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Library services for adults in the 21st century / Elsie A. Rogers Halliday Okobi. Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2014] "Lifelong learning" isn't just a pleasant catch phrase; it's a reality that we all need to continue our education and acquire new skills well past our formative years. For the economically disadvantaged members of our communities, the public library is often the only avenue to the technology and information they need.

The ebook revolution : a primer for librarians on the front lines / Kate Sheehan. / Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2013] 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.

Crash course in children's services 2nd ed. Penny Peck. Santa Barbara, CA : Libraries Unlimited, [2014]. 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.

Introduction to indexing and abstracting / Donald Cleveland and Ana Cleveland., 4th ed. / Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, An Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2013] -- Successful information access in the digital information age requires robust systems of indexing and abstracting. This book provides a complete introduction to the subject that covers the many recent changes in the field.

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

Crash course in collection development 2nd ed. Wayne Disher. Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, [2014]. This professional volume covers all aspects of collection development and management in the public library, from gathering statistics to design a collection that meets community needs, to selecting materials, managing vendor relations, understanding the publishing industry, and handling complaints.

Rethinking collection development and management / Becky Albitz, Christine Avery, and Diane Zabel, editors. Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, [2014] This book provides an up-to-date professional guide that complements traditional collection management texts; identifies current trends and paradigm shifts in collection development and management, and illustrates best practices for emerging trends in collection development.

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.

What you need to know about privacy law : a guide for librarians and educators / Gretchen McCord. / Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, An Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013. -- U.S. privacy laws are confusing and hard to interpret. This book, authored by an experienced attorney who specializes in copyright and privacy law, provides clear, substantive guidance to educators who work with minors in these rapidly changing, technological times