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  • 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...

  • Going Digitalby Donald L Dewitt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.00

    Going Digital: Strategies for Access, Preservation, and Conversion of Collections to a Digital Format offers you succinct and analytic views of the problems and benefits of digital resources in the traditional academic library. Library administrators, collection managers, and librarians will learn the advantages and disadvantages of traditional and... 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...

  • Acquisition in Different and Special Subject Areasby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    Learn how acquisitions librarians successfully serve specialized users! In this book, you?ll find profiles, methods, and processes for acquisitions in specialized subject areas, such as local and regional poetry, oceanography, educational information in electronic formats, popular fiction, regional and ethnic materials, and more. Seasoned acquisitions... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...