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Adrenaline (Resources for Readers pamphlets)

Adrenaline (Resources for Readers pamphlets)

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Neal Wyatt and Joyce G. Saricks 4 pages 5.5 x 8.5 November 30, 2018 Adrenaline gathers novels of adventure, thriller, and suspense together offering readers tightly plotted and quickly paced stories that fuel an immersive, forget-the-world-around-you reading experience. From novels of secret agents on the run to adventurers searching for ancie...


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ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 4/e

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edited by Michael Levine-Clark and Toni M. Carter ISBN-13: 9780838911112 288 pages  7 x 10  2013 The only things librarians seem to encounter more often than acronyms are strings of jargon and arcane technical phrases—and there are so many floating around that even just reading an article in a professional journal can bewilder experienced libr...


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American Reference Books Annual

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edited by Juneal M. Chenoweth 700 pages • 7 x 10  Comprising professional reviews of the latest reference resources written by practicing academic, public, and school librarians, ARBA will help all types of librarians build a strong reference collection for their library, no matter the size of their budget. This latest edition of American Refere...

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Assistive Technologies in the Library

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Barbara T. Mates with contributions by William R. Reed IV ISBN-13: 9780838910702 176 pages  6 x 9  2011 There are plenty of products out there for making information accessible to all users, but how can administrators and managers determine which are the most practical and economical for their particular library? Mates, former director of the ...


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Competency-Based Career Planning for Reference and User Services Professionals

Competency-Based Career Planning for Reference and User Services Professionals

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Jo Bell Whitlatch and Beth S. Woodard 240 pages 8.5 x 11 January 23, 2019 Reference and user services librarians need to be in charge of their own careers. And when it comes to their own professional development, that means being proactive. This resource will enable professionals at every stage of their careers to honestly assess their skills a...


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Conducting the Reference Interview, Third Edition

Conducting the Reference Interview, Third Edition

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Catherine Sheldrick Ross, Kirsti Nilsen, Marie L. Radford Based on the latest research in communication theory but tailored specifically for real-world application, this updated manual speaks equally to the needs of students preparing to enter the profession and those who are already fielding reference inquiries. The authors, working in consul...


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Contemporary World Fiction: A Guide to Literature in Translation

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Juris Dilevko, Keren Dali, and Glenda Garbutt ISBN-13: 9781591583530 526 pages • 7 x 10  2011 In a globalized world, knowledge about non-North American societies and cultures is a must. Contemporary World Fiction: A Guide to Literature in Translation provides an overview of the tremendous range and scope of translated world fiction available in...


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Crash Course in Contemporary Reference

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Francisca Goldsmith ISBN-13: 9781440844812 183 pages • 8½ x 11 Year Published: 2016 Professional practices in the field of library reference services have changed dramatically in the past decade in response to shrinking print reference collections and evolving technology, search strategies, and user needs and interests. This new guide explains a...


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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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Crime Writers: A Research Guide <em>(Author Research Series)</em>

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Elizabeth Haynes ISBN-13: 9781591589143 204 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼  2011 Crime Writers: A Research Guide is an easy-to-use launch pad for learning more about crime fiction authors, including those who write traditional mystery novels, suspense novels, and thrillers with crime elements. Emphasizing the best and most popular writers, the book covers ap...


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Crossover Readers' Advisory: Maximize Your Collection to Meet Reader Satisfaction

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edited by Jessica E. Moyer ISBN-13: 9781440838460 190 pages • 7 x 10  2016 Help maximize your existing collection with this browsable volume containing titles that serve double-duty with their appeal to both teens and adults and cover genres spanning crime novels, romance, horror, science fiction, and more. An indispensable reference for librar...


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Fundamentals of Government Information: Mining, Finding, Evaluating, and Using Government Resources, 2/e

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Cassandra J. Hartnett, Andrea L. Sevetson, and Eric J. Forte ISBN-13: 9780838913956 368 pages • 6" x 9" Year Published: 2016 Government data and resources are uniquely useful to researchers and other library users. But without a roadmap, sifting through the sheer quantity of information to find the right answers is foolhardy. The first edition ...


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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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