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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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Seeing Sense   Seeing Sense
Visual literacy as a tool for libraries, learning and reader development

Jake Hope

Foreword by Sir Philip Pullman, CBE, FRSL  Illustrated foreword by Chris Riddell, OBE The burgeoning field of visual literacy can be universally understood across a wide variety of cultural backgrounds, . . .

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Introduction to Knowledge Organization   Introduction to Knowledge Organization
Claudio Gnoli

This book provides a complete introduction to the rapidly expanding field of Knowledge organization (KO), presenting historical precedents and theoretical foundations in a discursive, intelligible form, . . .

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

This fully revised and updated edition of the bestselling 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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The Academic Teaching Librarian's Handbook   The Academic Teaching Librarian's Handbook
Claire McGuinness

The Academic Teaching Librarian’s Handbook is a comprehensive resource on teaching and professional development for information professionals and instructors at all career stages. It explores . . .

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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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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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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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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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