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  • Impact of Digital Technology on Library Collections and Resource Sharingby Sul H. Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    How are your library and its patrons adjusting to the challenges of the digital age? This essential book examines how digital formats are changing libraries today, from the perspectives of librarians, vendors, and library users. Editor Sul Lee is an internationally recognized leader in library administration and management. The expansion of digital... more...

  • The LCSH Centuryby Alva T. Stone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    The LCSH Century traces the 100-year history of the Library of Congress Subject Headings, from its beginning with the implementation of a dictionary catalog in 1898 to the present day. You will explore the most significant changes in LCSH policies and practices, including a summary of other contributions celebrating the centennial of the world's most... more...

  • Crash Course in Collection Development, 2nd Editionby Wayne Disher

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 45.00

    This professional volume covers all aspects of collection development and management in the public library, from gathering statistics to design a collection that meets community needs, to selecting materials, managing vendor relations, understanding the publishing industry, and handling complaints. Author Wayne Disher provides public librarians?especially... more...

  • Creating a Streaming Video Collection for Your Libraryby Cheryl J. Duncan; Erika Day Peterson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 36.99

    Creating a Streaming Video Collection for Your Library covers the main processes associated with streaming video, from licensing to access and evaluation, and will serve as a key reference and source of best practices for libraries adding streaming video titles to their collections. more...

  • Implementing Web-Scale Discovery Servicesby JoLinda Thompson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    Implementing Web-Scale Discovery Services: A Practical Guide for Librarians is a source for librarians seeking to evaluate, purchase, and implement a web-scale discovery service. The book breaks down each phase of the project into decision points and action plans to help librarians select and implement a system that meets their specific needs.... more...

  • Information Technology Serving Societyby Robert Lee Chartrand; James W. Morentz

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Information Technology Serving Society focuses on the potential roles of information technology in shaping society, including advances in the capabilities of computers, progress of processes in information transfer, and implementation of information technology control measures. The selection first discusses information transfer, as well as the benefits... more...

  • Microform, video and electronic media librarianshipby S. John Teague

    Elsevier Science 1985; US$ 31.95

    Microform, Video and Electronic Media Librarianship focuses on techniques, measures, and processes in librarianship. The book first discusses librarianship, microforms and microform librarianship, non-book media in libraries, and history of microforms. The text also looks at the place of microforms in libraries. User reaction to microforms; economic... more...

  • People and Informationby Harold B. Pepinsky

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    People and Information focuses on the problems in information-processing. The selection first takes a look at generalized information systems, including the composition of generalized information systems; initial quantification of information transfer; quantitative consideration of information transfer; and decision making. The text surveys the problems... more...

  • Collection Management Basics, 6th Editionby G. Evans; Margaret Saponaro

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 65.00

    The well-established gold standard in texts on collection development, Collection Management Basics: Sixth Edition provides a new edition to the last Developing Library and Information Center Collections book providing a completely fresh approach to the material. This latest edition continues to cover all aspects of collection development and... more...

  • Index and Finding List of Serials Published in the British Isles, 1789--1832by William S. Ward

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Growth of interest in the periodical literature of the past has emphasized increasingly the need for specialized hand lists, a need which the American Union List of Serials , the British Union Catalogue of the Periodical Publications in the University Libraries of the British Isles , and other existing indexes cannot answer. To satisfy one area... more...