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  • USAby John M. Spalek; Konrad Feilchenfeldt; Sandra H. Hawrylchak

    De Gruyter Saur 2010; US$ 224.00

    This collection of essays is at the same time a reference work of previously unknown names and topics of German-language exile literature since 1933. The U.S. is one of the most important asylum countries for exiles from Germany, but also for exiles from other European countries where they were expelled by the Nazis. The book focuses on a part of German... more...

  • Early Printed Books as Material Objectsby Bettina Wagner; Marcia Reed

    De Gruyter Saur 2010; US$ 182.00

    The papers collected in this volume discuss descriptive methods and present conclusions relevant for the history of the book production and reception. Books printed in Europe in the 15th and 16th century still had much in common with manuscripts. They are not mere textual sources, but also material objects whose physical make-up and individual features... more...

  • Elektronische Informationsressourcen für Historikerby Klaus Gantert

    De Gruyter Saur 2011; US$ 98.00

    This volume provides review of the increasing availability of electronic information resources for historians. The most important types and classes are presented with central examples. A more detailed look is taken at bibliographies and databases of articles, virtual specialist libraries and portals, e-books and digital libraries, reference works and... more...

  • Patron-Driven Acquisitionsby David A. Swords

    De Gruyter Saur 2011; US$ 105.00

    About 40 percent of the books academic libraries purchase in traditional ways never circulate and another 40 percent circulate fewer than three times. By contrast, patron-driven acquisition allows a library to borrow or buy books only when a patron needs them. In a typical workflow, the library imports bibliographic records into its catalogue at no... more...

  • Libraries in the early 21st century, volume 1by Ravindra N. Sharma; IFLA Headquarters

    De Gruyter Saur 2012; US$ 154.00

    This unique volume gives a truly international overview over the modern history and development of libraries and library technology in selected countries of the world. The careful selection of countries achieves good representation of library work on all continents, covering examples of both the developed and the developing world. A further volume... more...

  • Praxishandbuch Recht für Bibliotheken und Informationseinrichtungenby Bernd Juraschko

    De Gruyter Saur 2013; US$ 140.00

    This Handbook answers everyday legal questions for librarians and all those employed at information establishments. It is based on the current legal situation, in particular German law. The fundamental work enables those who are not legal experts to find up-to-date, easily comprehensible information, and to develop solutions when legal problems arise.... more...

  • Erfolgreich recherchieren - Anglistik und Amerikanistikby Jochen Haug

    De Gruyter Saur 2012; US$ 419.00

    The volume Erfolgreich recherchieren ? Anglistik und Amerikanistik (Successful Research Strategies: English and American Studies) provides a comprehensive overview of information resources for Anglistics and Americanistics. The book allows the student to quickly learn all the relevant essentials about library catalogs, specialized bibliographies, internet... more...

  • Erfolgreich recherchieren - Juraby Ivo Vogel

    De Gruyter Saur 2012; US$ 419.00

    The volume Erfolgreich recherchieren ? Jura (Successful Research Strategies: Law) provides a comprehensive overview of information resources for law. The book allows the student to quickly learn all the relevant essentials about library catalogs, specialized bibliographies, internet search engines, newspaper resources, reference works, and how to effectively... more...

  • Erfolgreich recherchieren - Politik- und Sozialwissenschaftenby Heinz-Jürgen Bove

    De Gruyter Saur 2012; US$ 419.00

    The volume Erfolgreich recherchieren ? Politik- und Sozialwissenschaften (Successful Research Strategies: Political Science and the Social Sciences) provides a comprehensive overview of information resources for the political and social sciences. The book allows the student to quickly learn all the relevant essentials about library catalogs, specialized... more...

  • Handbuch Methoden der Bibliotheks- und Informationswissenschaftby Konrad Umlauf; Simone Fühles-Ubach; Michael Seadle

    De Gruyter Saur 2013; US$ 140.00

    In this handbook the leading experts present contributions on qualitative and quantitative research methods. They address both methods that are specific to the discipline, as well as methods from the social and computer sciences e.g.the development of research designs, questionnaires, measuring website use, research on users, ethnomethodology, infometry... more...