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  • Essays on Research Methodology by Dinesh S. Hegde (eds.)

    By Dinesh S. Hegde (eds.)

    The publication provides a suite of essays addressing a perceived desire for chronic and logical pondering, severe reasoning, rigor and relevance at the a part of researchers pursuing their doctorates. consequently, eminent specialists have come jointly to think about those major points of the examine strategy, which bring about varied wisdom claims in several fields or topic parts. An test has been made to discover a typical denominator throughout various administration disciplines, in order that the broadest diversity of researchers can enjoy the publication. the subjects were rigorously selected to hide challenge formula, contextualizing, smooth & challenging modeling, qualitative and quantitative research and moral concerns, as well as the layout of experiments and survey-based research.

    The distinguishing function of this booklet is that it acknowledges the varied backgrounds of students from diverse interdisciplinary parts in addition to their various wishes in regards to modeling, observations, measurements, aggregation, facts analyses, and so on. in any case, researchers are anticipated to deepen our realizing, extend on present details, introduce clean insights, current new facts and/or disprove authorized theories, hypotheses and so on. extra importantly, the booklet cautions opposed to the over-reliance on software program programs and mechanical interpretation of effects in line with the dimensions, signal and value of the coefficients bought. as an alternative, the focal point is at the underlying theories, hypotheses and relationships and on developing new ones. In doing so, due care is taken to obviously enunciate what precisely constitutes a data declare and what's method as precise from tools, instruments and techniques.

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  • Government Documents Librarianship; A Guide for the by Lisa Ennis

    By Lisa Ennis

    This consultant breaks down the elements of presidency records librarianship into attainable, effortless to appreciate elements. Lisa Ennis, a attempted by means of fireplace files librarian, starts by means of taking a look at profession possibilities in either Federal Depository Libraries (FDLs) and non-depository libraries with govt record collections. She discusses abilities and features; networking and coaching innovations; handling and administering humans, bureaucracy, and collections; and either public carrier and technical carrier matters. She presents crucial historical past at the GPO and the FDLP, protecting the shift to a electronic atmosphere and book of the recent digital FDL handbook. Ennis s informative insurance is matched via an enthusiastic can-do strategy that would attract any librarian contemplating or already engaged in govt records paintings.

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  • Preservation and Archiving: Challenges & Solutions by Joyce McIntosh

    By Joyce McIntosh

    Preservation and Archiving covers the numerous matters excited by maintaining ancient records and archiving vital fabrics. The publication addresses digitization, garage and retrieval platforms, assortment defense matters, protection of revealed fabrics, salvaging broken and jeopardized fabrics, and lots more and plenty extra. Readers achieve an figuring out of the vast diversity of demanding situations libraries face in holding and archiving fabrics for destiny generations.

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  • The vanished library. A Wonder of the Ancient World by Luciano CANFORA

    By Luciano CANFORA

    The Library of Alexandria, one of many wonders of the traditional global, has haunted Western tradition for over 2,000 years. The Ptolemaic kings of Egypt--successors of Alexander the Great--had a striking ambition: to accommodate the entire books ever written below one roof, and the tale of the common library and its destruction nonetheless has the ability to maneuver us.But what was once the library, and the place was once it? Did it exist in any respect? modern descriptions are imprecise and contradictory. The destiny of the dear books themselves is a topic of unending speculation.Canfora resolves those puzzles in a single of the main strange books of classical heritage ever written. He recreates the area of Egypt and the Greeks in short chapters that marry the craft of the novelist and the self-discipline of the historian. Anecdotes, conversations, and reconstructions supply The Vanished Library the compulsion of an unique story, but Canfora bases them all on historic and literary resources, which he discusses with nice panache. because the chilling end to this dependent piece of ancient detective paintings he establishes who burned the books.This quantity has benefited from the collegial help of The Wake woodland collage Studium.

