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The Gist of Reading

Elfenbein, Andrew.
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(2018)  | 9781503602564 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
AUD 151.95 (inc. GST), AUD 138.14 (ex. GST),
Coming in January 2018
What happens to books as they live in our long-term memory? Why do we find somebooks entertaining and others not? And how does literary influence work onwriters in different ways? Grounded in the findings of empirical psychology,this book amends classic reader-response theory and attends to neglected...

The Gist of Reading

Elfenbein, Andrew.
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(2018)  | 9781503603851 | Stanford University Press | pbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
AUD 45.95 (inc. GST), AUD 41.77 (ex. GST),
Coming in January 2018
What happens to books as they live in our long-term memory? Why do we find somebooks entertaining and others not? And how does literary influence work onwriters in different ways? Grounded in the findings of empirical psychology,this book amends classic reader-response theory and attends to neglected...

Connecting children with classics : a reader-centered approach to selecting and promoting great literature.

Dewan, Pauline. Lacy, Meagan.
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(2018)  | 9781440844393 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 400pp
AUD 105.95 (inc. GST), AUD 96.32 (ex. GST),
Not yet published; date unknown
This unique readers' advisory and collection development guide for librarians and others who work with children focuses on readers and their needs, rather than simply categorizing books by their characteristics and features as traditional literature guides do. Taking this unusual perspective brings...

Cultivating strong girls : library programming that builds self-esteem and challenges inequality.

Evans, Nancy.
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(2018)  | 9781440856686 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 130pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
AUD 79.95 (inc. GST), AUD 72.68 (ex. GST),
Not yet published; date unknown
Cultivating Strong Girls: Library Programming That Builds Self-Esteem and Challenges Inequality gives youth services librarians practical guidance on how to offer programming that will support the engagement, growth, and achievement of girls. The program plans are simple enough to be applied by everyone...

Creating the sustainable public library : the triple bottom line approach.

Shaffer, Gary.
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(2018)  | 9781440857027 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
AUD 122.95 (inc. GST), AUD 111.77 (ex. GST),
Not yet published; date unknown
Sustainability in the context of ensuring the long-term success of a public library involves more than green initiatives and conserving resources: "sustainability" for libraries also describes efforts to increase their institutions' relevance to their communities as well as to make their programs socially...

Innovations, developments, and applications of semantic web and information systems.

Lytras, Miltiadis D. , Aljohani, Naif. Damiani, Ernesto. Lytras, Miltiadis D. Tai Chui, Kwok.
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(2018)  | 9781522550426 | Information Science Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
AUD 466.95 (inc. GST), AUD 424.50 (ex. GST),
Not yet published; date unknown
In the last few years, there has been an increased advancement and evolution in semantic web and information systems in a variety of fields. The integration of these approaches to ontology engineering, sophisticated methods and algorithms for open linked data extraction, and advanced decision-making...

The abcs of erm : demystifying electronic resource management for public and academic librarians.

Adams, Tina M. Hill, Katherine. Zellers, Jessica. Adams, Tina.
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(2018)  | 9781440855801 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 260pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
AUD 82.95 (inc. GST), AUD 75.41 (ex. GST),
Not yet published; date unknown
Despite their being visible, valuable, and expensive components of public and academic library collections, electronic resources remain somewhat mysterious to many librarians. How do you deal with vendors, how do you decide which e-resources to buy, how do you optimize access for remote users, and perhaps...

Changing the scope of library instruction in the digital age.

Bhattacharyya, Swati. Patnaik, K. Rama. , Bhattacharyya, Swati. Rama Patnaik, K.
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(2018)  | 9781522528029 | Information Science Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 332.95 (inc. GST), AUD 302.68 (ex. GST),
Not yet published; date unknown
The current digital age is impacting the contents and delivery of instructional service in many ways. Instructional sessions not only describe various features of a resource, but these sessions also bring issues like the ethical use of information, copyrights, and the value of open knowledge to light....

Bringing genius hour to your library : implementing a schoolwide passion project program.

Rush, Elizabeth Barrera. Rush, Elizabeth.
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(2017)  | 9781440856525 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 163pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
AUD 70.95 (inc. GST), AUD 64.50 (ex. GST),
Genius Hour is a movement in which students are allowed to spend a portion of their in-school time learning about a topic of their choosing--even subjects outside of the curriculum. When properly implemented, a Genius Hour program can create true passion for learning among unmotivated students, ignite...

Transforming your library into a learning playground : a practical guide for public librarians.

Jacobs, Brittany R. Jacobs, Brittany.
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(2017)  | 9781440857300 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 112pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
AUD 85.95 (inc. GST), AUD 78.14 (ex. GST),
With the standards of education rising every year and current technology making all types of information widely available to anyone with an Internet connection, libraries need to stay relevant by constantly evolving. One important way to strengthen a public library's identity as an irreplaceable resource...

Asian American Librarians and Library Services: Activism, Collaborations, and Strategies

PUN, Clarke Tong. , Clarke, Janet Hyunju. Pun, Raymond. Tong, Monnee.
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(2017)  | 9781442274914 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 414pp | Availability last checked: 10/12/2017
AUD 222.95 (inc. GST), AUD 202.68 (ex. GST),
What are the library services and resources that Asian Pacific Americans need?What does it mean to be an Asian Pacific American librarian in the 21st century?In Asian American Librarians and Library Services: Activism, Collaborations, andStrategies, library professionals and scholars share reflections,...

Emerging Trends in Archival Science

GRACY, Karen F. , Gracy, Karen F.
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(2017)  | 9781442275140 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 168pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
AUD 89.95 (inc. GST), AUD 81.77 (ex. GST),
Emerging Trends in Archival Science provides readers with an excellent overviewof the variety and scope of current scholarly thinking in archival science. Anew generation of thinkers is making the case for the importance of archives foraddressing grand societal challenges such as peace and security,...

The portable mlis : insights from the experts, 2nd edition.

Haycock, Ken. Romaniuk, Mary-Jo. , Haycock, Ken. Romaniuk, Mary-Jo.
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(2017)  | 9781440852039 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | 2 Revised ed.,  | book | 378pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
AUD 105.95 (inc. GST), AUD 96.32 (ex. GST),
The original edition of this book gained popularity as a required work for LIS because it uniquely provided a broad, accessible overview of the core curricular areas and foundations for the library profession. What distinguishes the book as an introduction to the work of professional librarians is that...

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

Powell, Melissa M. , Powell, Melissa.
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(2017)  | 9781440855405 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 158pp | 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: 29/11/2017
AUD 104.95 (inc. GST), AUD 95.41 (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...

The pivotal role of academic librarians in digital learning.

Mallon, Melissa N. Mallon, Melissa.
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(2017)  | 9781440852176 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 150pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 86.95 (inc. GST), AUD 79.05 (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 | 269pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
AUD 105.95 (inc. GST), AUD 96.32 (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...

Academic Library Metamorphosis and Regeneration

SIMONS, Marcy.
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(2017)  | 9781442273078 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 146pp | Availability last checked: 28/11/2017
AUD 124.95 (inc. GST), AUD 113.59 (ex. GST),
Academic Library Metamorphosis and Regeneration continues the discussions aroundchange and transformation that are taking place in the library profession today.Academic libraries are undergoing change at a remarkable rate and have beenthrough transitions that were unthinkable before disruptive technology...

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 Revised ed.,  | book | 446pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 112.95 (inc. GST), AUD 102.68 (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,...

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. Pandora, Cherie.
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(2017)  | 9781440853401 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 240pp | 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...

 

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