: 9781440839580 180 pages • 7 x 10  2016 This primer offers a thorough introduction to electronic resource management for librarians with little or no knowledge of these specialized materials. Libraries today face rising costs, contract issues, changing formats, and technical complexities when it comes...


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Audio Recorders to Zucchini Seeds: Building a Library of Things

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edited by Mark Robison and Lindley Shedd ISBN-13: 9781440850196 271 pages • 7 x 10Year Published: 2017 This inspiring exploration of the range of options for a "library of things" collection demonstrates what has been implemented successfully and offers practical insights regarding these nontraditional projects, from the development of concepts ...


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The ABCs of ERM: Demystifying Electronic Resource Management for Public and Academic Librarians

The ABCs of ERM: Demystifying Electronic Resource Management for Public and Academic Librarians

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by Jessica Zellers, Tina M. Adams, and Katherine Hill Published: January 2018 Pages: 244 Size: 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 Easy to read and use, this handbook answers all of your questions about electronic resources. The ever-shifting landscape of electronic resources challenges even the most tech-savvy information professionals. Now, how...


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Gail de Vos ISBN-13: 9781598846331 242 pages • 7 x 10  2012 This fascinating book uncovers the history behind urban legends and explains how the contemporary iterations of familiar fictional tales provide a window into the modern concerns —and digital advancements—of our society. Popular culture continues to be infused with references to urban l...


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Frances C. Wilkinson, Linda K. Lewis, and Rebecca L. Lubas ISBN-13: 9781610697132 208 pages • 7 x 10  2015 Updated and enhanced, the second edition of this text provides both library students and practitioners with a thorough understanding of procedural and philosophical approaches in acquisitions management. Since the last edition of this text...


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The Collection Program in Schools: Concepts and Practices, 6/e

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Strauss's Handbook of Business Information: A Guide for Librarians, Students, and Researchers, 3/e

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Dragons in the Stacks: A Teen Librarian's Guide to Tabletop Role-Playing <em>(Libraries Unlimited Professional Guides for Young Adult Librarians Series)</em>

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Steven A. Torres-Roman and Cason E. Snow ISBN-13: 9781610692618 212 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼  2014 A one-stop, complete guide to tabletop role-playing games for novice librarians as well as seasoned players. Tabletop role-playing games (RPGs) are a perfect fit for library teen services. They not only hold great appeal for teen patrons, but also help bu...


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edited by Eric Forte and Michael R. Oppenheim ISBN-13: 9781598846119 227 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼ Year Published: 2011  This succinct, comprehensive sourcebook provides everything needed to start, maintain, and provide service for a business collection, and to research virtually any business topic. Many libraries have experienced an increase in the numbe...


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Cynthia Houston ISBN-13: 9781440836862 150 pages • 8½ x 11  2015 Covering both classification and cataloging principles as well as procedures relevant to school libraries, this book provides a teaching kit for a course on this critical subject that includes content and practice exercises. A valuable resource for instructors in LIS programs who ...


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Guide to Reference Materials for School Library Media Center, 6/e

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Barbara Ripp Safford ISBN-13: 9781591582779   236 pages • 7 x 10  2010 As the growth of eBooks and database formats accelerates, selecting reference materials for school library collections has become a complicated process. Like previous editions, Guide to Reference Materials for School Library Media Centers, Sixth Edition is designed to sugges...


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