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Adding Value to Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Harnessing the Force That Drives Your Organization's Future

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Joseph R. Matthews ISBN-13: 9781440842887 175 pages • 8½ x 11  2016 This book explains the concept of adding value and shows staff at libraries and other organizations why they need to take steps now to ensure they are adding new value to their communities—whether it be a local town or neighborhood, a faculty and student body, or a school. Value...


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by Margaret Zelman Law 9781440852220 128 pages 6 1/8" x 9 1/4" A library can only be as effective and successful as its staff allows it to be. Create engaged and empowered employees by applying the ideas and practical techniques in this book. Specifically written about the library work environment, this book offers strategies for creating and...


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Information Services to Diverse Populations: Developing Culturally Competent Library Professionals

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Nicole A. Cooke ISBN-13: 9781440834608 224 pages • 7 x 10  2016 Filling a gap in the existing library and information science literature, this book consolidates recent research and best practices to address the need for diversity and social justice in the training and education of LIS professionals. The development of cultural competency skill...


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A History of Modern Librarianship: Constructing the Heritage of Western Cultures

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edited by Pamela Spence Richards, Wayne A. Wiegand, and Marija Dalbello ISBN-13: 9781610690997 248 pages • 7 x 10  2015 A broad, comparative history of librarianship, this intriguing work goes beyond the standard focus on institutions and collections to help you explore the part modern librarianship played—and continues to play—in forming West...


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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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Beth Maddigan and Susan Bloos ISBN-13: 9781610692632 215 pages • 8½ x 11  2013 Engaging community programs are the basis of great libraries. A collection of engaging best practices for promoting literacy development by utilizing local community connections in school and public libraries. In a world where the Internet offers educational opportu...


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The Many Faces of School Library Leadership, 2nd Edition

The Many Faces of School Library Leadership, 2nd Edition

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by Sharon Coatney and Violet H. Harada, Editors For school librarians to become more effective in their jobs and to ensure they will continue playing a vital role in education, they must become better leaders and provide leadership in multiple arenas. This book explains how to do both. Completely revised with even more contributions added b...


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Carol A. Doll and Beth Doll ISBN-13: 9781591586395 123 pages • 8½ x 11 Year Published: 2010 Resilience is the capacity of children to grow up successful, content, and competent even though they are faced with adversities like poverty, violence, illness, or neglect. Schools can create environments that help these children succeed. The Resilient S...


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The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and the School Library: Inquiry-Based Education

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Anthony Tilke ISBN-13: 9781598846416 139 pages • 7 x 10  2011 This book, a blend of practice and theory, shows how the school library can contribute to the success of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program is developing a worldwide presence with 100,000 students undertaking it each year. ...


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{"id":8141600134,"title":"Special Libraries: A Survival Guide","handle":"special-libraries","description":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #741b47;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eJames M. Matarazzo and Toby Pearlstein\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eISBN-13:\u003c\/strong\u003e 9781610692670\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e167 pages • 7 x 10 \u003cbr\u003e 2013\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis book explains why special or corporate libraries must align with their parent organizations in order to survive in these difficult economic times—and describes how to foster and demonstrate this critical relationship.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSince the financial meltdown in 2008, the survival of all types of libraries is at stake—especially corporate and special libraries. 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James M. Matarazzo and Toby Pearlstein ISBN-13: 9781610692670 167 pages • 7 x 10  2013 This book explains why special or corporate libraries must align with their parent organizations in order to survive in these difficult economic times—and describes how to foster and demonstrate this critical relationship. Since the financial meltdown in 2008,...


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Janice Gilmore-See ISBN-13: 9781591587996 164 pages • 7 x 10  2010 Keeping a library program vital requires regular reflection about current practices and a willingness to implement changes that will position the library and library staff should they be threatened with elimination. Simply Indispensable: An Action Guide for School Librarians he...


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Ann M. Martin ISBN-13: 9781598847666 95 pages • 8½ x 11  2012 This comprehensive book takes the reader through the necessary steps to develop user buy-in and assistance in creating a learner-driven library program. The result? A unique, exemplary school library program that is eligible for national awards. Accomplishing positive change is chal...


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G. Kim Dority ISBN-13: 9781610699594 264 pages • 7 x 10  2016 A state-of-the-art guide to the world of library and information science that gives readers valuable insights into the field and practical tools to succeed in it. As the field of information science continues to evolve, professional-level opportunities in traditional librarianship—e...


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by G. Edward Evans and Holland Christie 9781440841705 379 pages 7" x 10" When you thrive in your management and leadership role at your library, both your career and your library benefit. This essential guide teaches you the concepts and strategies that enable managerial leadership excellence in the library environment. Putting library manage...


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Libraries in the Information Age: An Introduction and Career Exploration, 3/e <em>(Library and Information Science Text Series)</em>

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Denise K. Fourie and Nancy E. Loe ISBN-13: 9781610698641 310 pages • 7 x 10  2016 The book Library Media Connection cited as something "all librarians need to have on their shelves" is now thoroughly revised for today's 21st-century library environment. Covering both technology and library practices, the title has been a go-to text for libraria...


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Independent School Libraries: Perspectives on Excellence

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Dorcas Hand ISBN-13: 9781591588030 369 pages • 7 x 10  2010 Independent School Libraries: Perspectives on Excellence offers readers insights into best practices in library services for school communities, using examples drawn from independent schools of various sizes, descriptions, and locations across the United States. Two overview essays in...


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Critical Theory for Library and Information Science: Exploring the Social from Across the Disciplines

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edited by Gloria J. Leckie, Lisa M. Given, and John E. Buschman ISBN-13: 9781591589389 326 pages • 7 x 10  2010 The practical application of library and information science is based upon 75 years of critical theory and thought. Therefore, it is essential for students and faculty in LIS to be familiar with the work of a wide range of critical th...


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Gross \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eISBN-13:\u003c\/strong\u003e 9781610696333 \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e200 pages • 7 x 10 \u003cbr\u003e 2016\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis book details the civility movement in libraries, describing the key components of the initiative and serving as a guide for other libraries and community organizations to join this important nationwide effort.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe recurring pattern of civil unrest involving violence and death resulting from disrespect, intolerance, or hate over the past decades have revealed profound problems in our society. Additionally, the advent of Internet communication and mass media seems to have fostered a polarized culture where disrespect, bullying, and hateful speech have become commonplace, even condoned. 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Valerie J. Gross ISBN-13: 9781610696333 200 pages • 7 x 10  2016 This book details the civility movement in libraries, describing the key components of the initiative and serving as a guide for other libraries and community organizations to join this important nationwide effort. The recurring pattern of civil unrest involving violence and deat...


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John Lubans ISBN-13: 9781598845778 298 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼  2010 In "Leading from the Middle," and Other Contrarian Essays on Library Leadership, John Lubans, Jr., argues for democratic library organizations with shared leadership and decision making by leaders and followers. His book distills 15 years worth of leadership essays to advance a theo...


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What Do Employers Want? A Guide for Library Science Students: A Guide for Library Science Students

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