Academic Branch Libraries in Changing Times

Are academic branch libraries going to be extinct in the near future? In these difficult economic times, when collections are digitized rapidly, is there still a need for a separate unit within proximity to the department, school, or college with a subject-based or subject-specific collection? Academic Branch Libraries in Changing Times gives a brief historical overview of the role of a branch academic library. It reviews the current situation from a practitioner’s point of view and suggests solutions for the future. Provides practical and realistic solutions to academic libraries that they can execute in their daily operating cycle Covers a variety of issues from staffing and public services, through to collections and bibliographic instruction Presents a clear analysis of the current situation and suggestions for the future

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  • Author : Nevenka Zdravkovska
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 230 pages
  • ISBN : 1780632703
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Academic Branch Libraries in Changing Times

Academic Branch Libraries in Changing Times
  • Author : Nevenka Zdravkovska
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 August 2011
GET THIS BOOKAcademic Branch Libraries in Changing Times

Are academic branch libraries going to be extinct in the near future? In these difficult economic times, when collections are digitized rapidly, is there still a need for a separate unit within proximity to the department, school, or college with a subject-based or subject-specific collection? Academic Branch Libraries in Changing Times gives a brief historical overview of the role of a branch academic library. It reviews the current situation from a practitioner’s point of view and suggests solutions for

Library Staffing for the Future

Library Staffing for the Future
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 09 December 2015
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This latest volume contains approaches from researchers around the world. The chapters explore such issues as skills-building and other professional development activities, changing demographic profiles of staff, changing modes of resource provision, succession planning, remote work, and planning for Linked Data.

Library and Information Science

Library and Information Science
  • Author : Michael F. Bemis
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 11 April 2021
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This unique annotated bibliography is a complete, up-to-date guide to sources of information on library science, covering recent books, monographs, periodicals and websites, and selected works of historical importance. In addition to compiling an invaluable list of sources, Bemis digs deeper, examining the strengths and weaknesses of key works. A boon to researchers and practitioners alike, this bibliography Includes coverage of subjects as diverse and vital as the history of librarianship, its development as a profession, the ethics of information

Science Libraries in the Self Service Age

Science Libraries in the Self Service Age
  • Author : Alvin Hutchinson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 27 November 2018
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Science Libraries in the Self Service Age: Developing New Services, Targeting New Users suggests ways in which libraries can remain relevant to their institution. This book describes the myriad of new services and user communities which science librarians have recently incorporated into their routines. Where applicable, the book focuses on both researcher needs and the simple economics that emphasize the need for new service development. Science librarians will have to adapt to changing behaviors and needs if they want to

Transforming Acquisitions and Collection Services

Transforming Acquisitions and Collection Services
  • Author : Michelle Flinchbaugh,Chuck Thomas,Rob Tench
  • Publisher : Purdue University Press
  • Release : 15 September 2019
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This book explores ways in which libraries can reach new levels of service, quality, and efficiency while minimizing cost by collaborating in acquisitions. In consortial acquisitions, a number of libraries work together, usually in an existing library consortia, to leverage size to support acquisitions in each individual library. In cross-functional acquisitions, acquisitions collaborates to support other library functions. For the library acquisitions manager, technical services manager, or the library director, awareness of different options for effective consortial and cross-functional acquisitions

Hoover

Hoover
  • Author : Kenneth Whyte
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 10 October 2017
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"An exemplary biography—exhaustively researched, fair-minded and easy to read. It can nestle on the same shelf as David McCullough’s Truman, a high compliment indeed." —The Wall Street Journal The definitive biography of Herbert Hoover, one of the most remarkable Americans of the twentieth century—a wholly original account that will forever change the way Americans understand the man, his presidency, his battle against the Great Depression, and their own history. An impoverished orphan who built a fortune. A

