Core texts are highlighted in bold and contained in the Warwick module reading pack.
Bloch, D.P. (1989). From career information to career knowledge: self, search and synthesis. Journal of Career Development, 16: 119-128.
Broughton, V. (2004). Essential Classification. London: Facet.
Deals with fundamental questions as to the purpose of classification in different situations, and the needs and expectations of end users.
Buckley, O.T. (2006). Success at the Enquiry Desk: Successful Enquiry Answering Every Time. London: Facet.
Step by step, this book guides the reader through all the stages of research, from finding out what the enquirer really wants, to providing a polished, value-added answer. Designed as a ‘one-stop’ manual of techniques, which will be equally effective in large or small libraries and information units, the emphasis is on how to make the best use of limited resources.
Calvert, P. (2008). Analysing What Your Users Need: A Guide for Librarians and Information Managers. London: Facet.
Guidance for managers in all areas of library work, especially those involved in collection management, service provision and web development, and is equally applicable to the needs of academic, public, government, commercial and other more specialised library and information services.
Chandler, P. & Sweller, J. (1991). Cognitive Load and the Format of Instruction. http://visuallearningresearch.wiki.educ.msu.edu/file/view/Chandler+%26+Sweller+(1991).pdf/47276877/Chandler+%26+Sweller+(1991).pdf (accessed 15/07/2014).
Chapney, J. (ed.) (2008). 2008 Careers Information Handbook, 22nd ed. Surrey: Trotman.
Formerly known as the CIOLA guide. This publication provides guidance on how to set up a careers information centre and resource recommendations.
Clayton, P. (2006). Managing Information Resources in Libraries: Collection Management in Theory and Practice. London: Library Association.
Covers collection management in the organisational context; collection development policies; selection principles and resources; principles of acquisition, access and licensing budget management; and collection evaluation and review.
Cooper, G. (1998). Research into Cognitive Load Theory and Instructional Design at UNSW. http://dwb4.unl.edu/Diss/Cooper/UNSW.htm (accessed 15/07/2014).
De Sáez, E. E. (2002). Marketing Concepts for Libraries and Information Services. London: Facet Publishing.
Contains chapter on marketing in the digital age, which explores the potential of e-marketing for librarians and information managers; data mining and customer relationship management; and the current marketing focus.
Grant, K. A. (2007). Tacit Knowledge Revisited – We Can Still Learn from Polanyi. Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management, 5 (2): 173-180.
Grubb, W.N. (2002). The Inadequacy of Career Information in the Information Age. Paris: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.
A thought-provoking commentary on career information provision.
Kolb, D.A. (1984). Experiential Learning. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Simon and Schuster.
Mitchell, L.K. and Krumboltz, J.D. (1996). Krumboltz’s Learning Theory of Career Choice and Counseling. In D. Brown, L. Brooks and associates, Career Choice and Development (third edition). Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, CA.
Illeris, K. (Ed.) (2009). Contemporary Theories of Learning. Abingdon: Routledge.
Mayer, R. E. & Moreno, R. (1998). A Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning: Implications for Design Principles. Conference paper delivered at the Annual Meeting of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Los Angeles, CA.
Miller, G.A. (1956). The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on our Capacity for Processing Information. http://psychclassics.yorku.ca/Miller (accessed 15/07/2014).
Offer, M. (2001). The discourse of the labour market. In B. Gothard, P. Mignot, M. Offer and M. Ruff, Careers Guidance in Context. London: Sage.
This chapter helps in understanding some of the complexities of labour market information provision.
Paas, F., Renkl, A. & Sweller, J. (2003). Cognitive Load Theory and Instructional Design: Recent Developments. http://create.alt.ed.nyu.edu/courses/2174/reading/Paas_Renkl_Sweller_EP.pdf (accessed 15/07/2014).
Polanyi, M. (1966). The Tacit Dimension. London: University of Chicago Press.