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99 Jumpstarts to Research: Topic Guides for Finding Information on Current Issues

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Peggy Whitley, Susan Williams Goodwin, and Catherine C. Olson ISBN-13: 9781598843682 234 pages • 8½ x 11  2010 In 2030, it is projected that 65 percent of the population will be over 65. The U.S. Government Census Bureau reveals that over an adult's working life, college graduates typically earn close to $1 million more than high school gradua...


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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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Case Study Research: A Program Evaluation Guide for Librarians

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Ravonne A. Green ISBN-13: 9781591588603 116 pages • 7 x 10 Year Published: 2011 This enlightening book presents a hypothetical evaluation case study to explore and propose tools for effective library program assessment. Problem: Since accreditation standards do not contain specific, prescriptive language, determining an appropriate compliance ...


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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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Johnston for ACRL\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eISBN-13:\u003c\/strong\u003e 9780838988589\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e294 pages • 6 x 9 \u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eYear Published:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2017\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\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. 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edited by Lisa R. Johnston for ACRL ISBN-13: 9780838988589 294 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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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 9780838988626\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003e338 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 steps in this volume detail the sequential actions that you might take to curate a data set from receiving the data (Step 1) to eventual reuse (Step 8). 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\u003cbr\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":"2017-01-17T13:03:00-05:00","created_at":"2017-01-17T13:07:21-05:00","vendor":"ACRL","type":"Book","tags":["Publisher_ACRL","Subject_Research Methods \u0026 Data"],"price":9100,"price_min":9100,"price_max":9100,"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":32769013260,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"9780838988626","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Curating Research Data, Volume Two: A Handbook of Current Practice","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":9100,"weight":400,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":0,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":"9780838988626"}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/9780838988626.jpg?v=1533237306"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/9780838988626.jpg?v=1533237306","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #741b47;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003eedited by \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003eLisa 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 9780838988626\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003e338 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. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cem\u003eCurating Research Data, Volume Two: A Handbook of Current Practice\u003c\/em\u003e guides you across the data lifecycle through the practical strategies and techniques for curating research data in a digital repository setting. The data curation steps for receiving, appraising, selecting, ingesting, transforming, describing, contextualizing, disseminating, and preserving digital research data are each explored, and then supplemented with detailed case studies written by more than forty international practitioners from national, disciplinary, and institutional data repositories. The steps in this volume detail the sequential actions that you might take to curate a data set from receiving the data (Step 1) to eventual reuse (Step 8). 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\u003cbr\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"}
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Curating Research Data, Volume Two: A Handbook of Current Practice

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edited by Lisa R. Johnston for ACRL ISBN-13: 9780838988626 338 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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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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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":"2017-01-17T12:53:00-05:00","created_at":"2017-01-17T12:59:35-05:00","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! 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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. 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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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edited by Lynda Kellam and Kristi Thompson  ISBN-13: 9780838987995 386 pages • 6 x 9 Year Published: 2016 With the appearance of big data, open data, and particularly research data curation on many libraries’ radar screens, data service has become a critically important topic for academic libraries. Drawing on the expertise of a diverse communit...


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Peter Hernon, Robert E. Dugan, and Joseph R. Matthews ISBN-13: 9780838911952 256 pages  6 x 9  2013 Everyone agrees that evaluation of library services is essential, but without a background in research it can be a challenge to apply abstract concepts such as strategic planning, evidence-based decision making, and accountability to real-world s...


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Getting Started with GIS: A LITA Guide (LITA Guide)

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Making Surveys Work for Your Library: Guidance, Instructions, and Examples

Making Surveys Work for Your Library: Guidance, Instructions, and Examples

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by Robin Miller and Kate Hinnant Published: December 2018 Pages: 80 Size: 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 Learn how to develop effective surveys that support evidence-based decision making. Instead of using expensive off-the-shelf surveys or relying on a poorly worded survey, read Making Surveys Work for Your Library and design your own that collect actionabl...


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Managing Metadata in Web-scale Discovery Systems - The Library Marketplace

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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Managing with Data: Using ACRLMetrics and PLAmetrics

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Peter Hernon, Robert E. Dugan, and Joseph R. Matthews ISBN-13: 9780838912430 232 pages  8½ x 11  2014 Both the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and the Public Library Association (PLA) provide important data services. For library managers and administrators, the key to the data’s usefulness is knowing how to extract and app...


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Step-by-step instruction, links to Common Core state standards, and ideas to help students succeed at each stage of the research process makes this title a must-have for any school librarian.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3 id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresH3\" class=\"prod-features-h3\"\u003eFeatures\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eOutlines a concise six-step process for teaching digital research skills\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eEngages students in the research process with practical hands-on lessons\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eProposes research strategies that meet the needs of students at all grade levels\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eIntroduces lessons with background relating to specific skills\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003ePrepares students to conduct digital research throughout the remainder of their education\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e"}
Practical Steps to Digital Research: Strategies and Skills for School Libraries

Practical Steps to Digital Research: Strategies and Skills for School Libraries

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by Deborah B. Stanley Published: July 2018 Pages: 301 Size: 8 1/2 x 11 Give students greater access to information with this practical guide to teaching the digital research process. This hands-on approach to teaching digital research skills breaks down each research skill into simple, targeted steps that enable students...


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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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