Robertson on Library Security and Disaster Planning

Robertson on Library Security and Disaster Planning
  • Author : Guy Robertson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 29 January 2016
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Robertson on Library Security and Disaster Planning presents a collection of highly-cited, author published articles on security and disaster planning for libraries. The book represents the only place where these articles are compiled, making it a go-to volume for practitioners. It includes topics covering all aspects of preparation and response, along with articles drawn from library journals, including Feliciter, Canadian Insurance, Disaster Recovery Journal, and Canadian Bookseller. The book represents a wealth of the author's experience and expertise garnered during

Disaster Planning for Libraries

Disaster Planning for Libraries
  • Author : Guy Robertson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 December 2014
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Libraries are constantly at risk. Every day, many libraries and their collections are damaged by fire, flooding, high winds, power outages, and criminal behaviour. Every library needs a plan to protect its staff, sites and collections, including yours. Disaster Planning for Libraries provides a practical guide to developing a comprehensive plan for any library. Twelve chapters cover essential areas of plan development; these include an overview of the risks faced by libraries, disaster preparedness and responding to disasters, resuming operations

Disaster Planning for Special Libraries

Disaster Planning for Special Libraries
  • Author : Guy Robertson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 27 November 2020
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Disaster Planning for Special Libraries contains a guide for developing and maintaining disaster plans for small special libraries and related work units. This volume serves as a reference resource, not only for people who have never considered the disaster planning process, but also for experienced planners interested in a variety of approaches to different aspects of planning. The author discusses the role of the special librarian in the planning process and considers the relationship between special libraries and their host

The Preservation Management Handbook

The Preservation Management Handbook
  • Author : Douglas Ross Harvey,Martha R. Mahard
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 03 July 2022
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"Museum curators, museum professionals, archivists and librarians from small local history museums to world-famous art and natural history collections, must deploy their specialized knowledge to prioritize the needs of their collections. This revised volume has a wide range of topic-specific expertise that comprises both an enduring text for preservation students as well as an essential one-stop reference for cultural heritage professionals where resources are limited and professional help is not always at hand"--

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, Fourth Edition

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, Fourth Edition
  • Author : Peggy Johnson
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 23 July 2018
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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

Front-Line Librarianship

Front-Line Librarianship
  • Author : Guy Robertson
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 November 2018
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Front-Line Librarianship: Life on the Job for Librarians presents a diverse range of observations, viewpoints and useful commentary on the current workplace experiences of librarians and their associates. The book's author presents an unrivalled portrait of front-line librarianship that is based upon his unique experience and voice. Chapters consider workplace matters, the fate of hardcopy books, speechmaking at conferences, the effects of recessions on libraries, continuing education, and corporate gift-giving programs. This book will make an excellent and useful addition

The Ten Steps of Positive Ageing

The Ten Steps of Positive Ageing
  • Author : Guy Robertson
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 05 March 2020
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Ageing is inevitable – but getting 'old' is optional! We can make a difference to our ageing process – just as we have to learn to grow up, so we have to learn to grow old. Here is a route map we can all follow to find a way through the changes we face as we age, and a toolkit of exercises to help us follow our chosen path and fulfil our potential. Ageing has got a really bad press but is

Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 30 November 2017
GET THIS BOOKLibrary Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to the public. To develop and implement best practices, librarians must be aware and informed of the recent advances in library administration. Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on trends, techniques, and management of libraries and examines the benefits and challenges of library administration. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as digital libraries, information

Navigating and Managing an Academic Library

Navigating and Managing an Academic Library
  • Author : Judith Mavodza
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release : 07 March 2022
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This book is unique in concisely addressing the impact of new and enhanced approaches to library service, encompassing topics such as Information Literacy skills acquisition, inclusive of non-Western environments, artificial intelligence in academic libraries, research data management, and confronting the concept of VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity) as mentioned by the Research Planning and Review Committee of ACRL (2020).

Library Management 101

Library Management 101
  • Author : Diane L. Velasquez
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 03 July 2022
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Knowing the principles of general management is both useful and necessary for LIS students, but learning management techniques specific to the world of libraries is no less important. Created to fill a surprising educational void, this edited volume focuses on best practices from library management experts teaching in LIS programs across the country. Among the many topics discussed are Classic and contemporary theories of management, and how they apply to the library Human resource planning Marketing and public relations Negotiations,

Library Security

Library Security
  • Author : Steve Albrecht
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 01 June 2015
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Library work is really all about people. And the inclusive, welcoming nature of the library means that all kinds of people pass through its doors. Not all difficult patrons are dangerous, but some frighten staff and other library users, which can lead to situations that are distracting, troubling, and fraught with liability. For more than a decade, Albrecht, a 15-year police veteran, has presented workshops for libraries on dealing with challenging patrons. His no-nonsense advice will empower library staff in

Ten Strategies of a World-Class Cybersecurity Operations Center

Ten Strategies of a World-Class Cybersecurity Operations Center
  • Author : Carson Zimmerman
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 01 July 2014
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Ten Strategies of a World-Class Cyber Security Operations Center conveys MITRE's accumulated expertise on enterprise-grade computer network defense. It covers ten key qualities of leading Cyber Security Operations Centers (CSOCs), ranging from their structure and organization, to processes that best enable smooth operations, to approaches that extract maximum value from key CSOC technology investments. This book offers perspective and context for key decision points in structuring a CSOC, such as what capabilities to offer, how to architect large-scale data collection

Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States

Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics,Policy and Global Affairs,Committee on Science, Technology, and Law,Committee on Identifying the Needs of the Forensic Sciences Community
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 29 July 2009
GET THIS BOOKStrengthening Forensic Science in the United States

Scores of talented and dedicated people serve the forensic science community, performing vitally important work. However, they are often constrained by lack of adequate resources, sound policies, and national support. It is clear that change and advancements, both systematic and scientific, are needed in a number of forensic science disciplines to ensure the reliability of work, establish enforceable standards, and promote best practices with consistent application. Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward provides a detailed plan