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  • Content management systemsby Bradford Lee Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Libraries have only just begun to realize that their web presence is potentially as rich and complex as their online catalogs, and that it needs an equal amount of management to keep it under control. "Content management systems" covers a range of topics from implementation to interoperability, object-oriented database management systems, and research... more...

  • Digital library usability studiesby Bradford Lee Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    Each summer, circulation staff in my library inventories a section of the stacks and brings collection issues to the attention of appropriate bibliographers. Since I am responsible for the economics collection, I see an array of government documents that have managed to elude the cataloging process. Many of these titles are decades old, having... more...

  • MARC and Metadata - METS, MODS, and MARCXMLby Bradford Lee Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Metadata schema and standards are now a part of the information landscape. Librarianship has slowly realized that MARC is only one of a proliferation of metadata standards, and that MARC has many pros and cons related to its age, original conception, and biases. Should librarianship continue to promote the MARC standard? Are there better metadata standards... more...

  • MARC and metadata - METS, MODS, and MARCXMLby Bradford Lee Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    This paper describes the MARCXML architecture implemented at the Library of Congress. It gives an overview of the component pieces of the architecture, including the MARCXML schema and the MARCXML toolkit, while giving a brief tutorial on their use. Several different applications of the architecture and tools are discussed to illustrate the features... more...

  • Institutional Repositoriesby Bradford Lee Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    This e-book is made up primarily of case studies charting various different projects of creating institutional repositories. With in-depth analysis of the issues surrounding institutional repositories, problems faced and solutions forthcoming, these studies provide examples for library professionals who are embarking on a scheme to implement an institutional... more...

  • More Innovative Redesign and Reorganization of Library Technical Servicesby Bradford Lee Eden

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    This book follows the author's successful Innovative Redesigns and Reorganizations of Library Technical Services, with even more case studies and surveys. As before, it focuses on ways that technical services departments in libraries are meeting the challenges of new formats, new work duties, and changing jobs in the wake of less money and a decreasing... more...

  • Middle-earth Minstrelby Bradford Lee Eden

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00

    The twentieth century witnessed a dramatic rise in fantasy writing and few works became as popular or have endured as long as the novels of J.R.R. Tolkien. Surprisingly, little critical attention has been paid to the presence of music in his novels. This collection of essays explores the multitude of musical-literary allusions and themes intertwined... more...

  • The Associate University Librarian Handbookby Bradford Lee Eden

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 79.99

    Although the positions of assistant or associate university librarians and deans are considered a training ground for upward movement in the profession, there are surprisingly very few mentoring experiences available. The Associate University Librarian Handbook: A Resource Guide looks to change that. Covering such topics as managing change,... more...

  • TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY METADATA OPERAby Bradford Lee Eden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    It has long been apparent to academic library administrators that the current technical services operations within libraries need to be redirected and refocused in terms of both format priorities and human resources. A number of developments and directions have made this reorganization imperative, many of which have been accelerated by the current... more...

  • The Hobbit and Tolkien's Mythologyby Bradford Lee Eden

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    At the 2013 "Celebrating The Hobbit" conference at Valparaiso University--marking the 75th anniversary of the book's publication and the first installment of Peter Jackson's Hobbit movies--two plenary papers were presented: "Anchoring the Myth: The Impact of The Hobbit on Tolkien's Legendarium" by John D. Rateliff provided... more...