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  • British Library and Information Schools - The Research of the Department of Information Science, City University, Londonby David Bawden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    The papers in this e-book reflect the research and scholarly interests of the staff of the Department of Information Science at City University London. One theme emerges strongly: the continued vitality and variety of the information science discipline. The traditional concerns of the department are well-represented in several papers: healthcare and... more...

  • Evidence-based librarianship, Volume 24, Issue 3by Su Cleyle

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Seeks to spread the concept of evidence based practice beyond the health sector. Librarians need to increase their reliance on sound evidence to support their programs and services. They also need to become more active in producing and publishing evidence for their peers and others outside the profession. This collection of articles examines the... more...

  • British library and information schools: the research of the Department of Information Studies, University of Wales Aberystwythby Lucy A. Tedd; David Ellis

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    This is the second in a series devoted to the research output of British library and information schools. This e-book focusses on the Department of Information Studies at the University of Wales Aberystwyth which recently celbrated its 40th anniversary. more...

  • International library educationby Linda Ashcroft

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    This e-book contains papers from the Forum on International Library Education held at the ALA Annual conference June 2006 more...

  • Restructuring LIS educationby Susan Ashworth

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    New technologies mean library and information science is currently characterised by fast-paced change, with staff needing to be flexible in adapting and adopting new skills and levels of awareness. New developments need to be marketed and evaluated, and these are additional skills for information professionals to adopt. Findings of a research project... more...

  • Irish Library and Information Schoolsby Ian Cornelius

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    The articles in this e-book of Aslib Proceedings reflect some current research concentrations in the School of Information and Library Studies (SILS) in University College Dublin (UCD). This is the only school or department of its type in Ireland, and currently the only such school in the island of Ireland. more...

  • Archival Informationby Steven Fisher

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 76.95

    From original manuscripts and letters to sound recordings and birth certificates, archival information plays an increasingly important role in modern research. Libraries and the Internet have made finding information on a wide range of topics faster and easier, but not all information?particularly from primary sources?is available via local library... more...

  • Basic Research Methods for Librarians, Fifth Editionby Lynn Silipigni Connaway; Ronald R. Powell

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 65.00

    Fifty-nine percent of the respondents to a 2000 survey reported that their master's programs had not adequately prepared them to conduct research, something that has not changed much in the ensuing decade. Yet, many library and information services (LIS) practitioners are routinely called upon to conducted job-related research. Where can they turn... more...

  • UK Library and Information Schoolsby Peter Willett

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    The latest E-Book of Aslib Proceedings reflects the breadth of activity currently being undertaken at The Information School at the University of Sheffield. The eleven papers in this special issue reflect the breadth of activity at the Information School, with contributions in educational informatics, health informatics, information retrieval, information... more...

  • Bibliometrieby Rafael Ball

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 77.00

    The quantification of knowledge to evaluate the performance of scholars or rank entire institutions, research locations, or nations is an increasingly common phenomenon. This volume introduces the subject of bibliometrics in concise form, describes the most important measurement techniques in a clearly understandable way, and explains... more...