Archives : principles and practices / Laura A. Millar. New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2010. Essential for anyone involved in collecting, curating, and managing archives because the accessible, jargon-free language provides both novice and experienced professionals with a clear outline of all the fundamental principles and practices in the field.
Public libraries and resilient cities / edited by Michael Dudley. Chicago : American Library Association, 2012. Public libraries are keystone public institutions for any thriving community, and as such can be leaders in making cities better places to work, play, and live. In this important book, noted urban planner and librarian Dudley shows how public libraries can contribute to "placemaking," or the creation and nurturing of vital and unique communities for their residents
The ebook revolution : a primer for librarians on the front lines / Kate Sheehan. / Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC,  The book ecosystem is radically changing, and libraries must change with it. This book tackles the controversial discussion about eBooks and explores librarian-driven solutions and visions for the future of libraries in the 21st century.
The transformed library : e-books, expertise, and evolution / Jeannette Woodward. / Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013. This wide-ranging survey takes stock of our institutions' strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, analyzing how libraries and the very concept of librarianship have been comprehensively transformed over the past few decades.
RDA : strategies for implementation / Magda El-Sherbini. / Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013. El-Sherbini tackles key questions about how the new cataloging standard will be implemented by cataloging professionals, offering an orientation in the conceptual background and the structure of RDA: Resource Description and Access from a practical and technical perspective, including a detailed comparison with AACR2.
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.
Making the most of your library career / edited by Lois Stickell, Bridgette Sanders. / Chicago : ALA Editions, American Library Association, 2014. An MLIS can provide the skill set needed to get a library job, but building a library career means knowing how to maximize your potential every step of the way.
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.
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.
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.