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  • 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...

  • Describing Archival Materialsby Richard Smiraglia

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    The focus of this informative volume is the use of standards for the description of archival collections. Archivists will especially find useful the information on automation with MARC-AMC format. The book will also prove useful to librarians and educators in archival administration, bibliographic control, or cataloging collections of library materials. more...

  • Managing Electronic Resourcesby Peter J. Webster

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 70.00

    The on going movement to electronic collections presents many exciting new service opportunities for libraries, as well as creating materials management, resource, and service challenges. This book looks at how online resources are causing the roles and practices of libraries to change. Forward looking consideration of critical emerging issues in... more...

  • Organising Knowledge in a Global Societyby Philip Hider; Ross Harvey

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 110.00

    Organising Knowledge in a Global Society updates the successful first edition, which has been widely used as an introduction to the field of information organisation, both in Australia and overseas. The work reflects current practice and trends, paying particular attention to how libraries and other information services provide intellectual access... more...

  • Descriptive and Subject Cataloguingby Jaya Raju; Reggie Raju

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 50.00

    A workbook on descriptive and subject cataloguing featuring practical examples and suggested solutions to reinforce theoretical concepts and practical application in descriptive cataloguing (using Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd ed., 1998 rev.), bibliographic classification (using Dewey Decimal Classification, 21st ed.) and assigning subject... more...

  • E-Journal Invasionby Helen Heinrich

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 70.00

    Written by an authoritative practitioner, this book explores the changing nature of cataloguing in the aftermath of e-journal invasion. It traces the development of the issue by examining changes in AACR2 and CONSER rules, focusing on the revision of AACR2, Chapter 12, and emergence of the concept of ?Continuing Resources?. The book analyzes challenges... more...

  • Collection Managementby John Kennedy

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 80.00

    The rapidly increasing reliance on digital rather than print-based resources has not diminished the importance of library collection management, but it has required significant modification in the thinking and the practice of collection managers, who today usually have to consider their clients' need for both print-based and digital materials. This... 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...