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Reading by Right   Reading by Right
Successful strategies to ensure every child can read to succeed

Edited by Joy Court

Literacy has now been recognized as a human right for over 50 years in several international declarations and initiatives. Every child has a right to read and we have a social responsibility, as parents, . . .

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Learner-Centred Pedagogy   Learner-Centred Pedagogy
Principles and practice

Kevin Michael Klipfel and Dani Brecher Cook

Today’s emphasis on metrics and personalization make evidence-based instruction an imperative. This book offers librarians concrete, empirically-based strategies to connect with learners at all levels. More . . .

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The Facet Archival Studies Collection   The Facet Archival Studies Collection

This Collection contains the following books: The Silence of the Archive by Valerie Johnson, Simon Fowler and David Thomas Engaging with Archives and Records: Histories and theories edited by Fiorella . . .

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Expert Internet Searching, 5th edition   Expert Internet Searching, 5th edition
Phil Bradley

Expert Internet Searching provides library and information professionals with in-depth practical guidance on how to search the internet quickly and effectively to obtain accurate information in a timely . . .

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Valuing your Collection   Valuing your Collection
A practical guide for museums, libraries and archives

Freda Matassa

This book will address the issues around valuing objects in cultural collections, ranging from high-value to low or no-value, including practical advice on how to assign values and examples . . .

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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 libary and information professionals to lead or take part in a wide range of projects from large-scale . . .

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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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Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage   Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage
Gill Hamilton and Fred Saunderson

This practical and explanatory guide for library and cultural heritage professionals introduces and explains the use of open licences for content, data and metadata in libraries and other cultural heritage . . .

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Reference and Information Services, 4th Edition   Reference and Information Services, 4th 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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The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship, 2nd edition   The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship, 2nd edition
Edited by Judy Dyki and Paul Glassman

The handbook examines methods of innovative librarianship in academic and art school libraries. Serving as a field guide to academic art libraries in the twenty-first century, it integrates theory and . . .

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Process and Information Practice for Information Systems   Process and Information Practice for Information Systems
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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Delivering Impact with Digital Resources   Delivering Impact with Digital Resources
Planning your strategy in the attention economy

Simon Tanner

This book investigates how digital values affect our lives provides practical guidance for delivering and sustaining value and impact from digital content. Our digital presence has the power to change . . .

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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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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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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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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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