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Library & Information Science

  • Planning, Renovating, Expanding, and Constructing Library Facilities in Hospitals, Academic Medicalby M Sandra Wood; Elizabeth Connor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    Get the tools to meet the challenge of building or renovating a library! The challenge of renovating or constructing a library requires organizational skill, resourcefulness, creativity, and willingness to compromise. Planning, Renovating, Expanding, and Constructing Library Facilities in Hospitals, Academic Medical Centers, and Health Organizations... more...

  • Medical Library Downsizingby Michael Schott

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 30.95

    Learn how to stay ahead of the game when budgets and staff are cut Medical Library Downsizing: Administrative, Professional, and Personal Strategies for Coping with Change explores corporate downsizing and other company-wide events as they relate to medical librarians in their organization. This training manual is designed to help librarians prepare... more...

  • Googlization of Librariesby William Miller; Rita Pellen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    This book includes a variety of articles which look critically and judiciously at Google and its products, with a focus on Google Scholar and Google Book Search. It also examines their usefulness in a public service context. Its ultimate aim is to assess the use of Google as a major information resource. Its subject matter deals with online megasearch... more...

  • In the Public Eyeby James Smith Allen

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.50

    Robert Darnton, Roger Chartier, and others have written much on the history of reading in the Old Regime, but this is the first broad study of reading to focus on the period after 1800. How and why did people understand texts as they did in modern France? In answering this question, James Allen moves easily from one interpretive framework to another... more...

  • Libraries Serving Dialogueby Odile Dupont

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    This book based on experiences of libraries serving interreligious dialogue, presents themes like library tools serving dialogue between cultures, collections dialoguing, children and young adults dialoguing beyond borders, story telling as dialog, librarians serving interreligious dialogue. more...

  • Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the U.S.S.R.by Patricia Kennedy Grimsted

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 145.00

    Patricia Grimsted's internationally acclaimed reference series provides the only comprehensive information available in any language about the development, holdings, and published reference aids for the rich archives and manuscript collections of the Soviet Union. In this, the first of a two-part third volume of the work, Grimsted focuses on Soviet... more...

  • Bestandserhaltung audiovisueller Dokumenteby Kurt Deggeller

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 70.00

    Every year vast numbers of valuable sound recordings, films, and videos housed in public collections are unintentionally damaged or destroyed because of a lack of basic knowledge about how to properly handle these materials. Many audiovisual collections are not being stored properly and are inaccessible due to the lack of appropriate playback technology... more...

  • Metadata Best Practices and Guidelinesby Jung-ran Park

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 165.00

    Metadata best practices and guidelines function as an essential mechanism for metadata planning, application and management, and interoperability. There has been a rapidly growing body of digital repositories and collections; accordingly, a wide range of digital projects and initiatives have adopted various metadata standards. Because of differences... more...

  • The Education of Alice M. Jordanby Gale Eaton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 84.99

    A long overdue biography of Alice M. Jordan (1870-1960), head of youth services at the Boston Public Library from 1902 to 1940 and one of the pioneers of children?s librarianship. Between the Age of Sail and the Space Age, a sea captain?s daughter gained fame as a book critic while practicing institutional politics behind the scenes. more...

  • Legal Issues for Library and Information Managersby William Z Nasri

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 30.00

    Here is a useful and readable volume about important and controversial legal issues of concern to all library managers and information professionals. Learn the implications of the complex, relevant laws on collective bargaining, privacy of circulation files, employee record keeping, personnel management, censorship, copyright, and much more. more...