No-nonsense Guides

Facet’s No-nonsense Guides are a set of straightforward practical working tools offering expert advice on a wide-range of topics. Simple to understand for those with little or no experience, the Guides provide pragmatic solutions to the problems facing library and information professionals today.


The No-nonsense Guide to Archives and Recordkeeping   The No-nonsense Guide to Archives and Recordkeeping
Margaret Crockett

This practical how-to-do-it guide is ideal for professionals involved in the management of archives and records, especially if they are just starting out or without formal training. The book covers . . .

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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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The No-nonsense Guide to Legal Issues in Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing   The No-nonsense Guide to Legal Issues in Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing
Charles Oppenheim

Expert hands-on advice on getting the most out of Web 2.0 and cloud computing.   Applications like YouTube, Facebook, Flickr and Slideshare all raise legal problems for the information professional. . . .

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The No-nonsense Guide to Project Management   The No-nonsense Guide to Project Management
Barbara Allan

This book provides a ‘no-nonsense’ guide to project management which will enable library and information professionals to lead or take part in a wide range of projects from large-scale . . .

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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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The No-nonsense Guide to Training in Libraries   The No-nonsense Guide to Training in Libraries
Barbara Allan

Straightforward and practical guidance for library and information workers in all sectors who are involved in training users, colleagues or other groups. In order to make an impact with their customers, . . .

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