Academic Library Development and Administration in China

Author: Ruan, Lian

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522505518

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 391

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As the Chinese economy develops, academic libraries continue to evolve and provide indispensable services for their users. Throughout this growth, the scientific and cultural dialogue between China and the United States has made it necessary for each country’s libraries to understand each other. Academic libraries often act as catalysts for progress and innovation; proper management and applications of these resources is key to promote further research. Academic Library Development and Administration in China provides a resource to promote Sino-U.S. communication and collaboration between their academic libraries. In considering the relationship between China and the West, this publication serves as a timely reflection on the expanding global field of information science. This publication is intended for librarians, researchers, university administrators, and information scientists in both the U.S. and China.
Serving Library Users from Asia

Author: John Hickok

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780810887312

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 752

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Asian populations are among some of the fastest growing cultural groups in the US. This book is a comprehensive guide to serving library users from 24 specific Asian countries. It begins with a broad overview of how libraries can better serve Asian communities and then devotes a chapter to each country, providing wealth of valuable resources.
Applied Guide for Event Study Research in Supply Chain Management

Author: Wood, Lincoln C.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799889717

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 261

View: 934

While researchers have commonly used event studies in other research areas, the use in supply chain management research is limited—but growing. However, there remain several important research design considerations that must be accounted for over the process of planning, executing, and writing event studies. Because of this, many issues and sources of uncertainty emerge among students and early researchers. There is a need for a comprehensive guide to these common issues and how to address them, delving into the nuances and steps to take. Applied Guide for Event Study Research in Supply Chain Management supports graduate students and researchers to understand how to develop, execute, and publish event studies, specifically in the area of supply chain management, with valuable support for wider management studies. This book anticipates many reviewer and editorial concerns and questions and explores how to design a study that addresses issues before they arise, or how to tackle the issue during the review process. Covering topics such as alternative study designs, event study methods, and interpreting research results, this premier reference source is an indispensable resource for students and faculty of higher education, business executives and managers, librarians, government officials, researchers, and academicians.
Global Perspectives on Information Security Regulations: Compliance, Controls, and Assurance

Author: Francia III, Guillermo A.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799883920

Category: Computers

Page: 309

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Recent decades have seen a proliferation of cybersecurity guidance in the form of government regulations and standards with which organizations must comply. As society becomes more heavily dependent on cyberspace, increasing levels of security measures will need to be established and maintained to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information. Global Perspectives on Information Security Regulations: Compliance, Controls, and Assurance summarizes current cybersecurity guidance and provides a compendium of innovative and state-of-the-art compliance and assurance practices and tools. It provides a synopsis of current cybersecurity guidance that organizations should consider so that management and their auditors can regularly evaluate their extent of compliance. Covering topics such as cybersecurity laws, deepfakes, and information protection, this premier reference source is an excellent resource for cybersecurity consultants and professionals, IT specialists, business leaders and managers, government officials, faculty and administration of both K-12 and higher education, libraries, students and educators of higher education, researchers, and academicians.
The Developing Role of Public Libraries in Emergency Management: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Author: Mabe, Michael

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522521976

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 119

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Disasters can happen without warning and cause detrimental damage to society. By planning and conducting research beforehand, businesses can more effectively aid in relief efforts. The Developing Role of Public Libraries in Emergency Management: Emerging Research and Opportunities is an essential reference source for the latest scholarly information on library engagement in official emergency response and how these institutions can offer community aid in disaster situations. Featuring extensive coverage on a number of topics such as hazard analysis, mitigation planning, and local command structure, this publication is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, and practitioners seeking current research on the role local businesses play in emergency response situations.
The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Child, Adolescent, and Adult Development

Author: Silton, Nava R.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668434864

Category: Psychology

Page: 262

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The unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted individuals, families, communities, states, and countries in ways that were never expected. A closer study of how the pandemic affected different areas of individuals’ development and mental and physical health, while also offering best practices and therapies for contending with extreme changes in life, is necessary to successfully move forward. The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Child, Adolescent, and Adult Development delves into how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted schooling, relationships, and mental, physical, and developmental health as well as how it adversely impacted those with disabilities. This publication is beneficial to those in academic settings within a variety of disciplines including psychology, sociology, epidemiology, public health, among others, as well as for laypeople and educational institutions who are trying to work through the impact of the pandemic and to better comprehend the changes, aftermath, and best practices for progressing. Covering a range of topics such as creative art therapy and child abuse, this essential reference is ideal for researchers, academicians, practitioners, administrators, instructors, counselors, and students.
Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522539155

