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Title: Publishing for Profit: Successful Bottom-Line Management for Book Publishers  (5 ed.)
Author:  Thomas Woll, Foreword by Dominique Raccah Paperback: ISBN: 9781613749739;  $26.95; also available in EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF Imprint: Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2014


Publishing in the 21st century is a rapidly changing business, and this highly readable [...]


Title: Responsive Web Design for Libraries: A LITA Guide Author: Matthew Reidsma SoftCover: ISBN: 978-1-55570-994-5; $60 Imprint: Chicago: ALA TechSource, 2014


“Tablets, desktops, smartphones, laptops, minis: we live in a world of screens, all of different sizes. Library websites need to work on all of them, but maintaining separate sites or [...]


Title: Reinventing the Library for Online Education Author: Frederick J. Stielow Paperback: ISBN:978-0-8389-1208-9,  $75 Imprint: Chicago: ALA Editions 2013


“Have changes such as cloud computing, search engines, the Semantic Web, and mobile applications rendered such long-standing academic library services and functions as special collections, interlibrary loans, physical [...]


Title: The Naked Future: What Happens in a World that Anticipates Your Every Move? Author: Patrick Tucker Hardback: ISBN: 9781591845867, $29.99. Additional Formats: eBook – ePub eBook: Imprint: New York: Penguin, 2014


“…Patrick Tucker draws on stories from health care to urban planning to online dating to reveal the [...]


Title: The Quality Infrastructure: Measuring, Analyzing, and Improving Library Services Editor: Sarah Anne Murphy Softcover: ISBN: 978-0-8389-1173-0, $60 Imprint: Chicago: ALA Editions, 2014


“A library’s infrastructure of programs and personnel is its most valuable asset, providing the foundation for everything it does and aspires to do, which is why assessment is [...]


Title: Index It Right! Advice From the Experts, Volume 3 Editor: Enid L. Zafran Paperback: ISBN: 978-1573875004, $40 Imprint: Medford, NJ: Information Today, 2014


The third installment in ASI’s popular “Index It Right” series offers a range of current and practical coverage from ebook indexing (Glenda Browne and Mary Coe), taxonomy [...]