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Science Libraries in the Self Service Age

Science Libraries in the Self Service Age Book
Author : Alvin Hutchinson
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release : 2018-11-27
ISBN : 0081020341
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Science Libraries in the Self Service Age: Developing New Services, Targeting New Users suggests ways in which libraries can remain relevant to their institution. This book describes the myriad of new services and user communities which science librarians have recently incorporated into their routines. Where applicable, the book focuses on both researcher needs and the simple economics that emphasize the need for new service development. Science librarians will have to adapt to changing behaviors and needs if they want to remain a part of their organization’s future. As this trend has hastened science librarians to develop new services, many of them aimed at audiences or user groups which had not typically used the library, this book provides timely tactics on which to build a cohesive plan. Provides a list of practical, targeted services which science librarians can implement Presents unified topics previously only dealt with separately (data management services, scholarly communication, digital preservation, etc.) Considers economic and resource issues in developing new services Written by an experienced librarian at a global institution

Changing the Scope of Library Instruction in the Digital Age

Changing the Scope of Library Instruction in the Digital Age Book
Author : Bhattacharyya, Swati,Patnaik, K Rama
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2018-01-05
ISBN : 1522528032
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The current digital age is impacting the contents and delivery of instructional service in many ways. Instructional sessions not only describe various features of a resource, but these sessions also bring issues like the ethical use of information, copyrights, and the value of open knowledge to light. Librarians are required to help users to learn use these tools. Changing the Scope of Library Instruction in the Digital Age provides emerging information on data visualization tools, creating effective instructions, and instructional design in library sciences. While highlighting the challenges of effectively training new and seasoned librarians in these various aspects of data technology and teaching methods, readers will learn the importance of giving librarians the tools they need to complete their new responsibilities. This book is an important resource for entry level and seasoned librarians, researchers, and instructional design specialists seeking current research on up to date library instruction in the modern technology age.

Cost Analysis Cost Recovery Marketing and Fee Based Services

Cost Analysis  Cost Recovery  Marketing and Fee Based Services Book
Author : M Sandra Wood
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-10-18
ISBN : 1317951301
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This outstanding volume won the 1986 Ida and George Eliot Prize--awarded by the Medical Library Association for the work judged most effective in furthering medical librarianship. Library professionals review the controversy behind fee-for-service programs and provide a rationale for incorporating them into contemporary library philosophies of service. Some fee-based services are necessary for survival in a society that treats information as a marketable commodity; this comprehensive book gives practical advice on cost analysis, cost recovery and marketing of reference services, and presents information on establishing a fee-based information service, as well as examples of successful information service programs.

Library Science and Administration Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

Library Science and Administration  Concepts  Methodologies  Tools  and Applications Book
Author : Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2017-11-30
ISBN : 1522539158
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to the public. To develop and implement best practices, librarians must be aware and informed of the recent advances in library administration. Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on trends, techniques, and management of libraries and examines the benefits and challenges of library administration. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as digital libraries, information sciences, and academic libraries, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, practitioners, and librarians seeking current research on library science and administration.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Library of Congress Subject Headings Book
Author : Library of Congress
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1992
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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National Library of Medicine Current Catalog

National Library of Medicine Current Catalog Book
Author : National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1984
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Global Library and Information Science

Global Library and Information Science Book
Author : Ismail Abdullahi
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
Release : 2009-05-05
ISBN : 3598441347
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents international librarianship and library science through insightful and well written chapters contributed by experts and scholars from six regions of the world. The role of public, academic, special, school libraries, as well as library and information science education are presented from the early development to the present time. Its lively, readable approach will help the reader to understand librarianship in Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North America. Edited by Ismail Abdullahi, Professor of Global Library and Information Science, this book is a must-read by library science students and teachers, librarians, and anyone interested in Global Librarianship.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Library of Congress Subject Headings Book
Author : Library of Congress. Cataloging Policy and Support Office
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2009
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Reference Reborn

Reference Reborn Book
Author : Diane Zabel
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2011
ISBN : 1591588286
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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More than 30 stellar authors have contributed to these up-to-date essays on public services librarianship, including timely topics such as new service configurations, the impact of e-resources in reference and collection development, and innovative outreach. * Over 30 contributors, including established experts and the next generation of leaders in reference and public services librarianship * A subject index guides readers to topics of interest

Current Catalog

Current Catalog Book
Author : National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2022-01-27
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

First multi-year cumulation covers six years: 1965-70.

