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Library & Information Science

  • Find the Information You Need!by Cheryl Knott

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    This guide to the fundamentals of information discovery can be used as a textbook in undergraduate and graduate online searching courses and as a manual for anyone who wants to move beyond keyword searching on the web. Whether you need to make a decision, solve a problem, answer a question or write a research report, Find the Information You Need!... more...

  • The Librarians of Congressby Christian A. Nappo

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 74.99

    For over 200 years the Library of Congress has served as our national library. Since its establishment in 1800, thirteen librarians have served as the institution's head librarian. Sadly, little is known about most of them. The Librarians of Congress is the first book to contain the biographies of all these librarians. Beginning with a brief... more...

  • Informationsverhaltenby Hans-Christoph Hobohm

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 112.00

    Information behavior research focuses on how people engage with information and knowledge. This work offers the very first German-language survey of recent research in this new discipline, which has flourished in recent years particularly in the US, yet also in the UK and Scandinavia. more...

  • Implementing and Assessing Use-Driven Acquisitionsby Steven Carrico; Michelle Leonard; Erin Gallagher; Trey Shelton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 64.99

    Implementing and Assessing Use-Driven Acquisitions provides a practical methodology for setting up a use-driven acquisitions plan (UDA) to acquire access to print and e-books for users in academic and special libraries. Each chapter offers specific steps and check-lists libraries can use to develop worthwhile and comprehensive use-driven acquisition... more...

  • Robertson on Library Security and Disaster Planningby Guy Robertson

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 86.95

    Robertson on Library Security and Disaster Planning presents a collection of highly-cited, author published articles on security and disaster planning for libraries. The book represents the only place where these articles are compiled, making it a go-to volume for practitioners. It includes topics covering all aspects of preparation and response,... more...

  • Digital Librariesby Fabrice Papy

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 150.00

    he technological interoperability of digital libraries must be rethought in order to adapt to new uses and networks. Informative digital environments aimed at responding to heritage, cultural, scientific or commercial demands have taken over the global cyberspace and have redesigned the techno-informative landscape of the Web. However, while the... more...

  • 50 Specialty Libraries of New York Cityby Terry Ballard

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 33.95

    Everyone knows that New York maintains one of the great library systems in the world - the two lions that guard the 42nd street library among the most important icons in the city. Less well known are a host of specialty libraries that have grown up around the rich intellectual and cultural life of New York City. There are a number of libraries that... more...

  • Research 2.0 and the Future of Information Literacyby Tibor Koltay; Sonja Spiranec; Laszlo Z Karvalics

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 78.95

    Research 2.0 and the Future of Information Literacy examines possible congruencies between information literacy and Research 2.0, because the work of today?s researcher mobilizes a number of literacies. From among the various types of relevant literacies, at least three types of literacies can be mentioned in this relation: information literacy,... more...

  • Thesaurus of Rock and Soil Mechanics Termsby J P Jenkins; A M Smith

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95

    Thesaurus of Rock and Soil Mechanics Terms is a book of synonym, including terms used in geology, mining, hydrology, engineering, and similar fields. The terms are organized alphabetically with preferred terms in bold and non-preferred terms in italic. This text also provides non-trivial relationship to other preferred terms for each preferred terms.... more...

  • Multilingual Access and Services for Digital Collectionsby Jiangping Chen

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 75.00

    Written for digital library developers, library and information science graduate students, and information professionals serving international information users, this book defines multilingual information access (MLIA) and discusses the importance of enabling international users to access digital collections. Based on a systematic review of the research... more...