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  • Works as Entities for Information Retrievalby Richard Smiraglia

    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...

  • Evaluating Acquisitions and Collection Managementby Linda S Katz

    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...

  • Collection Management and Strategic Access to Digital Resourcesby Sul H Lee

    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...

  • Authority Control in Organizing and Accessing Informationby Barbara Tillett; Arlene G. Taylor

    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...

  • Introduction to Serials Work for Library Techniciansby Jim Cole; Wayne Jones; Scott Millard

    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...

  • 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...

  • Moving Beyond the Presentation Layerby Joan S. Mitchell; Diane Vizine-Goetz

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...