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Theory and Practice of Information Literacy   Theory and Practice of Information Literacy
Charles Inskip

This book explores the landscape of information literacy (IL) theory and practice, providing an up-to-date guidebook for anyone wishing to develop their knowledge, understanding and delivery of IL in . . .

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The Facet Information Science Collection   The Facet Information Science Collection

This Collection contains the following books: Cultural Heritage Information: Access and management Edited by Ian Ruthven and G. G. Chowdhury   Information Systems: Process and practice Edited . . .

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The Facet LIS Textbook Collection 2   The Facet LIS Textbook Collection 2

The Facet LIS Textbook Collection 2 contains 11 core textbooks for students studying library and information science. The books included in the Collection are: Introduction to Information Science David . . .

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Social Tagging in a Linked Data Environment   Social Tagging in a Linked Data Environment
Edited by Diane Rasmussen Pennington and Louise Spiteri

Social tagging, hashtags, and geotags are used across a variety of platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, WordPress, Instagram) in different countries and cultures. This book, representing researchers . . .

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Information Rights for Records Managers   Information Rights for Records Managers
Rachael Maguire

Records Managers have tended to find themselves given the responsibility for managing requests under the Freedom of Information (FOI) and Data Protection Acts (DPA), without necessarily having training . . .

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Digital Preservation in Libraries   Digital Preservation in Libraries
Preparing for a sustainable future

Edited by Jeremy Myntti and Jessalyn Zoom

In today’s information landscape, there are fewer topics that more urgently demand expansive discourse than digital preservation, which touches on everything from technology to copyright. The Association . . .

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Partners for Preservation   Partners for Preservation
Advancing digital preservation through cross-community collaboration

Edited by Jeanne Kramer-Smyth

Foreword by Nancy McGovern, Director of Digital Preservation, MIT Libraries Who could be partners to archivists working in digital preservation? This book features chapters from international contributors . . .

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The Freedom of Information Officer's Handbook   The Freedom of Information Officer's Handbook
Paul Gibbons

Freedom of information (FOI) is now an international phenomenon with over 100 countries from Albania to Zimbabwe enacting the right to know for their citizens. Since 2005, the UK’s Freedom of Information . . .

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Information at Work   Information at Work
Information management in the workplace

Edited by Katriina Byström, Jannica Heinström and Ian Ruthven

Foreword by Professor Annemaree Lloyd, Swedish School of Library and Information Science, University of Boras Today’s society is characterized by quick technological developments and constant . . .

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Practical Knowledge and Information Management   Practical Knowledge and Information Management
Katharine Schopflin and Matt Walsh

This book provides a practical guide to implementing knowledge and information initiatives in the workplace. Drawing on case studies from practitioners in a range of different work environments, it outlines . . .

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Systematic Searching   Systematic Searching
Edited by Paul Levay and Jenny Craven

In resource poor, cost saving times, this book advises information professionals on how to search more efficiently. The book brings together expert international practitioners and researchers to highlight . . .

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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
Karen Attar

NEW IN PAPERBACK 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 . . .

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Trusting Records in the Cloud   Trusting Records in the Cloud
The creation, management, and preservation of trustworthy digital content

Edited by Luciana Duranti and Corinne Rogers

This book presents up-to-date research and offers concrete guidelines for records professionals concerned with challenges to records in the online environment including privacy, accessibility, portability, . . .

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Putting Library Assessment Data to Work   Putting Library Assessment Data to Work
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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Practical Data Science for Information Professionals   Practical Data Science for Information Professionals
David Stuart

The growing importance of data science, and the increasing role of information professionals in the management and use of data, are brought together in Practical Data Science for Information Professionals . . .

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Do Archives Have Value?   Do Archives Have Value?
Edited by Michael Moss and David Thomas

This book will explore ways of establishing value and measuring in the archives and specials collections.   There is a vast literature about ways of measuring value for cultural heritage assets . . .

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Getting Resource Discovery Right for Your User Community   Getting Resource Discovery Right for Your User Community
Edited by Simon McLeish

Discovery is central to academic activities at all levels, and is a major focus for libraries and museums. This book will help its readers learn how to adapt in a fast changing area to continue to serve . . .

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Participatory Archives   Participatory Archives
Edited by Edward Benoit, III and Alexandra Eveleigh

The rise of digitisation and social media over the past decade has fostered the rise of participatory and DIY digital culture. Likewise, the archival community leveraged these new technologies, aiming . . .

