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Foundations of Library and Information Science, 5th edition   Foundations of Library and Information Science, 5th edition
Richard E. Rubin and Rachel G. Rubin

Foreword by Camila A. Alire   In the fifth edition of this classic textbook, Richard E. Rubin and new co-author Rachel G. Rubin provide a foundational text for LIS students and professionals . . .

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Visual Research Methods   Visual Research Methods
An introduction for Library and Information Studies

Edited by Shailoo Bedi and Jenaya Webb

Visual research methods (VRM) comprise a collection of methods that incorporate visual elements such as maps, drawings, photographs, videos, as well as three-dimensional objects into the research process. . . .

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

Edited by Paul Gooding and Melissa Terras

Legal deposit libraries, the national and academic institutions who systematically preserve our written cultural record, have recently been mandated with expanding their collection practices to include . . .

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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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Bold Minds   Bold Minds
Library leadership in a time of disruption

Edited by Margaret Weaver and Leo Appleton

Are librarians and libraries relevant in the 21st century? This is a fundamental question and one that presents differing opinions across the many diverse information sectors. If there is a continuing . . .

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The Chief Data Officer's Playbook, 2nd Edition   The Chief Data Officer's Playbook, 2nd Edition
Caroline Carruthers and Peter Jackson

This fully revised and updated edition of the bestselling The Chief Data Officer’s Playbook offers new insights into the role of the CDO and the data environment. Written by two of the world’s . . .

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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

NEW IN PAPERBACK The new in paperback edition of the Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the UK and Republic of Ireland, 3rd edition features an additional 72 libraries not represented . . .

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Engaging your Community through Active Strategic Marketing   Engaging your Community through Active Strategic Marketing
A Practical Guide for Librarians and Information Professionals

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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The Academic Teaching Librarian's Handbook   The Academic Teaching Librarian's Handbook
Claire McGuinness

  The Academic Teaching Librarian’s Handbook is a comprehensive resource for academic library professionals and LIS students looking to pursue a teaching role in their work and to develop . . .

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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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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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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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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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Practical Cataloguing for the Hybrid Environment   Practical Cataloguing for the Hybrid Environment
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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Digital Humanities   Digital Humanities
An introduction for librarians

Edited by Sally Chambers

Digital Humanities is thriving, and the essential role that libraries, archives and museums play in digital humanities initiatives is increasingly being recognised. Digital Humanities: An introduction . . .

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

Peter 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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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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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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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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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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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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Theories and Practices in Information Literacy   Theories and Practices in 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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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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