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{"id":8141553030,"title":"Graphic Novels II: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More \u003cem\u003e(Genreflecting Advisory Series)\u003c\/em\u003e","handle":"graphic-novels-2","description":"\u003cspan style=\"color: #741b47;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMichael Pawuk and David Serchay \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eISBN-13:\u003c\/strong\u003e 9781598847000 \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e719 pages • 7 x 10 \u003cbr\u003e 2017\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eCovering genres from action\/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNew subgenres, new authors, new artists, and new titles appear daily in the comic book and manga world, joining thousands of existing titles—some of which are very popular and well-known to the enthusiastic readers of books in this genre. 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Graphic Novels II: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More <em>(Genreflecting Advisory Series)</em>-Hardcover-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

Graphic Novels II: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More <em>(Genreflecting Advisory Series)</em>

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Michael Pawuk and David Serchay ISBN-13: 9781598847000 719 pages • 7 x 10  2017 Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and...


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Health Librarianship: An Introduction-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

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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Bell\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"prod-sales-hook\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePublished:\u003c\/strong\u003e July 2018\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"prod-sales-hook\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePages:\u003c\/strong\u003e 374\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"prod-sales-hook\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSize: \u003c\/strong\u003e7x10\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_grabberPTop\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eLearn how to perform online searches more efficiently and teach your patrons to do the same.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_descriptionDT\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_descriptionDT\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_descriptionDT\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_keynoteP\" class=\"prod-sales-hook\"\u003eUnderstanding and navigating online databases is an essential skill for today's librarians, but staying current in this changing landscape can be a challenge. 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Librarian's Guide to Online Searching: Cultivating Database Skills for Research and Instruction, 5th Ed

Librarian's Guide to Online Searching: Cultivating Database Skills for Research and Instruction, 5th Ed

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by Christopher C. Brown and Suzanne S. Bell Published: July 2018 Pages: 374 Size: 7x10 Learn how to perform online searches more efficiently and teach your patrons to do the same. Understanding and navigating online databases is an essential skill for today's librarians, but staying current in this changing landscape can ...


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The Slow Book Revolution: Creating a New Culture of Reading on College Campuses and Beyond-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

The Slow Book Revolution: Creating a New Culture of Reading on College Campuses and Beyond

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edited by Meagan Lacy ISBN-13: 9781610697156 160 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼ Year Published: 2014 Improve literacy in college-age students by utilizing this innovative resource that helps to promote contemplation over brevity in reading practices. This inspiring guide shows how to implement the principles of the Slow Book movement in college campus librari...


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Best Books for Middle School and Junior High Readers: Grades 6–9, 3/e <em>(Best Books)</em> - The Library Marketplace

Best Books for Middle School and Junior High Readers: Grades 6–9, 3/e <em>(Best Books)</em>

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Catherine Barr ISBN-13: 9781598847826 1,188 pages • 7 x 10  2013 Identifying outstanding fiction and nonfiction titles, this practical book allows educators to find engaging books for students in grades 6 9 that will help turn them into lifelong readers and learners. Now thoroughly updated to include the latest best books, this essential resou...


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Supporting Local Businesses and Entrpreneurs in the Digital Age: The Public Librarian's Toolkit

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by Salvatore DiVincenzo and Elizabeth Malafi 9781440851520 117 pages 6 1/8" x 9 1/4" Small business owners and entrepreneurs are an important part of every public library's patron base. This guide explains how to provide business services at all sizes of libraries. A timely reference for all public librarians who serve the business community...


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

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Rita W. Moss and David G. Ernsthausen ISBN-13: 9781598848076 399 pages • 7 x 10  2012 This new edition of Strauss's classic handbook will retain its place as an essential text for library students; an indispensable guide for practitioners in public, academic, and special libraries who deal with business inquiries; and a resource for entrepreneur...


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Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 5/e <em>(Library and Information Science Text)</em>

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edited by Linda C. Smith and Melissa A. Wong ISBN-13: 9781440836961 744 pages • 7 x 10  2016 Thoroughly updated, this go-to work links you—and though you, your patrons—to the significant changes that have occurred in reference and information sciences thanks to the growth in digital content. A user favorite through four previous editions, the ...


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Optimizing Discovery Systems to Improve User Experience: The Innovative Librarian's Guide-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

Optimizing Discovery Systems to Improve User Experience: The Innovative Librarian's Guide

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Bonnie Imler and Michelle Eichelberger ISBN-13: 9781440843822 136 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼Year Published: 2017 Two authors with more than 40 years of combined library experience tap into their wealth of knowledge about discovery and user experience, sharing proven methods for setting up, promoting, and teaching their own discovery systems.Discovery syst...


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Cynthia Orr ISBN-13: 9781610698252 173 pages • 8½ x 11  2014 If you want to be indispensable to your patrons, don't miss this one-stop guide to readers' advisory. One of the key services librarians provide is helping readers find books they'll enjoy. This "crash course" will furnish you with the basic, practical information you need to excel at ...


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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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Romance Authors: A Research Guide <em>(Author Research Series)</em>

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Sarah E. Sheehan ISBN-13: 9781598843866 193 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼ Year Published: 2010 Romance is the Rodney Dangerfield of popular fiction genres. Neither the readers nor the writers receive much respect, yet the genre remains astoundingly popular. Romance Authors: A Research Guide provides a starting place for librarians, student researchers, and ...


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edited by Diane Zabel ISBN-13: 9781591588283 401 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼ Year Published: 2010 The roles of reference and public librarians are constantly changing. Today, it's not unusual for librarians to also serve as trend trackers, data analysts, project managers, IT troubleshooters, marketers, and staffing specialists. Academic and public librari...


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Jessica E. Moyer ISBN-13: 9781591587187 405 pages • 7 x 10  2010 Integrated Advisory Service: Breaking Through the Book Boundary to Better Serve Library Users is designed to assist librarians in making connections between all the different media in library collections and advising patrons. By understanding genre similarities between fiction, n...


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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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