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  • 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 is a collection of articles orginally presented at a series of five symposiums sponsored by the Research Libraries Group. It offers you succinct and analytic views of the problems and benefits of digital resources in the traditional academic library.... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    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. Library professionals from around the word examine how the content and context offered by the... more...

  • Acquisition in Different and Special Subject Areasby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.00

    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 librarians share their experiences in gathering the hard-to-find materials... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...