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  • Approval Plansby Linda S Katz; John H Sandy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.00

    How can you, as an acquisition librarians, keep current on the output of hundreds of publishers? The answer, of course, is that you cannot. For over 30 years, approval plans have been used by librarians to acquire current titles, save staff time, and build core collections. Even today, these reasons seem appropriate, as libraries try to maintain up-to-date... more...

  • Essays on Public Documents and Government Policiesby Peter Gellatly

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    Better understand the use, scope, and value of public documents and government policies by reading this invaluable volume. more...

  • End User Searching in the Health Sciencesby M Sandra Wood; Ellen Brassil Horak; Bonnie Snow

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.00

    Valuable to both the health professional and information provider, this book provides a comprehensive and detailed look at online biomedical database searching by end users. Experts fully assess the numerous implications of end user searching and synthesize a wide variety of views and successful practices. By examining the types of users, institutional... more...

  • Government Information Collections in the Networked Environmentby Joan F Cheverie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.00

    This insightful book explores the challenging issues related to effective access to government information. Amidst all the chaos of today?s dynamic information transition period, the only constants related to government information are change and inconsistency, yet with Government Information Collections in the Networked Environment: New Issues and... more...

  • Leadership for the 21st Centuryby Ann Prentice

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 65.00

    Combining research, literary and biographical examples of leadership, and interviews with leaders and followers, this book provides an in-depth overview of leadership that identifies what works?and what doesn't. more...

  • Information Literacy and Lifelong Learningby John Crawford; Christine Irving

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 85.00

    This book reviews the role of information literacy (IL) in developing employability skills, personal health management and informal learning from a variety of areas including: information policy issues, information usage and training needs and skills development. Early years education, lifelong learning and the role of IL in relevant organisations,... more...

  • Creating and Maintaining an Information Literacy Instruction Program in the Twenty-First Centuryby Nancy Noe

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 80.00

    The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) set forth Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Practices: A Guideline. Creating and Maintaining an Information Literacy Instruction Program in the Twenty-First Century provides readers with a real-world, practical guide for creating an instruction program step-by-step,... more...

  • Information Literacy and Cultural Heritageby Kim Baker

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 80.00

    There is a complex and contested terrain of cultural heritage in the library, archive and museum context. Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage explores this landscape and covers perspectives from museums, archives and libraries, highlighting the role of memory and contested history in the collection, description and presentation of cultural heritage.... more...

  • Multimedia Information Retrievalby Roberto Raieli

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 85.00

    Novel processing and searching tools for the management of new multimedia documents have developed. Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR) is an organic system made up of Text Retrieval (TR); Visual Retrieval (VR); Video Retrieval (VDR); and Audio Retrieval (AR) systems. So that each type of digital document may be analysed and searched by the elements... more...

  • Archives and Societal Provenanceby Michael Piggott

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 100.00

    Records and archival arrangements in Australia are globally relevant because Australia?s indigenous people represent the oldest living culture in the world, and because modern Australia is an ex-colonial society now heavily multicultural in outlook. Archives and Societal Provenance explores this distinctiveness using the theoretical concept of societal... more...