These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
July 22, 2013
vi, 161 pages ; 23 cm
The annoyed librarian -- Kristin Fontichiaro -- Elisabeth A. Jones -- Clifford A. Lynch -- Sarah Houghton -- Stephen Abram -- Courtney Greene -- Marie L. Radford -- James W. Rosenzweig -- Michael Crandall -- Molly Raphael -- Lynn Silipigni Connaway -- Marcellus Turner -- Ruth Faklis -- Susan Hildreth -- Stacey A. Aldrich & Jarrid P. Keller -- John Dove -- Bill Ptacek -- Loriene Roy -- Josie Barnes Parker -- Mary Ann Mavrinac -- Peter Morville -- Daniel Chudnov -- Joseph Janes.
July 16, 2013
Woodward, Jeannette A.
Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.
xiii, 131 pages ; 23 cm
Gutenberg meets Kindle : the arrival of digital books -- Libraries vs. e-publishers : the library's point of view -- The age of high anxiety : threats that fuel library nightmares -- The library in cyberspace -- Will the coffee shop save us? : the library as place -- Library careers that won't go away -- Survival strategies for public libraries -- Survival strategies for academic libraries -- Survival strategies for school libraries.
Are libraries extinct? In these times of economic downturn and digital availability, what could provide libraries with a reason for being? In order to provide a vital presence on Facebook and Google+, you must provide a true sense of connection with the library's friends.
June 20, 2013
Jefferson, N.C : McFarland, c2012.
221 p. : Ill. ; 26 cm.
April 22, 2013
Hanagarne, Joshua, 1977-
New York, New York : Gotham Books, 
x, 291 pages ; 25 cm.
An inspiring story of how a Mormon kid with Tourette's found salvation in books and weight-lifting.
April 8, 2013
Dority, G. Kim, 1950-
xiv, 246 pages ; 26 cm
"This essential guide provides professional development resources for library staff at every phase of their career--from those just entering the field, to paraprofessionals building a career trajectory, to seasoned librarians looking to explore additional career options. "-- Provided by publisher.
March 6, 2013
Kurutz, Gary F., author.
San Francisco : The Book Club of California, 2012.
60 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"This publication, presented as the Annual Keepsake of the Book Club of California to its members on the one hundredth anniversary of its founding, consists of 1,000 copies, designed and printed at the Arion Press under the direction of Andrew Hoyem. The text was composed in Monotype Goudy California Old Style by Mackenzie & Harris and was printed by letterpress. ... The paper is Mohawk Superfine. The binding was done by Roswell Bookbindery in Phoenix, Arizona." --Title page verso.
"A companion to The first 75 years by Oscar Lewis."
January 17, 2013
Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, c2013.
24 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
July 9, 2012
Needham Heights, MA : BiblioData,
v. ; 28 cm.
"For periodicals, newspapers, newsletters, newswires & tv/radio transcripts; covers topics in science, technology, medicine, law, finance, business, industry, the popular press & more."
Imprint varies: <July 2003-July 2012> Medford, N.J. : Information Today, Inc.
June 25, 2012
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Salem Press
v. : 24 cm.
"Essay-reviews of 200 outstanding books published in the United States during the previous year."
Editor: 1977-<1998> F.N. Magill ; 1999-<2012> John D. Wilson (2010-<2012> with Steven G. Kellman.
June 22, 2012
Cooke, Nicole A.
Oxford, UK : Chandos Pub., c2012.
xviii, 126 p. : charts ; 24 cm.
Increasingly library personnel are called upon to teach classes, deliver presentations and represent their organizations in an official capacity. This book is designed to assist those professionals with little to no experience designing and delivering training, instructional sessions, and presentations. Suitable for all librarians, library staff and library school students, this practical guide will get the library professional up and running as a trainer and presenter with this one guide.
June 12, 2012
Peltier-Davis, Cheryl Ann.
Medford, N.J. : Information Today, Inc., c2012.
xxv, 486 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
This catalog of electronic resources provides a large and useful list of the best, easily available web and software applications that are useful to the modern librarian. Arranged for handy reference, each listing includes an overview of the resource, screenshots, where applicable, where to get it, and a brief description of its possible uses in libraries. The work covers over one hundred applications in a wide variety of areas from music and video production, to web design and blogging, to collection management tools. Access to an online listing of these resources is provided. Peltier-Davis is a librarian at Nova Southeastern University, Florida. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews. com)
June 12, 2012
Medford, NJ : Information Today, Inc., 2009-
v. ; 24 cm.
"Facts, figures, and reports"--Cover.
