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    Chester Beatty Library: Director\'s Choice

    By Fionnuala Croke

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    Illustrated guide to what has been described as "the finest collection of manuscripts and books made by a private collector in the 20th Century".

    Introduction to Information Literacy for Students

    By Mark Canada

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    Introduction to Information Literacy for Students presents a concise, practical guide to navigating information in the digital age.

    500 Years

    By Peter Kidd

    Paperback Save £3.52 = £11.43

    The collection in the Library of Corpus Christi College includes a range of illuminated manuscripts and printed first editions by the likes of Aristotle, Homer, Chaucer, Galileo and Isaac Newton, and features several items from "the most important collection of Anglo-Jewish manuscripts in the world".

    Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership

    By Alma C. Ortega

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    Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership examines a phenomenon that has yet to be seriously explored. While other so-called feminized professions, such as nursing, have been studied for their tendency to create toxic leadership environments, thus far academic librarianship has not. This book focuses on how to identify a toxic leader...

    Reading Allowed

    By Chris Paling

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    Chris Paling's Reading Allowed is a wonderful, warm-hearted and eccentric look at the life of a librarian in a provincial library, and the extraordinary cast of characters he encounters every day.

    The Science of Managing Our Digital Stuff

    By Ofer Bergman

    Hardback Save £6.72 = £16.23

    Each of us has an ever-growing collection of personal digital data: documents, photographs, PowerPoint presentations, videos, music, emails and texts sent and received. To access any of this, we have to find it. The ease or difficulty of finding something depends on how we organize our digital stuff. In this...

    The End of Wisdom?: The Future of Libraries in a Digital Age

    Paperback £43.07

    The End of Wisdom? The Future of Libraries in a Digital Age assembles opinion pieces, forecasts, strategy options, and case studies from leading worldwide politicians, academics, educators, authors, publishers, captains of industry, senior public sector workers, library directors, IT gurus and other key players in the field of information provision...

    Re-Inventing the Book: Challenges from the Past for the Publishing Industry

    By Christina Banou

    Paperback £46.45

    Re-Inventing the Book: Challenges from the Past for the Publishing Industry chronicles the significant changes that have taken place in the publishing industry in the past few decades and how they have altered the publishing value chain and the structure of the industry itself. The book examines and discusses how...

    Creating a New Library: Recipes for Transformation

    By Rebecca D. Freeman

    Paperback £40.46

    Creating a New Library: Recipes for Transformation offers ways to make your library group space into one conducive to transformational learning. The book is structured as a cookbook with an introduction to the idea, then directions on its execution. Next, the book gives tips on how to adapt each 'recipe'...

    Stepping Away from the Silos: Strategic Collaboration in Digitisation

    By Margaret Coutts

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    For over twenty years, digitisation has been a core element of the modern information landscape. The digital lifecycle is now well defined, and standards and good practice have been developed for most of its key stages. There remains, however, a widespread lack of coordination of digitisation initiatives, both within and...

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