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  • Infographicsby Beverley E. Crane

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 64.99

    Infographics: A Practical Guide for Librarians is designed for librarians who work with all age levels from youngsters to seniors at all educational, reading and language backgrounds, who must fulfill responsibilities that run the gamut from instructing patrons on information literacy skills to using electronic tools to marketing the library to... more...

  • Organizing Informationby G. G. Chowdhury; Sudatta Chowdhury

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 79.92

    LIS professionals will have to be conversant with all the tools and techniques for organizing information in different domains - from traditional library shelf to full-scale digital libraries. This text covers the organization of the entire spectrum of information, and the principles, tools and techniques needed to do this effectively. more...

  • Practical Digital Preservationby Adrian Brown

    Facet Publishing 2014; US$ 79.92

    A practical guide to the development and operation of digital preservation services for organizations of any size. This offers an overview of best practice and provides guidance as to how to implement strategies with minimal time and resources. It is intended at the non-specialist, assuming only a basic understanding of IT and offering guidance. more...

  • Interactive Information Seeking, Behaviour and Retrievalby Ian Ruthven; Diane Kelly

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 83.62

    Information retrieval (IR) is a complex human activity supported by sophisticated systems. This book covers the whole spectrum of information retrieval, including: history and background information; behaviour and seeking task-based information; searching and retrieval approaches to investigating information; and, evaluation interfaces for IR. more...

  • Growing and Knowing: A Selection Guide for Children's Literatureby Mary Trim

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 161.22

    Growing and Knowing is designed to meet the needs of professionals working with children and their books. Intented for use as a reference book for library assistants and librarians in children's libraries, school libraries, resource centres, and general reference libraries, it also will provide sound information for trainee librarians, teachers... more...

  • IFLA Cataloguing Principles: Steps towards an International Cataloguing Codeby Barbara B. Tillett; Renate Gömpel; Susanne Oehlschläger

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 139.72

    Die in der Reihe IFLA Series on Bibliographic Control (früher: UBCIM - Universal Bibliographic Control and International MARC ) erscheinenden Publikationen vermitteln detailliertes Wissen über bibliographische Standards und Normen, deren Pflege und Entwicklung für den weltweiten Austausch nationaler bibliographischer Informationen... more...

  • Grey Literature in Library and Information Studiesby Dominic Farace; Joachim Schöpfel

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 150.47

    The further rise of electronic publishing has come to change the scale and diversity of grey literature facing librarians and other information practitioners. This compiled work brings together research and authorship over the past decade dealing with both the supply and demand sides of grey literature. While this book is written with... more...

  • LOEX-of-the-West 2010by Margy McMillan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    This e-book provides an overview of the papers that were discussed at the LOEX-of-the-West 2010 conference, providing an insight into developments in information literacy instruction and the importance of information literacy as a tool for success in academia. more...

  • East Asian perspectivesby Lucy Tedd

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    There are many digital library developments taking place in China and neighbouring countries. This book includes perspectives from Peking University Library and Tsinghua University Library. Also a profile of consortia activity in China, and machine-readable cataloguing with Chinese characters. more...

  • Crash Course In Genealogyby David Dowell

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 45.00

    There has been an explosion of interest in genealogy recently, with popular series running on PBS ( Faces of America ), NBC ( Who Do You Think You Are? ) and BYU-TV ( The Generations Project ). Even Lisa Simpson did a genealogy project for school. Part of the popular Crash Course series, Crash Course in Genealogy will help librarians feel more... more...