June 7, 2012
Lanham, Maryland : The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2012.
xi, 344 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Band-aids and superglue for the cash-strapped local history preservation librarian / Chad Leinaweaver -- Basic in-house book and paper repair / Karen E.K Brown -- Emergency preparedness / Dyani Feige -- You can't keep it all / Rochelle LeMaster -- Balancing selection and digitization : selecting 19th and early-20th century newspaper titles for online access / Athena Jackson -- Indexing your local newspapers on microfilm / Kelly Zackmann -- Newspaper preservation in developing countries : issues and strategies for intervention / Goodluck Israel Ifijeh -- How to get scrapbooks into the hands of users / Anastasia Weigle -- Keeping scrapbooks secure and available / Erin Foley -- Physical properties of scrapbooks / Jennifer Hain Teper -- Creating local history development guidelines / William Helling -- Keeping a past : preservation issues in local history / Nancy Richey -- Minimizing privacy and copyright concerns with online local history collections / David Gwynn -- Lavaca County Records Retention Project / Brenda Lincke Fisseler -- Managing archives in local history collections / Sarah Welland -- Partnering with local genealogical societies / Lisa Fraser -- Patron driven family history preservation / Howard C. Bybee -- Collecting and preserving photographic materials / Amanda Drost -- Organizing and indexing photo collections / Rose Fortier -- Photograph selection, access, and preservation for the public librarian / Rebekah Tabah -- Digital preservation of the Emilie Davis diaries / Alexia Hudson -- Preserving and 'publishing' local biographies / Elizabeth B. Cooksey -- Promoting local history through the catablog / Cyndi Harbeson -- Reinventing the obituary file for the digital age / Kerry FitzGerald -- Preserving born-digital oral histories / Juliana Nykolaiszyn -- Preserving Indiana women's voices : a university oral history project / Theresa McDevitt -- Steps in preserving oral histories / Suellyn Lathrop -- Affiliation agreements / Tomaro Taylor -- Educating the community : preserving tomorrow's treasures today / Jessica Phillips -- Historical sheet music collections : practical wisdom, racial sensitivity / Karl Madden -- Tracing history through non-traditional methods / Emily Griffin.
Preservation of historical documents and related library materials is a growing problem in all types of libraries and institutions. Fortunately, editors Carol Smallwood and Elaine Williams have pulled together the wisdom of practicing professionals to aid in dealing with the many issues that arise when preserving, managing, and digitizing important collections.
June 7, 2012
Chicago : Huron Street Press, 2012.
171 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
"This authoritative guide--with a core focus on reading readiness and helping position children to succeed in school--offers more than 300 age-appropriate and subject-specific book selections from librarians for reading time with children. From board and picture books to hot new books, these recommendations reflect family, community, play, and the environment. Mirroring a child's world as they grow and mature, chapters include segments on reading together, friendship, places near and far, and making believe. These titles have been culled from the American Library Association's "best" lists and professional review journals"--
June 5, 2012
New York : R. R. Bowker Co.,
v. ; 26 cm.
"A classified list of libraries in the United States and Canada, with personnel and statistical data."
Editor: 1928- R.R. Bowker.
Publisher varies: <2004/05-2012/13> Information Today, Inc.
Vol. for 1927 compiled under the direction of R.R. Bowker by Florence A. Huxley.
June 4, 2012
Chicago : American Library Association, 2012.
xii, 175 p. ; 23 cm.
Part 1. Humor programs for the preschool crowd -- F is for funny (and fun) -- Moo ha-ha -- Naughty or nice -- Now I know my ABCs -- Zoo-larious! -- Part 2. Humor programs for the school-age crowd -- Boo ha-ha -- Funny bunny -- I read it in a book -- Noisy nonsense -- Pet shop -- Part 3. The funniest books in your library -- Picture books -- Easy readers -- Graphic novels/manga -- Chapter books -- Poetry -- Derivative literature -- folklore -- Derivative literature -- songs.
Reid shows you how to share humor with children, in order to connect them to literature and imagination. The programs and the books he uses are kid-tested and ready for you to share.
May 29, 2012
Morgan, George G., 1952-
Provo, Utah : Ancestry Pub., c2008.
xxii, 300 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Getting around the site -- Searching for your ancestors -- Working with digitized image collections -- Family trees -- Working with census records -- Birth, marriage, and death records -- Military records -- Immigration records -- Pictures, newspapers, and maps -- Stories, memories, and histories -- Directories and member list records -- Court and land records -- Reference and finding aids -- Printing and sharing -- Ancestry community -- DNA -- The learning center -- The ancestry store -- Putting it all together.
Whether you are coming to Ancestry. com for the first time or have used it for years, you need The Official Guide to Ancestry.com. Written by noted genealogist and lecturer George G. Morgan, this official guide takes you inside the #1 website for family history research for an unprecedented tour. This second edition includes chapters on the new search at Ancestry, MyCanvas, and Ancestry DNA. In addition, it helps you create and develop your own Family Tree, explore obscure databases you didn't know existed, and more. You've always known Ancestry.com was a valuable resource. Now you can learn to use it like never before.
May 18, 2012
Beatty, Chris (Christian John)
[United States] : Chris Beatty, c2011.
