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  • Managing Information Resources in Librariesby Peter Clayton; G. E. Gorman

    Facet Publishing 2006; US$ 79.92

    The management of information resources in libraries is of greater importance in the digital world. This book encompasses different areas of collection management and cover topics, such as: collection management in the organizational context; collection development policies; selection principles and resources; budget management; and more. more...

  • Collection Development in the Digital Ageby Maggie Fieldhouse; Audrey Marshall

    Facet Publishing 2011; US$ 79.92

    Over the years there has been profound changes in how library collections are developed and managed. Digital resources are increasingly central to collections. This collection is cross-sectoral and international in scope, drawing together the perspectives of practitioners and academics at the forefront of modern collection development. more...

  • What to Do When the Shit Hits the Fanby David Black

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 12.95

    Recent events have taught us all that anyone, anywhere can face an emergency situation. Do you have the tools, equipment, and knowledge to ensure the safety of your family? With the expert advice in this handbook, you can be better prepared for any emergency: Terrorist attack Fire Flood Tornado Winter storm Hurricane Landslide... more...

  • Electronic Resource Managementby Anne Elguindi; Kari Schmidt

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 80.00

    A significant shift is taking place in libraries, with the purchase of e-resources accounting for the bulk of materials spending. Electronic Resource Management makes the case that technical services workflows need to make a corresponding shift toward e-centric models and highlights the increasing variety of e-formats that are forcing new developments... more...

  • The Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification Systemby M. P. Satija

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 85.00

    The Dewey Decimal Classification system (DDC) is the world?s most popular library classification system. The 23rd edition of the DDC was published in 2011. This second edition of The Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification System examines the history, management and technical aspects of the DDC up to its latest edition. The book places... more...

  • Making a Collection Countby Holly Hibner; Mary Kelly

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 80.00

    Library collection management is a vital part of any library?s operations. Making a Collection Count takes a holistic look at library collection management, connecting collection management activities and departments, and instructs on how to gather and analyse data from each point in a collection?s lifecycle. Relationships between collections and other... more...

  • Library Classification Trends in the 21st Centuryby Rajendra Kumbhar

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 80.00

    Library Classification Trends in the 21st Century traces development in and around library classification as reported in literature published in the first decade of the 21st century. It reviews literature published on various aspects of library classification, including modern applications of classification such as internet resource discovery, automatic... more...

  • RDA: Resource, Description and Access, 2013 Revisionby Joint Steering Committee for the Development of RDA

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 176.00

    This full-text print version of RDA offers a snapshot that serves as an offline access point to help solo and part-time cataloguers evaluate RDA, as well as to support training and classroom use in any size institution. An index is included. more...

  • New Approaches to E-Reserveby Ophelia Cheung; Dana Thomas; Susan Patrick

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.00

    Aimed at academic library practitioners, this book describes how e-reserve services can evolve and adapt to the changing virtual learning environment of higher education. New approaches discussed include: the integration of subscribed, free, and copyrighted resources within course management systems; innovative employment of open URL link resolvers... more...

  • Managing Image Collectionsby Margot Note

    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...