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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 23 August 2017
  • ISBN : 9780081018675
  • Page : 176 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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The 21st Century Academic Library: Global Patterns of Organization and Discourse discusses the organization of academic libraries, drawing on detailed research and data. The organization of the library follows the path of a print book or journal: acquisitions, cataloguing, circulation, reference, instruction, preservation and general administration. Most libraries still have public services and technical services, and are still very print-based in their organization, while their collections and services are increasingly electronic and virtual. This book gathers information on organizational patterns of large academic libraries in the US and Europe, providing data that could motivate libraries to adopt innovative organizational structures or assess the effectiveness of their current organizational patterns. Contributes to the literature on the globalization of information and of library and information science Analyzes and presents data in a way that allows librarians and library administrators to consider what organizational patterns are the most effective for the goals they are pursuing Includes emerging patterns that are not widely seen in the academic library population

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The 21st Century Academic Library

The 21st Century Academic Library
  • Author : Mary K. Bolin
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-08-23
  • ISBN : 9780081018675
GET THIS BOOKThe 21st Century Academic Library

The 21st Century Academic Library: Global Patterns of Organization and Discourse discusses the organization of academic libraries, drawing on detailed research and data. The organization of the library follows the path of a print book or journal: acquisitions, cataloguing, circulation, reference, instruction, preservation and general administration. Most libraries still have public services and technical services, and are still very print-based in their organization, while their collections and services are increasingly electronic and virtual. This book gathers information on organizational patterns

Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries

Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Kelly Blessinger,Paul Hrycaj
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-02-11
  • ISBN : 9781780633688
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Workplace culture refers to conditions that collectively influence the work atmosphere. These can include policies, norms, and unwritten standards for behavior. This book focuses on various aspects of workplace culture in academic libraries from the practitioners’ viewpoint, as opposed to that of the theoretician. The book asks the following questions: What conditions contribute to an excellent academic library work environment? What helps to make a particular academic library a great place to work? Articles focus on actual programs while placing

The Expert Library

The Expert Library
  • Author : Scott Walter,Karen Williams
  • Publisher : Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9780838985519
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Collects essays by academic librarians exploring such ways to advance academic libraries in the twenty-first century as identifying core competencies, promoting participatory librarianship, and supporting new roles and responsibilities.

Marketing the 21st Century Library

Marketing the 21st Century Library
  • Author : Debra Lucas-Alfieri
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-05-14
  • ISBN : 9781780634548
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Although the 21st century library is competing with numerous web-based resources, its clients can benefit from using its research assistance, physical and online holdings, and physical space, so they need to understand what the library offers. Marketing the 21st Century Library systematically and concisely teaches students and practitioners how to and why they should market and promote academic libraries. Librarians need to use marketing not only to advertise and promote resources, but also to boost the profession and the role

Leading the 21st-Century Academic Library

Leading the 21st-Century Academic Library
  • Author : Bradford Lee Eden
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2015-03-02
  • ISBN : 9781442245778
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Leading the 21st Century Academic Library: Successful Strategies for Envisioning and Realizing Preferred Futures will explore the new roles and directions academic libraries are taking in the 21st century as a consequence of visionary leadership in exploring diverse futures.

Library and Information Science Research in the 21st Century

Library and Information Science Research in the 21st Century
  • Author : Ibironke Lawal
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-08-30
  • ISBN : 9781780630151
GET THIS BOOKLibrary and Information Science Research in the 21st Century

The first of its kind, this book provides a theoretically informed research guide and draws attention to areas of potential research in Library and Information Science. It explores the nexus of theory and practice and offers suggestions for collaborative projects. The clear text, simple style and rich content make the book an invaluable resource for students, scholars and practicing librarians, as well as the general reader who may be interested in library and information science research. Apart from providing basic

Reimagining the Academic Library

Reimagining the Academic Library
  • Author : David W. Lewis
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2016-05-04
  • ISBN : 9781442263383
GET THIS BOOKReimagining the Academic Library

