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  • NS-Provenienzforschung und Restitution an Bibliothekenby Stefan Alker; Bruno Bauer; Markus Stumpf

    De Gruyter Saur 2015; US$ 70.00

    This book educates library staff on how to efficiently determine whether publications that are being processed as new acquisitions or in retrospective cataloguing were or could have been plundered during the Nazi period. Spreading today's knowledge about Nazi-era provenance research will be of great importance in coming years as specific research projects... more...

  • Library and Information Science in the Middle East and North Africaby Amanda B. Click; Sumayya Ahmed; Jacob Hill; John D. Martin III

    De Gruyter Saur 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume offers up-to-date insights into the state of library and information science (LIS) in the Middle East and North Africa. Covered topics include information literacy, intellectual property, LIS education and research, publishing and more. This timely contribution thus presents vital areas of research on a region that receives relatively little... more...

  • Conservation Research in Librariesby David Howell

    De Gruyter Saur 2016; US$ 126.00

    Conservation research in libraries is a rapidly growing field. This book places analysis within its context in conservation and provides examples of how this expensive resource can be used. Through a series of case studies, it describes major analytical procedures, including visualization, molecular, elemental and separation techniques as well as chemical... more...

  • Folksonomies und Social Tagging im praktischen Einsatzby Isabella Peters

    De Gruyter Saur 2016; US$ 70.00

    This book is directed at practitioners and decision-makers in libraries as well as information specialists who wish to familiarize themselves with folksonomies and social tagging or who must decide whether to implement this type of user-generated content annotation at their organization. The book explains the use of folksonomies and social tagging... more...

  • Schadensprävention im Bibliotheksalltagby Ulrike Hähner

    De Gruyter Saur 2016; US$ 84.00

    Library managers should understand that alongside acquiring and classifying library holdings and making them available to their users, conserving their collections is a core mission. Clearly, conservation deserves to be a major focus of attention in the organizational and human resource management of the library. This book offer detailed practical... more...

  • Interne Kommunikation in der Bibliothekby Christiane Brockerhoff

    De Gruyter Saur 2015; US$ 70.00

    This book provides expertise for internal communication in the working environment of the library, from ways of communicating in meetings to teamwork for management communication and employee performance reviews. The eight chapters provide step-by-step instructions using relevant examples together with solutions for many diverse communication situations... more...

  • Linked Data and User Interactionby H. Frank Cervone; Alenka Kavcic-Colic; Lars G. Svensson

    De Gruyter Saur 2015; US$ 140.00

    This collection of research papers provides extensive information on deploying services, concepts, and approaches for using open linked data from libraries and other cultural heritage institutions. With a special emphasis on how libraries and other cultural heritage institutions can create effective end user interfaces using open, linked data or other... more...

  • Erfolgreich recherchieren - Klassische Altertumswissenschaftenby Marcus Schröter

    De Gruyter Saur 2015; US$ 420.00

    The volume Erfolgreich recherchieren ? Klassische Altertumswissenschaften [Successful Research Strategies: Classical Studies] provides a comprehensive overview of information resources in all sectors of classical studies. The work not only presents key research tools such as library catalogues, specialized bibliographies, Internet search engines, article... more...

  • eBooks in Librariesby Paul Whitney

    De Gruyter Saur 2015; US$ 126.00

    With the arrival of trade eBooks libraries for the first time were faced with an inability to add otherwise commercially available text based work to their collections. The seven years since the general market acceptance (in the developed world at least) of eBooks have witnessed diverse efforts to impede and enable the library availability of eBooks.... more...

  • Innovationsmanagement in Bibliothekenby Birgit Inken Fingerle; Rudolf Mumenthaler

    De Gruyter Saur 2015; US$ 70.00

    Innovation is essential for libraries to keep up with current technological developments and ensure their future existence. The authors draw on their extensive experience in directing academic libraries throughout the German-speaking world. Building upon a rigorous theoretical foundation, they develop practical guidelines for introducing innovation... more...