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This book aims to give professionals involved in supporting and teaching PhD students an insight into the problems they face, so that they can better serve their information needs. Niels Ole Pors, Professor, Royal School of Library and Information Science, gives us his review.
Enormous technological advances are pushing the boundaries of the information landscape and providing information seekers with new ways to find and access information. This paper explains how the activities of the Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative contribute to improving the delivery of library information services. Examples of innovative strategies, programmes and activities designed to advocate for, inspire, and enable successful resource sharing are provided.
This paper discusses strategies for a new library employee seeking to deal with difficult people at work, when the difficult people are his/her own colleagues. It provides a description of several types of situations that may arise, and general strategies for dealing with them.
At a time when both university libraries and digital learning environments are fast evolving, this book offers an expert overview of the various factors, components, and processes involved within these technology-assisted learning and teaching environments.
Google+ is a new service that is already being looked at and used by librarians. This paper provides brief descriptions of the elements of Google+, as well as helpful tips on how to find other librarians, to gain the most potential out of this service.
This paper aims to provide quantitative and qualitative data on students' use of mobile devices and to consider the benefit of academic mobile library services to students
Do you know the next Instruction Section Ilene F. Rockman Instruction Publication winner? The Ilene F. Rockman Instruction Publication of the Year Award honours the late Dr Ilene Rockman, a nationally recognized leader in information literacy. The Rockman Award recognizes an outstanding article or book on instruction or information literacy in an academic library environment, published within the last two years.