Book Review Bonanza

In the course of my professional life, I've read many books about archives, libraries, and information management issues to keep abreast of the field. I thought I'd share some of my favorite books and reviews with you. Just click on the book title that interests you, and you'll be able to download my review. 

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Review of Academic Archives: Managing the Next Generation of College and University Archives, Records, and Special Collections by Aaron D. Purcell. (Chicago: Neal-Schuman Publishers, an imprint of ALA Publishing, 2012).

Review of Adding Value to Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Harnessing the Force that Drives Your Organization’s Future by Joseph R. Matthews. (Denver: Libraries Unlimited, 2016).

Review of Archival Internships: A Guide for Faculty, Supervisors, and Students by Jeannette A. Bastian and Donna Webber (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2008).

Review of Archives and Archivists in 20th Century England by Elizabeth Shepherd. (London: Ashgate, 2009).

Review of Archives Power: Memory, Accountability, and Social Justice by Randall C. Jimerson. (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2009).

Review of Archives: Principles and Practices by Laura A. Millar (New York: Neal-Schuman, 2010).

Review of Celebrating Research: Rare and Special Collections from the Membership of the Association of Research Libraries. Edited by Philip N. Cronenwett, Kevin Osborn, and Samuel A. Streit. (Washington, D.C.: Association of Research Libraries, 2007).

Review of Collection Development in the Digital Age. Edited by Maggie Fieldhouse and Audrey Marshall. (London: Facet Publishing, 2012).

Review of Community Archives: The Shaping of Memory. Edited by Jeannette A. Bastian and Ben Alexander. (London: Facet, 2009).

Review of Controlling the Past: Documenting Society and Institutions: Essays in Honor of Helen Willa Samuels. Edited by Terry Cook. (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2011).

Review of Creating Leaders: An Examination of Academic and Research Library Leadership Institutes. Edited by Irene M. H. Herold. (Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2015).

Review of Cultural Heritage Information: Access and Management. Edited by Ian Ruthven and G. G. Chowdhury. (England: Facet Publishing, 2015).

Review of Digital Consumers: Reshaping the Information Professions. Edited by David Nicholas and Ian Rowlands (London: Facet, 2008).

Review of Digital Curation in the Digital Humanities: Preserving and Promoting Archival and Special Collections by Arjun Sabharwal. (Oxford, UK: Chandos, 2015).

Review of Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0: After Avatars, Trolls and Puppets. Edited by Tara Brabazon. Chandos Publishing Social Media Series. (Oxford, UK: Chandos, 2012).

Review of Digital Images for the Information Professional by Melissa M. Terras (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2008).

Review of Digital Rights Management: The Librarian’s Guide. Edited by Catherine A. Lemmer and Carla P. Wale. (New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016).

Review of Disaster Management in Archives, Libraries and Museums by Graham Matthews, Yvonne Smith and Gemma Knowles. (London: Ashgate, 2009).

Review of Encoding Space: Shaping Learning Environments that Unlock Human Potential by Brian Mathews and Leigh Ann Soistmann. (Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2016).

Review of Engaging Students with Archival and Digital Resources by Justine Cotton and David Sharron. (Oxford: Chandos Publishing, 2011).

Review of The Ethical Archivist by Elena S. Danielson. (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2010).

Review of Film Preservation: Competing Definitions of Value, Use, and Practice by Karen F. Gracy. (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2007).

Review of The Future of Archives and Recordkeeping: A Reader. Edited by Jennie Hill. (London: Facet Publishing, 2011).

Review of Heritage in the Digital Era by Marinos Ioannides, et al. (Essex: Multi-Science Publishing, 2010).

Review of Inequity in the Technopolis: Race, Class, Gender, and the Digital Divide in Austin. Edited by Joseph Straubhaar, et al. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2012).

Review of Information 2.0: New Models of Information Production, Distribution and Consumption by Martin de Saulles. (London: Facet, 2012).

Review of Information History—An Introduction: Exploring an Emergent Field by Toni Weller. (Oxford: Chandos, 2008).

