Download Qualitative Research and the Modern Library (Chandos by Valeda Dent Goodman PDF

By Valeda Dent Goodman

Qualitative examine and the trendy Library examines the present-day function and offers feedback for parts that would be fitted to this sort of examine for the needs of evaluate. the writer discusses how the consequences from such examine may be utilized, and the general impression of utilizing this sort of examine to notify improvement of a extra user-centred organization. The e-book offers a considerate examine the consequences of utilizing qualitative study to notify decision-making techniques inside libraries and is written by way of an writer and library researcher with foreign adventure in a number of different types of libraries, implementing/improving courses and companies, and aiding person needs.

  • Fills a niche within the present literature that hasn’t been present in magazine articles written in this topic
  • Contains sensible functions of qualitative study ideas, with functional examples of pick out projects
  • Written by means of an writer and library researcher with overseas event in quite a few different types of libraries, together with paintings with large-scale qualitative experiences, examine layout and assessment of library services

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Download Diventare archivisti: Competenze tecniche di un mestiere sul by Federico Valacchi PDF

By Federico Valacchi

Il quantity affronta, con un linguaggio chiaro, le tematiche legate agli sviluppi recenti della disciplina archivistica, coniugando prassi e metodologie consolidate con gli inevitabili cambiamenti nella produzione, gestione e conservazione dei complessi documentari legati alle moderne tecnologie. Particolare attenzione è rivolta proprio alle modifiche che story stato di fatto determina nel percorso formativo e nella pratica professionale degli archivisti. L'obiettivo di fondo è quello di dare conto sia dei fondamentali strumenti di lavoro in ambito archivistico che della necessità di declinare tali strumenti all'interno dei nuovi scenari che vengono delineandosi nell'ambito dei sistemi documentari. Nella convinzione che il mestiere di archivista sia da sempre sospeso tra conoscenze teoriche e capacità di confronto con l. a. realtà della produzione documentaria, questo libro cerca di fornire tutte le indicazioni utili a rispettare il codice deontologico che da sempre accompagna l. a. professione e, nel contempo, a stimolare le suggestioni necessarie according to continuare advert esercitare un ruolo da cui non si può prescindere.

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Download Productivity for Librarians: How to Get More Done in Less by Samantha Hines PDF

By Samantha Hines

productiveness for Librarians offers advice and instruments for organizing, prioritizing and coping with time besides decreasing tension. The booklet provides a assets consultant for persevered studying approximately and exploration of productiveness on the subject of person conditions that includes motivation, procrastination and time administration guidance. Addressing the original demanding situations confronted through librarians, the writer provides a balanced view of quite a few instruments and strategies for facing overwork and stress.

  • There are many books on productiveness, yet none particularly specified at library employees. we are facing special demanding situations in our career and this publication will tackle these
  • This publication won't espouse a unmarried method of facing overwork and rigidity, yet will in its place current a balanced view of numerous instruments and strategies which are of assistance
  • This publication offers a source advisor for persevered studying approximately and exploration of productiveness as utilized to the reader’s person conditions. the writer has additionally created a web neighborhood for readers to percentage info and proceed their work

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Download A Chronology of Librarianship, 1960-2000 by Jeffrey M. Wilhite PDF

By Jeffrey M. Wilhite

A Chronology of Librarianship, 1960-2000 maintains the paintings of Josephine Smith in her unique Chronology of Librarianship (Scarecrow, 1968). It updates and completes her paintings as much as 2000, paying particular consciousness to the development made on technological and foreign fronts that experience considerably altered the function and serve as of the librarian, specially the increase of the net within the Nineteen Nineties. The ramifications of this new point of world connectedness and of the recent function of the librarian are of fundamental trouble for writer Jeffrey M. Wilhite.

This booklet covers all components of library literature that tell the heritage of librarianship and levels over a number of continents. Its huge scope lends itself to extensive use through students and scholars of library heritage and library literature. The chronology is gifted in a dictionary structure and separated into many years. it's complemented by way of a entire bibliography and identify index.

