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Library Programs for Teens: Mystery Theater

by Karen J. Siwak Scarecrow Press (March 11, 2010)

Library Programs for Teens: Mystery Theater provides readers with complete instructions to create a successful mystery theater program. This guide solves the ever puzzling programming issues of timing, setting...


Ethics of Spying: A Reader for the Intelligence Professional

by JAN GOLDMAN Scarecrow Press (December 14, 2009)

Ethics of Spying: A Reader for the Intelligence Professional, Volume 2 seeks to define an intelligence professional while utilizing various theoretical and practical perspectives. Prominent scholars explore...


A Social History of Books and Libraries from Cuneiform to Bytes

by Patrick M. Valentine Scarecrow Press (September 27, 2012)

A Social History of Books and Libraries from Cuneiform to Bytes traces the roles of books and libraries throughout recorded history and explores their social and cultural importance within differing societies...


Historical Dictionary of Taoism

by Julian F. Pas Scarecrow Press (June 04, 1998)

This reference book on Taoism, one of the major spiritual traditions of China, includes in its coverage both Taoist philosophy and Taoist religion. An introduction provides overall insight into Taoist development...


Historical Dictionary of Aesthetics

by Dabney Townsend Scarecrow Press (September 05, 2006)

Aesthetics is not a 'factual' discipline; there are no aesthetic facts. The word itself is derived from the Greek word for 'feeling' and the discipline arises because of the need to find a place for the passions...


Law Librarianship in the Twenty-First Century

by Roy Balleste, Lisa Smith-Butler & Sonia Luna-Lamas Scarecrow Press (November 21, 2013)

Law Librarianship in the 21st Century is a text for library and information science courses on law librarianship. It introduces students to the rapidly evolving world of law librarianship.


Booktalking Nonfiction: 200 Surefire Winners for Middle and High School Readers

by Jennifer Bromann-Bender Scarecrow Press (December 20, 2013)

Booktalking Nonfiction: 200 Surefire Winners for Middle and High School Readers will provide an introduction to selecting and writing booktalks for nonfiction books with a focus on unique informational texts...


Developing Library Collections for Today's Young Adults

by Amy S. Pattee Scarecrow Press (December 19, 2013)

Developing Library Collections for Today’s Young Adults is a definitive guide to selecting and building 21st century library collections from print books to electronic material—including ebooks, databases,...


Historical Dictionary of Nietzscheanism

by Carol Diethe Scarecrow Press (December 19, 2013)

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Nietzscheanism covers the history of this philosophy through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section...


The Romance of Libraries

by Madeleine Lefebvre & Michael Gorman Scarecrow Press (November 17, 2005)

In the halls of knowledge, amidst the towering stacks of books, more than just facts and fiction await. The Romance of Libraries is a collection of true accounts of emotional attachments formed in and with libraries...


Serving Grandfamilies in Libraries: A Handbook and Programming Guide

by Sarah Gough, Pat Feehan & Denise Lyons Scarecrow Press (November 26, 2013)

In Serving Grandfamilies in Libraries: A Handbook and Programming Guide, Sarah Gough, Pat Feehan, and Denise Lyons have taken everything learned from their research on developing GrandFamily Resource Collections...


Making the Most of the Cloud: How to Choose and Implement the Best Services for Your Library

by Robin Hastings Scarecrow Press (November 26, 2013)

Cloud computing can be confusing - the number and types of services that are available through “the cloud” are growing by the day. Making the Most of the Cloud: How to Choose and Implement the Best Services...


Law Librarianship in the Digital Age

by Ellyssa Kroski Scarecrow Press (November 14, 2013)

It is absolutely essential that today’s law librarians are digitally literate and possess an understanding and awareness of recent advancements and trends in information technology as they pertain to the library...


A History of New Jersey Libraries, 1997-2012

by Christine M. Keresztury Scarecrow Press (November 07, 2013)

For the first time, a library history is focused on the way in which libraries of all kinds have developed within a single state. The growth of public libraries, the state library, school libraries, academic...


Literary Research and the Era of American Nationalism and Romanticism: Strategies and Sources

by Angela Courtney Scarecrow Press (December 07, 2007)

This book recommends best practices for research in the lively and vibrant literature of the American Early Republic. Covering all formats, the volume discusses bibliographies, indexes, research guides, archives...


Building Blocks for Planning Functional Library Space

by American Library Association Scarecrow Press (August 22, 2011)

With drawings of typical furniture and equipment, along with diagrams required for their use, this expanded and revised edition of Building Blocks for Planning Functional Library Space helps planners design...


Babies in the Library!

by Jane Marino Scarecrow Press (September 19, 2007)

This librarian-tested sourcebook provides complete programs that spotlight the value and necessity of singing, speaking, and reading to babies in their earliest months. Ten ready-to-use programs are divided...


