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  • 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...

  • International and comparative librarianshipby Peter Johan Lor

    De Gruyter Saur 2016; US$ 98.00

    Based on his extensive experience in international librarianship, Peter Johan Lor, South Africa's first National Librarian and a former Secretary General of the IFLA, has written the first comprehensive and systematic overview of international and comparative librarianship. His book provides a conceptual framework and methodological guidelines for... more...

  • Umgang mit Nachlässen in Bibliotheken und Archivenby Volker Kaukoreit

    De Gruyter Saur 2016; US$ 70.00

    This volume takes a practice-oriented approach to the most important issues that arise in managing modern literary estates, including acquisition, conservation, investigation, and storage. In addition, the work discusses the granting of outside access, research, public relations, national and international collaboration, as well as special problems... 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...

  • Equitable access to information across gendersby Maria Cotera-Zubeldia

    De Gruyter Saur 2016; US$ 140.00

    Library and information professionals underpin society as key agents for socio-economic development, advancing inclusion and providing access to learning, opportunities and inspiration to citizens around the world. Case studies which focus on their contribution to the development and empowerment of women and girls through equitable access to reliable... more...

  • Indigenous Notions of Ownership & Libraries, Archives & Museumsby Camille Callison; Loriene Roy; Gretchen Alice LeCheminant

    De Gruyter Saur 2016; US$ 140.00

    Contributions from experts in the field of indigenous knowledge protection convey its dynamic character. Indigenous knowledge is sustained and transformed to produce "new" knowledge in new media, including modern forms of music, theatre and dance, film, poetry, etc. in libraries and archives. These collections deserve respect, understanding and protection. more...

  • Understanding Health Literacyby Brian Galvin; Prudence W. Dalrymple

    De Gruyter Saur 2016; US$ 126.00

    As the focus and methods of health education shift, our definition of health literacy changes; however it remains an important aspect of health education overall. On the one hand a minimum level of health literacy is required in order for education aspects of health promotion to succeed. On the other hand it can also be seen as a positive outcome of... more...

  • Analoge und digitale Bestandserhaltung in Bibliothekenby Reinhard Altenhöner

    De Gruyter Saur 2016; US$ 98.00

    Das Buch versteht sich als praxisorientiertes Basiswerk zu Organisation, Vorgehensweisen und wesentlichen Verfahren der Bestandserhaltung in Bibliotheken. Wichtige Schwerpunkte bilden dabei aktuelle Fragestellungen zum digital bestimmten Arbeitsfeld sowie zur gemeinsamen Betrachtung der konservierenden und digitalen Bestandserhaltung. 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...

  • Knowledge Management in Libraries and Organizationsby Leda Bultrini; Julien Sempéré; Sally MCCallum

    De Gruyter Saur 2016; US$ 126.00

    The management of knowledge created in an organization not only enables reuse of knowledge, but also adds value to the organization itself. Preventing duplication of intellectual effort, it saves economic and human resources, leading to the creation of new information. This book gathers the wisdom of knowledge managers and researchers in the context... more...

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