Our Towns

Our Towns
  • Author : James Fallows,Deborah Fallows
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 08 May 2018
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A National Bestseller—and the basis for the new HBO documentary streaming on HBO Max For five years, James and Deborah Fallows have travelled across America in a single-engine prop airplane. Visiting dozens of towns, the America they saw is acutely conscious of its problems—from economic dislocation to the opioid scourge—but it is also crafting solutions, with a practical-minded determination at dramatic odds with the bitter paralysis of national politics. At times of dysfunction on a national level,

The Value of Academic Libraries

The Value of Academic Libraries
  • Author : Megan Oakleaf
  • Publisher : Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
  • Release : 11 April 2021
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This report provides Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) leaders and the academic community with a clear view of the current state of the literature on value of libraries within an institutional context, suggestions for immediate "Next Steps" in the demonstration of academic library value, and a "Research Agenda" for articulating academic library value. Its focus is to help librarians understand, based on professional literature, the current answer to the question, "How does the library advance the missions of

Library as Place

Library as Place
  • Author : Geoffrey T. Freeman,Council on Library and Information Resources
  • Publisher : Council on Library Resources
  • Release : 11 April 2021
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What is the role of a library when users can obtain information from any location? And what does this role change mean for the creation and design of library space? Six authors an architect, four librarians, and a professor of art history and classics explore these questions this report. The authors challenge the reader to think about new potential for the place we call the library and underscore the growing importance of the library as a place for teaching, learning,

Academic E-Books

Academic E-Books
  • Author : Suzanne M. Ward,Robert S. Freeman,Judith M. Nixon
  • Publisher : Purdue University Press
  • Release : 15 November 2015
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E-Books in Academic Libraries: Stepping Up to the Challenge provides readers with a view of the changing and emerging roles of electronic books in higher education. The three main sections contain contributions by experts in the publisher/vendor arena, as well as by librarians who report on both the challenges of offering and managing e-books and on the issues surrounding patron use of e-books. The case study section offers perspectives from seven different sizes and types of libraries whose librarians

Academic Libraries in the US and China

Academic Libraries in the US and China
  • Author : Hanrong Wang,Bethany Latham
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 June 2013
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Academic libraries have a long history both in the USA and China, with institutions developing along different trajectories, and responding to the rapidly changing library environment globally. Academic Libraries in the US and China compares current practices within Library and Information Science (LIS) in the USA and China, giving an historical overview of instruction, government documents, and outreach in academic libraries, as well as discussion and comparative analysis. An introduction leads to chapters on instruction, government publications, and outreach. Each

Engaging Students with Archival and Digital Resources

Engaging Students with Archival and Digital Resources
  • Author : Justine Cotton,David Sharron
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 14 June 2011
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Aimed at professional librarians and archivists, this book explores connecting students and faculty with the archival and digital collections of the university’s library and archives. Academic research has been forever changed by the digitization of books, journals, and archival collections. As university libraries and archives move forward in the digital era, it is essential to assess the research needs of users and develop innovative methods to demonstrate the value of collections and services. This book provides librarians and archivists

Information Literacy Instruction

Information Literacy Instruction
  • Author : Esther S. Grassian,Joan R. Kaplowitz
  • Publisher : Neal-Schuman Publishers, Incorporated
  • Release : 11 April 2021
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A guide for librarians on teaching users how to retrieve and understand information covers learning styles, planning, copyright, design, teaching methods, assessments, diversity, and related topics, and offers exercises and activities.

IFLA Library Building Guidelines: Developments & Reflections

IFLA Library Building Guidelines: Developments & Reflections
  • Author : Karen Latimer,Hellen Niegaard,IFLA
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 01 January 2007
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The information society and the information age are changing library services as well as library premises. This raises questions about what needs to be considered when planning and designing new library buildings in order to achieve attractive, efficient and future-oriented new library spaces. This new publication provides information and guidelines for the building planning process, whether you are planning a new public or academic library building. It reflects on fundamental issues, on new development trends and on the planning process.