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Leading Libraries: How to create a service culture draws from case studies and the literature of business and social sciences to provide guidance on how to apply the values of service leadership to libraries. Authors Wyoma vanDuinkerken and Wendi Arant Kaspar use examples, exercises, and tools for development to walk readers through the steps needed to create a sustainable, service-oriented model.
New Arts and Crafts for Librarians Online Workshops Offered in September Line Up from Art Teacher on the Net
San Diego, CA-August 21, 2014
Along with the highly recommended, approved for LEU (Indiana,) and popular Art for Librarians, Tweens and Teens Going Green! Art Programming for Librarians, It's Fun to be Green-Art Programming (Ages 5-12 Emphasis,) and Go Green! Babies, Toddlers, Preschool and Kinders, online workshops, librarians will have new choices in September from Art Teacher on the Net located at www.ArtMuseums.com.
The following 4 week online workshops will be offered:
Making Maker Spaces Programming
Code4Lib Journal, issue 25, is now available
Editorial introduction: On libraries, code, support, inspiration, and collaboration
Reflections on the occasion of the 25th issue of the Code4Lib Journal: sustaining a community for support, inspiration, and collaboration at the intersection of libraries and information technology.
Texas A&M University Libraries Selects EBSCO Discovery Service
~ ARL Member to Upgrade Discovery Experience for All Users~
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — July 8, 2014 — The Texas A&M University Libraries, including the Dee J. Kelly Law Library, has selected EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) to provide students and faculty with upgraded access to articles, books, images, video and other resources. The library will migrate from Primo Central to EDS in order to provide a better overall experience to students and researchers of every discipline and at every level.
American Society for Indexing Appoints New Book Series Editor ASI Immediate Past-President Pilar Wyman to Helm ASI Books, an Expanding Program of How-To Guides and Handbooks for the Professional Indexing, Abstracting, and Taxonomy Communities
Tempe, AZ—March 24, 2014. The American Society for Indexing (ASI) has announced the appointment of Pilar Wyman, the immediate Past‐President of ASI, as editor of the association’s professional book series effective May 1, 2014. Long‐time series editor Enid L. Zafran will consign the role to Wyman during a ceremony at the start of the annual ASI conference being held this year in Charleston, SC.
Buying and Selling Information: New Book by an Information Industry Veteran Offers Win–Win Guidance for Librarians Who Buy Expensive Databases and the Vendor Reps Who Sell Them
March 24, 2014, Medford, New Jersey—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication, in print and ebook editions, of Michael L. “Mike” Gruenberg’s Buying and Selling Information: A Guide for Information Professionals and Salespeople to Build Mutual Success.
"Shanghai Steam" recognized for tackling the issues of classism, racism, and imperialism in new "How to" by Orson Scott Card
For Immediate Release
EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing is thrilled to announce today that its 2012 Steampunk Anthology release "Shanghai Steam" has been included in Orson Scott Card's latest how-to book - "Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction: How to Create Out-of-This-World Novels and Short Stories" by Orson Scott Card, Phillip Athans, Jay Lake and the editors of Writer's Digest.
In "Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction: How to Create Out-of-This-World Novels and Short Stories" Orson states:
eBook History Collection Now Available from EBSCO Information Services
~ Subscription eBook Package Offers More Than 9,000 World History Titles ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — November 14, 2013 — EBSCO Information Services has released eBook History Collection, a growing subscription package of eBook titles concentrated in the various aspects of World History that is a strong complement to any academic collection.
Personal Archiving: Multi-Authored Book Offers the First Broad Exploration of the Emerging Field of Personal Digital Archiving
For Immediate Release
Contact: Rob Colding
Information Today, Inc.
(609) 654-6266, ext. 330
October 22, 2013, Medford, New Jersey—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication, in print and ebook editions, of Personal Archiving:Preserving Our Digital Heritage, edited by Donald T. (Don) Hawkins with a foreword by Brewster Kahle.
Mill Valley, Calif.—The Mill Valley Public Library has been awarded a $15,000 grant that will allow it to take first-person narrative to the next level in a ground-breaking program that gives participants the chance to be creators, not just consumers, of great stories. The program, Naked Truth: Connect, Create, Contribute (NT:CCC), brings together the best of story-centric programs like This American Life, StoryCorps and the Moth under one umbrella, while also providing guidelines and ideas for other public libraries interested in creating similar initiatives.