This directory is a handy on-volume discovery tool that will allow readers to locate rare book and special collections in the British Isles and has been fully updated since the second edition was published in 1997.
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 the current landscape of teaching librarianship, and highlights and discusses the important developments, issues, and trends that are shaping current and future practice.
In Bold Minds: Library leadership in a time of diruption, leaders of many kinds of library come together to talk strategically, futuristically and courageously, confronting some of the key issues of our time to confront (some) popular opinions and political positions, and the fundamental question: are librarians and libraries relevant in the 21st Century?
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 leading experts in data driven transformation, it addresses the changes that have taken place in 'data', in the role of the 'CDO', and the expectations and ambitions of organisations. Most importantly, it will place the role of the CDO into the context of a c-suite player for organisations that wish to recover quickly and with long-term stability from the current global economic downturn.
Visual Research Methods: An Introduction for Library and Information Studies is the first book to focus on visual methods in LIS, providing a comprehensive primer for students, educators, researchers and practitioners in the field. Contributed chapters in the book showcase examples of VRM in action and offer the insights, inspirations, and experiences of researchers and practitioners working with visual methods.
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 to provide a practical introduction specifically designed for information professionals.
This is the first book to study how the political content of information literacy arises from the way it has become defined and is taught. It introduces new methods for research into the development of IL in learners and explores the implications of this research for the design of IL teaching, both in formal educational settings and in workplaces.
In the fifth edition of this classic textbook, Richard E. Rubin and new co-author Rachel G. Rubin provide a foundational text for LIS students and professionals while taking into account the numerous societal, technological, political, and economic changes affecting library and information institutions, their users and the discipline as a whole.
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 their communities.