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- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.00
The information society and the information age are changing library services as well as library premises. This raises questions about what needs to be considered when planning and designing new library buildings in order to achieve attractive, efficient and future-oriented new library spaces. This new publication provides information and guidelines... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter Saur 2012; US$ 196.00
Following the pattern of the first volume, the second volume of Libraries in the early 21st century: An international perspective extends the range of countries covered. Each chapter covers a different country and describes the modern history, development of libraries and library technology. The careful selection of countries achieves good representation... more...
- De Gruyter Saur 2011; US$ 147.00
This is the new edition of the first consolidated ISBD that was published in 2007. The first years of usage have led to interesting and useful corrections and additions. Many cataloguers and practitioners worldwide will welcome this updated first class tool, which is useful and applicable for descriptions of bibliographic resources in any type of catalogue. more...
- De Gruyter Saur 2006; US$ 133.00
Since publication of the previous (fourth) edition of this handbook by UNESCO in 1978, drastic technological progress and very important changes in the political-economic sphere have taken place, with great impact on library work. The international exchange of publications continues to be an important mode of collection building and is practiced by... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 133.00
The marketing of library services is an essential agenda item for almost all kinds of libraries all over the world. In this volume 47 experts from 20 countries address the issue through 40 articles. The bundling of dozens of contributions from a truly international group of librarians, presented in this book, provides a broad spectrum on the topic.... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 77.00
Existing Online Public Access Catalogues (OPACs) demonstrate differences in the range and complexity of their functional features, terminology, and help facilities. While many libraries already have OPACs, there is a need to bring together, in the form of guidelines or recommendations, a corpus of good practice to assist libraries in designing or re-designing... more...
- De Gruyter Saur 2012; US$ 91.00
In a networked and globalized world of information the form of national bibliographies may have changed, however their major function remains unchanged: to inform about a country?s publication landscape, its cultural and intellectual heritage. Subject access offers a major route into this landscape providing information about the dispersion of publications... more...
- De Gruyter Saur 2010; US$ 77.00
The purpose of the Guidelines for OPAC Displays is to assist libraries and similar institutions in designing the displays of their OPACs, taking into consideration the needs of users. This German translation of the guidelines is directed at librarians charged with customizing OPAC software and at producers and vendors of this software. The guidelines... more...
- De Gruyter Saur 2011; US$ 84.00
The purpose of authority control is to ensure consistency in representing a value - a name of a person, a place name, or a term or code representing a subject - in the elements used as access points in information retrieval. The primary purpose of this study is to produce a framework that will provide a clearly stated and commonly shared understanding... more...