Category: Library Information Science

How Libraries Make Tough Choices in Difficult Times: by David Stern

By David Stern

modern library managers face the necessity to make tough offerings concerning source allocation within the smooth company atmosphere. How Libraries Make tricky offerings in tough occasions is a realistic consultant for library managers, delivering recommendations to research present and power prone, enforce top practices for maximizing latest assets, and make the most of urgent monetary situations that allows you to justify making tough reallocation judgements. The e-book starts through asking the elemental questions of why, what, and the way, relocating directly to examine the way to deal with expectancies and report back to either management and college. The publication then considers the 4 ‘D’s of Do, Delegate, hold up and Drop, ahead of masking venture administration, and the way to appreciate the project and ambitions of your business enterprise. The booklet then specializes in: carrier caliber development analyses; opting for underlying matters; reviewing assets; deciding on top perform; dealing with suggestions and expectancies; and looking out at selection making abilities and implications.

  • Introduces either philosophies and methods for decision-making that might support green library managers
  • Provides assets for a pragmatic orientation to new provider caliber development and undertaking administration ways as library managers deal with a variety of source allocation considerations
  • Written by way of a hugely skilled practitioner within the field

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Des pauvres à la bibliothèque: Enquête au Centre Pompidou by Camila Giorgetti,Serge Paugam

By Camila Giorgetti,Serge Paugam

L’image de l’analphabétisme ou de l’inculture est souvent associée à los angeles pauvreté. Il peut sembler aller de soi que les pauvres sont peu disposés à fréquenter les bibliothèques ; il leur manquerait les ressources élémentaires pour se fondre dans un espace destiné au savoir et à los angeles tradition. Pourtant, ils sont présents dans les bibliothèques publiques et souvent beaucoup plus qu’on ne l’imagine. Ce constat prend los angeles forme d’une énigme. remark expliquer qu’ils les fréquentent alors que tout paraît les condamner d’avance à y tenir une position marginale, à y être dévalorisés socialement ? En se fondant sur une enquête qualitative (observations, entretiens approfondis) réalisée à los angeles Bibliothèque publique d’information du Centre Pompidou à Paris, ce livre permet d’établir une correspondance entre les trois levels de los angeles disqualification sociale (fragilité, dépendance et rupture) et des usages spécifiques de los angeles bibliothèque correspondant à des attentes particulières, des family contrastées avec les autres usagers et un rapport aux normes de l. a. bibliothèque lui aussi différencié. Fréquenter une bibliothèque est pour les pauvres un moyen de constituer et de renforcer leurs liens sociaux et, par là-même, de conjurer le processus de disqualification sociale.

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The Librarian's Nitty-Gritty Guide to Content Marketing by Laura Solomon

By Laura Solomon

what's content material advertising? easily positioned, it’s the simplest solution to bring up your worth to shoppers. for those who bring content material that library clients locate important and proper, you provide a compelling resolution to their query, “What’s in it for me?” writer of the best-selling e-book The Librarian's Nitty-Gritty consultant to Social Media, Solomon speaks on to public family team of workers, net librarians, and different employees chargeable for the library's on-line presence. packed with nuts-and-bolts suggestion on find out how to elevate the library's worth to its clients, her guide:

defines the fundamental features of powerful content material marketing;
explores tools of viewers assessment;
demonstrates find out how to optimize content material for sharing;
explains the weather of a piece of writing calendar for sustainable content material, and indicates easy methods to create as soon as and re-purpose many times;
describes significant metrics for the library context;
issues out five universal error and the way to prevent them;
offers a template for growing personas; and
comprises first-hand debts from library marketers.

Making content material advertising techniques bite-sized and simply digestible, this consultant exhibits libraries the right way to marketplace successfully by way of targeting what library clients locate valuable and relevant.

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A Most Delicate Monster: The One-Professional Special by Jean Dartnall

By Jean Dartnall

A so much gentle Monster might be fairly important for practitioners. the point of interest is at the working of small targeted libraries and especially the one-person library. a qualified outlook is maintained with no neglecting the complete variety of initiatives required in a one-person library. the sensible orientation is supported by way of checklists. even supposing the e-book is written with particular librarians in brain, others will locate it valuable, specially solo librarians.

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Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data (FRSAD): by Marcia Lei Zeng,Maja Žumer,Athena Salaba,IFLA Working Group

By Marcia Lei Zeng,Maja Žumer,Athena Salaba,IFLA Working Group on the Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Records (FRSAR)

The goal of authority regulate is to make sure consistency in representing a price - a reputation of anyone, a spot identify, or a time period or code representing a topic - within the components used as entry issues in info retrieval. the first goal of this research is to provide a framework that might offer a truly said and quite often shared figuring out of what the topic authority data/record/file goals to supply information regarding, and the expectancy of what such info should still in achieving when it comes to answering consumer needs.

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Humanism and Libraries: An Essay on the Philosophy of by André Cossette,Rory Litwin

By André Cossette,Rory Litwin

André Cossette's Humanism and Libraries is a concise yet rigorous research into the rules of librarianship-its definition and its goals. Philosophical and logical in its procedure, it really is meant to supply stable floor and solidarity for pro perform. notwithstanding the paintings was once initially released in French in 1976 in Quebec through ASTED, Library Juice Press has came across it to have enduring relevance and price, and has accordingly made this English translation. The ebook features a preface that makes the case for studying a piece from the Nineteen Seventies on library philosophy, and a collection of "questions for mirrored image" following the text.

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Literary Ideas and Scripts for Young Playwrights by Lisa K. Cobb

By Lisa K. Cobb

This assortment provides strategies for tapping a vast diversity of literary resources to encourage younger writers. Drawing upon poetry, people stories, tale jokes, and extra, Literary Ideas walks scholars in grades 3-8 during the technique of growing new tales and constructing them as scripts for choral readings, readers theatre, and school room performs. the method conjures up creativity, challenge fixing, statement, and listening talents inside a writing and theatrical framework. contains the subsequent:

Poetry for Choral Readings

Fairy stories for Reader's Theater

Folk story performs Fairy story

Alterations for Reader's Theater

Fairy story changes for performs

Modern Fairy story performs

Story funny story performs

Poetry performs

Historical performs

Modern Cultural fable Plays

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Diachrone Zugänglichkeit als Prozess: Kulturelle by Michael Hollmann,André Schüller-Zwierlein

By Michael Hollmann,André Schüller-Zwierlein

Zugänglichkeit ist nicht einfach vorhanden, sondern geht laufend verloren, muss neu geschaffen oder erhalten werden: Anders als es der statische Begriff der kulturellen Überlieferung vermuten lässt, steuern vielfältige Mechanismen die Zugänglichkeit von details über die Zeit hinweg. Hierzu zählen gesellschaftliche Prozesse ebenso wie Verlust-, Erhaltungs-, Auswahl- und Wiedergewinnungsprozesse. Während Untersuchungen zur kulturellen Überlieferung meist in Einzeldiskursen verhaftet bleiben, erarbeitet dieser Band eine interdisziplinäre Sicht auf die Langzeitzugänglichkeit von Informationen und präsentiert Beiträge aus Informatik, Bibliotheks- und Archivwesen, Kulturwissenschaft, Philologien und Restaurierungspraxis sowie Museumswesen. Ziel ist es, enge Fachsichten aufzulösen und Erkenntnisse über eine fachübergreifende systematische Überlieferungsplanung zu gewinnen.

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