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  • Radical Catalogingby K. R. Roberto

    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...

  • Subject Headings for School and Public Libraries: Bilingual Edition, 4th Editionby Joanna Fountain

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 85.00

    Libraries must provide better access to their collections for all users, including Spanish-language materials. The American Library Association has recognized this increasing need. Subject Headings for School and Public Libraries: Bilingual Fourth Edition is the only resource available that provides both authorized and reference entries in English... more...

  • Getting Started with Demand-Driven Acquisitions for E-Booksby Theresa S. Arndt

    American Library Association 2015; US$ 52.00

    Focusing on the unique requirements and processes of e-book acquisition, this guide will help ensure that your library?s e-book collection is both vibrant and cost-effective. more...

  • The Weeding Handbookby Rebecca Vnuk

    American Library Association 2015; US$ 36.00

    Filled with field-tested, no nonsense strategies, this handbook will enable libraries to bloom by maintaining a collection that users actually use. more...

  • In-House Bookbinding and Repairby Sharon McQueen; James Twomey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 62.99

    In-House Bookbinding and Repair is a working document that contains information on setting up both a basic bookbindery and repair lab (i.e. the design, equipment, tools, and supplies needed) and instructions on rebinding and repairing cloth-bound books. Highly illustrated to greater enhance its usefulness, this manual also covers various aspects... more...

  • Thesaurus Construction and Useby Jean Aitchison; David Bawden; Alan Gilchrist

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 125.95

    A practical guide to the construction of thesauri for use in information retrieval, written by leading experts in the field. Includes: planning and design; vocabulary control; specificity and compound terms; structure and relationships; auxiliary retrieval devices; multilingual thesauri; AAT Compound Term Rules. The US ANSI/NISO Z39.19 Thesaurus construction... more...

  • Cataloging and Classification for Library Technicians, Second Editionby Mary L. Kao

    Haworth Press 2001; US$ 39.95

    More than basic instructions on how to do library classification, this classic work is a how-to handbook covering all aspects of a library technician's job. Cataloging and Classification for Library Technicians, Second Edition, gives step-by-step instructions for all aspects of cataloging and classification of library materials (book and non-book),... more...

  • Introduction to Technical Services for Library Techniciansby Mary L. Kao

    Haworth Press 2001; US$ 34.95

    For library technicians working in technical services and students in library technology programs, Introduction to Technical Services for Library Technicians is a practical, how-to-do-it text that shows how to perform the behind-the-scenes tasks the job requires. This essential volume comes complete with a suggested reading list, helpful charts and... more...

  • Finding Information in Science, Technology and Medicineby Jill Lambert; Peter A. Lambert

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 94.95

    A practical guide to the basic structure of STM information, describing in simple terms, with examples, how to locate what you need. Coverage includes: * How information is communicated * Beginning a search * Using bibliographic databases * Using the web for information * Obtaining and organising information * Keeping up to date * Future developments... more...

  • Electronic document and records management systemsby Julie McLeod

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    The final issue of the year always has a theme, and it is no coincidence that in 2005 the theme is electronic document and records management systems (EDRMS). When the Editorial Advisory Board considered potential themes at its annual meeting last year it felt it would be particularly appropriate to explore whether or not EDRMS had delivered what... more...