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Library & Information Science

  • Project Management for Librariesby Robin A. Buser; Bruce E. Massis; Miriam Pollack

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 55.00

    Library work often involves coordinating projects with many tasks and many stakeholders where cost and time limitations can be seen as opportunities. Effective project management is worth learning! This book provides library staffers at every level--whether in public, academic, school or special libraries--with the basic tools of project management... more...

  • Praxishandbuch Bibliotheksmanagementby Rolf Griebel; Hildegard Schäffler; Konstanze Söllner

    De Gruyter Saur 2014; US$ 224.00

    Similar to its predecessor work, The Modern Library, The Practical Handbook of Library Management is a handbook that covers all aspects of library organization. It provides an overview of library management in Germany, with special emphasis on current developments in consideration of the international context. It also offers a detailed outlook on the... more...

  • Uncertain Imagesby Elizabeth Edwards; Sigrid Lien

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This book brings into focus the ubiquitous yet entirely unconsidered work that photographs are put to in museums. The authors' argument is that there is an economy of photographs in museums which is integral to the processes of the museum, and integral to the understanding of museums. The international contributors, drawn from curators and academics,... more...

  • Integrity in Government through Records Managementby James Lowry; Justus Wamukoya

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    As a celebration of Anne Thurston’s contribution to the field of archives and records management, and public administration in the developing world, this excellent volume brings together scholars and practicing archivists to discuss the key issues around public records and good governance. Never before have these authors from the developing and... more...

  • Leseförderung in Öffentlichen Bibliothekenby Kerstin Keller-Loibl; Susanne Brandt

    De Gruyter Saur 2014; US$ 70.00

    This work presents theory surrounding the promotion of literacy and reading from a practical perspective. It aims to help librarians plan and implement projects to promote literacy and reading for users of all ages, from young children to seniors. Discussed topics range from early childhood literacy support to special programs for adolescent readers... more...

  • Semantics & Mediaby Christoph Bläsi; Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    This volume describes the contemporary application of semantic technologies in the media industry. Articles by researchers and experts in the field present, analyze, and put semantic technologies into a larger perspective. Language technology processes and the use of powerful metadata resources are among the repertoire of approaches discussed. The... more...

  • Managing Copyright in Higher Educationby Donna L. Ferullo

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99

    Written by the director of the University Copyright Office at Purdue University who holds both law and library science degrees, this is complete, authoritative guide is a must-purchase for every institution of higher education seeking to comply with the copyright law and thus avoid potential liability exposure. more...

  • Teaching Internet Basics: The Can-Do Guideby Joel Nichols

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 45.00

    Perfect for public librarians, instructional librarians, technology and digital resource specialists, and library training specialists, this book is an essential resource for digital literacy instruction. more...

  • Demystifying eResearch: A Primer for Librariansby Victoria Martin

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 75.00

    eResearch presents new challenges in managing data. This book explains to librarians and other information specialists what eResearch is, how it impacts library services and collections, and how to contribute to eResearch activities at their parent institutions. more...

  • The FRBR Family of Conceptual Modelsby Richard P. Smiraglia; Pat Riva; Maja ?umer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 170.00

    Since 1998 when FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) was first published by IFLA, the effort to develop and apply FRBR has been extended in many innovative and experimental directions. Papers in this volume explain and expand upon the extended family of FRBR models including Functional Requirements for Authority Data (FRAD), Functional... more...