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Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management

By Peggy Johnson
  • ISBN Code: : 0838916899
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
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As a comprehensive introduction for LIS students, a primer for experienced librarians with new collection development and management responsibilities, and a handy reference resource for practitioners as they go about their day-to-day work, the value and usefulness of this book remain unequaled.

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Over one hundred presentations from the 36th annual Charleston Library Conference (held November 1-5, 2016) are included in this annual proceedings volume. Major themes of the meeting included data visualization, streaming video, analysis and assessment, demand-driven acquisition, and open access publishing. While the Charleston meeting remains a core one for acquisitions librarians in dialog with publishers and vendors, the breadth of coverage of this volume reflects the fact that this conference is now one of the major venues for leaders in the publishing and library communities to shape strategy and prepare for the future. Almost 2,000 delegates attended the 2016 meeting, ranging from the staff of small public library systems to the CEOs of major corporations. This fully indexed, copyedited volume provides a rich source for the latest evidence-based research and lessons from practice in a range of information science fields. Contributors comprise leaders in the library, publishing, and vendor communities.

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  • Pdf File: the-whole-library-handbook-5.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Whole Library Handbook, now in its fifth edition, is an encyclopedia filled with facts, tips, lists, and resources essential for library professionals and information workers of all kinds, all carefully handpicked to reflect the most informative, practical, up-to-date, and entertaining examples of library literature. Organized in easy-to-find categories, this unique compendium covers all areas of librarianship from academic libraries to teen services, from cataloging to copyright, and from gaming to social media. Selections include Facts and figures on library workers Bookmobile guidelines 100 great libraries of the world Job search and recruitment techniques, and advice on how to deal with tough economic times Tips on writing articles and book reviews Fun with cataloging rules Famous librarians’ favorite books Covering a huge spectrum of librariana, this one-of-a-kind volume is both educational and entertaining.

Fundamentals for the Academic Liaison

By Richard Moniz,Jo Henry,Joe Eshleman
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Book Code : 083891988X
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 203
  • Pdf File: fundamentals-for-the-academic-liaison.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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.

Fundamental for the Academic Liaison

By Richard Moniz,Jo Henry,Joe Eshleman
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Book Code : 1555709672
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 559
  • Pdf File: fundamental-for-the-academic-liaison.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The changing higher education environment requires a new kind of relationship among faculty, academic liaisons, and students. 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. Readers will learn about connecting and assisting faculty and students through skillful communication and resource utilization with coverage of key topics such as Orientation meetings Acquiring Subject specialization Advice on faculty communication and assistance Online tutorial creation Collection development Information literacy instruction Embedded librarianship Library guides New courses and accreditation Evaluation methods Written in a straightforward way that lends itself to easy application, Fundamentals for the Academic Liaisonprovides ready guidance for current and future academic library liaisons.