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  • Das OAIS-Modell für die Langzeitarchivierungby Sabine Schrimpf; DIN e.V.

    Beuth 2014; US$ 74.43

    OAIS steht für Open Archival Information System (Offenes Archiv-Informations-System). Es wurde als Referenzmodell für ein dynamisches, erweiterungsfähiges Archivinformationssystem in der Luft- und Raumfahrt entwickelt und als Internationale Norm ISO 14721:2012-09 in englischer Sprache veröffentlicht. Der Beuth Kommentar "Das OAIS-Modell für die... more...

  • Apps for Librarians: Using the Best Mobile Technology to Educate, Create, and Engageby Nicole Hennig

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 45.00

    Smartphones and other mobile devices that support downloadable applications?universally referred to as "apps"?can be used to foster productivity, conduct research, or read and study. Additionally, savvy librarians can better serve their communities by gaining expertise in mobile technologies and being qualified to make app recommendations to patrons.... more...

  • The Best 100 Free Apps for Librariesby Jim Hahn

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 48.99

    Librarian Jim Hahn has carefully culled the over 500,000 available apps down to the 100 that are the absolute best for day-in, day-out library services. The guide covers apps from both Apple and Android devices, including tablets. This guide is intended as an introduction for those with little or no app experience and for those wanting to know more... more...

  • Better by Designby Ayub Khan

    Facet Publishing 2008; US$ 90.82

    Libraries are faced with rapidly shifting populations of users with differing needs, who require a range of fresh communications links that are transforming our concept of the library space. This book takes as its starting point the fact that few architects know about libraries, and fewer librarians know about architectural planning and design. more...

  • Designing Library Space for Childrenby Ingrid Bon; Andrew Cranfield; Karen Latimer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    In recent years the library community has seen a renewed interest in library architecture and design. This is due to the change of focus from content and collection development to how libraries engage with their users in a digital age. This means that librarians, architects, politicians and patrons must develop new visions, concepts and ideas... more...

  • Disaster Recovery for Archives, Libraries and Records Management Systems in Australia and New Zealandby Judith Doig

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 30.00

    Floods, fires or earthquakes can cause critical damage to books and to records. A recovery effort which is well-intentioned but ill-informed or hasty may make the damage far worse. What should be done? What should not be done? This is the first book on disaster recovery specifically tailored for the Australasian market. The book discusses factors which... more...

  • The Green Library - Die grüne Bibliothekby Petra Hauke; Karen Latimer; Klaus Ulrich Werner

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    Contributions and case studies from Germany and other European countries, as well as from Asia, Australia and the US, demonstrate different aspects of reducing the "ecological footprint" in libraries. As well as looking at everyday procedures, the social role and responsibility of libraries as leaders in environmental sustainability are... more...

  • How Green is My Library?by Sam Mulford; Ned Himmel

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 45.00

    While there is a broad spectrum of ecological sophistication within libraries nationwide and some regions are at the forefront of sustainable of sustainable design and operations, others are just beginning or have yet to integrate materials recycling into their daily practice. A few jurisdictions are mandating LEED certified buildings and carbon-neutral... more...

  • Konflikt- und Gefahrensituationen in Bibliothekenby Martin Eichhorn

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00

    This well-established guideline is based on a compilation of experiences in situations of conflict and danger in libraries. Its focus is on prevention, with suggested approaches for managing difficult situations. New themes covered in the third edition include Internet-related conflict situations (such as the flashmob and shitstorm), in-house... more...

  • Library Securityby Steve Albrecht

    American Library Association 2015; US$ 44.00

    Through the methods outlined in this book, Albrecht demonstrates that effective communication not only makes library users feel more comfortable but also increases staff morale, ensuring the library is place where everyone feels welcome. more...