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New Items in the State Library, May-June 2017

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These items may be borrowed through PINES (policy name STATELIB-L) or OCLC WorldCat Resource Sharing (symbol GSL).

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Writing Effectively in Print and on the Web: a Practical Guide for Librarians

New Items in the State Library, May-June 2017 The book covers writing for both print and Web-based publications and is aimed at all types of libraries. In this book, you will learn how to: define your audience and your primary messages, simplify your writing so that it is succinct and understandable, structure your written content so that it is most usable and accessible to your audience, approach different forms of writing in a way that is most effective to getting your message across, establish a voice and tone that reflects the identity of your organization and yourself as a professional.

American library directory; a classified list of libraries in the United States and Canada, with personnel and statistical data. 2017-2018.  New York: R.R. Bowker. 2 vol.

American reference books annual. 2017. Littleton, Colo: Libraries Unlimited.

A basic music library: essential scores and sound recordings. 4th ed. v. 1. Popular music. 2017. Chicago : American Library Association.

Berger, Sidney E. 2016. The dictionary of the book: a glossary for book collectors, booksellers, librarians, and others. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield.

Blakiston, Rebecca. 2017. Writing effectively in print and on the web: a practical guide for librarians. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield.

Cassell, Kay Ann. 2017. Managing reference today: new models and best practices. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield.

Chan, Lois Mai, Sheila S. Intner, and Jean Weihs. 2016. Guide to the Library of Congress classification. 6th ed. Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC.

Date: July 2017