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- Scarecrow Press 2001; US$ 29.99
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
In this book, librarians and scholars from around the world come together to address 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 examines domain-specific research about works and the problems inherent in their representation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Selecting Materials for Library Collections takes you step-by-step through the process of planning, building, and maintaining a quality library collection. This timely guide addresses the interests and concerns of academic and public libraries with expert advice on budgets, policies, and planning. The book examines print, non-print, and Internet selection... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95
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. With contributions from 17 countries on three continents, this essential resource addresses standards, exchange formats, and metadata, covering authority... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
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 process for implementing an electronic reserve system,... 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
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 is a collection of eight presentations from the 2004 University of Oklahoma Libraries Conference focusing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
For library science students and professionals, Introduction to Serials Work for Library Technicians is a practical, how-to-do-it textbook that shows you how to perform the behind-the-scenes tasks your job requires. This primer walks you through the entire process of serials management for both larger libraries with automated serials management systems... more...
- 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...
- 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...