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By Joseph Janes (foreword by)

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9780838913703 | 4th edition (Amer Library Assn, December 14, 2015), cover price $85.00

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Product Description: Benefiting LIS students and professionals alike, Franks presents complete coverage of the records and information lifecycle model. Encompassing paper, electronic (databases, office suites, email), and new media records (blogs, wikis), as well as records residing in "the cloud" (software as a service), the text addresses a full range of topics, includingThe origins and development of records and informationThe discipline of information governanceCreation/capture, classification, and file plan developmentRetention strategiesAccess, storage, and retrievalElectronic records and electronic records management systemsEmerging technologies such as web records, social media, and mobile devicesVital records, disaster preparedness and recovery, and business continuityMonitoring, auditing, and risk managementInactive records management, archives, and long-term preservationEducation and trainingDeveloping a strategic records management pla...read more

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9781555709105 | Neal Schuman Pub, July 31, 2013, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Benefiting LIS students and professionals alike, Franks presents complete coverage of the records and information lifecycle model.

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By Julia C. Blixrud (contributor)

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9781573874120 | 56 edition (Information Today Inc, May 1, 2011), cover price $229.00

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9781555704926 | 2 edition (Neal Schuman Pub, June 1, 2004), cover price $55.01

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9781555705183 | 2 edition (Neal Schuman Pub, August 1, 2004), cover price $65.00
9781555704025 | Updated edition (Neal Schuman Pub, August 1, 2000), cover price $55.00
9781555703097 | Neal Schuman Pub, June 1, 1998, cover price $45.00

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Product Description: Can professional librarianship exist, let alone thrive, in the 21st century? Does accreditation protect the profession, or reduce it to a minor component of information science? The prognosis is not good, claims cultural pragmatist Bill Crowley, with worse to follow unless library studies and information studies are viewed as separate cognate areas...read more

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9781591585541 | Libraries Unltd Inc, March 30, 2008, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Can professional librarianship exist, let alone thrive, in the 21st century?

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Product Description: Comparative studies in information and library science published in the past ten years have reflected a broad spectrum of backgrounds, interests, and issues. But until now, services between different countries have never been gathered or organized into a single source...read more

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9780810859159 | Scarecrow Pr, December 15, 2007, cover price $88.00 | About this edition: Comparative studies in information and library science published in the past ten years have reflected a broad spectrum of backgrounds, interests, and issues.

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Product Description: Amid thorny and challenging issues facing librarians today - technological changes, the pressures of multitasking, budget cuts, the Patriot Act, hassled customers, job insecurity - there's solace in realizing that others experience similar frustrations...read more

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9780838908969 | Amer Library Assn, January 1, 2005, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Amid thorny and challenging issues facing librarians today - technological changes, the pressures of multitasking, budget cuts, the Patriot Act, hassled customers, job insecurity - there's solace in realizing that others experience similar frustrations.

This concise volume covers the fundamental elements of librarianship. Part 1 gives a thorough historical overview, from the invention of writing to our present-day state and nation-wide systems. Part 2 focuses on the issues of librarianship as a profession and the place of libraries in society. Part 3 explores requirements of various types of libraries, current trends, developments, and opportunities. This work includes details reference and bibliographical sources for in-depth discussion of specific topics.

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9781555703868 | 4 sub edition (Neal Schuman Pub, May 1, 2003), cover price $38.50
9781555700652 | 3 sub edition (Neal Schuman Pub, September 1, 1990), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This concise volume covers the fundamental elements of librarianship.

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Product Description: This work, a compilation of essays by library professionals, consists of eight topical chapters covering all aspects of Scilken's contribution to the public library world, including the history and contents of The U*L, his achievements as library director, a summary of his accomplishments within the context of A...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Antony Cherian (editor), Loriene Roy (editor) and Marvin H. Scilken (editor)

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9780810844551 | Scarecrow Pr, July 1, 2002, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: This work, a compilation of essays by library professionals, consists of eight topical chapters covering all aspects of Scilken's contribution to the public library world, including the history and contents of The U*L, his achievements as library director, a summary of his accomplishments within the context of A.

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9781579500580 | 3 edition (Alleyside Pr, May 1, 2000), cover price $14.95
9780917846793 | Highsmith Inc, July 1, 1996, cover price $19.00
9780917846168 | Highsmith Inc, October 1, 1992, cover price $14.24

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Product Description: Examining digital resources in libraries and the people that use them, this work offers an alternative model to a simplistic digital future. The author challenges popular notions of the virtual library, asserting that the complex mix of technologies projects no clear path to the future and that people use technology in unexpected ways...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780838907542 | Amer Library Assn, January 1, 1999, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Examining digital resources in libraries and the people that use them, this work offers an alternative model to a simplistic digital future.

