Library patrons and the changing ebook landscape / analysis by Steve Paxhia and John Parsons / New York : Library Journal, 2012. This issue of Patron Profiles focuses on who uses libraries, why they use libraries, and how that use may change. There is particular focus on their usage of content -- the discrete products such as books and ebooks, videos, and music that libraries buy or lease, lend or distribute.
RDA : resource description & access / developed in a collaborative process led by the Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA (JSC), representing the American Library Association ... [et. al.]. 2013 revision -- Designed for the digital world and an expanding universe of metadata users, RDA: Resource Description and Access is the new, unified cataloging standard.
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A year of programs for millennials and more / by Amy Alessio, Katie LaMantia, Emily Vinci. Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
Public library service responses 2007 / by June Garcia and Sandra Nelson for the Public Library Association, a division of the American Library Association. / Chicago, Ill. : The Public Library Association, c2007.
Train your board (and everyone else) to raise money : a cookbook of easy-to-use fundraising exercises / Andrea Kihlstedt and Andy Robinson. Medfield, Massachusetts : Emerson & Church, Publishers, 
Library Journal, Patron profiles. Vol. 2, no. 4 (July. 2013). Engaging the occasional patron / analysis by Laura Girmscheid, with John Parsons and Steve Paxhia. New York : Library Journal, 2013.
Modern pathfinders : creating better research guides by Jason Puckett. Chicago : Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, 2015. Whether you call them research guides, subject guides or pathfinders, web-based guides are a great way to create customized support tools for a specific audience: a class, a group, or anyone engaging in research.
Library security : better communication, safer facilities / Steve Albrecht. Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
Essential classification, 2nd ed. / Vanda Broughton. Chicago : ALA Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015. Classification is a crucial skill for all information workers involved in organizing collections. This new edition offers fully revised and updated guidance on how to go about classifying a document from scratch.
Meet your users : deep dive into demographics / analysis by Laura Girmscheid ; with John Parsons and Steve Paxhia. / New York : Library Journal, 2013. This issue of Patron Profiles summarizes the findings of an August 2012 national survey pinpointing usage patterns of public library patrons, with special attention to their activities in their public libraries and via library websites as well as information about their ebook usage.
Putting the user first : 30 strategies for transforming library services by Courtney Greene McDonald. Chicago : Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, 2014. This book will give you 30 hands-on strategies and practical suggestions to enable you to begin transforming your library, library services, and even your personal practice to be more responsive, effective and user-centered today.
Checklist of library building design considerations / William W. Sannwald. 6th edition. Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2016.
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Small public library management / Jane Pearlmutter & Paul Nelson. Chicago : American Library Association, c2012.
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Library services for youth with autism spectrum disorders / Dr. Lesley S.J. Farmer. Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.
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Library Services for Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorders by Lesley S. J. Farmer: This professional text introduces public librarians to the characteristics of autism spectrum disorder and discusses methods that for providing literacy programs and library services to these teens.
Children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders have unique social and information needs that the library can help address. Farmer's book offers an introduction to the disorder for library staff, and discusses strategies for successful programming.
Autism is now the second most commonly diagnosed serious developmental disability, and the number of children identified as autistic continues to grow. Introducing what autism spectrum disorders are, and identifying the great need to build and manage programs for autistic youth, Farmer offers librarians in or outside a school environment all the information they need to build a library literacy program geared towards these children.
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Jump-start your career as a digital librarian : a LITA guide / edited by Jane D. Monson. Chicago : ALA TechSource, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.
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Grassroots library advocacy / Lauren Comito, Aliqae Geraci, Christian Zabriskie. Chicago : American Library Association, , ©2012.
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Better serving teens through school library-public library collaborations / Cherie Pandora and Stacey Hayman. / Santa Barbara, Calfornia : Libraries Unlimited, 2013. -- In this practical guidebook, experienced librarians—a public librarian and a school librarian—share advice and ideas for extending resources, containing costs, and leveraging capabilities between school and public libraries, offering insights and strategies to overcome today's economic challenges.
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As budgets shrink, resources become scarcer, and the job of the librarian becomes harder. The conundrum of doing more with less challenges even the most seasoned professionals whose institutions face service cutbacks, disappointed patrons, and possible job eliminations or closures. This book asserts that a collaboration between school and public libraries can effectively serve the needs of two populations—teens and the community at large—while minimizing the cost to do so.
Audiobooks for youth : a practical guide to sound literature / Mary Burkey. / Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.
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Fundamentals of children's services / Michael Sullivan. / Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.
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Crash course in children's services 2nd ed. Penny Peck. Santa Barbara, CA : Libraries Unlimited, . Addressing everything from the basics of reference to the complex and highly specialized duties of program development, this handbook is perfect for both librarians and support staff who are assigned to the children's department of a library.
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RDA and serials cataloging / Ed Jones. / Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013. -- Occasional serials catalogers and specialists alike will find useful advice here as they explore the structure of the new cataloging framework.
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The librarian's nitty-gritty guide to social media / Laura Solomon. / Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013. The vast array of social media options present a challenge: it’s tough to keep current, let alone formulate a plan for using these tools effectively. Solomon, a librarian with extensive experience in web development, design, and technology, cuts to the chase with this invaluable guide to using social media in any kind of library.
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The resource is all about social networking. This site offers many "how to" and information on why teachers should be using social networking in their classrooms. It tells you everything you need to know to answer all the concerning teachers that we get as teachers. A great resource for getting you classroom involved and communicating through social networking.
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Lean library management : eleven strategies for reducing costs and improving customer services / John J. Huber.
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Diversity in youth literature : opening doors through reading / edited by Jamie Campbell Naidoo and Sarah Park Dahlen. Chicago : American Library Association, 2012.
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Public library buildings : the librarian's go-to guide for construction, expansion, and renovation projects Author: Charbonnet, Lisa. Publisher:Libraries Unlimited,  This go-to guide covers the entire process of building or renovating a public library—from initial planning, to maintaining the completed space, to measuring success.
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Children's services : partnerships for success / edited by Betsy Diamant-Cohen. / Chicago : American Library Association, 2010.
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Beyond book sales : the complete guide to raising real money for your library / edited by Susan Dowd / Chicago : ALA Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2014. Regardless of the scope or complexity of library fundraising, successful efforts are always about forging and strengthening relationships with the range of stakeholders throughout the community. Dowd and her team from Library Strategies, share proven strategies.
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LIS career sourcebook : managing and maximizing every step of your career / G. Kim Dority. Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited,  This essential guide provides professional development resources for library staff at every phase of their career. This book guides users to the information resources that will help them make smart career choices.