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Marketing Plans in Action   Marketing Plans in Action
A step-by-step guide for libraries, archives and cultural organizations

Amanda Goodman

You know you need to get the word out. But where do you start? How do you keep track of everything? Don’t work harder—work smarter. The key is to stay organized and focused through solid project . . .

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A Practical Guide to Privacy in Libraries   A Practical Guide to Privacy in Libraries
Paul Pedley

Privacy is a core value of librarianship and yet as a concept it is difficult to define and in practice, a challenge to uphold. This groundbreaking new book considers how privacy issues can arise in . . .

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Management Basics for Information Professionals, 4th edition   Management Basics for Information Professionals, 4th edition
G. EDWARD EVANS and STACEY GREENWELL

Since its initial publication this text has served as an essential resource for both LIS students and practitioners. Journal of Hospital Librarianship deemed it ‘a librarian’s dream… . . .

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Resource Discovery for the Twenty-First Century Library   Resource Discovery for the Twenty-First Century Library
Case studies and perspectives on the role of IT in user engagement and empowerment

Edited by Simon McLeish

Discovery is central to academic activities at all levels, and is a major focus for libraries and museums. Of all the parts of modern library provision, discovery services are the most clearly affected . . .

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Mapping Information Landscapes   Mapping Information Landscapes
New Methods for Exploring the Development and Teaching of Information Literacy

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

Charles Oppenheim, Adrienne Muir 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technologists, researchers and other practitioners who collect, use, create, share or provide access to published and unpublished resources, such .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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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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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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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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Seeing Sense   Seeing Sense
Exploring the roles of visual literacy as a tool for reading development

Jake Hope

The burgeoning field of visual literacy can be universally understood across a wide variety of cultural backgrounds, regardless of traditional literacy levels. A key tool for navigating digital devices, . . .

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

Edited by Shailoo Bedi and Jenaya Webb



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Open Heritage Data   Open Heritage Data
An introduction to research, publishing and programming with open data in the heritage sector

Henriette Roued-Cunliffe

Digital heritage can be many things, from building a database over Egyptian textiles to interacting with family historians over Facebook. However, it is rare to see professionals with a heritage background . . .

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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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Introduction to Knowledge Organization   Introduction to Knowledge Organization
Claudio Gnoli

This book provides a complete introduction to all aspects of Knowledge Organization (KO), a rapidly expanding field. It presents historical precedents and theoretical foundations of KO in a discursive, . . .

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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