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The pivotal role of academic librarians in digital learning.

Mallon, Melissa N.
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(2017)  | 9781440852176 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 82.95 (inc. GST), AUD 75.41 (ex. GST),
Authored by a library director and director of library liason and instructional services who formerly served as a faculty member, a librarian, and a professional development instructor, The Pivotal Role of Academic Librarians in Digital Learning establishes the library's role in supporting student learning...

The school library manager : surviving and thriving, 6th edition.

Coatney, Sharon. Woolls, Blanche.
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(2017)  | 9781440852565 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | 6 Revised ed.,  | book | 328pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 99.95 (inc. GST), AUD 90.86 (ex. GST),
In recent years, nearly all school libraries and school librarians have been targeted for having their funding or staffing cut as a result of reductions in school budgets. How does a newly graduated LIS professional prepare for a career in this volatile environment? How do established librarians and...

Becoming an independent information professional : how to freelance, consult, and contract for fun and profit.

Powell, Melissa M.
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(2017)  | 9781440855405 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 82.95 (inc. GST), AUD 75.41 (ex. GST),
Have you ever dreamed of "life outside the library?" If you've ever wondered how you, as an information professional, can carve out a career or even find lucrative temporary work serving as a contractor, consultant, or freelancer, this book is for you. Editor Melissa M. Powell and other successful independent...

Library and information center management, 9th edition.

Moran, Barbara B.
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(2017)  | 9781440854477 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | 9 Revised ed.,  | book | 450pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 99.95 (inc. GST), AUD 90.86 (ex. GST),
Strategic planning. Facilities management. Leadership, ethics, communication, and motivation. Human resources and staffing. Change, library development, and innovation. Marketing. Measurement and evaluation. Fiscal responsibility and control. These are just some of the wide range of responsibilities...

Rural and Small Public Libraries: Challenges and Opportunities

Real, Brian.
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(2017)  | 9781787431126 | EMERALD GROUP | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
AUD 156.95 (inc. GST), AUD 142.68 (ex. GST),
Rural and small public libraries provide invaluable services to theircommunities. These information institutions operate in areas that, when comparedto national averages, have poor broadband accessibility and weaker connectionspeeds, low home internet adoption rates, higher unemployment rates, and lessper...

Easy technology programs for l.

FOLMAR, David.
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(2017)  | 9781442277496 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 130pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
AUD 70.95 (inc. GST), AUD 64.50 (ex. GST),
Coming in October 2017
Are you a librarian struggling to stay engaged in a digital age? Facing budget concerns to keep existing programs running? Don't have the staff or budget for specialized services? Wonder how to move beyond teaching your patrons HOW to use a computer? This book gives you 15, step-by-step programs, using...

Library programs and services for new adults.

Hunt, Kyla.
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(2017)  | 9781440854170 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 146pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 74.95 (inc. GST), AUD 68.14 (ex. GST),
According to the Pew Research Center's 2015 Libraries at the Crossroads Report, 52 percent of people between the ages of 16 and 29 visited a bookmobile or library within the past year. Yet many public libraries' programming and outreach skip over this demographic, jumping from teen services to older...

Full steam ahead : science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics in library programs and collections.

Fredrick, Kathy. Pandora, Cherie P.
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(2017)  | 9781440853401 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 180pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 74.95 (inc. GST), AUD 68.14 (ex. GST),
Most educators are well aware of the reasons for emphasizing STEAMtopics that fall within the broad headings of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematicsin the curriculum, regardless of grade level. But how do librarians who work with 'tweens in middle school, high school, and public librariesfit...

Developing Dynamic Intersections between Collection Development and Information Literacy Instruction

SCULL, Amanda.
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(2017)  | 9781442272125 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
AUD 118.95 (inc. GST), AUD 108.14 (ex. GST),
Developing Dynamic Intersections between Collection Development and InformationLiteracy Instruction identifies the intersections between collection developmentand information literacy instruction and provides a practical guide forimproving communication and collaboration between these two areas of thelibrary....

The evaluation and measurement of library services, 2nd edition.

Matthews, Joseph R. Matthews, Joseph.
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(2017)  | 9781440855368 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 375pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 107.95 (inc. GST), AUD 98.14 (ex. GST),
It's a fact: today's libraries must evaluate their services in order to find ways to better serve patrons and prove their value to their communities. In this greatly updated and expanded edition of Matthews' seminal text, you'll discover a breadth of tools that can be used to evaluate any library service,...

