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Libraries and Identity
Author : Joacim Hansson
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2010-04-07
ISBN 10 : 1780630336
Pages : 126 pages
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Libraries and Identity summarizes the role of institutional identity in the emergence of new types of libraries such as joint-use libraries and digital libraries. Professional and institutional identity has shown to be one of the most problematic, yet overlooked issues to deal with when traditional libraries such as public libraries and academic libraries develop into new shapes. The author clearly outlines the importance of identity in making change and innovation in libraries understandable. Based on original research the book comprehensively explores the role of identity as a trigger for change and development in libraries. Based on original research which has already attracted international claim Focuses on aspects of library development which are mostly overlooked Focus on the change from traditional library types such as public and academic libraries to new ones such as joint use libraries and digital libraries

Access and Identity Management for Libraries
Author : Masha Garibyan,John Paschoud,Simon McLeish
Publisher : Facet Publishing
Release Date : 2014
ISBN 10 : 1856045889
Pages : 248 pages
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With The Rapid Increase the use of electronic resources in libraries, managing access to online information is an area many librarians struggle with. Managers of online information wish to implement policies about who can access the information and under what terms and conditions but often they need further guidance. Written by experts in the field, this practical book is the first to explain the principles behind access management, the available technologies and how they work. This includes an overview of federated access management technologies, such as Shibboleth, that have gained increasing international recognition in recent years. This book provides detailed case studies describing how access management is being implemented at organizational and national levels in the UK, USA and Europe, and gives a practical guide to the resources available to help plan, implement and operate access management in libraries. Key topics include: What is access management and why do libraries do it? Authorization based on user identity or affiliation Electronic resources: public and not so public Federated access: history, current position and future developments Principles and definitions of identity and access management How to choose access management and identity management products and services Current access management technologies Internet access provided by (or in) libraries Authentication technologies Library statistics Authorization based on physical location The business case for libraries This is essential reading for all who need to understand the principles behind access management or implement a working system in their library.

Deconstructing Service in Libraries
Author : Veronica Arellano Douglas,Joanna Gadsby
Publisher : Library Juice Press
Release Date : 2020-12
ISBN 10 : 9781634000604
Pages : 404 pages
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"Offers a historical-cultural context for the ethos of service in libraries and critically examines this professional value as it intersects with gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity, class, and (dis)ability"--Provided by publisher.

The Identity of the Contemporary Public Library
Author : Margarita Pérez Pulido
Publisher : Ledizioni
Release Date : 2019-10-09
ISBN 10 : 8855260030
Pages : 126 pages
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The volume deals with some of the most relevant issues related to the identity of the public library and its historical, cultural, social, organizational changes, according to a comparative perspective. The topics are covered in four sections (History, Present and Future of the Public Library; Models of Analysis, Measurement, Evaluation; Complexity Challenges; Work in Progress), thus providing a wide overview of the present and the future of an institution paramount in improving people’s lives

Technology and Professional Identity of Librarians: The Making of the Cybrarian
Author : Hicks, Deborah
Publisher : IGI Global
Release Date : 2013-11-30
ISBN 10 : 1466647361
Pages : 280 pages
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The library profession has changed rapidly in the wake of advanced technologies. Once regarded as the gatekeepers of information found in books, today's library professionals are shifting from a traditional center of attention to a new focus on all areas of information studies. Technology and Professional Identify of Librarians: The Making of the Cybrarian brings into focus both the positive and negative aspects that technology places on the professional identity of librarians. Highlighting the new methods involved in data management, communication, and Library Information education and research; this book is a necessary means for librarians, students, and researchers to obtain an up to date understanding of what it means to maintain relevancy in the information age.

Canada's 1960s
Author : Bryan D. Palmer
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Release Date : 2009
ISBN 10 : 0802099548
Pages : 605 pages
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Focusing on the major movements and personalities of the time, as well as the lasting influence of the period,Canada's 1960s examines the legacy of this rebellious decade's impact on contemporary notions of Canadian identity.

Métis
Author : Chris Andersen
Publisher : UBC Press
Release Date : 2014-04-21
ISBN 10 : 0774827238
Pages : 285 pages
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Ask any Canadian what "Métis" means, and they will likely say "mixed race." Canadians consider Métis mixed in ways that other Indigenous people are not, and the census and courts have premised their recognition of Métis status on this race-based understanding. Andersen argues that Canada got it wrong. From its roots deep in the colonial past, the idea of Métis as mixed has slowly pervaded the Canadian consciousness until it settled in the realm of common sense. In the process, "Métis" has become a racial category rather than the identity of an Indigenous people with a shared sense of history and culture.

Library of Congress Subject Headings
Author : Library of Congress
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 2013
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages
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Before the Public Library
Author : Kyle B. Roberts,Mark Towsey
Publisher : BRILL
Release Date : 2017-10-30
ISBN 10 : 9004348670
Pages : 436 pages
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Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries
Author : Shannon D. Jones,Beverly Murphy
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date : 2019-07-24
ISBN 10 : 1538114402
Pages : 210 pages
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This book explores some of the challenges that libraries and librarians face due to diversity and inclusion issues among library staff, as well as the patrons that they serve. Its goal is to increase awareness of and sensitivity to the social, cultural, and educational needs of everyone involved.

A History of Medical Libraries and Medical Librarianship
Author : Michael R Kronenfeld,Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 2021-03-15
ISBN 10 : 1538118823
Pages : 320 pages
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This book covers the history of medical libraries and librarianship from the founding of the Medical Library Association in 1898 to today. The authors present the different stages in the evolution of health science librarianship and conclude with a discussion of the new, digital era of health science libraries.

Social Software in Libraries
Author : Meredith G. Farkas
Publisher : Information Today, Inc.
Release Date : 2007
ISBN 10 : 9781573872751
Pages : 320 pages
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Provides information on a variety of social software, including blogs, RSS, wikis, and instant messaging, and describes ways they can be used to promote library use, language skills, and literacy.