Perspectives on Knowledge Management

by I V. Malhan & Shivarama Rao K Scarecrow Press (May 02, 2008)

In an effort to integrate the thought processes of prominent scholars in the field of Knowledge Management (KM), editors I V Malhan and Shivarama Rao K have selected contributions from these scholars and encapsulated...


Scholarly Resources for Children and Childhood Studies: A Research Guide and Annotated Bibliography

by Vibiana Bowman Scarecrow Press (February 08, 2007)

Drawing together contributions from some of the leading scholars in the interdisciplinary field of children and childhood studies (CCS), this guided approach to literature searching in CCS provides background...


Yiddish Given Names: A Lexicon

by Rella Israly Cohn Scarecrow Press (September 05, 2008)

This is a lexicon of Yiddish given names, preceded by four chapters of material that explains the lexical conventions, the historical environment, and the research applicable to this subject.


The New Woman as Librarian: The Career of Adelaide Hasse

by Clare Beck Scarecrow Press (August 31, 2006)

At the time of her death, it seemed that Adelaide Hasse would simply pass from memory and be forgotten. However, by the turn of the century, American Libraries would sanctify her as one of its hundred library...


The Distant Mirror: Reflections on Young Adult Historical Fiction

by Joanne Brown & St. Nancy Clair Scarecrow Press (December 08, 2005)

Young adult historical fiction brings the past alive through stories of adventure, suspense, and mystery. The genre is both complex and controversial, encompassing novels that range from romance and fantasy...


Successful Strategies for Teaching Undergraduate Research

by Marta Deyrup & Beth Bloom Scarecrow Press (September 11, 2013)

Editors Marta Deyrup and Beth Bloom have brought together well-known educators from the fields of library science, communication, composition, and education to show you how to develop successful strategies for...


Poetry in Literature for Youth

by Angela Leeper Scarecrow Press (March 28, 2006)

Poetry in Literature for Youth offers teachers, librarians, parents, and students with an instrumental guide for incorporating all forms of poetry into the curriculum. More than 900 annotated entries provide...


Messages, Meanings and Symbols: The Communication of Information

by Charles T. Meadow Scarecrow Press (March 03, 2006)

A deep and penetrating exploration of the key concepts of information and communications sciences by one of its founders, this book covers everything in its subject that you want to know more about including...


Historical Dictionary of Kant and Kantianism

by Helmut Holzhey & Vilem Mudroch Scarecrow Press (June 22, 2005)

Immanuel Kant was one of the most significant philosophers of the modern age, many aspects of Kant's thoughts are not easy to understand and a guide like this Historical Dictionary of Kant and Kantianism should...


Historical Dictionary of Ancient Greek Philosophy

by Anthony Preus Scarecrow Press (July 25, 2007)

The ancient Greeks were not only the founders of western philosophy, but the actual term 'philosophy' is Greek in origin, most likely dating back to the late sixth century BC. Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Pythagoras,...


A Thesaurus of Medical Word Roots

by Horace Gerald Danner Scarecrow Press (August 15, 2013)

Dr. Horace Gerald Danner’s A Thesaurus of Medical Word Roots is a compendium of the most-used word roots of the medical and health-care professions. All word roots are listed alphabetically, along with the...


Historical Dictionary of Kierkegaard's Philosophy

by Julia Watkin Scarecrow Press (December 06, 2000)

This volume, which follows hard on the heels of publication of the final volume of the 26-volume set of Kierkegaard's writings (Princeton, 1980-2000), allows its readers 'to find their way quickly to relevant...


The Problem of Information: An Introduction to Information Science

by Douglas Raber Scarecrow Press (May 07, 2003)

Information can be conceptualized in two fundamentally yet contradictory ways_it appears in the world as both a physical and a cognitive phenomenon. The dilemma information specialists face is similar to that...


A Chronology of Librarianship, 1960-2000

by Jeffrey M. Wilhite Scarecrow Press (July 01, 2009)

This book covers all areas of library literature that inform the history of librarianship and ranges over multiple continents. Its broad scope lends itself to wide use by scholars and students of library history...


Historical Dictionary of Medieval Philosophy and Theology

by Stephen F. Brown & Juan Carlos Flores Scarecrow Press (March 16, 2007)

The Middle Ages is often viewed as a period of low intellectual achievement. The name itself refers to the time between the high philosophical and literary accomplishments of the Greco-Roman world and the technological...


Historical Dictionary of Nietzscheanism

by Carol Diethe Scarecrow Press (December 08, 2006)

'There cannot be a God because if there were one, I could not believe that I was not He.' _Friedrich Nietzsche Few philosophers have been as popular, prolific, and controversial as Friedrich Nietzsche, who has...


