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The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries

Author : Carol Smallwood
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Carol Smallwood's The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries, Volume 1: Instruction, Administration, and Staff Productivity explores how Google's suite of tools, from Google Docs (now Google Drive), Google Scholar, Hangout, Forms, and others made freely available to the Internet Community can be used by libraries to expand the role of digital operations in the management of library materials, to communicate with their patrons and collaborators, to exploit the resources on the Web, and many others. The book has 29 chapters organized into sections that focus on ways that Google’s suite of tools can be applied to address problems in a specific area of library concern. The section headings are: Library Instruction for Users; Collaboration within and among libraries; Library Administration; Collection Management; and Library Productivity. In each topical area, the chapters show how librarians are taking advantage of these tools to change the way that their library works. All of this without the burden of an additional bill to pay. Through these carefully selected case studies from real libraries, you will be able to learn about the surprising and powerful potential that exists through Google tools to improve library operations.

The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries Instruction administration and staff productivity

Author : Carol Smallwood
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The Complete Guide to RFPs for Libraries

Author : Frances C. Wilkinson
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This comprehensive book covers the philosophy behind RFPs to prime readers to understand how to most effectively write them and provides instruction on navigating the submission process as it applies to multiple types of libraries. • Teaches readers how to acquire an appropriate product from a vendor at the lowest price • Provides practical examples of questions to use in various RFPs as well as lessons learned • Includes sample RFPs and evaluation materials • Incorporates perspectives of librarians and vendors with experience in various aspects of the RFP process

Library Makerspaces

Author : Theresa Willingham
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Library Makerspaces: The Complete Guide is a comprehensive road map for libraries of any size, with any budget, seeking to redesign or repurpose space or to develop creative, hands-on maker-style programming. It features guidance on: Holding stakeholder discovery sessions for community-driven space and program development Evaluating existing library spaces for the most cost-effective and user-friendly facilities design and programming Asset mapping for developing community partnerships Best practices from different types of library makerspaces in the United States and internationally Sample budgets, inventories, and space plans Risk management considerations Programming recommendations and resources for a range of patrons from youth to seniors and business to hobby groups Funding and in-kind support This book will help librarians develop and implement makerspaces, write grant proposals to fund such spaces, and help frontline staff and administrators learn about the technologies and processes involved.

Reference and Information Services An Introduction 6th Edition

Author : Melissa A. Wong
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This revised and updated sixth edition of Reference and Information Services continues the book's rich tradition, covering all phases of reference and information services with less emphasis on print and more emphasis on strategies and scenarios. Reference and Information Services is the go-to textbook for MSLIS and i-School courses on reference services and related topics. It is also a helpful handbook for practitioners. Authors include LIS faculty and professionals who have relevant degrees in their areas and who have published extensively on their topics. The first half of the book provides an overview of reference services and techniques for service provision, including the reference interview, ethics, instruction, evaluation and assessment, and services to diverse populations including children. This part of the book establishes a foundation of knowledge on reference service and frames each topic with ethical and social justice perspectives. The second part of the book offers an overview of the information life cycle and dissemination of information, followed by an in-depth examination of information sources by type-including dictionaries, encyclopedias, indexes, and abstracts-as well as by broad subject areas including government, statistics and data, health, and legal information. This second part introduces the tools and resources that reference professionals use to provide the services described in the first half of the text. Reference and Information Services is a recognized textbook for information retrieval courses and updates the previous edition Editors and contributors are experts in the field Activity boxes engage readers and invite them to reflect on what they are learning and practice skills through real-life exercises Conscious integration of critical theory and social justice perspectives offers critical reflection on the standards and practices of the field and encourages readers to consider alternate perspectives

The New Complete Guide to All Persons

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Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management Fourth Edition

Author : Peggy Johnson
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Technical Services Quarterly declared that the third edition “must now be considered the essential textbook for collection development and management … the first place to go for reliable and informative advice." For the fourth edition expert instructor and librarian Johnson has revised and freshened this resource to ensure its timeliness and continued excellence. Each chapter offers complete coverage of one aspect of collection development and management, including numerous suggestions for further reading and narrative case studies exploring the issues. Thorough consideration is given to traditional management topics such as organization of the collection, weeding, staffing, and policymaking;cooperative collection development and management;licenses, negotiation, contracts, maintaining productive relationships with vendors and publishers, and other important purchasing and budgeting topics;important issues such as the ways that changes in information delivery and access technologies continue to reshape the discipline, the evolving needs and expectations of library users, and new roles for subject specialists, all illustrated using updated examples and data; andmarketing, liaison activities, and outreach. 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.

