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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.95
Examine domain-specific research about works and the problems inherent in their storage and retrieval! This book addresses the issue of focusing on known- item identification and retrieval vs. collocation and retrieval of works in the construction of catalogs. Works as Entities for Information Retrieval reports significant research on the role... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.00
Going Digital: Strategies for Access, Preservation, and Conversion of Collections to a Digital Format offers you succinct and analytic views of the problems and benefits of digital resources in the traditional academic library. Library administrators, collection managers, and librarians will learn the advantages and disadvantages of traditional and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Can the Dewey Decimal System meet the needs of the rapidly changing information environment? Moving Beyond the Presentation Layer explores the Dewey Decimal System from a variety of perspectives, each of which peels away a bit of the “presentation layer”—the familiar linear notational sequence-to reveal the content and context offered by the DDS.... more...
- De Gruyter Saur 2011; US$ 147.00
This is the new edition of the first consolidated ISBD that was published in 2007. The first years of usage have led to interesting and useful corrections and additions. Many cataloguers and practitioners worldwide will welcome this updated first class tool, which is useful and applicable for descriptions of bibliographic resources in any type of catalogue. more...
- De Gruyter Saur 2011; US$ 105.00
About 40 percent of the books academic libraries purchase in traditional ways never circulate and another 40 percent circulate fewer than three times. By contrast, patron-driven acquisition allows a library to borrow or buy books only when a patron needs them. In a typical workflow, the library imports bibliographic records into its catalogue at no... more...
- De Gruyter 1975; US$ 133.00
Approval plans als Instrument der Literaturerwerbung (Bibliothekspraxis) (German Edition) more...
- De Gruyter Saur 2013; US$ 84.00
This volume provides a comprehensive review of all forms of modern acquisition management in libraries in the German speaking world. In over thirty contributions, absolute specialists cover the entire spectrum of acquisition: the needs of users; acquisition in library management; libraries and the trade; local, regional and supra-regional acquisition... more...
- De Gruyter Saur 2011; US$ 168.00
This volume contains the proceedings of a special conference held in Florence, August 2009. The theoretical and methodological aspects of rethinking semantic access to information and knowledge are explored. Innovative projects deployed to cope with the challenges of the future are presented and discussed. This book offers a unique opportunity for... more...
- De Gruyter Saur 2012; US$ 112.00
There is considerable pressure on libraries to change and evolve. Key elements here include the shift in the library sector from printed to digital literature and information, the major effects of this shift on the service portfolios, on working and organizational processes and on the deployment of staff. The potential conflict between service innovations... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 55.00
This easy-to-use, comprehensive guide shows how to establish a floating collection in any library?regardless of type or size. more...