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An Introduction to Library and Information Work   An Introduction to Library and Information Work
Anne Totterdell with contributions from Jane Gill and Alan Hornsey
Price: £44.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-557-5

This book introduces support staff, paraprofessionals and students to the workplace. Informing readers of the latest developments in the sector, the text provides them with a practical, educational underpinning . . .
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Archives   Archives
Principles and practices

Laura A Millar
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-673-2

Whether an institution has a collections orientation or whether it is primarily responsible for managing institutional archives in conjunction with an organizational records management programme, . . .
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Archives and Recordkeeping   Archives and Recordkeeping
Theory into practice

Caroline Brown, editor
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-825-5

This groundbreaking text demystifies archival and recordkeeping theory and its role in modern day practice. The book's great strength is in articulating some of the core principles and issues that . . .
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Building Your Portfolio, 2nd edn   Building Your Portfolio, 2nd edn
The CILIP guide

Margaret Watson
Price: £39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-714-2

Reflecting on achievements and presenting evidence of enhanced knowledge and skills underpin many professional and educational qualifications. Building a portfolio is key to recording and demonstrating . . .
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Catalogue 2.0   Catalogue 2.0
The future of the library catalogue

Sally Chambers, editor
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-716-6

Will there be a library catalogue in the future and, if so, what will it look like? In the last 25 years, the library catalogue has undergone an evolution, from card catalogues to OPACs, discovery systems . . .
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Collection Development in the Digital Age   Collection Development in the Digital Age
Maggie Fieldhouse and Audrey Marshall
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-746-3

This topical edited collection is cross-sectoral and international in scope, drawing together the perspectives of practitioners and academics at the forefront of modern collection development. They explore . . .
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Concise AACR2, 4th edition   Concise AACR2, 4th edition
Prepared by Michael Gorman
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-540-7

The Concise AACR2 4th edn is intended to promote a basic set of cataloguing rules and this new edition of the classic text takes into account all the changes and updates made to AACR2 (Anglo-American Cataloguing . . .
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Digital Consumers   Digital Consumers
Reshaping the information professions

David Nicholas and Ian Rowlands, editors
Price: £54.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-651-0

The information professions - librarianship, archives, publishing and, to some extent, journalism - have been rocked by the digital transition that has led to disintermediation, easy access and massive . . .
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Digital Humanities in Practice   Digital Humanities in Practice
Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras and Julianne Nyhan, editors
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-766-1

Digital humanities is a vibrant and increasingly important global field drawing together a broad spectrum of disciplines. This cutting-edge and comprehensive introduction explains the scope of the discipline . . .
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E-books in Libraries   E-books in Libraries
A practical guide

Kate Price and Virginia Havergal, editors
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-572-8

Despite the fact that e-books have been in existence for decades in various guises and added to library collections for several years now, there has been a noticeable lack of published manuals on . . .
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Essential Cataloguing   Essential Cataloguing
J H Bowman
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-456-1

Mystified by main entry? Confused by corporate bodies? Can't tell a description from an access point? Then this is the book for you. Cataloguing is important, despite what some people may tell you. Because . . .
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Essential Classification   Essential Classification
Vanda Broughton
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-514-8

Classification is an essential skill for all information workers but a difficult concept to grasp - and it's even more difficult to put that theory into practice. This practical guide shows the reader . . .
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Essential Dewey   Essential Dewey
J H Bowman
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-519-3

In this book, John Bowman helps novice and out-of-practice classifiers to understand how to use Dewey to classify works. He outlines the content of the scheme and its structure and then, through worked . . .
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Essential Library of Congress Subject Headings   Essential Library of Congress Subject Headings
Vanda Broughton
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-618-3

LCSH are increasingly seen as 'the' English language controlled vocabulary, despite their lack of a theoretical foundation, and their evident US bias. In mapping exercises between national subject heading . . .
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Essential Thesaurus Construction   Essential Thesaurus Construction
Vanda Broughton
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-565-0

Many information professionals working in small units today fail to find the published tools for subject based organization that are appropriate to their local needs, whether they are archivists, special . . .
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Exploring Digital Libraries   Exploring Digital Libraries
Foundations, practice, prospects

Karen Calhoun
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-820-0

A landmark textbook on digital libraries for LIS students, educators and practising information professionals throughout the world. Exploring Digital Libraries is a highly readable, thought-provoking . . .
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Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management   Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management
Peggy Johnson
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-937-5

