ALIA member benefit: ProQuest Ebook Library update

Did you know that ALIA Members have free access to a library of over 220 library and information science ebook titles in the ALIA Member Resources area of the ALIA website? Access to this collection of current and authoritative titles is a great enhancement to your professional toolkit with new titles added regularly.

You can read the books online, download entire books or download pdf chapters. No matter what sector you work in or are interested in, the library has titles of interest to for you to stay professionally fresh and get your 2024 CPD hours underway. Recently added items include the following seven titles:

Creating a Reading Culture in Primary and Secondary Schools: A Practical Guide (2023) by Margaret K. Merga

Introduction to Healthcare Knowledge and Library Services (2024) by Geoff Walton, Frances Johnson, David Stewart, Gil Young, and Holly Case-Wyatt

Data Curation and Information Systems Design from Australasia: Implications for Cataloguing of Vernacular Knowledge in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums (2024) by Julie Nichols and Bharat Mehra

Public Libraries
The Safe Library: Keeping Users, Staff, and Collections Secure (2023) by Steve Albrecht

Success on the Spectrum : Practical Strategies for Engaging Neurodiverse Audiences in Arts and Cultural Organizations by Emily Wiskera et al

Comic Books, Special Collections, and the Academic Library (2024) by Brian Flota and Kate Morris

Empathy by Design: Empathy-Driven Marketing for Libraries (2024) by Sabine Jean Dantus

To access the ebook library, make sure you are logged into the ALIA website and go to the Member Resources tab and look for the ebooks box. If you are accessing the ebooks for the first time you will be prompted to create a new ProQuest account. If you are aware of a newly published Library and Information Science title that you think would be a valuable addition to the collection, please email [email protected] to let us know.