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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Bibliotheken als lernende Organisationenby Petra Düren

    De Gruyter Saur 2015; US$ 70.00

    A learning library organization strives to expand the learning and knowledge potential of its entire staff so as to boost the library's performance and assure its long-term survival. This book aims to assist public and academic libraries during their necessary transformation into learning organizations by linking theoretical principles with practical... 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...

  • 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...

  • Access to Scientific Researchby David J. Brown

    De Gruyter Saur 2015; US$ 140.00

    The debate about access to scientific research raises questions about the current effectiveness of scholarly communication processes. This book explores, from an independent point of view, the current state of the STM publishing market, new publishing technologies and business models as well as the information habit of researchers, the politics of... more...

  • Handbuch Kulturportaleby Ellen Euler; Monika Hagedorn-Saupe; Gerald Maier; Werner Schweibenz; Jörn Sieglerschmidt

    De Gruyter Saur 2015; US$ 210.00

    Das Buch gibt eine Übersicht über Kultur-Portale im Bereich Kultur und Wissenschaft, wie z. B.die Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek.Ausgehend von historischen, fachlichen, organisatorischen, juristischen und wirtschaftlichen Fragen werden verschiedene Projekte vorgestellt. Die Beiträge zu den Portalen folgen einem Leitfaden, der eine vergleichende Betrachtung... more...

  • Erfolgreich recherchieren Juraby Ivo Vogel

    De Gruyter Saur 2015; US$ 525.00

    Der Band Erfolgreich recherchieren ? Jura bietet einen umfassenden Überblick über die Informationsressourcen zur Rechtswissenschaft. Vorgestellt werden zentrale Rechercheinstrumente wie Bibliothekskataloge, Fachbibliographien, Internetsuchmaschinen und Aufsatzdatenbanken. Rechtswissenschaftliche Spezialdatenbanken sowie Informationsressourcen zu internationalem... more...