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Sudden Selector’s Guide to Political Science Resources
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Leadership and Management
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In this volume of the Sudden Selector’s Guide series, Emily Keller and Laura Wimberley share strategies, tools, and resources for developing user-centered collections that are responsive to the needs of faculty and students in political science. The major subdisciplines, types of research questions being asked, and the information cycle for political scientists are outlined to give librarians an introduction to the field.
Sudden Selector’s Guide to Mathematics Resources
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Leadership and Management
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Mathematics is a rich and varied discipline that can be both fascinating and intimidating. This volume demystifies the field for “sudden” mathematics selectors and provides a solid foundation for librarians engaged in math collection development, outreach, and instruction. Through a comprehensive overview of the most important resources, publishers, and professional organizations, readers receive knowledge and tools to help them effectively manage collections and engage with mathematics faculty and students.
Zines in Libraries: Selecting, Purchasing, and Processing
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Assessment
Metadata and Collections
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Featuring contributions from leaders in the intersection between zines and libraries, including Katrin Abel, Jeremy Brett, Ann (A'misa) Matsushima Chiu, Marta Chudolinska, Jenna Freedman, Joan Jocson-Singh, Mica Johnson, Lauren Kehoe, Joshua Lupkin, Meg Metcalf, and Ziba Perez, this book presents an in-depth look at adding these unique materials successfully to a library collection.
Collection Management in the Cloud: A Guide for Using Cloud Computing Technologies in Libraries
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Access and Equity
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Leadership and Management
Metadata and Collections
Technology
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As remote work has become routine, cloud-based technology tools have become increasingly necessary to communicate with other library staff and with faculty and staff to continue providing seamless and uninterrupted access to library resources and collections for our campus community. This guide discusses the benefits of using these powerful cloud-based and little to no additional cost technology tools through the lens of a particular area in librarianship such as documentation, data and project management, communication, data storage, and data visualization.
Open Source Library Systems: A Guide
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Leadership and Management
Technology
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Open source software and applications are all around us, and it’s no different in today’s libraries. Knowing about the open source alternative to integrated library system and being able to make accurate comparisons can save a library tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars a year while more closely matching the library’s functional needs. For the reader unfamiliar with open source software or apprehensive about using these applications in their library, this guide introduces the history of open source; demonstrates the global upward trend of adopting open source technologies in general and within libraries in particular; debunks various myths about implementing and using open source technologies; and discusses several different types of library information systems.
Telling the Technical Services Story: Communicating Value
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Leadership and Management
Metadata and Collections
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Technical Services isn’t the hidden discipline it once was. Even so, despite all the cross-departmental interaction, misconceptions about the work are all too common. It’s incumbent on technical services staff to take a proactive approach by communicating to others their value to the library and institutional mission. Spotlighting several successful initiatives, this collection will give you the guidance to bolster communication within departments, across the library, and campus-wide.
Creating Inclusive Libraries by Applying Universal Design, A LITA Guide
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Access and Equity
Buildings and Operations
Leadership and Management
Technology
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Creating Inclusive Libraries by Applying Universal Design, A LITA Guide offers a thorough and engaging introduction to Universal Design and concrete examples of how these principles can be applied at libraries of all sizes, types, and budgets. Covering both Universal Design and Universal Design for Learning, this guide includes real examples of how libraries have used these principles to create more welcoming environments and programming. Featuring a mix of examples, case studies, and checklists, this guide is suitable for those who are new to accessibility and inclusion work. Examples discussed cover a range of types of projects for all budgets, from major renovations to in-house signage design projects. Libraries covered include public libraries, academic libraries, school libraries, and more. It will leave readers confident of steps that they can take at their library to improve inclusion at any price point.
Digital Civics and Citizenship: An Applied Approach
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Access and Equity
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Technology
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More and more individuals today are “digital natives.” They are comfortable with all of the advances in technology, using it every day. However, while they may be able to access the digital world easily does not translate into being able to successfully navigate it. Regardless of age and experience, young adults must be mindful of their digital presence in the expanding digital world. This book provides a guide for librarians, educators, counselors, and administrators to guide secondary and higher education students in successfully practicing responsible citizenship and civics in the digital world. In our world where our social credit is held increasing value, digital civics and citizenship are powerful tools, especially for students just venturing into this expansive realm.
Sustainable Enterprise Strategies for Optimizing Digital Stewardship: A Guide for Libraries, Archives, and Museums
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Leadership and Management
Metadata and Collections
Preservation
Technology
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Increasingly, librarians, archivists, and curators are managing an integrated digital ecosystem by coordinating and complementing a number of existing and emerging initiatives. This guide provides outline a high-level overview and offers a conceptual framework for understanding a digital asset management ecosystem with discussions on digital collection typologies and assessment, planning and prioritization, the importance of a community of practice through associated workflows, and an understanding of the critical role that foresight planning plays in balancing an evolving infrastructure and expanding digital content with creative cost modeling and sustainability strategies.
Transforming Print: Collection Development and Management for Our Connected Future
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Access and Equity
Leadership and Management
Metadata and Collections
Technology
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Editors Laster and McAllister led Arizona State University’s Future of Print project, an initiative focused on fostering engagement with print collections by emphasizing unique local holdings of interest to their community. In this collection they share their experiences alongside a range of contributors at other institutions, together exploring how to transform print throughout the collections lifecycle, from selection to management to disposition. Spotlighting the ways in which people and books are central to fulfilling the library’s educational mission, this book’s case studies discuss fertile ideas for transforming print collections to become more engaging and widely used by the diverse communities they serve.
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