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- De Gruyter 1998; US$ 133.00
The study discusses the history and the contents of the former library of the Cistercian convent in Kirchheim am Ries (near Nördlingen, Bavaria). Research at the Oettingen-Wallerstein Library of the University of Augsburg into which the Kirchheim library was incorporated in 1831 has enabled the author to reconstruct 69% of the library stocks at the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
Although he is most remembered for his vast collection of science fiction memorabilia; his influential magazine, Famous Monsters of Filmland; and his frequent sci-fi convention appearances, Forrest J Ackerman (1916-2008) also left a sizeable body of work in print. An introductory biographical section traces Ackerman's early enthusiasm for pulp... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 165.00
This valuable work of reference provides a comprehensive bibliography on all scholarly work that was published on Plato and Socrates during the years 1958-73. It thus forms an important addition to Harold Cherniss?s bibliography, which covered the years 1950-7. The author has sought to include all materials primarily concerned with Socrates and Plato,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 84.99
The most exhaustive and comprehensive bibliography of the writings of H. L. Mencken ever assembled, this volume presents detailed information on Mencken's book publications from 1903 to the present. It also provides for the first time a comprehensive annotated listing of his magazine and newspaper work, including more than 1500 anonymous editorials... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.00
Provides update to current thinking about, and reasons for, service evaluation of libraries in the UK. Examines quantitative and qualitative methods including questionnaires, focus groups, suggestions boxes and interview techniques.Problems arising from survey outcomes are summarised and long-term evaluation and the relevance of benchmarking are discussed.Contains... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 208.00
There has been an explosion in the quantity of sports history literature published in recent years, making it increasingly difficult to keep abreast of developments. The annual number of publications has increased from around 250 to 1,000 a year over the last decade. This is due in part to the fact that during the late 1980s and 90s, many clubs, leagues... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 209.95
This excellent reference traces the construction and maintenance of the digital collections and services that have been available day in and day out to users worldwide for more than a decade. It examines applicable guidelines for any library looking to build and manage systems, conduct and evaluate projects, and scout new directions for mainstreaming... more...
- Patria Press, Inc 2001; US$ 7.95
Originally published in 1951, this biography of the childhood years of America?s ninth president, William Henry Harrison, details the boyhood adventures and character of young Tippecanoe prior to his assumption of the highest office. The story opens with young Harrison?s rousing rescue of sister Sally from drowning when he was just seven, followed... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 140.00
An international collaboration between IFLA, the UNESCO Institute of Statistics and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has developed standards for new library indicators for the twenty-first century. The existing international library statistics were developed nearly 40 years ago. This book presents the first results using the... more...