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The Complete Guide to Personal Digital Archiving   The Complete Guide to Personal Digital Archiving
Edited by Brianna H. Marshall

Everyone needs assistance and guidance on managing their personal digital information and library and information professionals are in a unique position to help. This book will help them pass on critical . . .

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Information Systems   Information Systems
Process and practice

Edited by Christine Urquhart, Faten Hamad, Dina Tbaishat and Alison Yeoman

This book adopts a holistic interpretation of information architecture, to offer libraries and information professionals a variety of methods, tools, and techniques that may be used when designing websites . . .

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Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval, 2nd edition   Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval, 2nd edition
Understanding metadata and its use

David Haynes

This new and updated second edition of a classic text provides a thought-provoking introduction to metadata for all library and information students and professionals. Metadata for Information Management . . .

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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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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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Reference and Information Services, Fourth edition   Reference and Information Services, Fourth edition
An introduction

Kay Ann Cassell and Uma Hiremath

Designed to complement every introductory library reference course, this is the perfect text for students and librarians looking to expand their personal reference knowledge, teaching failsafe methods . . .

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Information Organization and Access   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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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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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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The No-Nonsense Guide to Born Digital Content   The No-Nonsense Guide to Born Digital Content
Heather Ryan and Walker Sampson

This book offers a comprehensive, entry-level guide that focuses explicitly on how to collect and manage born-digital content for ‘boots on the ground’ practitioners. Libraries and archives . . .

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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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Information at Work   Information at Work
Information management in the workplace

Edited by Katriina Byström, Jannica Heinström and Ian Ruthven

Today’s society is characterized by quick technological developments and constant changes to our information environments. One of the biggest changes has been on our workplace environments where . . .

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Exploring Research Data Management   Exploring Research Data Management
Andrew Cox and Eddy Verbaan

Research Data Management (RDM) has become a hot professional topic internationally because of changes in scholarship and governmental policies about the sharing of research data. This book provides an . . .

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Records, Information and Data   Records, Information and Data
Geoffrey Yeo

This dynamic book considers whether and how the management of records (and archives) differs from the management of information (and data). Can archives and records management still make a distinctive . . .

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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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Archival Futures   Archival Futures
Edited by Caroline Brown

This new book draws on the contributions of a range of international experts to discuss the archival landscape over the past 20–30 years. Firmly rooted in past and current scholarship, Archival Futures offers . . .

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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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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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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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Getting Resource Discovery Right for your Community   Getting Resource Discovery Right for your 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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Teaching Information Skills   Teaching Information Skills
Theory and practice

Jo Webb and Chris Powis

This fully updated edition of this bestselling textbook shows the reader how to implement vital teaching skills in their role as information manager to empower users and teach information skills. Informed . . .

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Digital Literacy Unpacked   Digital Literacy Unpacked
Katharine Reedy and Jo Parker

This book brings together a wide range of diverse perspectives on digital and information literacy that provide a comprehensive blend of theory and practice for library and information professionals. Digital . . .

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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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Digital Archives   Digital Archives
Management, access and use

Edited by Milena Dobreva and Gabriella Ivacs

This landmark edited collection offers a wide-ranging overview of how rapid technological changes and the push for providing wide access to digitized cultural heritage holdings are changing the landscape . . .

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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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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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Social Tagging for Linking Data Across Environments   Social Tagging for Linking Data Across Environments
Edited by Diane 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 new book, representing researchers . . .

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Bibliotherapy   Bibliotherapy
Edited by Liz Brewster and Sarah McNicol

Bibliotherapy schemes can now be found in libraries all over the world, from public libraries, through to health/hospital libraries and academic libraries. This book will draw on the latest international . . .

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

This book will explore ways of establishing value in the archives by using a variety of methodologies and exploring a range of contexts. In the United Kingdom DCMS uses various valuation matrices to . . .

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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 will . . .

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Information Resource Description, 2nd edition   Information Resource Description, 2nd edition
Creating and managing metadata

Philip Hider

This new edition offers a fully updated and expanded overview of the field of information organization, examining the description of information resources as both a product and process of the contemporary . . .

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Partners for Preservation   Partners for Preservation
Successful digital preservation through cross collaboration

Edited by Jeanne Kramer-Smyth

Who could be partners to archivists working in digital preservation? This book features chapters from international contributors from diverse backgrounds and professions discussing their challenges with . . .

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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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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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Community Archives, Volume 2   Community Archives, Volume 2
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 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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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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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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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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Open Heritage Data   Open Heritage Data
Henriette Roued-Cunliffe



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Information Ethics   Information Ethics
Reflection and practice

David McMenemy

A practical, comprehensive guide to ethical issues in library and information work.  This book considers the over-arching ethical concepts impacting on all library and information professionals . . .

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