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Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 4/e-Paperback-ALA Neal-Schuman-The Library Marketplace

Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 4/e

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Kay Ann Cassell and Uma Hiremath ISBN-13: 9780838915684 480 pages • 6 x 9Year Published: 2018 Designed to complement every introductory library reference course, this is the perfect text for students and librarians looking to expand their personal reference knowledge, teaching failsafe methods for identifying important materials by matching spec...


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Expert Internet Searching, 5/e-Paperback-Facet Publishing UK-The Library Marketplace

Expert Internet Searching, 5/e

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Phil Bradley ISBN-13: 9781783302475 248 pages • 6 x 9Year Published: 2017 In an environment where increasing amounts of information (and fake news) flood the internet on websites and social media, the information professional’s job is getting harder. It is important that they are skilled at finding and using the appropriate information and assis...


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Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 3/e-Paperback-ALA Neal-Schuman-The Library Marketplace

Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 3/e

$120.00

Kay Ann Cassell and Uma Hiremath ISBN-13: 9781555708597 528 pages • 6 x 9 Year Published: 2013 Designed to complement every introductory library reference course, this is the perfect text for students and librarians looking to expand their personal reference knowledge, teaching failsafe methods for identifying important materials by matching spe...


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Helping Patrons Find Their Roots: A Genealogy Handbook for Librarians-Paperback-ALA Editions-The Library Marketplace

Helping Patrons Find Their Roots: A Genealogy Handbook for Librarians

$77.00

Janice Lindgren Schultz 240 pages6" x 9"Public libraries have many valuable resources for diving into a patron’s lineage and family history, yet librarians themselves are sometimes not fully acquainted with all the tools available. The good news is that you don’t have to be a genealogist to help patrons find the research information they need ...


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Johnston for ACRL\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eISBN-13:\u003c\/strong\u003e 9780838989180\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003e632 pages • 6 x 9 \u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eYear Published:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2017\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003eData are becoming the proverbial coin of the digital realm: a research commodity that might purchase reputation credit in a disciplinary culture of data sharing, or buy transparency when faced with funding agency mandates or publisher scrutiny. Unlike most monetary systems, however, digital data can flow in all too great an abundance. Not only does this currency actually “grow” on trees, but it comes from animals, books, thoughts, and each of us! 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The abundance of digital research data challenges library and information science professionals to harness this flow of information streaming from research discovery and scholarly pursuit and preserve the unique evidence for future use.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003eIn two volumes—\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.thelibrarymarketplace.com\/products\/curating-research-data-volume-one-practical-strategies-for-your-digital-repository\" title=\"Practical Strategies for Your Digital Repository\"\u003e\u003cem\u003ePractical Strategies for Your Digital Repository\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e and \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.thelibrarymarketplace.com\/products\/curating-research-data-volume-two-a-handbook-of-current-practice\" title=\"A Handbook of Current Practice\"\u003e\u003cem\u003eA Handbook of Current Practice\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e—Curating Research Data presents those tasked with long-term stewardship of digital research data a blueprint for how to curate those data for eventual reuse. Volume One explores the concepts of research data and the types and drivers for establishing digital data repositories. Volume Two guides you across the data lifecycle through the practical strategies and techniques for curating research data in a digital repository setting. Data curators, archivists, research data management specialists, subject librarians, institutional repository managers, and digital library staff will benefit from these current and practical approaches to data curation.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003eDigital data is ubiquitous and rapidly reshaping how scholarship progresses now and into the future. The information expertise of librarians can help ensure the resiliency of digital data, and the information it represents, by addressing how the meaning, integrity, and provenance of digital data generated by researchers today will be captured and conveyed to future researchers.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2017-01-17T05:53:00-12:00","created_at":"2017-01-17T05:59:35-12:00","vendor":"ACRL","type":"Book","tags":["Publisher_ACRL","Subject_Research Methods \u0026 Data"],"price":15400,"price_min":15400,"price_max":15400,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":32768916428,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"9780838989180","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Curating Research Data, Volumes 1 and 2","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":15400,"weight":800,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":1,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":"9780838989180"}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/9780838989180.jpg?v=1533237303"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/9780838989180.jpg?v=1533237303","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #741b47;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003eedited by Lisa R. Johnston for ACRL\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eISBN-13:\u003c\/strong\u003e 9780838989180\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003e632 pages • 6 x 9 \u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eYear Published:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2017\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003eData are becoming the proverbial coin of the digital realm: a research commodity that might purchase reputation credit in a disciplinary culture of data sharing, or buy transparency when faced with funding agency mandates or publisher scrutiny. Unlike most monetary systems, however, digital data can flow in all too great an abundance. Not only does this currency actually “grow” on trees, but it comes from animals, books, thoughts, and each of us! And that is what makes data curation so essential. The abundance of digital research data challenges library and information science professionals to harness this flow of information streaming from research discovery and scholarly pursuit and preserve the unique evidence for future use.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003eIn two volumes—\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.thelibrarymarketplace.com\/products\/curating-research-data-volume-one-practical-strategies-for-your-digital-repository\" title=\"Practical Strategies for Your Digital Repository\"\u003e\u003cem\u003ePractical Strategies for Your Digital Repository\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e and \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.thelibrarymarketplace.com\/products\/curating-research-data-volume-two-a-handbook-of-current-practice\" title=\"A Handbook of Current Practice\"\u003e\u003cem\u003eA Handbook of Current Practice\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e—Curating Research Data presents those tasked with long-term stewardship of digital research data a blueprint for how to curate those data for eventual reuse. 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Curating Research Data, Volumes 1 and 2

