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  • 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$ 130.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...