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Download A Handbook of Practical Wisdom: Leadership, Organization and by Wendelin Küpers,David J. Pauleen PDF

By Wendelin Küpers,David J. Pauleen

the present monetary and on-going ecological crises have taught us that with no useful knowledge, company, agencies and management can't be sustainable. in keeping with this example, the guide of sensible knowledge offers a severely knowledgeable realizing of clever practices, contributing to extra integrative organizational and management reviews and perform. the point of interest on integration emphasises the interdependencies of useful knowledge on the subject of participants, teams and cultures of corporations of their socio-cultural spheres. knowledge has lengthy slipped from the scholarly map, and so this instruction manual offers revived and new mappings for this day and the longer term. looking to actualize artistic potentials of useful knowledge, this e-book and sequence aspires to give a contribution to the modern odysseys and quests for orientation in employer and administration study and perform. knowledge study, as awarded during this ebook, presents bridges to underestimated, overlooked or forgotten wisdom and gives transformative passages among Scylla - the rocks of dogmatic modernity - and Charybdis - the whirlpool of dispersed post-modernity. sensible knowledge permits a greater outfitted and extra experiential and reflexive trip and fosters the artwork of aware vacationing, past a reactive, moralizing sentimentalism. consequently, this guide serves as a medium for reassessing and rearticulating extra accountable methods of ’praxis’ within the box of association and administration. during this spirit, every one bankruptcy opens an area for discussion and debate, inviting extra inquiries, conversations and explorations by way of and between its readers: scholars, lecturers and practitioners.

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Download Information Professionals' Career Confidential: Straight by Ulla de Stricker PDF

By Ulla de Stricker

Based partially on a range of the author's prior web publication postings, Information execs' profession Confidential is a handy, browsable, and illuminating pocket compendium of insights on themes suitable for info and information execs at any level in their careers.

This publication collects reviews on concerns of curiosity to new and skilled info pros alike in 1-2 minute “quick takes,” inviting extra concept. issues diversity from the worth of information administration and powerful communique in companies to assessing employers’ notion of knowledge pros and the way top to extend one’s price via specialist companies and volunteering.

This designated source should be illuminating for somebody in library and knowledge technology, profession improvement, or wisdom and data management.

  • Raises questions – in a full of life and concise demeanour – appropriate for info professionals
  • Offers readers the chance to learn entries separately for mirrored image, or to learn the complete booklet after which return to definite entries to consolidate the meaning
  • Presents rules and ideas from considerate views in a method designed to make pros and scholars think about their very own careers

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Download Studying Students: A Second Look by Nancy Fried Foster PDF

By Nancy Fried Foster

"Studying scholars: A re-examination" offers the result of extra ethnographic initiatives in the college of Rochester's River Campus Libraries. issues variety from how students research the ropes to their use of know-how and the way they learn and write their study papers. the quantity additionally discusses what professors count on in their scholars and the similarities and modifications between school, scholar and librarian study practices. full of rules for employing the findings, the e-book presents extra perception into where and position of libraries within the academy.

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Download Guide to the Library of Congress Classification, 6th Edition by Lois Chan,Sheila Intner,Jean Weihs PDF

By Lois Chan,Sheila Intner,Jean Weihs

Like past variations, this completely up-to-date 6th version of the vintage textbook presents readers with a uncomplicated figuring out of the Library of Congress type method and its applications.

• Serves essentially as an introductory textbook for middle LIS classes in cataloging and class and in association of data but additionally as a reference paintings for working towards librarians

• contains an appendix containing versions for sub-arrangements inside disciplines

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Download Local Library, Global Passport: The Evolution of a Carnegie by J. Patrick Boyer PDF

By J. Patrick Boyer

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A neighborhood library, passport to a bigger global for its person consumers, can be a democratic establishment whose contribution to the power of a neighborhood is out of all percentage to its measurement or membership.

Several thousand Carnegie libraries have been equipped a century in the past while Andrew Carnegie, who had risen from poverty to develop into "the richest guy on the planet" vowed to donate all his funds earlier than he died and set approximately giving thousands of individuals world wide an analogous "gift of examining" he had with entry to a library as a manufacturing facility operating boy. around the usa, the uk, Canada and different corners of the English-speaking global, he created "the loose republic" of libraries. this can be the tale of 1 of them.

By tracing evolution of library carrier within the Canadian city of Bracebridge from 1874 to the current day in the wide sweep of bigger cultural and monetary styles, Boyer’s enticing publication offers a selected instance of the common transformation of books and knowledge applied sciences and the libraries that apartment them from the 19th to 21st centuries. such a lot readers will locate endearing and tantalizing parallels with their very own library event, anyplace they live.

Written to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Andrew Carnegie Library in Bracebridge in 2008, Boyer’s ebook is an encouraged and interesting attempt to teach styles and perils that most likely carry real for many neighborhood libraries even supposing a few of the dramatic and comedic episodes listed here are absolutely exact. This tale is so wealthy it may be a characteristic movie.

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