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1735

View: 761

Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to the public. To develop and implement best practices, librarians must be aware and informed of the recent advances in library administration. Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on trends, techniques, and management of libraries and examines the benefits and challenges of library administration. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as digital libraries, information sciences, and academic libraries, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, practitioners, and librarians seeking current research on library science and administration.
Education Reform in the Aftermath of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Author: Ariyo, Oluwunmi

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799889946

Category: Education

Page: 255

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The COVID-19 pandemic caused institutions to rethink traditional practices and consider new ways of learning and approaching students, faculty, and staff. Though not always embraced in the past, colleges and universities turned to online education in order to keep students enrolled as the health of students had to be prioritized. For institutions that may not have had health services on campus, such as community colleges, these needs called for more planning and options for referral of services. Education Reform in the Aftermath of the COVID-19 Pandemic educates individuals regarding the impact of COVID-19 on higher education institutions internally and externally and considers the lessons learned as well as what could be next. The book also presents solutions to the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic wrought on universities and colleges and looks toward using those solutions for future applications. Covering a range of topics such as student engagement, enrollment, and virtual spaces, it is an ideal resource for administrators, educators, mental health professionals, faculty, universities, and students.
Exploring the Relationship Between Media, Libraries, and Archives

Author: Chisita, Collence Takaingenhamo

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522558415

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 263

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New forms of digitalization and digital media technologies are positively and negatively disrupting the free flow of information preservation. These new technologies are revolutionizing the way messages are transmitted and breaking the traditional monopolization of information by well-established institutions. Exploring the Relationship Between Media, Libraries, and Archives provides emerging research on new digital trends in information preservation, origination, and sharing. While highlighting the current shift in information sharing from institutional archives to digital platforms, readers will learn how media, librarians, and archivists reinvent their processes to meet the ever-progressing needs of users. This book is an ideal resource for librarians, archivists, information preservers, and media professionals aiming to find a balance among the use of media, new digital technologies, libraries, and archives in preserving and furthering information sharing.
Innovations in the Designing and Marketing of Information Services

Author: Jesubright, John Jeyasekar

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799814849

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 293

View: 532

Compounded with the emergence of information technology, information services have become more complex. In order to break the bottleneck in providing information services, the information behavior of the user community must be studied and library staff must be effectively trained to identify, adapt, and satisfy the information needs of every type of information seeker. Innovations in the Designing and Marketing of Information Services provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of improving and expanding information resources and services in a cost-effective way and enables librarians to plan and present information services for the betterment of civil society. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as e-resources, knowledge ethics, and user-friendly technology, this book is ideally designed for librarians, information scientists, behavioral scientists, information technologists, marketers, marketing executives, academicians, researchers, and students.
Examining the Impact of Industry 4.0 on Academic Libraries

Author: Josiline Phiri Chigwada

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781800436565

Category: Education

Page: 312

View: 899

Due to the rapid acceleration of industry 4.0, it is more important than ever to understand the impact of technological revolutions on the academic library. This edited collection showcases the effects on how libraries function, manage processes and continue to deliver products and services on a day to day basis.
Meeting the Needs of Nontraditional Undergraduate Students

Author: Babb, Stephanie

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799883258

Category: Education

Page: 303

View: 327

Nontraditional students are a rapidly growing population in universities and educational institutions. These students require specialized solutions and considerations as they face a number of difficulties traditional students do not. Further study is needed to truly comprehend this population’s needs and challenges and to develop and implement institutional-level changes to reduce their rate of attrition and increase their academic success. Meeting the Needs of Nontraditional Undergraduate Students has the potential to impact the field of adult higher education and nontraditional students by advancing and further honing already identified differences between nontraditional and traditional students. The book also considers tools and techniques to address these students’ requirements to meet their educational goals. Covering topics such as gender, stressors, and flexible learning, this reference work is ideal for administrators, school faculty, academicians, scholars, practitioners, instructors, and students.