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  • Chronicle of the Pulitzer Prizes for Poetryby

    De Gruyter Saur 2009; US$ 182.00

    Joseph Pulitzer had not originally intended to award a prize for poetry. An initiative by the Poetry Society of America provided the initial impetus to establish the prize, first awarded in 1922. The supplement volume chronicles the whole history of how the awards for this category developed, giving an account based mainly on confidential jury protocols... more...

  • Begriffe, Theorien, Ideologienby

    De Gruyter Saur 2010; US$ 210.00

    The third volume covers terms, theories and ideologies of anti-Semitism from A as in ??Abwehr? (resistance) to Z as in ?Zwangstaufe? (forced baptism). In 150 articles 88 authors explain terms and metaphors such as ?Aryan Acts?, ?race defilers? and ?usurer-Jew?as well as stereotypes like ?well poisoning?, ?host desecration? and ?deicide?. The volume... more...

  • Aus Papierby Heinz Schmidt-Bachem

    De Gruyter Saur 2011; US$ 238.00

    Many products that influence the culture, the daily life and the political ambience of modern people are made of paper. After 15 years of research on the topic, Heinz Schmidt-Bachem presents the historical development of industrial paper processing from the 19th century and the Nazi-era to the post-war period of the Federal Republic and the GDR. Following... more...

  • Open Access to STM Informationby Anthi Katsirikou

    De Gruyter Saur 2011; US$ 168.00

    This book contains a plethora of different viewpoints and research results from all over the world, bringing them together to provide a global perspectiveon the various issues that comprise "open access". Topics include copyright, best practices and management, open access and society, repositories, journals, publications and publishing, services and... more...

  • Informationsressourcenby Margrit Lauber-Reymann

    De Gruyter Saur 2011; US$ 910.00

    This volume offers information specialists an up-to-date introduction to using information resources. In addition to the theoretical foundations, approx.400 general and subject-specific information resources are selected, and their contents, functions and importance are described. The book conveys a basic knowledge of information resources which can... more...

  • Newspapersby Hartmut Walravens

    De Gruyter Saur 2011; US$ 168.00

    This volume comprises contributions of three conferences, on legal deposit in a digital environment, on web harvesting and archiving as well as newspapers in the geographical context of the Mediterranean. The main focus is on how to acquire, preserve and make available digital files. Issues that continue to be hot topics also ina world dominated by... 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...

  • Preserving Digital Materialsby Ross Harvey

    De Gruyter Saur 2011; US$ 105.00

    This book provides a single-volume introduction to the principles, strategies and practices currently applied by librarians and recordkeeping professionals to the critical issue of preservation of digital information. It incorporates practice from both the recordkeeping and the library communities, taking stock of current knowledge about digital preservation... more...

  • Fachspezifische Internetrechercheby Anne-Katharina Weilenmann

    De Gruyter Saur 2011; US$ 63.00

    This second, completely revised edition provides approximately 300 links to sources on the Internet, most of which are free. Of these links, about 200 are described in detail, divided in the individual subjects of the Dewey decimal classification system. Subject gateways ? mainly in German and English ? are listed, along with lexica, bibliographies... more...

  • Moritz Goldstein "Künden, was geschieht..."by Irmtraud Ubbens

    De Gruyter Saur 2012; US$ 154.00

    The Jewish author and journalist Moritz Goldstein (1880?1977) lived in Berlin until he emigrated in 1933. This is the first time that a systematic, annotated anthology of Goldstein?s articles and court reports has been published. It provides a deep insight into both turbulent day-to-day life in Berlin during the Weimar Republic and significant social... more...