Foundations of Library and Information Science Fourth Edition

Foundations of Library and Information Science  Fourth Edition Book
Author : Richard E. Rubin
Publisher : American Library Association
Release : 2017-11-22
ISBN : 0838913709
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Librarianship in Gilded Age America

Librarianship in Gilded Age America Book
Author : Leonard Schlup,Stephen H. Paschen
Publisher : McFarland
Release : 2009-10-21
ISBN : 0786454830
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The gilded age was a formative period in the development and extension of American libraries. Between 1868 and 1901, the field of librarianship saw many notable changes, including the founding of the American Library Association, the introduction of the Dewey decimal classification system, and the establishment of the pioneer library school at Columbia University, among other key developments. This book brings together the writings of foundational figures in Gilded Age librarianship, including Charles Ammi Cutter, Melvil Dewey, Andrew Carnegie and Richard Rogers Bowker. Featuring seminal works of library scholarship alongside previously unpublished letters and reprints of long forgotten journal articles, the book places each selection in chronological order and includes an introductory narrative for each entry.

Staff Planning in a Time of Demographic Change

Staff Planning in a Time of Demographic Change Book
Author : Vicki Whitmell
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9780810852150
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The aging of the professional is quickly becoming an increasingly popular topic among librarians of late. This work identifies the issues related to the large number of expected retirees in libraries and information management organizations over the next five to ten years. Practitioners, researchers, and educators discuss the situation and the urgent need for action that will ensure that these organizations can provide the education, training, and proper work environment for their staff.

Federal Librarians in the 21st Century

Federal Librarians in the 21st Century Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1994
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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International Resource Book for Libraries Serving Disadvantaged Persons

International Resource Book for Libraries Serving Disadvantaged Persons Book
Author : Joanne Locke,Nancy M. Panella
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
Release : 2001-01-01
ISBN : 3110933330
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the information profession. The series IFLA Publications deals with many of the means through which libraries, information centres, and information professionals worldwide can formulate their goals, exert their influence as a group, protect their interests, and find solutions to global problems.

Customer Service in Academic Libraries

Customer Service in Academic Libraries Book
Author : Stephen Mossop
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2015-10-06
ISBN : 1780634390
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The term 'customer service' is not new to the academic library community. Academic libraries exist to serve the needs of their community, and hence customer service is essential. However, the term can be applied in a variety of ways, from a thin veneer of politeness, to an all-encompassing ethic focussing organisational and individual attention on understanding and meeting the needs of the customer. For customers, the library’s Front Line team is the ‘human face’ of the library. How well they do their job can have a massive impact on the quality of the learning experience for many students, and can directly impact upon their success. The importance of their role, and the quality of the services they offer, should not be underestimated – but in an increasingly digital world, and with potentially several thousand individuals visiting every day (whether in person or online), each with their own agendas and requirements, how can the library’s Front Line team deliver the personal service that each of these individuals need? Customer Service in Academic Libraries contributes to what academic libraries, as a community, do really well - the sharing of best practice. It brings together, in one place, examples of how Front Line teams from libraries across a wide geographical area - Hong Kong, Australia, Turkey and the United Kingdom – work to ‘get it right for their customers’. Between them, they cover a range of institutions including research-intensive, mixed HE/FE, private establishments and shared campuses. All have their own tales to tell, their own emphases, their own ways of doing things – and all bring their own examples of best practice, which it is hoped readers will find useful in their own context. Discusses ‘customer service’ in a library setting Translates ‘management theory’ into useful practice information Examines building relationships, meeting customer needs, and marketing and communication Provides examples of practical experience grounded in recent, transferable experience

Engaging Privacy and Information Technology in a Digital Age

Engaging Privacy and Information Technology in a Digital Age Book
Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Computer Science and Telecommunications Board,Committee on Privacy in the Information Age
Publisher : National Academies Press
Release : 2007-07-28
ISBN : 0309103924
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Privacy is a growing concern in the United States and around the world. The spread of the Internet and the seemingly boundaryless options for collecting, saving, sharing, and comparing information trigger consumer worries. Online practices of business and government agencies may present new ways to compromise privacy, and e-commerce and technologies that make a wide range of personal information available to anyone with a Web browser only begin to hint at the possibilities for inappropriate or unwarranted intrusion into our personal lives. Engaging Privacy and Information Technology in a Digital Age presents a comprehensive and multidisciplinary examination of privacy in the information age. It explores such important concepts as how the threats to privacy evolving, how can privacy be protected and how society can balance the interests of individuals, businesses and government in ways that promote privacy reasonably and effectively? This book seeks to raise awareness of the web of connectedness among the actions one takes and the privacy policies that are enacted, and provides a variety of tools and concepts with which debates over privacy can be more fruitfully engaged. Engaging Privacy and Information Technology in a Digital Age focuses on three major components affecting notions, perceptions, and expectations of privacy: technological change, societal shifts, and circumstantial discontinuities. This book will be of special interest to anyone interested in understanding why privacy issues are often so intractable.

Children Today

Children Today Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1988
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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