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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 Literacy Collection 3   The Facet Information Literacy Collection 3

This Collection contains the following books: A Guide to Teaching Information Literacy Critical Literacy for Information Professionals Expert Internet Searching, 5th edn Improving Students' . . .

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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 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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Collaborative Design   Collaborative Design
The path to outstanding libraries

Peter Gisolfi

Exceptional library design is the result of effective collaboration. A successful design comes about through a productive exchange of ideas among the stakeholders and the architect. These participants . . .

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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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Records, Information and Data   Records, Information and Data
Exploring the role of record-keeping in an information culture

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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Anonymity   Anonymity
Alison Macrina and Talya Cooper

In the virtual realm, anonymity means that such bedrock values of librarianship as privacy, free speech, and intellectual freedom coexist uneasily with the proliferation of fake news, sexist and racist . . .

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Collection Development and Management for 21st Century Library Collections   Collection Development and Management for 21st Century Library Collections
An introduction

Vicky L Gregory

Collection Development and Management for 21st Century Library Collections is an A to Z guide perfect for students and beginning librarians, yet full of sage advice and new ideas for experienced practitioners. . . .

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Bibliotherapy   Bibliotherapy
Edited by Sarah McNicol and Liz Brewster

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 draws on the latest international practical . . .

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Digital Archives   Digital Archives
Management, access and use

Edited by Milena Dobreva

Foreword by Professor Kalpana Shankar, Head of School of Information & Communication Studies, University College Dublin This landmark edited collection offers a wide-ranging overview of . . .

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Archival Futures   Archival Futures
Edited by Caroline Brown

This book draws on the contributions of a range of international experts to consider the current archival landscape and imagine the archive of the future. Firmly rooted in current professional debate and . . .

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Digital Literacy Unpacked   Digital Literacy Unpacked
Edited by 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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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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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 book, representing researchers . . .

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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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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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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 and measuring in the archives and specials collections.   There is a vast literature about ways of measuring value for cultural heritage assets . . .

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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 outlines . . .

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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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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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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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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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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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Theories and Practices in Information Literacy   Theories and Practices in 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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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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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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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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Getting Resource Discovery Right for Your User Community   Getting Resource Discovery Right for Your User 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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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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Information Law   Information Law
Compliance for librarians, knowledge managers and information professionals

Charles Oppenheim 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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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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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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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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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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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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Open Heritage Data   Open Heritage Data
Henriette Roued-Cunliffe



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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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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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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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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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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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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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