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Library & Information Science

  • Praktisches Management in One Person Librariesby Martina Kuth

    De Gruyter Saur 2015; US$ 70.00

    This is the first German-language book to offer practical guidelines on the possibilities and limitations of working as a solo librarian. In addition to illuminating relevant library and information science terminology, this compact handbook aims to help readers meet the special challenges of the one-person library, offering numerous tips for efficient... more...

  • Library Collaboration and Flexible Scheduling Toolkit, The: Everything You Need to Know to Get Startedby Andria Donnelly

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 45.00

    ? Provides a succinct and accessible yet complete explanation of research about collaboration ? Supplies practical guidance for moving towards a collaborative methodology, including methods to approach the administration to win support, a training plan for staff, and team planning strategies ? Explains the many side benefits of collaboration, including... more...

  • Basiswissen RDAby Heidrun Wiesenmüller; Silke Horny

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 840.00

    Basicsof RDA provides an introduction to RDA (Resource Description and Access), the new system for catalogue organization from Anglo-American library practice. RDA is supplanting RAK, the earlier German cataloguing system. This textbook is written in language that is easy to understand, and it is illustrated with numerous examples. It offers practical... more...

  • Managing Cultural Heritageby Luca Zan; Sara Bonini Baraldi; Maria Lusiani; Daniel Shoup; Paolo Ferri; Federica Onofri

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Since the 1990s, heritage studies has emerged as a distinct academic field, and practices and rhetoric drawn from mainstream corporate management and strategic planning have become widespread, but the highly interdisciplinary nature of heritage has brought in a wide diversity of perspectives that has sometimes posed challenges to mutual understanding.... more...

  • Progressive Library Organizationsby Alfred Kagan

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00

    This work presents the history and impact of the seven most important progressive library organizations worldwide--in Austria, Germany, South Africa, Sweden, United Kingdom, and two in the United States. Each organization is considered within its national context, and in fact, the English word "organization" does not quite fit the nature... more...

  • Genealogyby Katherine Pennavaria

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 64.99

    Genealogy: A Practical Guide for Librarians covers the big picture of genealogy and evidence-based research, plus the variety and availability of many record types, but also provides practical advice for both researchers and librarians. more...

  • Mobile Technologies for Every Libraryby Ann Whitney Gleason

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 54.99

    If you are wondering what mobile technology adoption means for your library or how to get started, Mobile Technologies for Every Library will answer your questions! This book will detail the opportunities and pitfalls in using mobile technology in libraries. It will also address platforms, options, security, and best practices for starting new... more...

  • Deutsche Drucker und Buchhändler in London 1680-1811by Graham Jefcoate

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 196.00

    Over the course of the 18th century, a large number of German-speaking booksellers, printers, and publishers were active in the London book trade. This study examines the German-language book trade in the English capital and shows that it had a major impact on the London book trade and on cultural exchange between Germany and England. The work makes... more...

  • The Complete Guide to Using Google in Librariesby Carol Smallwood

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 54.99

    Google has now developed services far beyond text search. Google software will translate languages and support collaborative writing. The chapters in this book look at many Google services, from music to finance, and describe how they can be used by students and other library users. more...

  • Unlocking the Mysteries of Catalogingby Elizabeth Haynes; Joanna Fountain; Michele Zwierski

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 50.00

    ? Provides more than 100 examples that together encompass virtually all types of materials libraries collect and catalog, with MARC "answer" records ? Offers exercises that allow practice in AACR2r and RDA, description, subject classification, subject heading application, classification, subject analysis, and MARC 21 ? Covers both RDA and AACR2r... more...