The Portable MLIS Insights from the Experts 2nd Edition

Author : Ken Haycock
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In this update of the ideal introduction to the library profession, the core competencies of professional librarians are presented in 14 essays supplemented with foundational principles and context. • Updates a core textbook and introduction to the profession that will be useful for almost all LIS programs and new librarians • Brings together the work of authors who are experts in various core areas • Provides content based on an analysis of emerging trends and issues • Includes key resources for further reading

The Ladies Complete Guide to Needle work and Embroidery

Author : Miss Lambert (F.)
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Library of Health

Author : Joseph Gibbons Richardson
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The Complete Guide to Painting and Decorating

Author : Creative Publishing International
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Presents decorating ideas for improving the appearance and style of any room

The Complete Guide to Building Decks

Author : Creative Publishing International
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Provides instructions for designing and planning a deck and deck furnishings, including tools, materials, and techniques.

The Gentleman s Model Letter writer A Complete Guide to Correspondence on All Subjects with Commercial Forms

Author : Anonymous
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The Complete Guide to Acquisitions Management 2nd Edition

Author : Frances C. Wilkinson
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Updated and enhanced, the second edition of this text provides both library students and practitioners with a thorough understanding of procedural and philosophical approaches in acquisitions management. • Incorporates thoroughly updated information that reflects today's fast-changing world of acquisitions management and addresses the changing landscape of publishing overall • Highlights new web-based materials • Takes an integrated approach to acquisitions functions and operations • Serves as both a manual for practicing acquisitions librarians and support staff and as a textbook for students in library and information science programs

The Complete Guide to Preparing and Implementing Service Level Agreements

Author : Sheila Pantry
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Service Level Agreements are being used increasingly in the ILS sector as a means of ensuring quality of service and value for money. This volume offers librarians and information managers practical, step-by-step guidance to constructing and implementing an SLA.

The Complete Guide to Personal Digital Archiving

Author : Brianna H. Marshall
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Scholars and scrapbookers alike need your help with saving their most important digital content. But how do you translate your professional knowledge as a librarian or archivist into practical skills that novices can apply to their own projects? The Complete Guide to Personal Archiving will show you the way, helping you break down archival concepts and best practices into teachable solutions for your patrons’ projects. Whether it’s a researcher needing to cull their most important email correspondence, or an empty-nester transferring home movies and photographs to more easily shared and mixed digital formats, this book will show you how to offer assistance, providing explanations of common terms in plain language;quick, non-technical solutions to frequent patron requests;a look at the 3-2-1 approach to backing up files;guidance on how to archive Facebook posts and other social media;methods for capturing analog video from obsolete physical carriers like MiniDV;proven workflows for public facing transfer stations, as used at the Washington, D.C. Memory Lab and the Queens Library mobile scanning unit;talking points to help seniors make proactive decisions about their digital estates;perspectives on balancing core library values with the business goals of Google, Amazon, Facebook, and other dominant platforms; andadditional resources for digging deep into personal digital archiving. Featuring expert contributors working in a variety of contexts, this resource will help you help your patrons take charge of their personal materials.

The Complete Guide to Citing Government Information Resources

Author : Diane L. Garner
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Covers citation forms for federal, state, regional, and local documents as well as those of some international bodies, such as the United Nations (UN), League of Nations, Organization of American States (OAS), and the European Communities.

The Complete Guide to Institutional Repositories

Author : Stephen Craig Finlay
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This authoritative text will be a trusted reference for library directors implementing new IR programs or overseeing a maturing program, current professionals who find themselves with added IR responsibilities, and new librarians entering the job market.

Pitman s Motorists Library The Book of the Jowett A Complete Guide for Owners of All 1930 to 1937 Models

Author : John Speedwell
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IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager a Complete Guide

Author : Gerardus Blokdyk
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What other areas of the organization might benefit from the IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager team's improvements, knowledge, and learning? What are your most important goals for the strategic IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager objectives? What are the success criteria that will indicate that IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager objectives have been met and the benefits delivered? What is our IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager Strategy? Do we cover the five essential competencies-Communication, Collaboration, Innovation, Adaptability, and Leadership that improve an organization's ability to leverage the new IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager in a volatile global economy? Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a challenge or meet an objective is the most valuable role... In EVERY group, company, organization and department. Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?' This Self-Assessment empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager investments work better. This IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager All-Inclusive Self-Assessment enables You to be that person. All the tools you need to an in-depth IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager Self-Assessment. Featuring 701 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager improvements can be made. In using the questions you will be better able to: - diagnose IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices - implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals - integrate recent advances in IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager and process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines Using a Self-Assessment tool known as the IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager Scorecard, you will develop a clear picture of which IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager areas need attention. Your purchase includes access details to the IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager self-assessment dashboard download which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next. You will receive the following contents with New and Updated specific criteria: - The latest quick edition of the book in PDF - The latest complete edition of the book in PDF, which criteria correspond to the criteria in... - The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard, and... - Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation an extra, special, resource that helps you with project managing. INCLUDES LIFETIME SELF ASSESSMENT UPDATES Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.