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Practical evaluation techniques for librarians / Rachel Applegate. / Santa Barbara, CA : Libraries Unlimited, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2013] -- Evaluation is essential to library management: it provides the data that underlies informed and effective decision-making. This book is a one-volume, how-to guide to library evaluation techniques, planning, and reporting.


Rare book librarianship : an introduction and guide / Steven K. Galbraith and Geoffrey D. Smith. Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, 2012.


Getting started with evaluation / Peter Hernon, Robert E. Dugan, and Joseph R. Matthews. / Chicago : American Library Association, 2014. -- This book presents an overview of evaluation and the types of metrics, linking them to strategic planning and infrastructure.


The handheld library : mobile technology and the librarian / Thomas A. Peters and Lori Bell, editors. / Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013. Covering topics such as mobile reference, eBooks, mobile websites, and QR codes, this book examines the effects of the global mobile revolution on libraries and library users—critical information all librarians need.

The librarian's skillbook : 51 essential career skills for information professionals / Deborah Hunt and David Grossman. [San Leandro, CA] : Information Edge, 2013. Having the right skills is a critical component for landing a new job or any type of career advancement. Librarians and information professionals possess many marketable and transferable skills that can easily equip them to pursue a wide range of information-based jobs.

Neal-Schuman library technology companion : a basic guide for library staff / John J. Burke. / Chicago : Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013. -- This all-in-one guide helps readers contribute to improving institutional performance, boost productivity, and stay connected to the latest library technology topics and tools.

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Book Bucks Reading Incentive:Thinking this would be good for my older students when we talk about Book Reviews. Could offer to "pay" for "quality" reviews, like NewsPapers do. Hmmmmm...