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  • RDA: Resource Description and Access: 2013 Revisionby JSC Joint Steering Committee

    American Library Association 2013; US$ 120.00

    This e-book contains the 2013 Revision of RDA: Resource Description and Access, and includes the July 2013 Update. This e-book offers links within the RDA text and the capability of running rudimentary searches of RDA, but please note that this e-book does not have the full range of content or functionality provided by the subscription product RDA... more...

  • Collection Development Issues in the Online Environmentby Di Su

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95

    Expand your knowledge of problems and possibilities with e-material acquisitions around the world to aid in making your own decisions The demand for electronic material in academic libraries is growing and shows no sign of abating. Collection Development Issues in the Online Environment addresses key issues in electronic materials development and... more...

  • Education for Library Catalogingby Dajin D. Sun; Ruth C. Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    Examine cataloging and classification training programs around the world Education for Library Cataloging: International Perspectives examines the global development of educational programs for cataloging and classification in the library and information field. Library school faculty and professional librarians from more than 20 countries discuss... more...

  • Cooperative Efforts of Librariesby Rita Pellen; William Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Explore a wide variety of cooperative initiatives—at regional, statewide, and international levels! This book examines a wide variety of cooperative efforts and consortia in libraries, both geographically and in terms of such activities as digitization and cooperative reference services. You'll learn how libraries are cooperating regionally, on... more...

  • Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR)by Patrick Le Boeuf

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    Get the straight facts on FRBR—and whether it is right for you! In 1998, Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) was a conceptual model promoted by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) as being the recommended new advancement in cataloging. As libraries strive to serve their users better in... more...

  • Electronic Resourcesby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.00

    In Philosophies of Reference Service, reference librarians share with you their reflective thinking about what they do as service providers. An important addition to the personal and occupational library of anyone in reference services, this book discusses the origins of reference service, its founding principles, the pleasures and pitfalls of the... more...

  • Helping the Difficult Library Patronby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.95

    This insightful book shows you how to deal with an issue as old as the library profession: interacting with problem patrons. It looks at this fact of life that affects almost every facet of library work and provides practical solutions--some developed within the field and some borrowed from other professions--that will improve reference services for... more...

  • Acquisitions and Collection Development in the Humanitiesby Linda S Katz; Sally J Kenney; Helen Kinsella

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.00

    Acquisitions and Collection Development in the Humanities is a one-of-a-kind guide on the procedures, approaches, and principles needed to make sound decisions in acquiring materials in various areas of the humanities. It gives you an inside look at managerial concerns in documentary delivery, changing budgetary needs, and fluctuations in journal prices... more...

  • Evaluating the Twenty-First Century Libraryby Donald L. DeWitt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95

    Explore the ARL?s initiatives for identifying, formulating, and testing new criteria for evaluating academic libraries in the digital age! The proliferation of electronic information resources in the past decade has changed the ways in which research libraries evaluate their service and holdings. This collection of articles (thirteen of which previously... more...

  • Higher Education Outcomes Assessment for the Twenty-first Centuryby Peter Hernon; Robert Dugan; Candy Schwartz

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 50.00

    This book discusses recent trends in outcomes assessment, examines how state governments are reshaping the national discussion with higher education, and explains how libraries must respond to these changes. more...