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Facet Publishing has announced the release of five new titles, Archives and Recordkeeping: Theory into Practice, Delivering Research Data Management Services, Marketing with Social Media, Web Metrics for Library and Information Professionals, and Records Management and Information Culture.

Archives and Recordkeeping: Theory into Practice looks at some of the core principles and issues that shape the discipline and the impact and relevance they have for the 21st century professional. It outlines and explores key literature and concepts and the role they can play in practice. In the title, leading international thinkers and practitioners from the archives and records management world consider the concepts and ideas behind the practicalities of archives and records management to draw out their importance and relevance.

Delivering Research Data Management Services provides a step-by-step explanation of the components for an institutional research data management service and looks at lessons learnt from the newly-emerging service infrastructures in the UK, USA and Australia.

Marketing with Social Media is a step-by-step guide that shows you how to use social media to promote your library to, and engage in dialogue with, your users and potential users. Drawing on real-world examples, this how-to guide is said to offer to-the-point advice for getting up to speed with the world of social media.

Web Metrics for Library and Information Professionals by David Stuart is described as a clear guide for library and information professionals as to what web metrics are available and how to assess and use them to make informed decisions and demonstrate value.

Records Management and Information Culture: Tackling the People Problem, by Gillian Oliver and Fiorella Foscarini, is said to explore how an understanding of organisational information culture provides the insight necessary for the development and promotion of sound record-keeping practices.