132 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
The Reading Workout is a 30-day plan that helps reluctant readers develop a reading habit through simple, timed workouts using articles and books of their choice. The idea is simple: if teenagers realize that reading can be fun and interesting, they will want to read.
May 16, 2012
Blake, Barbara Radke.
New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2011.
viii, 104 p. ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Introduction -- Describing the library and community -- Outreach needs and assets assessment -- Outreach plan -- Appendix 1. Sources of community and library data -- Appendix 2. Examples of community outreach plans.
In this guide for library managers, leaders, and administrators, Blake, outreach coordinator for the PEARL Project at the University of North Texas, outlines the entire community outreach process, from assessing community needs through developing action plans and assessing their effectiveness. Examples from actual programs demonstrate techniques. Although the book is designed for public libraries, it can also be used by school and academic libraries. It contains numerous worksheets, such as action plans and need surveys, as well as worksheets for each part of the outreach plan, from the cover page and table of contents through the outreach plan itself, evaluation forms, and a thank you note. The companion CD-ROM contains worksheets from the book, plus seven complete plans from libraries in Texas, and links to Internet sources of community and demographic data to inform library planning. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews. com)
May 11, 2012
González Sánchez, Carlos Alberto.
Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press ; Lanham, Md. : Co-published with Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, c2011.
295 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Questions of method -- Books and Atlantic trade -- Literary worlds -- Book markets -- European settlements and written culture -- Literary republic.
May 10, 2012
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
xviii, 277 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
This book explores the significance of the physicality of manuscripts and printed early modern texts. Focusing on the material aspects and social practices of texts as a new way of reading meaning, it reassesses the developing relationships between cultures of manuscript and print from the late sixteenth to early eighteenth century.
May 7, 2012
Norton, Donna E.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall, c2007.
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
The child responds to literature -- The history of children's literature -- Evaluating and selecting literature for children -- Artists and their illustrations -- Picture books -- Traditional literature -- Modern fantasy -- Poetry -- Contemporary realistic fiction -- Historical fiction -- Biographies -- Informational books.
MAD c. 1 lacks CD-ROM.
In its seventh edition, Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Children's Literaturecontinues to be a visually stunning, theoretically sound, comprehensive overview of children's literature. It focuses squarely on selecting and evaluating quality literature to share with children and guiding them to appreciate and respond to that literature. This edition features multicultural literature and young adult literature in every chapter, expanded coverage of biographies and informational books and over 100 new children's titles referenced throughout. A children's literature CD-ROM accompanies the book and contains bibliographic information for thousands of titles, making it even easier to share quality literature with children and adolescents.
May 7, 2012
Millar, Laura, 1959-
New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2010.
xxiii, 280 p. ; 24 cm.
1. What are archives? : From knowledge to record ; Content, structure and context ; From records to archives ; The form of archives ; Archives and artefacts ; Why keep archives? -- 2. Archival institutions: creatures of history and culture : Archives, power and the people ; The concept of the fonds ; Types of archival institution -- 3. Archival service: a matter of trust : The duties of the archivist ; The skills of the archivist ; Archival codes of ethics ; The impact of legislation ; Developing a policy framework ; Matters of administration -- 4. Protecting archives : What is preservation? ; Understanding and responding to archival hazards ; Developing a preservation plan ; Emergency planning ; Storing media materials -- 5. Provenance, original order and respect des fonds : The principle of provenance ; The principle of original order ; The principle of respect des fonds ; The concept of the fonds ; Challenging traditional perspectives ; Assigning names -- 6. Appraising and acquiring archives : Appraisal for acquisition ; Appraisal for selection ; Sampling, weeding and culling ; Other appraisal considerations ; Acquiring archives ; Accessioning archives ; Deaccessioning ; Monetary appraisal -- 7. Arranging and describing archives : Archival levels of arrangement ; The practicalities of arrangement ; Describing archives ; Presenting content ; Providing access to descriptive information ; Putting the description together ; Establishing priorities -- 8. Making archives available : Equal access ; The reference environment ; Documenting reference services ; Cost recovery and profit making ; Outreach ; Digitization of archives ; Measuring success -- 9. The challenge of digital archives : Clarifying language ; Electronic records issues ; Developing electronic records and archives policies ; The importance of standards ; The process of managing electronic archives ; The role of a digital depository ; Staying current -- To learn more : Journal literature ; National and state institutions ; Professional associations ; Additional reading.
"Divided into four easy-to-follow parts, this authoritative handbook from experienced archivist Laura A. Millar addresses the contextual, strategic, operational, and practical issues associated with creating an archival program. Millar covers the critical topics you need to know to improve your professional skills, including: Establishing principles, policies, and procedures; managing day-to-day operations; caring for different types of archival materials; enhancing outreach and public access; ensuring the growth and sustainability of the institution and its services. This new title is essential for anyone involved in collecting, curating, and managing archives because the accessible, jargon-free language provides both novice and experienced professionals with a clear outline of all the fundamental principles and practices in the field"--Publisher's description.
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