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Library & Information Science

  • Digitization and Digital Archivingby Elizabeth R. Leggett

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    Modern library patrons are embracing the ease with which information can be accessed digitally, and so many librarians are currently working toward making information available electronically. Digitization and Digital Archiving: A Practical Guide for Librarians is a comprehensive guide with step-by-step instructions for forming digital archives.... more...

  • Serving Online Customersby Donald A. Barclay

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 54.99

    To compete in the digital age, libraries must provide outstanding customer service to their virtual users. Serving Online Customers: Lessons for Libraries from the Business World is a practical guide to help libraries adopt and adapt the best practices of e-business for their own online operations. more...

  • Resource Sharing Todayby Corinne Nyquist

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    Resource Sharing Today is a practical guide to resource sharing starting with the library across town and ending with libraries on the other side of the globe. Chapters cover everything from the ALA?s interlibrary loan form to successful innovations such as Virginia Tech?s ILLiad to New York?s IDS (Information Delivery Service). Appendices include... more...

  • Librarianship and Human Rightsby Toni Samek

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 70.00

    In this book, the reader will encounter a myriad of urgent library and information voices reflecting contemporary local, national, and transnational calls to action on conflicts generated by failures to acknowledge human rights, by struggles for recognition and representation, by social exclusion, and the library institution?s role therein. These voices... more...

  • Makerspacesby John J. Burke

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    Makerspaces: A Practical Guide for Librarians helps librarians create DIY (do-it-youself) spaces in academic or public libraries. Through this text, librarians will understand the mindset behind the maker movement; learn how to assess patron needs; and create a budget for and equip these spaces. more...

  • 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...

  • Finanzmathematik für Wirtschaftswissenschaftlerby Peter Albrecht; Sören Jensen; Christoph Mayer; Marcus Roel; Patrick Schneider

    Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag für Wirtschaft Steuern Recht GmbH 2014; US$ 224.85

    Finanzmathematik anschaulich vermittelt. Von Zinsmodellen über Renten-, Kurs- und Renditerechnung bis hin zu Investmentanwendungen vermittelt das Lehrbuch alle notwendigen Grundlagen. Zahlreiche Übungsaufgaben schlagen die Brücke zur Praxis. Dabei schärfen Rechenbeispiele mit alternativen Lösungswegen den Sinn für eine gezielte Herangehensweise. In... 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...