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edited by Lisa R. Johnston for ACRL ISBN-13: 9780838989180 632 pages • 6 x 9 Year Published: 2017 Data are becoming the proverbial coin of the digital realm: a research commodity that might purchase reputation credit in a disciplinary culture of data sharing, or buy transparency when faced with funding agency mandates or publisher scrutiny. Unli...


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Managing Metadata in Web-scale Discovery Systems

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edited by Louise F. Spiteri ISBN-13: 9780838914908 188 pages • 6 x 9 Year Published: 2016 Libraries are increasingly using web-scale discovery systems to help clients find a wide assortment of library materials, including books, journal articles, special collections, archival collections, videos, music and open access collections. Depending on ...


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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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Undergraduate Research and the Academic Librarian: Case Studies and Best Practices

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edited by Merinda Kay Hensley & Stephanie Davis-Kahl for ACRL 9780838989081  348 pages 6” x 9” Undergraduate research is often conflated with standard end-of-semester research papers, featuring APA style bibliographies and a certain number of sources. But in fact, undergraduate research is one of several high-impact educational practices...


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Applications of Social Research Methods to Questions in Information and Library Science, 2/e

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edited by Barbara M. Wildemouth ISBN-13: 9781440839047 433 pages • 7 x 10Year Published: 2016 The second edition of this innovative textbook illustrates research methods for library and information science, describing the most appropriate approaches to a question—and showing you what makes research successful. Written for the serious practicing ...


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Ann Marlow Riedling, Loretta Shake, and Cynthia Houston ISBN-13: 9781586835286 148 pages • 8½ x 11  2013 This book is a user-friendly guide for K-12 librarians, teachers, and school library media specialists that covers all major areas in reference, from the reference interview to encyclopedias and dictionaries. For years, school librarians an...


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Working as a Data Librarian: A Practical Guide

Working as a Data Librarian: A Practical Guide

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by Eric O. Johnson Published: November 2018 Pages: 185 Size: 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 An accessible and thorough introduction to data librarianship. Many librarians' job responsibilities increasingly require them to understand and handle data. Learn how to be an effective data librarian—even if you never expected to need data skills. The fiel...


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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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Research, Evaluation and Audit: Key Steps in Demonstrating Your Value

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Meaningful Metrics: A 21st Century Librarian's Guide to Bibliometrics, Altmetrics, and Research Impact

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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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Information Systems: Process and Practice

Information Systems: Process and Practice

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Christine Urquhart, Faten Hamad, Dina Tbaishat, Alison Yeoman 288 pages 6x9 This collection adopts a holistic interpretation of information architecture to offer libraries and information professionals a variety of methods, tools, and techniques that may be used when designing websites and information systems that support workflows. Featur...


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Transdisciplinarity Revealed: What Librarians Need to Know

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by Victoria MartinForeword by Alfonso Montuori 9781440843471 211 pages 6 1/8" x 9 1/4" Are you at a loss when it comes to supporting transdisciplinary research by your faculty and students? This book is an essential resource for academic librarians on new modes of knowledge production and the shift toward transdisciplinarity. An invaluable boo...


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Reading, Research, and Writing: Teaching Information Literacy with Process-Based Research Assignments-Paperback-ACRL-The Library Marketplace

Reading, Research, and Writing: Teaching Information Literacy with Process-Based Research Assignments

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Mary Snyder Broussard 9780838988756 The research paper has become so ingrained in higher education that its benefits are assumed to be self-evident, but the connection between student writing and learning is not always clear. Educators frequently discuss the lack of critical thinking demonstrated in undergraduate research papers, but it may n...


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