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Books

Library Publishing Toolkit
Print Location: Z716.6 .L54 2013 Some full text available Resource contains images
This toolkit looks at the broad and varied landscape of library publishing through discussions, case studies, and shared resources. From supporting writers and authors in the public library setting to hosting open access journals and books, this collection examines opportunities for libraries to leverage their position and resources to create and provide access to content.
The library : a world history
Print Location: Z721 .C36 2013 Some full text available Resource contains images
Architectural historian James Campbell and photographer Will Pryce traveled the globe together, visiting and documenting over eighty libraries that exemplify the many different approaches to thinking about and designing libraries. This is one of the first books to tell the story of library architecture around the world and through time in a single volume, from ancient Mesopotamia to modern China and from the beginnings of writing to the present day.

Directories

DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals Some full text available
DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals.
Professional Organizations in the Information Sciences Some full text available
This page provides links to Internet sites maintained by various professional associations in the library and information sciences.

Ebooks

What They Don't Teach You In Library School Restricted Resource Some full text available
For MLS graduates just entering the job market, as well as individuals interested in switching gears through promotion or advancement, Doucett offers the inside scoop on what a librarian really needs to know.

Indexes

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts Restricted Resource Some full text available
Indexes more than 690 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Statistical Data

American Library Association Some full text availableopenURL Resource contains images
The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world, providing association information, news, events, and advocacy resources for members, librarians, and library users. The ALA Library responds to inquiries from staff and members, plus others interested in, or doing research about, libraries.
US Department of Education: Library Statistics Program Some full text available
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) began a nation-wide library statistics program in 1989 that now includes the Academic Libraries Survey and the School Library Media Center Survey. Collections, expenditures, services, and staffing are some of the topics covered by these surveys.

Web Sites

Reordering Ranganathan: Shifting User Behaviors, Shifting Priorities Some full text available
This report suggests that Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan's Five Laws of Library Science can be reordered and reinterpreted to reflect today's library resources and services, as well as the behaviors that people demonstrate when engaging with them.

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Timur Saka
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