This is the third edition of the authorative standard collection development and management textbook.   In this sweeping revision, expert instructor and librarian Peggy Johnson addresses the art . . .
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Improving Students' Web Use and Information Literacy   Improving Students' Web Use and Information Literacy
A guide for teachers and teacher librarians

James E Herring
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-743-2

The web is now an integral part of students’ lives in school and in society, and they need to be ever more web alert in order to gain the most from their education. What teachers and teacher librarians . . .
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Information 2.0   Information 2.0
New models of information production, distribution and consumption

Martin De Saulles
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-754-8

This is the essential textbook for students studying the information society. Covering every aspect of the new digital information environment from iPads and e-books to the future of information and . . .
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Information Ethics   Information Ethics
Reflection and practice

David McMenemy
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-939-9

A practical, comprehensive guide to ethical issues in library and information work. The book considers the over-arching ethical concepts impacting on all library and information professionals and will . . .
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Information Governance and Assurance   Information Governance and Assurance
Reducing risk, promoting policy

Alan MacLennan
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-940-5

This comprehensive textbook discusses the legal, organisational and ethical aspects of information governance and information security and their relevance to all aspects of information work. From the . . .
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Information Needs Analysis   Information Needs Analysis
Principles and practice in information organizations

Daniel G Dorner, G E Gorman and Phillip J Calvert
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-484-4

Analysing and assessing the information needs of clients is key to the provision of effective service and appropriate collections in both face-to-face and virtual library services. The importance of information . . .
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Information Resource Description   Information Resource Description
Creating and managing metadata

Philip Hider
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-667-1

This book serves as a primer on information and knowledge organization, with particular reference to metadata practices in the digital environment. It introduces the conventions and standards of contemporary . . .
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Information Science in Transition   Information Science in Transition
Alan Gilchrist, editor
Price: £54.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-693-0

Are we at a turning point in digital information? The expansion of the internet was unprecedented; search engines dealt with it in the only way possible - scan as much as they could and throw it all into . . .
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Information Users and Usability in the Digital Age   Information Users and Usability in the Digital Age
G G Chowdhury and Sudatta Chowdhury
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-597-1

Information users and usability constitute the main building blocks of today's electronic information world. This important new text is the first to give a holistic overview of all of the necessary issues . . .
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Innovations in Information Retrieval   Innovations in Information Retrieval
Perspectives for theory and practice

Allen Foster and Pauline Rafferty, editors
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-697-8

The advent of new information retrieval (IR) technologies and approaches to storage and retrieval provide communities with previously unheard of opportunities for mass documentation, digitization, and . . .
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Interactive Information Seeking, Behaviour and Retrieval   Interactive Information Seeking, Behaviour and Retrieval
Ian Ruthven and Diane Kelly, editors
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-707-4

Information retrieval (IR) is a complex human activity supported by sophisticated systems. Information science has contributed much to the design and evaluation of previous generations of IR system development . . .
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Introduction to Digital Libraries   Introduction to Digital Libraries
G G Chowdhury and Sudatta Chowdhury
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-465-3

Recent developments in ICT, especially the web, have led to the creation of a growing number of digital library projects in the UK, USA and elsewhere. This new phenomenon is designed to bring a paradigm . . .
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Introduction to Information Behaviour   Introduction to Information Behaviour
Nigel Ford
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-850-7

This landmark textbook is the essential resource for students, academics and researchers globally exploring information behaviour, users and information literacy.  Drawing on international research, . . .
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Introduction to Information Science   Introduction to Information Science
David Bawden and Lyn Robinson
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-810-1

This landmark textbook takes a whole subject approach to Information Science as a discipline. Introduced by leading international scholars and offering a global perspective on the discipline, this . . .
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Introduction to Modern Information Retrieval, 3rd edition   Introduction to Modern Information Retrieval, 3rd edition
G G Chowdhury
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-694-7

An information retrieval (IR) system is designed to analyse, process and store sources of information and retrieve those that match a particular user's requirements. A bewildering range of techniques is . . .
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Knowledge Management   Knowledge Management
An introduction

Kevin C Desouza and Scott Paquette
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-735-7

Written by experienced KM project leaders and teachers, this new textbook has been designed to introduce this  growing, multi-disciplinary subject  to students in an engaging and effective manner.  The . . .
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Librarianship   Librarianship
An introduction

G G Chowdhury, Paul F Burton, David McMenemy and Alan Poulter
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-617-6

Every profession needs an introductory text to its core body of knowledge. This definitive textbook is the most up-to-date introduction to the profession of librarianship for students and new entrants . . .
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Management Basics for Information Professionals, 3rd edition   Management Basics for Information Professionals, 3rd edition
G Edward Evans and Camila A. Alire
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-954-2

