Academic libraries

Altmetrics   Altmetrics
A practical guide for librarians, researchers and academics

Edited by Andy Tattersall

This book gives an overview of altmetrics, its tools and how to implement them successfully to boost and measure research outputs. New methods of scholarly communication and dissemination of information . . .

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Better Library and Learning Space   Better Library and Learning Space
Projects, trends, ideas

Edited by Les Watson

What are the most important things a 21st-century library should do with its space? Each chapter in this cutting-edge text addresses this critical question, capturing the insights and practical ideas . . .

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Collaboration in Libraries and Learning Environments   Collaboration in Libraries and Learning Environments
Edited by Maxine Melling and Margaret Weaver

The changing environment in higher education requires different approaches to be taken to the provision of professional support services. This may result in the development of outsourced shared services, . . .

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Copyright and E-learning, 2nd edition   Copyright and E-learning, 2nd edition
A guide for practitioners

Jane Secker with Chris Morrison

Jane Secker and Chris Morrison have completely revised and updated this highly successful text to take into account recent developments in the field and changes to the law in the UK and elsewhere in the . . .

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Critical Literacy for Information Professionals   Critical Literacy for Information Professionals
Edited by Sarah McNicol

This edited collection explores critical literacy theory and provides practical guidance to how it can be taught and applied in libraries. The approach taken in critical literacy is not to read texts . . .

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Delivering Research Data Management Services   Delivering Research Data Management Services
Fundamentals of good practice

Edited by Graham Pryor, Sarah Jones and Angus Whyte

Step-by-step guidance to setting up and running effective institutional research data management services to support researchers and networks.   The research landscape is changing, with key . . .

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Developing Academic Library Staff for Future Success, 2nd edition   Developing Academic Library Staff for Future Success, 2nd edition
Present practice and future challenges

Edited by Margaret Oldroyd

In a climate of rapid change - growth in student numbers, new student-centred learning methods, the need to manage resources on a value-for-money basis, and the move towards the electronic library - human . . .

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Developing Digital Scholarship   Developing Digital Scholarship
Emerging practices in academic libraries

Edited by Alison Mackenzie and Lindsey Martin

This book provides strategic insights drawn from librarians who are meeting the challenge of digital scholarship, utilizing the latest technologies and creating new knowledge in partnership with researchers, . . .

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Developing the New Learning Environment   Developing the New Learning Environment
The changing role of the academic librarian

Edited by Philippa Levy and Sue Roberts

The academic librarian's role is changing rapidly. Increasingly the boundaries are blurring between librarians' jobs and those of learning technologists, information technologists, educational . . .

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Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the UK and Republic of Ireland, 3rd edition   Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the UK and Republic of Ireland, 3rd edition
Edited by Karen Attar

The Directory is the only publication to bring together rare book and special collections from all kinds of libraries across the British Isles and is an essential research tool for researchers and librarians . . .

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Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries   Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries
Edited by Starr Hoffman

This inspiring book will enable academic librarians to develop excellent research and instructional services and create a library culture that encompasses exploration, learning and collaboration. Higher . . .

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Emerging Strategies for Supporting Student Learning   Emerging Strategies for Supporting Student Learning
A practical guide for librarians and educators

Barbara Allan

Emerging Strategies for Supporting Student Learning provides a straightforward and accessible guide to the latest learning and teaching practices appropriate for use with higher education students. It . . .

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Envisioning Future Academic Library Services   Envisioning Future Academic Library Services
Initiatives, ideas and challenges

Edited by Sue McKnight

There are huge challenges facing the library and information science profession owing to the rapidly changing environment in which it exists. Librarians need to be 'blended professionals' who can . . .

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Exploring Discovery   Exploring Discovery
The front door to your library’s licensed and digitized content

Edited by Kenneth J Varnum

In the context of libraries, “discovery” is the process of finding appropriate resources to meet an information need.  We are in a new age of discovery where technology has enabled today’s . . .

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Fundamentals for the Academic Liaison   Fundamentals for the Academic Liaison
Richard Moniz, Jo Henry and Joe Eshleman

This handbook lays out the comprehensive fundamentals of the discipline to help academic liaison librarians build the confidence and cooperation of the university faculty in relation to the library.   Readers . . .

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Know it All, Find it Fast for Academic Libraries   Know it All, Find it Fast for Academic Libraries
Heather Dawson

A comprehensive and easy-to-use version of the best-selling Know it All, Find It Fast developed specifically for information professionals working in academic libraries, this will help you to tackle the . . .

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Learner-centred Pedagogy   Learner-centred Pedagogy
Principles and practice

Kevin Michael Klipfel and Dani Brecher Cook

Today’s emphasis on metrics and personalization make evidence-based instruction an imperative. This book offers librarians concrete, empirically-based strategies to connect with learners at all levels. More . . .

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Library Improvement through Data Analytics   Library Improvement through Data Analytics
Lesley S J Farmer and Alan M Safer

This book shows how to act on and make sense of data in libraries. Using a range of techniques, tools and methodologies it explains how data can be used to help inform decision making at every level. Sound . . .

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Managing Academic Support Services in Universities   Managing Academic Support Services in Universities
The convergence experience

Edited by Terry Hanson

The converged management of academic libraries and computer services emerged as a popular model in universities in the late 1980s. Today over half of the higher education sector in the UK has adopted a . . .

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Managing Research Data   Managing Research Data
Edited by Graham Pryor

This title defines what is required to achieve a culture of effective data management offering advice on the skills required, legal and contractual obligations, strategies and management plans and the . . .

