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Fantasies of the Library

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Fantasies of the Library

Anna-Sophie Springer (Co-Director , K. Verlag, Berlin), Etienne Turpin (Anexact Office)

Library & information services

Paperback

A book that acts both as library and exhibition space, selecting, arranging, and housing texts and images, aligning itself... [more]

$34.99

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to...

Anders Rydell

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Library & information sciences; History; History: specific events & topics

Paperback

While the Nazi party was being condemned by much of the world for burning books, they were already hard at work perpetrating... [more]

$27.99

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What is the History of the Book?

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What is the History of the Book?

James Raven

Library & information sciences; History: specific events & topics; Media studies; Publishing industry

Paperback

This book introduces the fast-developing field of book history. James Raven, a leading historian of the book, offers a fresh... [more]

$33.95

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A Library Miscellany

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A Library Miscellany

Claire Cock-Starkey

Library & information sciences; Trivia & quiz question books; Gift books

Hardback

What can be found in the Vatican's Secret Archive? How many books did Charles Darwin's library aboard the Beagle hold? Which... [more]

$24.99

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American Libraries 1730-1950

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American Libraries 1730-1950

Kenneth Breisch

Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Library & information sciences; History

Hardback

An expansive overview of our storehouses of knowledge, from the earliest library building (Philadelphia, 1745) to midcentury... [more]

$106.95

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The Library Book

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The Library Book

Thomas R. Schiff, Alberto Manguel

Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Library, archive & information management; Cultural studies

Hardback

The Library Book beautifully captures the shifting architectural styles... [more]

$120.00

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When We Are No More: How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future

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When We Are No More: How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future

Abby Smith Rumsey

Automation of library & information processes; Society & Social Sciences

Paperback

Examines how humanity records and passes on its culture to future generations, from the libraries of antiquity to the excess... [more]

$29.99

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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

James Gleick

Library & information sciences; Society & Social Sciences; History of science

Paperback

Winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2012, the world's leading prize for popular science writing. [more]

$19.99

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Reading with the Stars: A Celebration of Books and Libraries

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Reading with the Stars:...

Leonard Kniffel

Literacy; Literary studies: general; Dictionaries of quotations; Library & information sciences; Society & culture: general

Hardback

Books and libraries are a cornerstone of education and learning as well as a passport to new worlds for men, women, and children... [more]

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Understanding Manga and Anime

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Understanding Manga and Anime

Robin E. Brenner

Graphic novels; Fiction-related items; Library & information sciences

Paperback

Aims to give the novice background information necessary to feel confident in selecting, working with, and advocating for... [more]

$90.00

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Comprehensible and Compelling: The Causes and Effects of Free Voluntary Reading

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Comprehensible and Compelling: The Causes and Effects of Free Voluntary...

Stephen D. Krashen, Sy-Ying Lee, Christy Lao

Literacy; Library & information services; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

A joint effort from three thought leaders in educational research, linguistics, and literacy acquisition, this book explores... [more]

$61.95

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This is What a Librarian Looks Like: A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information

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Kyle Cassidy

Photographs: portraits; Library & information services

Paperback

An inspiring photographic and written tribute to librarians and libraries... [more]

$46.95

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Indigenous Archives: The Making and Unmaking of Aboriginal Art

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Indigenous Archives: The Making and Unmaking of Aboriginal Art

Darren Jorgensen, Ian McLean

Art of indigenous peoples; Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; History; Social & cultural anthropology

Paperback

In recording and ordering documents considered important, the archive is a source of power. It takes control of the past,... [more]

$39.99

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The Meaning of the Library: A Cultural History

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The Meaning of the Library: A Cultural History

Alice Crawford

Library & information sciences; Social & cultural history; Cultural studies; Media studies

Paperback

Tracing what the library has meant since its beginning, examining how its significance has shifted, and pondering its importance... [more]

$41.99

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Guided Inquiry Design (R) in Action: High School

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Guided Inquiry Design (R) in Action: High School

Leslie K. Maniotes

Library & information services; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

Edited by the cocreator of the Guided Inquiry Design (R) (GID) framework as well as an educator, speaker, and international... [more]

$78.95

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Card Catalog, The: Literary Treasures from America's Celebrated Library

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Card Catalog, The: Literary...

Carla Hayden

Bibliographic & subject control

Hardback

This is THE book for book lovers! Straight from the Library of Congress,... [more]

$69.99

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to...

Anders Rydell

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Library & information sciences; History; History: specific events & topics

Hardback

When Nazi soldiers ransacked Europe's libraries and bookshops, large and small, the books they stole were not burned. Instead,... [more]

$51.95

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The Science of Managing Our Digital Stuff

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The Science of Managing Our Digital Stuff

Ofer Bergman (Bar-Ilan University), Steve Whittaker (University of California Santa Cruz)

Library, archive & information management

Hardback

Why we organize our personal digital data the way we do and how design of new PIM systems can help us manage our information... [more]

$61.00

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Selecting and Implementing an Integrated Library System: The Most Important Decision You Will Ever Make

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Selecting and Implementing an Integrated Library System: The Most Important...

Richard Jost

Automation of library & information processes

Paperback

Selecting and Implementing an Integrated Library System: The Most Important Decision You Will Ever Make focuses on the intersection... [more]

$93.95

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Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data and the Education of a New Generation of Researchers

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Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data and the Education of a New Generation...

Jake Carlson, Lisa R. Johnston, Yuhan Huang

Library & information sciences

Paperback

Data information literacy is introduced as a new area of opportunity for librarians seeking to educate the next generation... [more]

$79.95

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BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google

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BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google

John Palfrey

Library & information services; Society & Social Sciences

Hardback

Founding chairman of the Digital Public Library of America John Palfrey... [more]

$45.95

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Improbable Libraries

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Improbable Libraries

Alex Johnson

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Library & information sciences

Hardback

Featuring the history and future of the 21st-century library, this book includes seven thematic chapters, each consisting... [more]

$35.00

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Reference and Information Services: An Introduction

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Reference and Information Services: An Introduction

Kay Ann Cassell, Uma Hiremath

Library & information services

Paperback

This fully updated edition of the landmark textbook by Cassell and Hiremath is designed to complement every introductory library... [more]

$124.95

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Reference and Information Services: An Introduction

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Reference and Information Services: An Introduction

Kay Ann Cassell, Uma Hiremath

Library & information sciences

Paperback

This fully updated edition of the landmark textbook by Cassell and Hiremath is designed to complement every introductory library... [more]

$182.55

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Open Access

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Open Access

Peter Suber (Harvard University)

Library, archive & information management; Society & Social Sciences

Paperback

A concise introduction to the basics of open access, describing what it is (and isn't) and showing that it is easy, fast,... [more]

$19.95

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