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  • Works as Entities for Information Retrievalby Richard Smiraglia

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.95

    Examine domain-specific research about works and the problems inherent in their storage and retrieval! This book addresses the issue of focusing on known- item identification and retrieval vs. collocation and retrieval of works in the construction of catalogs. Works as Entities for Information Retrieval reports significant research on the role... more...

  • Metadataby Richard Smiraglia

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    Find out what makes metadata an exciting addition to resource description Metadata: A Cataloger?s Primer provides catalog librarians and students with a comprehensive instructional resource on the ongoing convergence of cataloging and metadata. Equally valuable in the classroom and as a professional reference tool, this unique book serves as an introduction... more...

  • Describing Archival Materialsby Richard Smiraglia

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Here is an informative new volume that celebrates the increasing use and influence of the MARC format for Archives and Manuscript Control (AMC). As the format and its companion, the online archival catalog, gain acceptance among archivists, several major issues evolve, including the adoption and adaptation of standards for archival control data and... more...

  • The Nature of 'A Work'by Richard P. Smiraglia

    Scarecrow Press 2001; US$ 69.99

    Living legend Smiraglia has written the first book devoted exclusively to exploring the concept that is commonly referred to as a bibliographic 'Work.' In bringing together material from both inside and outside the discipline of information studies, he traces the continuing development of catalogs, search engines, and other kinds of information retrieval... more...

  • Shelflisting Musicby Richard P. Smiraglia

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 15.99

    This is a guide to assigning shelflist numbers to music materials, to be used in conjunction with the Library of Congress 'M' classification. more...

  • Cultural Synergy in Information Institutionsby Richard P. Smiraglia

    Springer 2014; US$ 109.00

    Cultural forces govern a synergistic relationship among information institutions that shapes their roles collectively and individually. Cultural synergy is the combination of perception- and behavior-shaping knowledge within, between, and among groups. Our hyperlinked era makes information-sharing among institutions critically important for scholarship... more...

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