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  • Presstime in Paradise: The Life and Times of the Honolulu by George Chaplin

    By George Chaplin

    Because it first rolled off the presses in 1856, The Honolulu Advertiser has been a massive strength in reporting and shaping the scoop of Honolulu and, secondarily, the Hawaiian Islands. George Chaplin, editor-in-chief of the Advertiser from 1959 to 1986, has written a colourful and pleasing insider's account of approximately a century and a half Advertiser heritage. He covers the legion of personalities that has labored for the Advertiser through the years: vendors (from its first Island proprietor, Henry Whitney, to its final, the Thurston Twigg-Smith family), publishers, editors, newshounds, political cartoonists, photographers, and pressroom humans. He studies on concerns and historic occasions that had a strong influence at the Honolulu group and reviews at the Advertiser's place relating to each one: the sensational Massie trial, the obstacle of Hawaii's american citizens of eastern ancestry in the course of international conflict II, the hard work move and communism within the Islands, and statehood, between others. He additionally remembers the numerous political figures who've waged their media battles in the pages of the Advertiser.

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  • Mixed Heritage In Young Adult Literature (Scarecrow Studies by Nancy Thalia Reynolds

    By Nancy Thalia Reynolds

    This publication is a severe exploration of the way mixed-heritage characters (those of combined race, ethnicity, faith, and/or adoption) and real-life humans were portrayed in younger grownup fiction and nonfiction. It opens up the dialogue of young-adult racial and ethnic id in literature to acknowledge, and concentrate on, these whose historical past straddles limitations.

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  • Understanding the Internet. A Glimpse Into the Building by Kevin Curran

    By Kevin Curran

    An easy assessment with minimal technical descriptions of the underlying networking ideas, criteria, purposes and makes use of of the web. figuring out the net explains the underlying networking options, the protocols and criteria which include the net, web traits and purposes, the cellular net, safeguard and the hidden internet. the net and world-wide-web are dramatically altering the realm we are living in and this e-book offers a holistic view of the net in order that practitioners and clients can extra absolutely comprehend the thoughts involved.

    • Written by means of a hugely a professional and well-respected practitioner within the field
    • Draws at the author's wide-ranging sensible adventure of constructing net and cellular internet purposes and certainly educating web applied sciences at a school for plenty of years
    • Provides perception into how the web is prepare and the unconventional functions that are at the moment living on it

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  • Great Moments in Science: Experiments and Readers Theatre by Kendall Haven

    By Kendall Haven

    Major moments of scientists' discoveries and innovations come alive in those 12 scripts in accordance with tales in Marvels of technology. associated with every one are scholar experiments that parallel or simulate the particular experiments within the tale. for instance, younger beginners can enact the method in which Galileo built his legislations of Falling items. distinctive instructions and step by step directions consultant scholars via experiments in physics, astronomy, chemistry, biology, rocketry, genetics, and different significant fields of technological know-how. nice Moments in technological know-how has been used as a suggested textual content at Clarion collage of Pennsylvania.

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  • Creating the Customer-Driven Library: Building on the by Jeannette A. Woodward

    By Jeannette A. Woodward

    How can libraries make a distinction of their groups whilst consumers decide to hand around in the spacious, well-stocked new bookshop as a substitute? With the aim of assisting libraries marketplace their providers utilizing reasonably cheap or no-cost ideas, Woodward stocks functional classes for any library's revitalization encouraged by means of the luck of mega bookstores. Bookstores have succeeded via targeting the buyer, and libraries have to take a web page from this playbook. whereas preserving one eye on their mission-to develop library use and elevate relevance whereas serving group needs-libraries can enhance customer support, appears, and performance in ways in which improve its neighborhood challenge. Use growing the Customer-Driven Library to: supply obtainable, customer-friendly symptoms, catalogs, and inside areas; determine the original wishes of your library's community-then meet these wishes; Create a step by step, personalized merchandising plan that communicates along with your marketplace; locate not pricey how you can connect-from undemanding websites to promotional brochures; exhibit buyers what the library has to provide and attract them to offer it a try out; Libraries stay extremely important to the enterprises and groups they serve. utilizing those outreach and advertising concepts, Woodward exhibits libraries how you can "Become larger than a bookstore," even and not using a hefty price range.

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