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Product Description: Finally, here is the definitive glossary of the book, offering readers all the terms they will need for thorough understanding of how books are made, the materials they are made of, and how they are described in the bookselling, book collecting, and library worlds...read more

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9781442263390 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 16, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Finally, here is the definitive glossary of the book, offering readers all the terms they will need for thorough understanding of how books are made, the materials they are made of, and how they are described in the bookselling, book collecting, and library worlds.

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Product Description: Teaching Plagiarism Prevention to College Students: An Ethics-Based Approach provides an innovative approach to plagiarism instruction by grounding it in ethics theory. By providing an ethics foundation to plagiarism instruction, this book helps the plagiarism instructor to address both unintentional and intentional plagiarism behaviors among students...read more

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9781442264403 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 16, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Teaching Plagiarism Prevention to College Students: An Ethics-Based Approach provides an innovative approach to plagiarism instruction by grounding it in ethics theory.

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9781442264410 | Reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 16, 2016), cover price $38.00 | About this edition: Teaching Plagiarism Prevention to College Students: An Ethics-Based Approach provides an innovative approach to plagiarism instruction by grounding it in ethics theory.

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Product Description: This volume systematically presents key developments in the design of learning worlds in public and academic libraries and in community cultural and educational centers. On this basis, it offers suggestions for the optimal design of future learning settings and knowledge spaces.

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9783110379334, titled "Lernwelten Im Wandel: Entwicklungen Und Anforderungen Bei Der Gestaltung Zukünftiger Lernumgebungen" | K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Co, October 15, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: This volume systematically presents key developments in the design of learning worlds in public and academic libraries and in community cultural and educational centers.

Product Description: This book explores image manipulation in science. Approaches that highlight visual practices in scholarship by referring to interdisciplinary aspects (art history, biology, computer science and design) lead to observations and outcomes...read more

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9783110474978 | K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Co, October 15, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: This book explores image manipulation in science.

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Product Description: An argument for retaining the notion of personal property in the products we “buy” in the digital marketplace.If you buy a book at the bookstore, you own it. You can take it home, scribble in the margins, put in on the shelf, lend it to a friend, sell it at a garage sale...read more

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9780262035019 | Mit Pr, October 7, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: An argument for retaining the notion of personal property in the products we “buy” in the digital marketplace.

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Product Description: Bringing together contributions from the fields of sociology, media and cultural studies, arts, politics, science and technology studies, political communication theory and popular culture studies, this volume engages both with theoretical debates and detailed empirical studies, showcasing how the public sphere is transformed by digital media, and in turn how this digital public sphere shapes and is shaped by debates surrounding crisis, conflict, migration and culture...read more
By Athina Karatzogianni (editor), D. Nguyen (editor) and Elisa Serafinelli (editor)

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9781137504555 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 5, 2016, cover price $109.00 | About this edition: Bringing together contributions from the fields of sociology, media and cultural studies, arts, politics, science and technology studies, political communication theory and popular culture studies, this volume engages both with theoretical debates and detailed empirical studies, showcasing how the public sphere is transformed by digital media, and in turn how this digital public sphere shapes and is shaped by debates surrounding crisis, conflict, migration and culture.

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Product Description: This work represents an important contribution to the history of medieval books, providing full scholarly description and discussion of an otherwise very little known category of written artefact in quasi-book form, but one that the 60-odd identified examples suggest was relatively common...read more

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9782503568096 | Bilingual edition (Brepols Pub, October 1, 2016), cover price $98.00 | About this edition: This work represents an important contribution to the history of medieval books, providing full scholarly description and discussion of an otherwise very little known category of written artefact in quasi-book form, but one that the 60-odd identified examples suggest was relatively common.

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Product Description: A fresh, detailed, and thoughtful examination of reference services in the context of evolving community information needs and habits, a changing technological landscape, and new search strategies.• Offers librarians new to reference services an easy-to-follow, up-to-date, and complete overview of the field in practical terms• Provides current information that will help librarians keep abreast of new resources, evolving patron needs and interests, and emerging best practices• Serves as an accessible and affordable guide for workshops and in-service training...read more

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9781440844812 | Libraries Unltd Inc, December 31, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A fresh, detailed, and thoughtful examination of reference services in the context of evolving community information needs and habits, a changing technological landscape, and new search strategies.

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Product Description: This guide shows youth librarians how to use the appeal of Minecraft―a game that many young learners are intensely passionate about―to create engaging library programs that encourage creativity and build STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) learning through library programs...read more

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9781440843785 | Libraries Unltd Inc, September 30, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: This guide shows youth librarians how to use the appeal of Minecraft―a game that many young learners are intensely passionate about―to create engaging library programs that encourage creativity and build STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) learning through library programs.

