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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

James Raven, a leading historian of the book, offers a fresh and accessible guide to the global study of the production, dissemination... [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

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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

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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

In pre-Revolutionary War America, libraries were member-driven collections for the elite; it was not until 1790 that Benjamin... [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

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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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Understanding Manga and Anime

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Understanding Manga and Anime

Robin E. Brenner

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

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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

Photography & photographs; 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

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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

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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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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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Case Management: Inclusive Community Practice (2nd Edition)

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Case Management: Inclusive Community Practice (2nd Edition)

Elizabeth Moore

Community & outreach services; Society & Social Sciences; Social services & welfare, criminology; Social welfare & social services; Social work

Paperback

Case Management: Inclusive Community Practice is a consumer-directed social work text that provides health and human services... [more]

$75.00

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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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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; Computing & IT

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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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  $15.00

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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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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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The Makers And Making Of Indigenous Australian Museum Collections

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The Makers And Making Of Indigenous Australian Museum Collections

Nicolas Peterson, Lindy Allen, Louise Hamby

Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; Museums & museology; History; Social & cultural history; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

This volume of orginal essays brings together, for the first time histories of the making and the makers of most of the major... [more]

$49.99

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Australian Joint Copying Project Handbook: Handbook Part 8: Miscellaneous Series

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Australian Joint Copying Project Handbook: Handbook Part 8: Miscellaneous...

Ekarestini O'Brien, National Library of Australia, Australian Joint Copying Project

Language: reference & general; Acquisitions & collection development

Paperback

Lists archives and manuscripts filmed as part of the Miscellaneous Series range from those held in the British Library and... [more]

$45.00  $4.00

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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]

$29.99

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The Monumental Challenge of Preservation: The Past in a Volatile World

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The Monumental Challenge of Preservation: The Past in a Volatile World

Michele Cloonan (Dean and Professor, Simmons College)

Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; Coding theory & cryptology; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

The enormous task of preserving the world's heritage in the face of war, natural disaster, vandalism, neglect, and technical... [more]

$55.99

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Digital Libraries and Crowdsourcing

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Digital Libraries and Crowdsourcing

Mathieu Andro

Library & information services

Hardback

Instead of outsourcing tasks to providers using labor-intensive countries, libraries around the world increasingly appeal... [more]

$221.95

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The Hero Building: An Architecture of Scottish National Identity

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The Hero Building: An Architecture of Scottish National Identity

Johnny Rodger

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Library & information sciences; Human geography

Paperback

Why was it that, across Scotland over the last two and a half centuries, architectural monuments were raised to national heroes?... [more]

$77.99

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