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Critical Literacy for Information Professionals

Apr
22

22/4/2016

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Critical Literacy for Information Professionals

This new book explores critical literacy theory and provides practical guidance to how it can be taught and applied in libraries.

The approach taken in critical literacy is not to read texts in isolation, but to develop an understanding of the cultural, ideological and sociolinguistic contexts in which they are created and read.

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The new Facet Publishing catalogue

Jan
12

The new Facet catalogue is out now and available to download here: http://bit.ly/1NLky5F. The catalogue contains details about all new Facet books publishing in the first half of 2016 including the following highlights:

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Foundations of Library and Information Science

Dec
15

Facet Publishing have announced the release of the fourth edition of Richard Rubin’s classic LIS textbook.

Foundations of Library and Information Science offers a firm underpinning of knowledge and guidance for LIS students and professionals alike. It will prepare LIS students and professionals to cope with and effectively manage their many complex responsibilities by:

• providing an introduction to the LIS field
• identifying and discussing the current major topics and issues in LIS that will continue to affect the profession for years to come

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Is the traditional library business model dead?

Sep
23

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Library Management in Disruptive Times: Skills and knowledge for an uncertain future.

Library Management in Disruptive Times examines the effects of disruptive change on libraries, library management and library managers and identifies the key skills and attitudes needed by the library leaders of today and tomorrow.

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How information creation, capture, preservation and discovery are being transformed

Sep
15

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Is Digital Different?

Is Digital Different? focuses on the opportunities and challenges afforded by this new environment that is transforming the information landscape in ways that were scarcely imaginable a decade ago. The very existence of the traditional library and archive is being challenged as more resources become available online and computers and supporting networks become increasingly powerful.

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Clarifying copyright for library and information professionals

Sep
03

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Paul Pedley’s new book Practical Copyright for Library and Information Professionals.

The UK’s copyright legislation has been referred to as the longest, most confusing and hardest to navigate in the world. Practical Copyright for Library and Information Professionals brings clarity to what would otherwise be a complex topic. Author Paul Pedley provides sensible and realistic guidance for all library and information practitioners. Fully up-to-date with the changes to copyright law in 2014/5, the book covers the following key topics:

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The second edition of Information 2.0 highlights the opportunities of the digital revolution

Apr
29

Facet Publishing have announced the release of the second edition of Information 2.0 by Martin De Saulles.

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New research series supports the vision of the iSchools

Feb
25

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Cultural Heritage Information: Access and management, the first book in the new iResearch series.

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Reinventing information literacy to empower learners

May
14

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Metaliteracy: Reinventing information literacy to empower learners (http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=0129).

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Facet Publishing release three new titles

Apr
10

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Organizing Exhibitions: A handbook for museums, libraries and archives; Fundamentals for the Academic Liaison and the third edition of Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management.

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