Using Social Media to Build Library Communities: A LITA Guide

YOUNG, Rossman. , Rossmann, Doralyn. Young, Scott W. H.
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(2017)  | 9781442270503 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 190pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
AUD 121.95 (inc. GST), AUD 110.86 (ex. GST),
Using Social Media to Build Library Communities: A LITA Guide is acommunity-building action manual for practitioners across the profession. Bybringing together an array of perspectives to explore community building throughsocial media, this book serves as the go-to resource for professionals who wantto...

How to Teach: A Practical Guide for Librarians

Crane, Beverley E.
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(2017)  | 9781538104149 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 274pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
AUD 105.95 (inc. GST), AUD 96.32 (ex. GST),
How to Teach: A Practical Guide for Librarians is designed for librarians andother educators who must instruct library patrons on subjects ranging fromresearch skills to understanding and using electronic tools to providingself-paced instruction. This book provides public, academic, school, and speciallibrarians...

Cultivating engaged staff : better management for better libraries.

Law, Margaret Zelman. Law, Margaret.
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(2017)  | 9781440852220 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 128pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 93.95 (inc. GST), AUD 85.41 (ex. GST),
Workplace engagement is a growing trend in management for good reason: the success of any organization depends as much on the mindsets and attitudes of the staff as any other factor or material component. This book shares research-derived strategies for creating and maintaining a positive LIS environment...

Understanding How Students Develop: A Practical Guide for Librarians

Bridges, Laurie M. McElroy, Kelly. Rempel, Hannah Gascho.
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(2017)  | 9781442279216 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 152pp | Availability last checked: 19/8/2017
AUD 98.95 (inc. GST), AUD 89.95 (ex. GST),
Understanding How Students Develop is a one-stop source of practical advice forboth librarians who are just beginning to work with students from elementaryschool through college, as well as helpful tips for seasoned library userservices professionals, including school, reference, instruction, and outreachlibrarians....

Web 25: Histories from the First 25 Years of the World Wide Web

Brügger, Niels. , Brügger, Niels.
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(2017)  | 9781433132698 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | 258pp | Availability last checked: 20/9/2017
AUD 103.95 (inc. GST), AUD 94.50 (ex. GST),
Web 25: Histories from the First 25 Years of the World Wide Web celebrates the25th anniversary of the Web. Since the beginning of the 1990s, the Web hasplayed an important role in the development of the Internet as well as in thedevelopment of most societies at large, from its early grey and blue webpagesintroducing...

Web 25: Histories from the First 25 Years of the World Wide Web

Brügger, Niels. , Brügger, Niels.
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(2017)  | 9781433132704 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 258pp
AUD 186.95 (inc. GST), AUD 169.95 (ex. GST),
Web 25: Histories from the First 25 Years of the World Wide Web celebrates the25th anniversary of the Web. Since the beginning of the 1990s, the Web hasplayed an important role in the development of the Internet as well as in thedevelopment of most societies at large, from its early grey and blue webpagesintroducing...

ClimateQUAL: Advancing Organizational Health, Leadership, and Diversity in the Service of Libraries

Lowry, Charles B.
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(2017)  | 9781538106532 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 214pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
AUD 137.95 (inc. GST), AUD 125.41 (ex. GST),
This book describes the application of The ClimateQUAL® survey protocol(originally Organizational Climate and Diversity Assessment–OCDA©) to over 55libraries with thousands of individual respondents in the US, Canada and UK. TheClimateQUAL toolkit provides the ultimate management tool for effectiveorganizational...

A Practical Guide to Library of Congress Classification

SNOW, Karen.
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(2017)  | 9781538100660 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 170pp | Availability last checked: 18/8/2017
AUD 98.95 (inc. GST), AUD 89.95 (ex. GST),
A Practical Guide to Library of Congress Classification is a hands-onintroduction to LC Classification. The book examines each part of the LCC callnumber and how it is assembled and guides the reader through each step offinding and constructing LCC class numbers in Classification Web (the primaryresource...

Practical guide for library ofpb.

SNOW, Karen.
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(2017)  | 9781538100677 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 172pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
AUD 44.95 (inc. GST), AUD 40.86 (ex. GST),
A Practical Guide to Library of Congress Classification is a hands-onintroduction to LC Classification. The book examines each part of the LCC callnumber and how it is assembled and guides the reader through each step offinding and constructing LCC class numbers in Classification Web (the primaryresource...

Electronic HRM in the Smart Era

Bondarouk, Tanya. Parry, Emma. Ruël, Huub.
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(2017)  | 9781787143166 | EMERALD GROUP | hbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 20/9/2017
AUD 158.95 (inc. GST), AUD 144.50 (ex. GST),
The HRM field is entering smart businesses where the human, digital andhigh-tech dimensions seem to increasingly converge, and HRM needs to anticipateits own smart future. Technological developments and interconnectedness with andthrough the Internet (often called the “Internet of Things”) set newchallenges...

 

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