The book will explore the use of games-based learning and gamification in school libraries. It illustrates how game play can be developed by school librarians through blended theory and practice, exemplified by case studies taken from a variety of international contexts.
This book provides an overview of best practice strategic marketing with advice on how to implement effective marketing activities in libraries and information services with the best chance of success.
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.
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.
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?
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.
A-Z Common Reference Questions for Academic Librarians is a survival guide for frontline library staff to help them find appropriate information quickly, whether they are answering questions at a physical help desk or remotely by telephone, email or instant messaging service.
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.
This groundbreaking guide will lead researchers, institutions and policy makers through the processes needed to set up and run effective institutional research data management services to support their researchers and networks.