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Product Description: With its celebrated World Heritage List, UNESCO steers the global heritage agenda through the definition and redefinition of what constitutes heritage and by offering the highest-level forum for heritage professionalism. While it is the national governments that nominate sites for inclusion in the World Heritage List, and the intergovernmental World Heritage Committee that makes the final decision on inclusion or non-inclusion, it is the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) for cultural heritage that determines whether the necessary level of ‘outstanding universal value’ is met...read more

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9781472461025 | Routledge, September 28, 2016, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: With its celebrated World Heritage List, UNESCO steers the global heritage agenda through the definition and redefinition of what constitutes heritage and by offering the highest-level forum for heritage professionalism.

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Product Description: The research evaluation market is booming. "Ranking," "metrics," "h-index," and "impact factors" are reigning buzzwords. Government and research administrators want to evaluate everything -- teachers, professors, training programs, universities -- using quantitative indicators...read more

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9780262035125 | Mit Pr, September 23, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The research evaluation market is booming.

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Product Description: For the first hundred years or so of their history, public libraries in Britain were built in an array of revivalist architectural styles. This backward-looking tradition was decisively broken in the 1960s as many new libraries were erected up and down the country...read more

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9781472472946 | Routledge, September 19, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: For the first hundred years or so of their history, public libraries in Britain were built in an array of revivalist architectural styles.

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Product Description: The ever expanding usage of mobile technologies has dramatically changed how we access information and how we as a society expect to access information. With mobile technologies becoming available to an increasing majority of the population, users are constantly connected to information...read more

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9781442264236 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 16, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The ever expanding usage of mobile technologies has dramatically changed how we access information and how we as a society expect to access information.

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9781442264243 | Reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 16, 2016), cover price $38.00 | About this edition: The rapid expansion of mobile technology has had a profound impact on many different sectors, industries, and institutions, among those that have been affected are libraries.

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Product Description: Two authors with more than 20 years of combined experience share their practical experience serving teens in public libraries. Teen Services Today highlights best practices, including resources and references, to quickly implement programs and services to young adults...read more

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9781442264212 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 16, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Two authors with more than 20 years of combined experience share their practical experience serving teens in public libraries.

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Product Description: Teaching Google Scholar in your library instructional sessions can increase students’ information and digital literacy skills. Students’ familiarity with Google Scholar’s interface works to the instructor’s advantage and allows more time to address students’ information needs and teach foundational information literacy skills and less time teaching a new database with a less-intuitive database interface...read more

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9781442243583 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 16, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Teaching Google Scholar in your library instructional sessions can increase students’ information and digital literacy skills.

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Product Description: A Day No Pigs Would Die, Speak, Thirteen Reasons Why These are some of the most beloved, and most challenged, books. Leaving controversial titles such as these out of your collection or limiting their access is not the answer to challenges...read more

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9781442264311 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 16, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: A Day No Pigs Would Die, Speak, Thirteen Reasons Why These are some of the most beloved, and most challenged, books.

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9781442264328 | Reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 16, 2016), cover price $38.00 | About this edition: A Day No Pigs Would Die, Speak, Thirteen Reasons Why These are some of the most beloved, and most challenged, books.

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Product Description: Knowledge services converges information management, knowledge management (KM), and strategic learning into a single enterprise-wide discipline for the benefit of the business or organization in which it is practiced. With the success of knowledge services as a management methodology, the practice has become an acknowledged framework for strategic knowledge management applicable to all businesses and organizations...read more

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9783110462968 | K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Co, September 15, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Knowledge services converges information management, knowledge management (KM), and strategic learning into a single enterprise-wide discipline for the benefit of the business or organization in which it is practiced.

How do expert searchers fit into the Google age? Is there still a role for them? How can you be the best searcher you can be? What tools can you use to develop your skills and build better searches? These questions and more are covered by Jankowski. After making a case for the value librarians can bring to the searching process, whether using Google or other databases, Jankowski takes you through the entire search cycle and offers a glimpse into the future of searching. How do you negotiate a search so that all parties are satisfied? How do you decide which resources to use and use them to their best advantage? What are the steps to building a good search strategy and how do you adapt and modify it? When the results are in how do you manage the results and document the process? Filled with tips and tricks gathered from over 40 years of experience Jankowski provides the answers in this conversational, yet practical guide. In addition to providing checklists and examples throughout the book, an entire chapter describes search tools and resources to grow your own expertise. Opportunities to apply the knowledge gained are offered in most chapters.This compact useful book can be used as a reference text, for self-study or as a course text.

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9781442239647 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 15, 2016, cover price $85.00

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9781442239654 | Reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 15, 2016), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: How do expert searchers fit into the Google age?

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Product Description: Open Book, in an authoritative and conversational way, introduces and defines many of the key services and products of academic publishers such as journals, reference, editorial, sales and marketing, licensing and copyright, and market research...read more
By Rolf A. Janke (editor)

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9780997175714, titled "Open Book: A Librarian’s Guide to Academic Publishing" | Mission Bell Media, September 9, 2016, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Open Book, in an authoritative and conversational way, introduces and defines many of the key services and products of academic publishers such as journals, reference, editorial, sales and marketing, licensing and copyright, and market research.

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