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  • Digital Libraries and Information Accessby G. G. Chowdhury; Schubert Foo

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 79.92

    An authoritative and truly global exploration of current research in digital libraries and information access by internationally renowned academics. more...

  • Essential Cataloguingby J. H. Bowman

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 79.92

    Designed as a simple companion to "AACR2", this book covers descriptive cataloguing for library school students, beginning cataloguers and information professionals. It is fully cross-referenced to "AACR2", taking into account the 2002 revisions, and also includes MARC21 coding and examples. more...

  • Essential Thesaurus Constructionby Vanda Broughton

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 79.92

    Many information professionals fail to find the published tools for subject-based organization that are appropriate to their local needs. This text describes the characteristics of some types of subject tool, and takes through the process of creating a system. The methodology employed is a technique for the building of a thesaurus. more...

  • Digital Preservationby Marilyn Deegan; Simon Tanner

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 95.92

    Digital preservation is an issue of huge importance to the library and information profession. It is a complex issue involving many different aspects and views. This book uses case studies and examples to ground the ideas and theories in real concerns and practice. It covers key issues in digital preservation; web archiving; strategies; and more. more...

  • Teaching Grammarby Joan Berger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    In this book, authors Amy Benjamin and Joan Berger share procedures for teaching grammar effectively and dynamically in ways that appeal to students and teachers alike. Ideal for teachers just beginning their work in grammar instruction, this book includes day-by-day units and reproducibles to help them embed grammar lessons into writing instruction.... more...

  • Serials Cataloging at the Turn of the Centuryby James W Williams; Jeanne M Boydston

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.00

    An overview of the research topics and trends that have appeared over the last five years, Serials Cataloging at the Turn of the Century doesn?t just tell you that there has been a lot of change--that the information environment is something of a chameleon, always beguiling and slipping out of grasp. Instead, it gives you the plain facts on the specific... more...

  • Describing Archival Materialsby Richard Smiraglia

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Here is an informative new volume that celebrates the increasing use and influence of the MARC format for Archives and Manuscript Control (AMC). As the format and its companion, the online archival catalog, gain acceptance among archivists, several major issues evolve, including the adoption and adaptation of standards for archival control data and... more...

  • Acquisitions Go Globalby Jim Agee

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 70.00

    This book is a guide that leads the reader through many aspects of a library?s collection including the user, current holdings, selection, and acquisition of new materials. The reader is also led to consider budgets, and how books are made available in 21st century markets. Methods for assessing library vendors are described. Practical details are... more...

  • Classification in Theory and Practiceby Susan Batley

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 70.00

    This book covers all of the major library classification schemes in use in Europe, UK and US; it includes practical exercises to demonstrate their application. Importantly, classifying electronic resources is also discussed. The aim of the book is to demystify a very complex subject, and to provide a sound theoretical underpinning, together with practical... more...

  • Cataloguing Without Tearsby Jane Read

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 70.00

    This book is an introduction, ?handy? and authoritative guide to the principles of cataloguing for librarians, information scientists and information managers. It is intended to be used in conjunction with an internationally recognised standard to show how, firstly, cataloguing underpins all the other activities of an information service and, secondly,... more...