Tag Archives: library services
Have you tried a Google Samsung Chromebook? It is light and convenient, has the Chrome browser, and offers you access to the Google Cloud for applications and storage (though I do not like Google’s lack of privacy). You can try … Continue reading
The RDA Primer – A Guide for the Occasional Cataloger, Amy Hart, – 2010 Resource Description and Access is a standard for library meta data. This slim book will be useful if you work with library catalog systems. 80 pages.
Instructional Design for Librarians and Information Professionals, Lesley Farmer, – 2011 Educators will want to read this book. The section on course-ware is useful. 200 pages.
Listening to the Customer, Peter Hernon, – 2011 Librarians will want to read this book. It would also be worthwhile reading for business owners. 200 pages.
Neal-Schuman Library Technology Companion : A Basic Guide for Library Staff / John J. Burke, Neal-Schuman , 2013 This is a basic `how to use computers` guide that is well written. 250 pages.
Small Business and the Public Library – Strategies for A Successful Partnership, Luise Weiss, (- 2011) A book for librarians who want to help people starting businesses. Very readable, 100 pages.
Conversations with Catalogers in the 21st Century – 2011) A collection of articles by library specialists. 250 pages. Contents: I AACR2 and RDA 1 Moving Cataloguing Rules Out of the Library: Goodbye, AACR2? 2 AACR and RDA: One Cataloguer’s Reaction … Continue reading
Reference Reborn – Breathing New Life into Public Services Librarianship (- 2011) Librarians will want to read this collection of essays about the changing roles of American university librarians. 400 pages.
Scholarly Practice, Participatory Design, and the EXtensible Catalog – 2011 If you are in charge of a university library system you will find this book useful. System designers will also want to read it. 150 pages.
The Information and Knowledge Professional’s Career Handbook – Define and Create Your Success, Ulla Stricker, 2011 Librarians will want to read this well written book, for help in career planning.