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Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become
Issue 49, October 2006, review

Emma Tonkin reviews a book with interesting content despite a few rough edges.

Teach Beyond Your Reach: An Instructor's Guide
Issue 49, October 2006, review

Lina Coelho looks at this Instructor's guide to developing and running successful distance learning classes, workshops, training sessions and more.

Blended Learning and Online Tutoring: A Good Practice Guide
Issue 48, July 2006, review

Lyn Parker considers that this book meets its aim of providing practical advice for tutors and staff developers engaged in online activities and blended learning.

Managing Change: A How to Do It Manual for Librarians
Issue 48, July 2006, review

Donald Maclean reviews a text that lays down guidelines for information managers attempting to analyse, implement and evaluate change within their organisation.

Evaluating the Impact of Your Library, by Sharon Markless and David Streatfield
Issue 48, July 2006, review

David Parkes reviews a new book, targeted at managers, which is both a tool to help evaluate your library and an analysis of Impact Evaluation methodology.

The Librarian's Internet Survival Guide, Second Edition
Issue 48, July 2006, review

Re-visiting this work in its new and second edition for Ariadne, Lina Coelho finds it amply repays the effort.

Understanding and Communicating Social Informatics: A Framework
Issue 47, April 2006, review

Sheila Corrall reviews a new landmark book which explains and promotes a distinctive approach to information-related research spanning traditional disciplinary and professional boundaries.

The Virtual Reference Desk: Creating a Reference Future
Issue 47, April 2006, review

Lina Coelho feels that digital reference has come of age and that this work is one of its adornments where reference information professionals are concerned.

The Successful Academic Librarian: Winning Strategies from Library Leaders
Issue 47, April 2006, review

Stephen Town finds this US multi-author work may not meet the needs of readers in the UK, and offers some ideas which a UK version might incorporate.

Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST) 39
Issue 46, February 2006, review

Michael Day reviews another recent volume of this key annual publication on information science and technology.

Memory Bytes: History, Technology, and Digital Culture
Issue 46, February 2006, review

Ingrid Mason takes a look at this collection of essays and analyses how these authors contribute to our understanding of digital culture by placing digital technology in an historical context.

Managing Electronic Records, edited by  Julie McLeod and Catherine Hare
Issue 46, February 2006, review

Lise Foster finds much to think about in this wide-ranging collection of essays on the fast-developing field of electronic records management.

e-Metrics for Library and Information Professionals, by Andrew White and Eric Dj
Issue 46, February 2006, review

Elizabeth McHugh learns about the importance of locally produced e-metrics and how they could be produced using available technologies.

Delivering Digital Services: Handbook for Public Libraries and Learning Centres
Issue 46, February 2006, review

Towards the end of the Pantomime season, Bruce Royan finds a golden egg among the goose droppings.

Developing the New Learning Environment
Issue 46, February 2006, review

Stephen Town welcomes this new text on a key issue for the future of academic librarians, and suggests some broader questions for consideration.

Cataloguing and Organizing Digital Resources: A How-to-do-it Manual
Issue 45, October 2005, review

Sarah Higgins learns how to incorporate online resources into a library catalogue using AACR2 and MARC, but wonders why the wider issue of organising and describing a full range of digital resources is not addressed.

Managing Acquisitions in Library and Information Services, by Liz Chapman
Issue 45, October 2005, review

Bruce Royan welcomes a new edition of the standard text in the acquisitions field.

Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 2004 (Volume 38)
Issue 45, October 2005, review

Michael Day reviews a recent volume of this key annual publication on information science and technology.

Content and Workflow Management for Library Websites
Issue 44, July 2005, review

Martin White welcomes the detail but is concerned at the impact that the publishing process has had on the currency and utility of the content.

The Academic Library, by Peter Brophy
Issue 44, July 2005, review

Ruth Jenkins wishes this textbook had been available when she was a library school student.

Disaster Management for Libraries and Archives
Issue 44, July 2005, review

Ian Lovecy looks at a useful consolidation of approaches to disaster management.

Managing Suppliers and Partners for the Academic Library, by David Ball
Issue 44, July 2005, review

Tony Kidd examines this study's view of the importance of partnerships in their widest context for the modern academic library.

Digital Libraries: Principles and Practice in a Global Environment
Issue 43, April 2005, review

Chris Awre welcomes a useful overview of the global digital library scene that will help both those coming new to this area and those wishing to broaden their appreciation of what is involved in developing a digital library.

Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval by David Haynes, Facet
Issue 43, April 2005, review

Marieke Guy takes a look at a recent introduction to metadata for the information professional.

Managing Digital Rights : A Practitioner's Guide Edited by Paul Pedley, Facet
Issue 43, April 2005, review

Stuart Hannabuss likes the way this book reminds us that information professionals need to apply the law and not merely know it.

Building an Electronic Resource Collection: A Practical Guide
Issue 43, April 2005, review

Sarah Pearson considers whether the 2nd edition of this practical guide for building an electronic resource collection can satisfy the needs of both new and experienced practitioners.

Digital Curation Centre launch presentation
Issue 42, January 2005, event report

Philip Hunter reports on the launch of the DCC at the National eScience Centre in Edinburgh, November 2004.

How to Find Information: A Guide for Researchers by Sally Rumsey, OU
Issue 42, January 2005, review

Verity Brack reviews a new practical guide for researchers wanting to improve their information skills and finds it a very useful addition.

Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing
Issue 42, January 2005, review

Mike Fraser asks whether a recent book on open source software licences will help him answer a few questions.

Digital Libraries: Policy, Planning and Practice Edited by J. Andrews and D. Law
Issue 42, January 2005, review

Bruce Royan considers the ironies of communicating the state of the art of digital libraries by means of a print publication.

Libraries without Walls: Pt. 5
Issue 41, October 2004, review

David Parkes reviews the fifth compilation of the biennial Library Without Walls Conference. He finds how far we have come and how far we have to go in delivering services to distributed learners.

Knowledge Management Lessons Learned - What Works and What Doesn't
Issue 41, October 2004, review

Martin White praises the work of the editors on the 32 essays covering how KM initiatives can deliver tangible outcomes and takes a practical and balanced view of their overall value.

Information Representation and Retrieval in the Digital Age by Heting Chu
Issue 41, October 2004, review

Chris Awre finds a useful if limited introduction for those coming new to the field of information representation and retrieval, but is unconvinced by its overall coverage and depth.

The Web Library: Building a World Class Personal Library with Free Web Resources
Issue 41, October 2004, review

Lina Coelho looks at a book she feels is destined to repay its purchase price even if you never manage to read it all.

The Information Society: A Study of Continuity and Change by John Feather
Issue 41, October 2004, review

Lise Foster finds this a useful scene setter for the novice and valuable reminder for the professional of the challenges facing today's librarian.

Information Architecture: Designing Information Environments for Purpose
Issue 40, July 2004, review

John Paschoud looks at this collection of articles and finds some good parts in a generally ineffective whole.

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