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- 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 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 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...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 168.00
This manual is the French translation of the second edition of UNIMARC Manual: bibliographic format published in English in 1994 and completed by 5 updates published from 1996 to 2005. This 5th French edition is composite. It reproduces identically a part of the 4th edition published in 2002 and, for the fields of the format modified in the Update... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
People and Information focuses on the problems in information-processing. The selection first takes a look at generalized information systems, including the composition of generalized information systems; initial quantification of information transfer; quantitative consideration of information transfer; and decision making. The text surveys the problems... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
Information Technology Serving Society focuses on the potential roles of information technology in shaping society, including advances in the capabilities of computers, progress of processes in information transfer, and implementation of information technology control measures. The selection first discusses information transfer, as well as the benefits... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 80.00
Preservation involves a complex of activities including climate, air-quality, and surface control, as well as microbiological control, which is a key part of preserving and protecting library collections. The Preservation and Protection of Library Collections examines microbiological control for preservation of library and archival collections. A... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 80.00
This book explores issues surrounding all aspects of visual collection management, taken from real-world experience in creating management systems and digitizing core content. Readers will gain the knowledge to manage the digitization process from beginning to end, assess and define the needs of their particular project, and evaluate digitization options.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.00
The originality of this book, which deals with such a new subject matter, lies in the application of methods and concepts never used before ? such as ontologies and taxonomies, as well as thesauri - to the ordering of knowledge based on primary information. Chapters in the book also examine the study of ontologies, taxonomies and thesauri from the... more...