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The Library By Marsh Adams
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The Whittard was one of the oldest institutions in the University although one of the least known to all but the select handful of scholars of magic and mythology it admitted as readers each year. It... More > was independent of the authorities, Darke’s fiefdom, the nearest thing he had ever had to a home. Over the long years of guarding its inner secrets he had grown apart from a world he had never been allowed to be part of because of what he was. Before he took a walk outside the grounds one cold evening early in the new academic year the Librarian had come to believe that for him nothing would ever change. He didn’t realise how quickly the threat to his Library was growing; help would come from unlikely sources but the price of saving it might be the loss of something far more valuable.< Less
The Library By Marsh Adams
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The Whittard was one of the oldest institutions in the University although one of the least known to all but the select handful of scholars of magic and mythology it admitted as readers each year. It... More > was independent of the authorities, Darke’s fiefdom, the nearest thing he had ever had to a home. Over the long years of guarding its inner secrets he had grown apart from a world he had never been allowed to be part of because of what he was. Before he took a walk outside the grounds one cold evening early in the new academic year the Librarian had come to believe that for him nothing would ever change. He didn’t realise how quickly the threat to his Library was growing; help would come from unlikely sources but the price of saving it might be the loss of something far more valuable.< Less
Introducing Cheminformatics Academic Library Version By David Wild
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This guide gives an intensive introduction to the emerging field of cheminformatics, including the history of the field, representing 2D and 3D chemical structures on computer, storing and using... More > databases of chemical and related biological information, handling chemical information on the web and in the scholarly literature, and giving an overview of some advanced topics such as clustering and diversity, QSAR and predictive modeling, 3D alignment and docking, and software toolkits cheminformatics software. It is aimed at life scientists and computer scientists in both industry and academia who need a rapid, flexible introduction to this field. The author has over 20 years experience in the field of cheminformatics, and directs one of the few educational programs in cheminformatics at Indiana University. This is the academic library version. It may be used freely and indefinitely by members of a purchasing academic institution including students. It may be placed on intranets and IP-restricted websites.< Less
The Great Library in the Sky Version 0.6 By Adam Corson-Finnerty
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Are research libraries imperiled? Is the Internet driving a stake into their hearts? Maybe. Google, Science Direct, Factiva, and PubMed all “eliminate the middleman,” meaning us... More > librarians. The richer the database, and the better the search interface, the less our customers need us. This is not a bad thing! This is a good thing! We want to be disintermediated! Almost every responsibility that we assume today, and every task we assume tomorrow, should be undertaken in the hope that one day our work will be done, or that we will be superseded by new, user-friendly systems of self-help. So. Is the Library dead? Yes. And then again, No.< Less
The Great Library in the Sky Version 0.6 By Adam Corson-Finnerty
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Are research libraries imperiled? Is the Internet driving a stake into their hearts? Maybe. Google, Science Direct, Factiva, and PubMed all “eliminate the middleman,” meaning us... More > librarians. The richer the database, and the better the search interface, the less our customers need us. This is not a bad thing! This is a good thing! We want to be disintermediated! Almost every responsibility that we assume today, and every task we assume tomorrow, should be undertaken in the hope that one day our work will be done, or that we will be superseded by new, user-friendly systems of self-help. So. Is the Library dead? Yes. And then again, No.< Less
Evaluation of Collection and Services in High School Libraries By Madansing Golwal, Yogaraj Firke
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This book is about School Library and Its Collection and Services. Education helps the man to develop his intelligence are reasoning receives knowledge, cultivates good habits, skills and essential... More > human values.Libraries are the focus of the academic and research activities of any educational system. The first important thing is to know what education is. “Education is the first and important thing in the life or human being”.< Less
Only connect ... discovery pathways, library explorations, and the information adventure By Andrew Walsh, Emma Coonan
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Librarians, learning support and academic staff could benefit from knowing more about the pathways that learners take through academic information: how they perceive, model and negotiate the... More > information environment. With a richer understanding of our learners’ individual journeys, we can make our interventions more relevant and more timely; we can structure our courses to allow pathfinding to develop; and we can help our learners to navigate reflectively through the sea of information. We present a range of information discovery journeys, from reflections upon formal search processes to a library fairy story. This book represents the richness of information discovery.< Less
Only connect ... discovery pathways, library explorations, and the information adventure By Andrew Walsh, Emma Coonan
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Librarians, learning support and academic staff could benefit from knowing more about the pathways that learners take through academic information: how they perceive, model and negotiate the... More > information environment. With a richer understanding of our learners’ individual journeys, we can make our interventions more relevant and more timely; we can structure our courses to allow pathfinding to develop; and we can help our learners to navigate reflectively through the sea of information. We present a range of information discovery journeys, from reflections upon formal search processes to a library fairy story. This book represents the richness of information discovery.< Less
EXTREME PROUST: Philosophy of the 'Madeleine Moment' (Library-Textbook Hardback) By Steve Bachmann
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PREMIUM QUALITY HARDBACK: A provocative, irreverent study of Marcel Proust’s life, work and philosophy, unlike any book of literary criticism in recent memory. Includes extensive citations for... More > the academic reader or serious researcher. This special edition hardback is not available from bookstores or other online booksellers. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Steve Bachmann, AB (Harvard), MFA (UNO), JD (Harvard), has represented many organizations working for social change as an attorney. He is also co-founder of “The New Orleans Art Review” and author of two previous books of art criticism.< Less
The "People Power" Education Superbook: Book 5. Academic Subjects/ the Realm of Ideas (Knowledge Resource Guide, Not Math or Science) By Tony Kelbrat
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This is a book to help you quickly find the information you’re looking for at the library, on websites, through publishers who sell books and magazines, organizations, etc. Think of it as my... More > attempt to organize a framework for the academic world in two books. Book 1 is almost everything. The second book is math and science.< Less