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Mastering Digital Librarianship   Mastering Digital Librarianship
Strategy, networking and discovery in academic libraries

Edited by Alison Mackenzie and Lindsey Martin

This book examines the changing roles of the librarian and how working within a rich digital environment has impacted on the ability of professionals to develop the appropriate 'know how', skills, . . .

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Maxwell's Handbook for RDA   Maxwell's Handbook for RDA
Explaining and illustrating RDA: Resource Description and Access using MARC21

Robert L. Maxwell

Designed to interpret and explain RDA: Resource Description and Access, this handbook illustrates and applies the new cataloguing rules in the MARC21 environment for every type of information format.    In . . .

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Metaliteracy   Metaliteracy
Reinventing information literacy to empower learners

Thomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson

This new book presents a comprehensive structure for information literacy theory that will help your students grasp an understanding of the critical thinking and reflection required to engage in technology . . .

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Metaliteracy in Practice   Metaliteracy in Practice
Edited by Trudi E Jacobson and Thomas P Mackey

Metaliteracy in Practice will provide inspiration for librarians and educators in need of up-to-date and thought-provoking information literacy curricula and instructional approaches. Editors Trudi . . .

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Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage   Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage
Gill Hamilton and Fred Saunderson

This practical and explanatory guide for library and cultural heritage professionals introduces and explains the use of open licences for content, data and metadata in libraries and other cultural heritage . . .

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Practical Tips for Facilitating Research   Practical Tips for Facilitating Research
Moira J Bent

This practical guide offers innovative tips and reliable best practice to enable new and experienced library and information professionals to evaluate their current provision and develop their service . . .

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Putting Library Assessment Data to Work   Putting Library Assessment Data to Work
Edited by Selena Killick and Frankie Wilson

Effective library assessment is crucial for a successful academic library. But what do we mean by library assessment and how can it be used to improve the library service? This new book provides a practical . . .

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Reflecting on the Future of Academic and Public Libraries   Reflecting on the Future of Academic and Public Libraries
Edited by Peter Hernon and Joseph R. Matthews

Academic and public libraries are much different today than they were even 15 years ago. And with even bigger changes on the horizon, what lies in store? In this systematic attempt to speak to academic . . .

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Successful Enquiry Answering Every Time, 7th edition   Successful Enquiry Answering Every Time, 7th edition
Thinking your way from problem to solution

Tim Buckley Owen

Successful Enquiry Answering Every Time is designed to guide information professionals through all the stages of research, from finding out what the enquirer really wants, to providing a polished, . . .

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Supporting Research Students   Supporting Research Students
Barbara Allan

The importance of supporting the needs of research students has recently risen higher up the academic agenda around the world. Numbers of postgraduate students have expanded, and the traditional PhD has . . .

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Teaching Information Literacy Reframed   Teaching Information Literacy Reframed
50+ framework-based exercises for creating information-literate learners

Joanna M Burkhardt

This book offers a starting point to understanding and teaching the six threshold concepts listed in the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, an altogether new way of looking at . . .

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The Academic Library, 2nd edition   The Academic Library, 2nd edition
Peter Brophy

This authoritative and wide-ranging textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the changing functions of higher education libraries and the organizational cultures in which they operate. It offers an . . .

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The Data Librarian's Handbook   The Data Librarian's Handbook
Robin Rice and John Southall

An insider’s guide to data librarianship packed full of practical examples and advice for any library and information professional learning to deal with data. Interest in data has been growing . . .

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The Facet Academic Library Collection   The Facet Academic Library Collection

This Collection contains the following books: Practical Tips for Facilitating Research by Moira Bent Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries edited by Starr Hoffman Altmetrics: A practical . . .

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The Facet Digital Literacies Collection   The Facet Digital Literacies Collection

This Collection contains the following books: Metaliteracy in Practice Edited by Trudi E Jacobson and Thomas P Mackey Metaliteracy: Reinventing information literacy to empower learners by . . .

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The Facet Information Literacy Collection 2   The Facet Information Literacy Collection 2

This collection contains everything librarians and educators need to know to develop and deliver effective information programmes to support information literacy, web use and internet searching. There . . .

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The Facet Research Support Collection   The Facet Research Support Collection

This Collection contains the following books: Practical Tips for Facilitating Research by Moira Bent Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries edited by Starr Hoffman Altmetrics: A . . .

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The Facet Research Support Collection 2   The Facet Research Support Collection 2

This Collection contains the following books: Practical Tips for Facilitating Research by Moira Bent Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries edited by Starr Hoffman Altmetrics: . . .

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The Future of Scholarly Communication   The Future of Scholarly Communication
Edited by Deborah Shorley and Michael Jubb

Global thought-leaders define the future of research communication. Governments and societies globally agree that a vibrant and productive research community underpins a successful knowledge economy . . .

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The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship, 2nd edition   The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship, 2nd edition
Edited by Paul Glassman and Judy Dyki

The handbook examines methods of innovative librarianship in academic and art school libraries. Serving as a field guide to academic art libraries in the twenty-first century, it integrates theory and . . .

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The Makerspace Librarian's Sourcebook   The Makerspace Librarian's Sourcebook
Edited by Ellyssa Kroski

The Makerspace Librarian's Sourcebook, edited by technology expert Ellyssa Kroski, is an essential all in one guidebook to makerspaces written specifically for libraries. This practical volume provides . . .

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Visual Literacy for Libraries   Visual Literacy for Libraries
A practical, standards-based guide

Nicole E Brown, Kaila Bussert, Denise Hattwig and Ann Medaille

This book will give you an understanding of how images fit into your critical practice and how you can advance student learning with your own visual literacy. The importance of images and visual media . . .

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