Academic libraries are in the midst of significant disruption. Academic librarians and university administrators know they need to change, but are not sure how. Bits and pieces of what needs to happen are clear, but the whole picture is hard to grasp. Reimagining the Academic Library paints a simple straightforward picture of the changes affecting academic libraries and what academic librarians need to do to respond to the changes would help to guide future library practice. The aim is to

Evaluating the Twenty-First Century Library

Evaluating the Twenty-First Century Library
  • Author : Donald L. DeWitt
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • ISBN : 9781317951780
GET THIS BOOKEvaluating the Twenty-First Century Library

Explore the ARL’s initiatives for identifying, formulating, and testing new criteria for evaluating academic libraries in the digital age! The proliferation of electronic information resources in the past decade has changed the ways in which research libraries evaluate their service and holdings. This collection of articles (thirteen of which previously appeared in ARL’s bimonthly newsletter/report on research issues and actions) examines new measures for library evaluation that are being developed by the Association of Research Libraries. It

Expectations of Librarians in the 21st Century

Expectations of Librarians in the 21st Century
  • Author : Karl Bridges
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 0313322945
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This collection of 50 essays elucidates the many facets of modern librarianship and what is expected of today's librarians.

Business School Libraries in the 21st Century

Business School Libraries in the 21st Century
  • Author : Tim Wales
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-15
  • ISBN : 9781317170495
GET THIS BOOKBusiness School Libraries in the 21st Century

In a period of change, consolidation and cut-backs as well as rapid technological developments, the business school library is often at the forefront of new initiatives and innovative approaches to delivering and managing information in the most responsive yet cost-effective manner possible. In this unique book a respected group of business library directors from prestigious institutions around the world come together to reflect on the key challenges facing their libraries today, from change management to technology and communications to space.

Public Libraries in the 21st Century

Public Libraries in the 21st Century
  • Author : Anne Goulding
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-15
  • ISBN : 9781317073604
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Public Libraries in the 21st Century presents a comprehensive analysis of the impact of recent policy initiatives directly targeted at public libraries along with broader developments in the public sector environment within which they operate. Key features include: ¢ An exploration of the context within which public libraries are operating and analysis of their role in local and national life; ¢ Examples of best practice in service delivery; ¢ Evaluation of the challenges and opportunities confronting public library managers; ¢ Wide ranging coverage, including

Libraries in the Twenty-First Century

Libraries in the Twenty-First Century
  • Author : Stuart J. Ferguson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-05-31
  • ISBN : 9781780632810
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Libraries in the Twenty-First Century brings together library educators and practitioners to provide a scholarly yet accessible overview of library and information management and the challenges that the twenty-first century offers the information profession. The papers in this collection illustrate the changing nature of the library as it evolves into its twenty-first century manifestation. The national libraries of Australia and New Zealand, for instance, have harnessed information and communication technologies to create institutions that are far more national, even democratic,

Meeting the Needs of Student Users in Academic Libraries

Meeting the Needs of Student Users in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Michele Crump,LeiLani Freund
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-10-04
  • ISBN : 9781780633237
GET THIS BOOKMeeting the Needs of Student Users in Academic Libraries

Meeting the Needs of Student Users in Academic Libraries surveys and evaluates the current practice of learning commons and research services within the academic library community in order to determine if these learning spaces are functioning as intended. To evaluate their findings, the authors examine the measurement tools that libraries have used to evaluate usage and satisfaction, including contemporary anthropological studies that provide a more detailed view of the student’s approach to research. The book takes a candid look

Privacy in the 21st Century

Privacy in the 21st Century
  • Author : Helen R. Adams,Elizabeth Barry-Kessler,Robert F. Bocher,Carol A. Gordon
  • Publisher : Libraries Unltd Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : 1591582091
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Describes several issues relating to privacy in public, school, and academic libraries, including privacy and emerging technology, the USA PATRIOT Act, and responsibilities of librarians to their patrons.

The Value of Academic Libraries

The Value of Academic Libraries
  • Author : Megan Oakleaf
  • Publisher : Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9780838985687
GET THIS BOOKThe Value of Academic Libraries

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