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Product Description: I only wish I had your paper before me when I wrote Silicon Snake Oil--Clifford Stoll. Ultimately, says Earl Lee, libraries are involved in the quest for truth, but conceptualize it in a way very different from most. Library professionals pursue a philosophy of inclusion, trying to have as many versions of Truth as possible, in the hopes that somewhere in the mass of material, something meaningful may be found by some discerning reader...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780786405480 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, August 1, 1998, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: I only wish I had your paper before me when I wrote Silicon Snake Oil--Clifford Stoll.

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Product Description: This book is an exploration of, not an explanation of, information (in its recorded form), and the keepers of those records, the librarians. It presents a model of the way in which recorded messages are generated by and used by people, and it discusses the role of the intermediary-the librarian-whose task is to bring together those messages with people who would make use of them in some way...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781567503463, titled "Information of the Image" | 2 sub edition (Praeger Pub Text, March 1, 1998), cover price $131.95 | About this edition: This book is an exploration of, not an explanation of, information (in its recorded form), and the keepers of those records, the librarians.
9780893910556 | Ablex Pub, April 1, 1981, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: This book is an exploration of, not an explanation of, information (in its recorded form), and the keepers of those records, the librarians.

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Product Description: Libraries are experiencing a technological revolution that goes well beyond anything that has existed since the invention of printing. Not surprisingly, the digital library, with all that it portends for the future of the book and the periodical, but also with all that it implies for the kinds of information that will be collected and disseminated, will necessarily preoccupy those responsible for libraries in the new century...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Stephen R. Graubard (editor) and Paul O. Leclerc (editor)

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9781560009863 | Transaction Pub, February 1, 1998, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Libraries are experiencing a technological revolution that goes well beyond anything that has existed since the invention of printing.

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Product Description: A compilation of 144 comforting and uplifting thoughts about library work.

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9780838907245 | Amer Library Assn, December 1, 1997, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: A compilation of 144 comforting and uplifting thoughts about library work.

Product Description: A collection of fifteen essays answering questions posed by the information age toward libraries and librarian practices. Most of the answers involve the role of technology on public and academic learning environments, and the claims and concerns evolving from a future cyber library...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Sally Gardner Reed (editor)

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9780786402366 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, July 1, 1996, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A collection of fifteen essays answering questions posed by the information age toward libraries and librarian practices.

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Product Description: White's previously published articles and speeches (most presented after 1989) identify and address critical issues that range from library education, funding, and leadership to technology, ethics, and burnout. Although often delivered with humor, White's probing and sometimes controversial commentaries on the opportunities and dangers to the profession are certain to provoke serious thought...read more

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9781563081651 | Libraries Unltd Inc, July 1, 1995, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: White's previously published articles and speeches (most presented after 1989) identify and address critical issues that range from library education, funding, and leadership to technology, ethics, and burnout.

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Product Description: Written by such noted experts as Evan Farber, Daniel Callison, Deanna Marcum, and Robert Kieft, these articles address topics that range from bibliographic instruction and the future of school, public, academic, and special libraries to the relevance and survival of the librarian's role...read more

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9781563082788 | 15 anv edition (Libraries Unltd Inc, February 1, 1995), cover price $26.50 | About this edition: Written by such noted experts as Evan Farber, Daniel Callison, Deanna Marcum, and Robert Kieft, these articles address topics that range from bibliographic instruction and the future of school, public, academic, and special libraries to the relevance and survival of the librarian's role.

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Product Description: Librarians develop myths to explain themselves to society and to generate support for their profession. Since the last quarter of the 19th century, the prevailing myth has been the myth of the library as place. Confronted with social change, librarians are searching for a new myth...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780313292101 | Praeger Pub Text, July 30, 1994, cover price $119.95 | About this edition: Librarians develop myths to explain themselves to society and to generate support for their profession.

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Product Description: "Throughout the selections in this volume...one encounters the themes with which Eric Moon challenged an emerging generation to a virtual redefinition of librarianship...[He] has brought excitement and inspiration to a generation...read more

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9780810826861 | Scarecrow Pr, July 1, 1993, cover price $83.00 | About this edition: "Throughout the selections in this volume.

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Product Description: Book by Schwartz, Candy, Hernon, Peter (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780893919641 | Praeger Pub Text, March 1, 1993, cover price $119.95 | About this edition: Book by Schwartz, Candy, Hernon, Peter

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9780893919986 | Praeger Pub Text, January 1, 1993, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Book by Schwartz, Candy, Hernon, Peter

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Product Description: A tribute to the library profession, this festschrift explores the various service roles of professional librarians. Presented in three parts, A Service Profession discusses the roles in support of scholarly communication, examines library and information science organizations, and suggests strategies for developing leadership within the profession...read more

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9780810826403 | Scarecrow Pr, December 1, 1992, cover price $66.00 | About this edition: A tribute to the library profession, this festschrift explores the various service roles of professional librarians.

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Product Description: Book by Tallman, Johanna

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9780810818231 | Scarecrow Pr, December 1, 1985, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Book by Tallman, Johanna

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