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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Cataloging and Indexingby Joyce McIntosh

    Apple Academic Press 2011; US$ 119.95

    Libraries have developed sophisticated ways of categorizing information so that library users can most effectively find the materials they need. This book covers a wide range of important issues in the field, including archival finding aids, search engines, the major indexing and abstracting databases, subject guides, vendor-supplied cataloging records,... 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...