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  1. Patron-Driven Acquisitions

    Current Successes and Future Directions

    Edited by Judith M. Nixon, Robert S. Freeman, Suzanne M. Ward

    For over a decade, some academic libraries have been purchasing, rather than borrowing, recently published books requested by their patrons through interlibrary loan. These books had one circulation guaranteed and so appealed to librarians who were concerned about the large percentage of books...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  2. Leveraging Library Resources in a World of Fiscal Restraint and Institutional Change

    Edited by Kevin B. Gunn, Elizabeth Dankert Hammond

    Given the continuing cataclysmic shift in the economic landscape in the last few years, librarians have been forced to reevaluate not only the traditional services that they offer but also their continued existence and relevance to their academic institutions. Given the ‘new normal’ of tighter...

    Published August 29th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Designing and Developing Library Intranets

    Edited by Nina McHale

    For the past decade, e-mail has been the preferred method of internal communication in libraries. However, relying on email for organizational knowledge management seems a bit like storing birth certificates, car titles, and deeds in a pile of junk mail: the important documents are lost amongst...

    Published August 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Creative Users of ICTs

    Users as Social Actors

    Edited by David Kurt Herold, Harmeet Sawhney, Leopoldina Fortunati

    The disjuncture between the design intent of the developers of ICTs and the needs of the users has often led to surprising use of new technologies, as users have refused to become mere agents of the designers. Individual users have adopted their own uses of ICTs based on the complex webs of...

    Published February 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Perspectives in Medical Geography

    Theory and Applications for Librarians

    Edited by Amy J. Blatt

    Medical geography is a fascinating area of rapidly evolving study that aims to analyse and improve worldwide health issues based on the geographical factors which have an impact on them. Perspectives in Medical Geography will appeal to both novice and seasoned researchers looking to be informed on...

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Metadata Best Practices and Guidelines

    Current Implementation and Future Trends

    Edited by Jung-ran Park

    Metadata best practices and guidelines function as an essential mechanism for metadata planning, application and management, and interoperability. There has been a rapidly growing body of digital repositories and collections; accordingly, a wide range of digital projects and initiatives have...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Teaching Legal Research

    Edited by Barbara Bintliff, Duncan Alford

    Legal research is a fundamental skill for all law students and attorneys. Regardless of practice area or work venue, knowledge of the sources and processes of legal research underpins the legal professional’s work. Academic law librarians, as research experts, are uniquely qualified to teach legal...

    Published November 27th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Weaving Libraries into the Web

    OCLC 1998-2008

    Edited by Jay Jordan

    The year 1997 found the members of the OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) cooperative in an expansive mood. More than 1,000 library leaders attended the OCLC President’s Luncheon in San Francisco, where they celebrated OCLC’s 30th anniversary. There were more than 25,000 libraries participating...

    Published November 27th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Perspectives on Information

    Edited by Magnus Ramage, David Chapman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    Information is everywhere, and defines everything in today's society. Moreover, information is a key concept in a wide range of academic disciplines, from quantum physics to public policy. However, these disciplines all interpret the concept in quite different ways. This book looks at information...

    Published April 10th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Serials Collection Management in Recessionary Times

    Edited by Karen G. Lawson

    Strategic planning, collaboration, continual stewardship, best practices, and re-engineering can provide librarians with a toolkit of innovative strategies that meets the worst of economic times with bold, persistent experimentation. This book covers the implications for libraries of a broad range...

    Published February 17th 2011 by Routledge