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Libraries Partnering With Self Publishing A Winning Combination

Author : Robert J. Grover Professor Emeritus
ISBN : 9781440841590
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Help your library leverage opportunities in the popular do-it-yourself publishing movement by following this guide's process for creating and producing books. • Offers librarians a broad overview of self-publishing and shows them how they can become part of the process • Features interviews with library professionals experienced with self-publishing • Expands and strengthens the role of the library as a publishing center • Includes practical advice for getting started in self-publishing • Describes publishing opportunities for both librarians and patrons

Library And Information Science

Author : Joyce McIntosh
ISBN : 9781466562028
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 53. 16 MB
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Library and Information Science: Parameters and Perspectives focuses on how libraries function today, covering the most significant aspects of the field. The book includes chapters on the digitization of library materials, how technology has changed the role of libraries and librarians, Google’s book and information applications, library user fees, customer service in the library, teaching information literacy and research skills, and more. Readers receive a broad understanding of the roles and functions of libraries and librarians today.

Information Services Today

Author : Sandra Hirsh
ISBN : 9781538103012
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 76. 18 MB
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This second edition of Information Services Today: An Introduction demonstrates the ever-changing landscape of information services today and the need to re-evaluate curriculum, competency training, and one’s personal learning network in order to stay abreast of current trends and issues, and more significantly, remain competent to address the changing user needs of the information community. Specifically, the book • provides a thorough introduction, history, and overall state of the field, • gives a diverse and global perspective of what it means to be a library and information professional today, • addresses why information organizations and information and technological literacy are more important today than ever before, • discusses how technology has influenced the ways that information professionals provide information resources and services in today’s digital environment, • highlights current issues and trends and provides expert insight into emerging challenges, innovations, and opportunities for the future, and, • identifies career management strategies and leadership opportunities in the information profession. The new edition features chapter updates to address changes in information services, introducing new topics such as strategic planning, change management, design thinking, advocacy, and data management and analysis, and includes new contributing authors. The book begins with an overview of libraries and their transformation as information and technological hubs within their local and digital communities. It covers the various specializations within the field – emphasizing the exciting yet complex roles and opportunities for information professionals in a variety of information environments. With that foundation in place, it presents the fundamentals of information services, delves into management skills needed by information professionals today, and explores emerging issues related to the rapid development of new technologies. The book addresses how libraries and information centers serve different kinds of communities, highlighting the unique needs of increasingly diverse users and how information organizations and information professional’s work to fulfill those needs. This book provokes discussion, critical thinking, and interaction to facilitate the learning process. The content and supplemental materials – discussion questions, rich sets of online accessible materials, multimedia webcast interviews featuring authors from this book discussing the trends and issues in their respective areas, and chapter presentation slides for use by instructors – give readers the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of and engagement with the topics. Additionally, this book recognizes the broad range of environments that people with Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degrees work in, which include both libraries and other information environments. Thus, this book does not only focus on libraries, but instead encompasses ALL kinds of information organizations.

Partnerships And Collaborations In Public Library Communities Resources And Solutions

Author : Ellis, Karen
ISBN : 9781613503881
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"This book shows how partnerships can be cultivated through projects, programming, funding, and extending the library's presence through unique avenues, offering librarians a better understanding of what might be possible for their situational requirements and limitations"--Provided by publisher.

Licensing In Libraries

Author : Karen Rupp-Serrano
ISBN : 9781136438714
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 27. 39 MB
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Seasoned professionals examine essential licensing issues Licensing in Libraries: Practical and Ethical Aspects is designed to help librarians, publishers, students, and professionals in library licensing stay at the forefront of this rapidly evolving field. Experienced professionals present state-of-the-art information on licensing issues, including interlibrary loan contract management, end-user education, pricing models for electronic materials, copyright, public domain issues, e-books, consortial licensing, licensing software, and legal aspects of licensing, as well as an important historical perspective on the development of the field. Licensing in Libraries provides publishers with important considerations that impact their roles as vendors of licensed products. Licensing professionals can update their knowledge with a close look at the controversial issues surrounding licensing special collections, digital rights management, and producers’ concerns about content. The book also looks at the role of the Copyright Clearance Center regarding compliance in the electronic environment. Licensing in Libraries examines: licensing from both a vendor and consumer perspective software to help manage licenses factors for vendors to consider when deciding on pricing models current information on the more complex levels of licensing the developing world of e-book licensing licensing laws of concern to librarians the impact that licensing has on library services educating patrons about products they will use

Library Literature Information Science

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ISBN : UOM:39015062050557
Genre : Information science
File Size : 63. 92 MB
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An index to library and information science literature.

Libraries And The National Information Infrastructure

Author : DIANE Publishing Company
ISBN : 0788113909
Genre :
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Explores the integral role of libraries in the evolving information and communications infrastructure. Also discusses information services value measurement within the changing library and information services environment.

Library Insights Promotion Programs

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ISBN : UOM:39015082956221
Genre : Libraries
File Size : 24. 74 MB
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Library Journal

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ISBN : UCSC:32106017989127
Genre : Libraries
File Size : 31. 40 MB
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Bulletin Of The Medical Library Association

Author : Medical Library Association
ISBN : UOM:39015082949242
Genre : Classification
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