Completely revised and expanded to reflect the rapidly changing sphere of information services, this comprehensive introduction to the management of libraries builds the basic skills good library managers . . .
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Managing and Growing a Cultural Heritage Web Presence   Managing and Growing a Cultural Heritage Web Presence
A strategic guide

Mike Ellis
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-710-4

This book provides a complete guide for anyone looking to build or maintain a cultural heritage web presence. Peppered with data and case studies on current practice from large and small cultural heritage . . .
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Managing Electronic Records   Managing Electronic Records
Julie McLeod and Catherine Hare
Price: £54.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-550-6

One of the biggest challenges faced by any organization today is that of managing electronic records, a vital but complex undertaking involving multiple roles within the organization and strategies that . . .
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Managing Records   Managing Records
Elizabeth Shepherd and Geoffrey Yeo
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-370-0

This bestselling book is an indispensable purchase for organizations wishing to introduce better practices for managing their records. It is designed to be of value to experienced records managers as well . . .
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Maxwell's Handbook for RDA   Maxwell's Handbook for RDA
Explaining and Illustrating RDA: Resource Description and Access Using MARC21

Robert L. Maxwell
Price: £59.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-832-3

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. . . .
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Metadata   Metadata
Marcia Lei Zeng and Jian Qin
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-655-8

Teachers and trainers seeking a text that covers the theory as well as the practice of metadata application design, implementation, and evaluation will find it in this new, authoritative textbook by internationally . . .
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Museum Collections Management   Museum Collections Management
A handbook

Freda Matassa
Price: £54.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-701-2

This landmark publication is the first to draw together all aspects of museum collections management in one handbook. It is designed for anyone with responsibility for a cultural collection and covers . . .
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Organizing Information   Organizing Information
From the shelf to the web

G G Chowdhury and Sudatta Chowdhury
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-578-0

Tomorrow's LIS professionals will have to be conversant with all the tools and techniques for organizing information in different domains - from the library's shelves to the web and digital libraries. . . .
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Practical Cataloguing   Practical Cataloguing
AACR, RDA and MARC21

Anne Welsh and Sue Batley
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-695-4

This essential new textbook provides cataloguers with the skills needed for transition to Resource Description and Access (RDA).   The book builds on John Bowman’s highly regarded Essential . . .
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Recordkeeping, Compliance and the Law   Recordkeeping, Compliance and the Law
Alan Bell and Susan Graham
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-826-2

The essential guide to information legislation and compliance for practitioners and students of recordkeeping. Taking a concept-requirement-implication approach this effortlessly navigates the reader . . .
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Reference and Information Services: An introduction   Reference and Information Services: An introduction
3rd edition

Kay Ann Cassell and Uma Hiremath
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-839-2

This fully updated edition of the landmark textbook by Cassell and Hiremath is designed to complement every introductory library reference course and is the perfect text for students and librarians looking . . .
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Research Methods in Information, 2nd edition   Research Methods in Information, 2nd edition
Alison Jane Pickard
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-813-2

The long-awaited 2nd edition of this best-selling research methods handbook is fully updated and includes brand new coverage of online research methods and techniques, mixed methodology and qualitative . . .
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Subject Approach to Information 5th edn   Subject Approach to Information 5th edn
A C Foskett
Price: £54.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-048-8

The Internet and World Wide Web have made access to information easy but do not solve the problems of finding exactly what is wanted, to the point of overwhelming the reader with information. Since the . . .
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The Academic Library   The Academic Library
Peter Brophy
Price: £54.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-527-8

This authoritative and wide-ranging textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the changing functions of higher education libraries and the organizational cultures in which they operate. It offers an . . .
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The Information Society, 6th edition   The Information Society, 6th edition
A study of continuity and change

John Feather
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-818-7

What is information? Who are the information rich and who are the information poor? How can there be equality of access for users in the light of the political, economic and cultural pressures that are . . .
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The Public Library   The Public Library
David McMenemy
Price: £54.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-616-9

Public libraries have changed beyond anyone's predictions in the past ten years and are at a vital stage in their historical development. This timely book is the first standalone text to examine the role . . .
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Understanding Healthcare Information   Understanding Healthcare Information
Lyn Robinson
Price: £49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85604-662-6

In an age of internet resource guides, which suffer from the malaise of being outdated before they are published, this much-needed publication addresses the information chain in its entirety, offering . . .
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