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The No-nonsense Guide to Research Support and Scholarly Communication   The No-nonsense Guide to Research Support and Scholarly Communication
Claire Sewell

This accessible and highly practical book provides an introductory guide to the world of research support in the academic library.   Academic libraries have seen huge changes in recent years . . .

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Information Literacy, Democracy and Citizenship   Information Literacy, Democracy and Citizenship
A multidisciplinary approach to fostering citizenship through information literacy

Edited by Stéphane Goldstein

This book explains how and why information literacy can help to foster critical thinking and discerning attitudes, enabling citizens to play an informed role in society and its democratic processes. In . . .

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Community Archives   Community Archives
Sustaining memory

Edited by Jeannette A Bastian and Andrew Flinn

This book traces the trajectory of the community archives movement, expanding the definition of community archives to include sites such as historical societies, social movement organisations and community . . .

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The No-nonsense Guide to Leadership, Management and Team Working   The No-nonsense Guide to Leadership, Management and Team Working
Barbara Allan

This book provides a straight forward and pragmatic guide to leadership, management and team working in contemporary library and information services. Contemporary managers and leaders in library and . . .

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Copyright, revised 6th edition   Copyright, revised 6th edition
Interpreting the law for libraries, archives and information services

Graham P Cornish

Cornish's Copyright is the standard work in its field and is indispensable for all librarians and information professionals and who are looking for solutions to their copyright problems. The book . . .

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Electronic Legal Deposit   Electronic Legal Deposit
Shaping the library collections of the future

Paul Gooding and Melissa Terras

This edited collection provides a timely account of the social, institutional and user impacts of e-legal deposit.    Since legal deposit regulations were introduced in the United Kingdom and . . .

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Foundations of Information Ethics   Foundations of Information Ethics
Edited by John T F Burgess and Emily J M Knox

As discussions about the roles played by information in economic, political, and social arenas continue to evolve, the need for an intellectual primer on information ethics that also functions as a solid . . .

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Theories and Practices of Information Literacy   Theories and Practices of Information Literacy
Charles Inskip

This book explores the landscape of information literacy (IL) theory and practice, providing an up-to-date guidebook for anyone wishing to develop their knowledge, understanding and delivery of IL in . . .

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Facet Analysis   Facet Analysis
Vanda Broughton

Facet analysis is an important theory in the fields of knowledge organization and information retrieval. It has been stated that ‘it has dominated what has been termed “modern classification . . .

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Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives, 3rd edition   Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives, 3rd edition
A how-to-do-it manual for librarians

Gregory S Hunter

Since its original publication, Hunter’s manual has been “not only a rich and ready reference tool but also a practical resource for solving problems” (Catholic Library World), and no . . .

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Delivering Impact with Digital Resources   Delivering Impact with Digital Resources
Planning your strategy in the attention economy

Simon Tanner

This book provides practical guidance for delivering and sustaining value and impact from digital content. Our digital presence has the power to change lives and life opportunities. We must understand . . .

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Doing Library Impact Evaluation   Doing Library Impact Evaluation
Enhancing value and performance in libraries

David Streatfield and Sharon Markless

This book is an accessible guide to the latest thinking on effective library impact evaluation for anyone who wants to gauge the impact of their services or projects on their service users for library . . .

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A-Z Common Reference Questions for Academic Librarians   A-Z Common Reference Questions for Academic Librarians
Heather Dawson

A-Z Common Reference Questions for Academic Librarians is a survival guide for frontline library staff to help them find appropriate information quickly, whether they are answering questions at a physical . . .

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Theories and Methods in Data Science Librarianship   Theories and Methods in Data Science Librarianship
Edited by Jeannette Ekstrøm and Lorna Wildgaard

This book is a practical guide to how to get started as a data librarian with little time, no money but great enthusiasm. Theories and Methods in Data Science Librarianship describes and extends the . . .

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Open Heritage Data   Open Heritage Data
Publishing and using open data for visualization, mapping, and mining in cultural heritage institutions

Henriette Roued-Cunliffe

This book combines current research in open data practices in the heritage sector with technical step-by-step guides on how to work with heritage data for visualisation, mapping, and mining.    The . . .

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Data and Information   Data and Information
Organization and access

G. G. Chowdhury and Sudatta Chowdhury

This important new foundational textbook covers the theory, practice, research issues and contexts of information organization and interactive information retrieval. Readers will learn about the key . . .

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Engaging your Community through Active Strategic Marketing   Engaging your Community through Active Strategic Marketing
Terry Kendrick

This book provides an overview of best practice strategic marketing with advice on how to implement effective marketing activities in libraries and information services with the best chance of success. Now . . .

