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- Scarecrow Press 2001; US$ 32.99
Applicable for all types of libraries. Needs assessment can be defined as the process of using one or more techniques to collect and analyze data on library users or potential users. The guide includes the methodology and techniques for carrying out needs assessment projects, ranging from short-term assessments to long-term research or comprehensive... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 70.00
Every year vast numbers of valuable sound recordings, films, and videos housed in public collections are unintentionally damaged or destroyed because of a lack of basic knowledge about how to properly handle these materials. Many audiovisual collections are not being stored properly and are inaccessible due to the lack of appropriate playback... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Strategies and tools to help you plan, build, and maintain your library collection! Selecting Materials for Library Collections takes you step-by-step through the process of planning, building, and maintaining a quality library collection. This up-to-date guide addresses the interests and concerns of academic and public libraries with expert advice... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95
International authority control will soon be a reality. Examine the projects that are moving the information science professions in that direction today! In Authority Control in Organizing and Accessing Information: Definition and International Experience, international experts examine the state of the art and explore new theoretical perspectives.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
Build and maintain an effective electronic reserve system! Electronic Reserve: A Manual and Guide for Library Staff Members is the comprehensive professional resource you need to create commonsense policies and procedures that ensure effective electronic reserve service in your academic library. This hands-on, how-to guide walks you through the start-up... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.00
Here is an in-depth book on the process of evaluating your acquisitions and collection management programs. No project, no matter how ingenious or innovative, will be granted support by a funding agency without a solid evaluation plan. Evaluating Acquisitions and Collection Management discusses the reasons evaluation is held in such high regard by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 33.95
Learn to better control costs for print and digital resources—from recognized leaders in library administration! Academic libraries have been using electronic resources for several years, yet library administrators still find that the evolution from print to digital takes meticulous planning. Collection Management and Strategic Access to Digital Resources... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00
Basicsof RDA provides an introduction to RDA (Resource Description and Access), the new system for catalogue organization from Anglo-American library practice. RDA is supplanting RAK, the earlier German cataloguing system. This textbook is written in language that is easy to understand, and it is illustrated with numerous examples. It... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
Everything you need to know about serials librarianship—in one handy volume! For library science students and library professionals, Introduction to Serials Work for Library Technicians is a practical, how-to-do-it text that shows you how to perform the behind-the-scenes tasks your job requires. This primer walks you through the entire process of... more...