Historical Dictionary of Hegelian Philosophy

by John W. Burbidge Scarecrow Press (August 22, 2008)

The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Hegelian Philosophy covers all aspects of Hegel's thought. It discusses his students and colleagues, as well as key figures who either adopted (and adapted)...


H.L. Mencken: An Annotated Bibliography

by S. T. Joshi Scarecrow Press (July 01, 2009)

The most exhaustive and comprehensive bibliography of the writings of H. L. Mencken ever assembled, this volume presents detailed information on Mencken's book publications from 1903 to the present. It also...


Try Your Hand at This: Easy Ways to Incorporate Sign Language into Your Programs

by Kathy MacMillan Scarecrow Press (November 10, 2005)

This guide demonstrates everything from how to set up programming involving sign language for all ages, to dealing with and paying interpreters, and from publicizing programs to the public and within the deaf...


Making Cents Out of Knowledge Management

by Jay Liebowitz Scarecrow Press (March 13, 2008)

Many organizations are reluctant to invest in knowledge management (KM) and competitive intelligence (CI) initiatives for their company's use. This book discusses how value-added benefits can be derived from...


Perspectives, Insights, & Priorities: 17 Leaders Speak Freely of Librarianship

by Norman Horrocks Scarecrow Press (June 09, 2005)

This collection brings together some of the premier minds of library and information science in North America to reflect on where the field has been, where it is now, and most importantly, where it is going...


Shelflisting Music: Guidelines for Use with the Library of Congress Classification: M

by Richard P. Smiraglia Scarecrow Press (November 13, 2007)

This is a guide to assigning shelflist numbers to music materials, to be used in conjunction with the Library of Congress 'M' classification.


The Law of Libraries and Archives

by Bryan M. Carson Scarecrow Press (December 07, 2006)

The Law of Libraries and Archives explains legal concepts in plain English so that librarians and archivists will be able to understand the principles that affect them on a daily basis. Issues in the book include...


Moving Archives: The Experiences of Eleven Archivists

by John Newman & Walter Jones Scarecrow Press (October 10, 2002)

Moving Archives is a timely source of useful information by eleven archivists who have recent experience moving both collections and entire repositories. These archivists describe their physical and administrative...


People Like Ourselves: Portrayals of Mental Illness in the Movies

by Jacqueline Noll Zimmerman Scarecrow Press (September 29, 2003)

Little has been written, however, about the ability of movies to portray mental illness sympathetically and accurately. Zimmerman fills that void with a close look at mental illness in more than seventy American...


Historical Dictionary of Schopenhauer's Philosophy

by David E. Cartwright Scarecrow Press (October 15, 2004)

Historical Dictionary of Schopenhauer's Philosophy presents a narrative that weaves the significant events of Arthur Schopenhauer's life within the greater fabric of his existence. The chronology lists these...


Modern Just War Theory: A Guide to Research

by Michael Farrell Scarecrow Press (May 28, 2013)

Modern Just War Theory: A Guide to Research, by scholar and librarian Michael Farrell, serves as a manual for students and scholars studying Christian just war theory, helping them navigate the wealth of just...


Time and Project Management Strategies for Librarians

by Carol Smallwood, Jason Kuhl & Lisa Fraser Scarecrow Press (May 10, 2013)

As budgets for libraries continue to shrink, the key challenge facing the 21st century librarian is finding how to do more with less. This book features more than thirty essays that provide valuable tips for...


Transforming Libraries, Building Communities: The Community-Centered Library

by Julie Biando Edwards, Melissa S. Robinson & Kelley Rae Unger Scarecrow Press (April 26, 2013)

This book is for those moving their library beyond places to find information. Written by practicing public librarians and an academic librarian with an interest in public libraries, the book focuses on how...


Beyond Babar: The European Tradition in Children's Literature

by Sandra L. Beckett & Maria Nikolajeva Scarecrow Press (August 19, 2006)

Beyond Babar: The European Tradition in Children's Literature examines in depth eleven of the most celebrated European children's novels in substantial, critical essays written by well-known international scholars....


The Phenomenon of Information: A Conceptual Approach to Information Flow

by Mario Pérez-Montoro & Dick Edelstein Scarecrow Press (June 11, 2007)

This study examines critically major theories of information and offers an original treatment of information flows that attempts to remedy weaknesses in earlier treatments and may serve as a basis on which a...


Library Board Strategic Guide: Going to the Next Level

by Ellen G. Miller & Patricia H. Fisher Scarecrow Press (March 26, 2007)

This guide helps busy trustees and directors analyze and handle five strategic issues-risk management, local values and First Amendment rights, leadership that achieves the library's vision, getting and growing...


Effective Approaches for Managing Electronic Records and Archives

by Bruce W. Dearstyne Scarecrow Press (May 24, 2006)

This is a book of fresh insights, perspectives, strategies, and approaches for managing electronic records and archives. The authors draw on first-hand experience to present practical solutions, including recommendations...