Review of Information Literacy Programs in the Digital Age: Educating College and University Students Online. Compiled by Alice Daugherty and Michael F. Russo (Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2007).

Review of Information Management: Best Practices – Volume 1. Edited by Bob Boiko and Erik M. Hartman. (Netherlands: Erik Hartman Communicatie, 2010).

Review of Information Technology in Librarianship: New Critical Approaches by Gloria J. Leckie and John Buschman (Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2009).

Review of Leading and Managing Archives and Records Programs: Strategies for Success. Edited by Bruce W. Dearstyne. (London: Facet, 2008).

Review of Library Management 101: A Practical Guide. Edited by Diane L. Velasquez. (Chicago: ALA Editions, 2013).

Review of The Lone Arranger: Succeeding in a Small Repository by Christina Zamon. (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2012).

Review of Managing Congressional Collections by Cynthia Pease Miller. (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2008).

Review of Many Happy Returns: Advocacy and the Development of Archives edited by Larry J. Hackman. (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2011).

Review of M-libraries: Libraries on the Move to Provide Virtual Access. Edited by Gill Needham and Mohamed Ally. (London: Facet, 2008).

Review of Museum Communication and Social Media: The Connected Museum. Edited by Kirsten Drotner and Kim Christian Schrøder (New York: Routledge, 2013).

Review of Museums, Ethics and Cultural Heritage. Edited by Bernice L. Murphy. (New York: Routledge, 2016).

Review of Museums in a Global Context: National Identity, International Understanding. Edited by Jennifer W. Dickey, Samir El Azhar, and Catherine M. Lewis. (Washington, DC: The AAM Press, 2013).

Review of Navigating Legal Issues in Archives by Menzi L. Behrnd-Klodt (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2008).

Review of New Directions for Special Collections: An Anthology of Practice. Edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Beth M. Whittaker. (Denver, Colorado: Libraries Unlimited, 2017).

Review of Patriotic Information Systems. Edited by Todd Loendorf and G. David Garson. (Hershey, PA: ICI Publishing, 2008).

Review of Performing Digital: Multiple Perspectives on a Living Archive. Edited by David Carlin and Laurene Vaughan. (Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2015).

Review of Preserving Archives & Manuscripts by Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler.(Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2010).

Review of Project Management in Libraries, Archives and Museums: Working with Government and Other External Partners by Julie Carpenter. (Oxford: Chandos, 2011).

Review of Rethinking Information Work: A Career Guide for Librarians and Other Information Professions (second edition) by G. Kim Dority. (Denver: Libraries Unlimited, 2016).

Review of Revisualizing Visual Culture. Edited by Chris Bailey and Hazel Gardiner. Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities. (Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2010).

Review of Social Implications of Data Mining and Information Privacy: Interdisciplinary Frameworks and Solutions. Edited by Ephrem Eyob. (Hershey, PA: ICI Global, 2009).

Review of Special Collections 2.0: New Technologies for Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Archival Collections by Beth M.Whittaker & Lynne M. Thomas. (Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2009).

Review of The Special Collections Handbook. Second Edition. By Alison Cullingford. (London: Facet Publishing, 2016).

Review of Strategic Planning for Social Media in Libraries by Sarah K. Steiner. THE TECH SET #15. (London: Facet Publishing, 2012).

Review of Structures of Image Collections: From Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc to Flickr by Howard F. Greisdorf and Brian C. O’Connor (Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2008).

Review of Subject Access to a Multilingual Museum Database: A Step-by-Step Approach to the Digitization Process by Allison Siffre Guedalia Kupietzky (Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2007).

Review of Take Your Library Workshops Online! by Anne Grant and Diana Finkle. (New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016).

Review of Texture: Human Expression in the Age of Communications Overload by Richard H. R. Harper (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010).

Review of The Thread that Binds: Interviews with Private Practice Bookbinders by Pamela Train Leutz (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2009).

Review of Visual Interface Design for Digital Cultural Heritage: A Guide to Rich-Prospect Browsing. Stan Ruecker, Milena Radzikowska, and Stéfan Sinclair. (Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2011).

What's a recent book on archives or libraries that is an essential read? I'd love to hear your suggestions!

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