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  • Crossmediales Publizieren im Verlagby Tobias Ott

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 77.00

    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...

  • Demystifying Serials Cataloging: A Book of Examplesby 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...

  • FRSAD: Conceptual Modeling of Aboutnessby Marcia Zeng; Athena Salaba; Maja ?umer

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 45.00

    FRSAD: Conceptual Modeling of Aboutness explores the full dimensions of the IFLA's Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data model, showing how putting the model to work can ease information sharing across systems, domains, and environments. Written by three leading members of the IFLA working group that developed the model, FRSAD moves... more...

  • The eBook Revolution: A Primer for Librarians on the Front Linesby Kate Sheehan

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 50.00

    The eBook Revolution: A Primer for Librarians on the Front Lines is exactly what its title promises: an essential resource for librarians facing the formidable task of coordinating the library-wide transition to eBooks and fielding questions from patrons about eBooks on a daily basis. After an introduction that covers the basics of eBooks and... more...

  • Transforming Our Image, Building Our Brand: The Education Advantageby Valerie Gross

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 50.00

    While there is no question that what librarians and library professionals do is critically important, the ways in which these roles and responsibilities are described can mean the difference between being valued as essential to the community or considered optional. Something as simple as a choice of words can determine what is valued?and consequently... more...

  • Grundlagen der praktischen Information und Dokumentationby Rainer Kuhlen; Wolfgang Semar; Dietmar Strauch

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 252.00

    For the past 40 years, researchers, practitioners, and students have turned to this standard introductory work on the professional management of information. In this completely revised 6th edition, the editors have responded to major technological, methodological, and organizational changes that have occurred in the areas of information... more...

  • Reality Rules II: A Guide to Teen Nonfiction Reading Interestsby Elizabeth Fraser

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 50.00

    Reality Rules II: A Guide to Teen Nonfiction Reading Interests presents approximately 450 fresh nonfiction titles annotated and organized into genre areas to address the reading interests of today's teens, covering everything from adventure to history, sports, life stories, and how-to. Authored by a member of the first committee for the YALSA... more...

  • Making Sense of Business Referenceby Celia Ross

    American Library Association 2013; Not Available

    A detailed bibliography functions as both a standing reference for desk use as well as a collection development aid for building a core business collection. Including numerous illustrative case studies, Making Sense of Business Reference takes the guesswork out of doing business. more...

  • RFID in Librariesby Lori Bowen Ayre

    American Library Association 2012; Not Available

    The approval by The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) of a new standard for RFID in libraries is a big step toward interoperability among libraries and vendors. By following this set of practices and procedures, libraries can ensure that an RFID tag in one library can be used seamlessly by another, assuming both comply, even if they... more...

  • Building an Electronic Resource Collectionby Stuart D. Lee; Frances Boyle

    Facet Publishing 2004; US$ 87.92

    Guides the information professional step-by-step through building and managing an electronic resource collection. It outlines the range of electronic products currently available in abstracting and indexing, bibliographic, and other services and then describes how to effectively select, evaluate and purchase them. more...