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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 65.00
The well-established gold standard for teaching collection development, this text provides current and thorough coverage to all of the processes and issues surrounding managing library collections. This latest edition continues to cover all aspects of collection development and management, including subjects such as needs assessment, policies,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 55.00
Rare Book Librarianship for the 21st Century is the first new rare books handbook of practice in 25 years. Authored by two special collections experts with extensive field experience, this book is also the first to discuss the role of digital technologies in managing a rare book collection. After a fascinating discussion of the history and current... more...
- 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...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 45.00
This collection of critical and scholarly essays addresses the state of cataloging in the world of librarianship. The contributors, including Sanford Berman, Thomas Mann, and numerous front-line library workers, address topics ranging from criticisms of the state of the profession and traditional Library of Congress cataloging to methods of making... more...