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RDA: Strategies for Implementation, 2nd edition   RDA: Strategies for Implementation, 2nd edition
Magda El-Sherbini

El-Sherbini’s guide, which won the 2014 ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award, has been completely updated to reflect the maturing landscape of RDA. Starting with a comparison of . . .

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Maxwell's Handbook for RDA, 2nd edition   Maxwell's Handbook for RDA, 2nd edition
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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Introduction to Documentation Studies   Introduction to Documentation Studies
Niels Lund

Documentation has always been crucial in human society. Today almost all communication are being stored digitally. In order to deal systematically and coherently with old and new media in the world today, . . .

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Information Law   Information Law
Compliance for librarians, knowledge managers and information professionals

Charles Oppenheim and Naomi Korn

Library staff, information managers, academics, learning technologists, researchers and other practitioners who collect, use, create, share or provide access to published and unpublished resources, such . . .

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Information Literacy Research   Information Literacy Research
Core approaches and methods

Annemaree Lloyd

A research methods textbook focussed specifically on information literacy Information literacy has become established as a core research topic in the library and information science field.  An . . .

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Information, Mapping and Power   Information, Mapping and Power
New methods for exploring the development and teaching of information literacy education and mapping

Andrew Whitworth

This is the first book to study how the political content of information literacy (IL) arises from the way it has become defined and is taught. It introduces new methods for research into the development . . .

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Management Skills for Archivists and Records Managers   Management Skills for Archivists and Records Managers
Edited by Louise Ray and Melinda Haunton

This book introduces the range of management skills employed by records managers and archivists, and shows how they may be applied, adding value both in terms of personal professional development and in . . .

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Digital Asset Management in Theory and Practice   Digital Asset Management in Theory and Practice
Mark Hedges

This practical handbook provides information professionals with everything they need to know to effectively manage digital content and information. The book addresses digital asset management (DAM) . . .

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The Facet Archive Management Collection   The Facet Archive Management Collection

This Collection contains the following books: Management Skills for Archivists and Records Managers edited by Louise Ray and Melinda Haunton Copyright for Archivists and Records Managers, 5th edition . . .

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Cataloguing and Decision-Making in a Hybrid Environment   Cataloguing and Decision-Making in a Hybrid Environment
The transition from AACR2 to RDA

Anne Welsh

As the transition to RDA changes the international cataloguing landscape, readers need practical guidance to operate successfully in a world of hybrid catalogues, where records created under different . . .

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Recordkeeping Cultures, 2nd edition   Recordkeeping Cultures, 2nd edition
Gillian Oliver and Fiorella Foscarini

Recordkeeping Cultures explores how an understanding of organisational information culture provides the insight necessary for the development and promotion of sound recordkeeping practices. The book . . .

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Mastering Data and Databases for Information Professionals   Mastering Data and Databases for Information Professionals
Computing for Information Professionals series

Diane Rasmussen Pennington

This is the first introduction to data and databases written specifically for information professionals and students of library and information science. This textbook. the first in the Computing for . . .

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Digital Humanities   Digital Humanities
An introduction for librarians

Edited by Sally Chambers

Librarians have an important role to play in the burgeoning world of Digital Humanities and digital scholarship more widely. This book provides an accessible, introductory guide to digital humanities with . . .

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Teaching Information Skills, 2nd edition   Teaching Information Skills, 2nd edition
Jo Webb and Chris Powis

This fully updated edition of the bestselling textbook shows librarians how to empower their library users and teach information skills.  Informed by best teaching practice and contemporary learning . . .

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Practical Tips for Successful Library Management   Practical Tips for Successful Library Management
Leo Appleton

Today's library and information service managers need to be multi-skilled practitioners, demonstrating knowledge and understanding of multiple professional disciplines while working in operational . . .

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Teaching Information Skills, 2nd edition   Teaching Information Skills, 2nd edition
Jo Webb and Chris Powis

This fully updated edition of the bestselling textbook shows librarians how to empower their library users and teach information skills.  Informed by best teaching practice and contemporary learning . . .

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Library and Information Science Research through a Qualitative Lens   Library and Information Science Research through a Qualitative Lens
Edited by Alison Jane Pickard

This new book will provide students, researchers and particularly practitioners, with real examples of applied qualitative research from research design to dissemination. It combines both theory and practice . . .

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Text and Data Mining   Text and Data Mining
The theory and practice of using TDM for scholarship in the humanities

Paul Verhaar

This book offers a broad and accessible introduction to research based on text and data mining (TDM), focusing specifically on the ways in which TDM has been applied within the humanities. TDM is a . . .

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