Libraries across all sectors are responding to the call to decolonise, critically examining their own historic legacies and practices and supporting institutional change. This book brings together current thinking and emerging practices around decolonising the library, providing conceptual frameworks, and describing emerging practices and their impact.
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.
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.
'The book's relevance to colleagues in both managerial and front-line roles is achieved by advising how to articulate strategic ambition as well as sharing practical tips... A rallying cry to inspire your team, have a shared vision, and keep your service human!'- Information Professional
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.
'Bringing together a wonderfully diverse set of international library leaders, Bold Minds: Library Leadership in a Time of Disruption challenges common fears about the future of the library and contemplates how best to bring librarianship into a new era.'-Law Library Journal
A core resource for any LIS student or academic librarian serving as a liaison, this handbook lays out the comprehensive fundamentals of the discipline, helping librarians build the confidence and cooperation of the university faculty in relation to the library
This new book presents a comprehensive structure for information literacy theory that will help your students grasp an understanding of the critical thinking and reflection required to engage in technology spaces as savvy producers, collaborators, and sharers.
This practical guide offers innovative tips and reliable best practice to enable new and experienced library and information professionals to evaluate their current provision and develop their service to meet the evolving needs of the research community.
Designed to be useful for novices as well as those with a background in data, this book introduces the basics of the Six Sigma framework as a model that can be applied to a variety of library settings.