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  • Building a Better Chinese Collection for the Library of Congressby Chi Wang

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 79.99

    In this collection of essays written by the former head of the Library of Congress Chinese Collection, Chi Wang chronicles the modest beginnings of the Chinese Collection at the Library of Congress and his crusade to transform it into the largest collection and Chinese cultural presence outside Asia. Select writings discuss publication and personnel... more...

  • International directory of archives / Annuaire international des archivesby International Council on Archives

    De Gruyter 1992; US$ 133.00

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  • Serving Latino Teensby Salvador Avila

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 45.00

    ? Provides guidelines that emphasize the importance of culture over language usage, particularly the English preference among all factions of the Latino community, especially teens ? Empowers library staff to identify opportunities to improve services to this emerging and expanding segment of our community more...

  • Electronic Records in the Manuscript Repositoryby Elizabeth H. Dow

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 54.99

    Electronic Records in the Manuscript Repository defines the problems related to electronic records and digital documents, describes the steps the curator should take to manage those electronic records and digital documents, and suggests ways to learn the specific skills and perspectives needed to do the job well. more...

  • Schadensprävention im Bibliotheksalltagby Ulrike Hähner

    De Gruyter Saur 2016; US$ 84.00

    Library managers should understand that alongside acquiring and classifying library holdings and making them available to their users, conserving their collections is a core mission. Clearly, conservation deserves to be a major focus of attention in the organizational and human resource management of the library. This book offer detailed practical... more...

  • Bücher öffnen Weltenby Förderverein Gefangenenbüchereien e. V.; Gerhard Peschers

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 98.00

    This volume presents the prison library system in Germany and around the world. Besides describing the history of prison libraries, this book provides for the first time a comprehensive summary of the legal foundations and the range of library services available for people in prison. more...

  • Crossmediales Publizieren im Verlagby Tobias Ott

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 70.00

    In this work, an optimal approach for transitioning to a new XML workflow process in the publishing industry is illustrated based upon the exigencies of three different types of publishers: a publisher of literary fiction, a scientific publishing house, and a publisher of self-help and children's books. After presenting basic technical... more...

  • Interne Kommunikation in der Bibliothekby Christiane Brockerhoff

    De Gruyter Saur 2015; US$ 70.00

    This book provides expertise for internal communication in the working environment of the library, from ways of communicating in meetings to teamwork for management communication and employee performance reviews. The eight chapters provide step-by-step instructions using relevant examples together with solutions for many diverse communication situations... more...

  • The eBook Revolutionby Kate Sheehan

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 50.00

    Research shows that 15 percent of Americans now own an eReader?a figure that may not sound particularly compelling until one considers that fewer than half of all Americans purchase a book in a year's time. The transition from printed books to eBooks is well underway, and libraries must change to accommodate this shift. more...

  • Demystifying Serials Catalogingby Fang Gao; Heather Tennison; Janet Weber

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 65.00

    Serials cataloging can be an overwhelming task that frustrates even the most seasoned professional. This book provides simple guidance and real-world examples to illustrate best practices in serials cataloging. Demystifying Serials Cataloging: A Book of Examples is a reliable reference for learning how to catalog serials or improve cataloging... more...