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  • Managing Image Collectionsby Margot Note

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 80.00

    This book explores issues surrounding all aspects of visual collection management, taken from real-world experience in creating management systems and digitizing core content. Readers will gain the knowledge to manage the digitization process from beginning to end, assess and define the needs of their particular project, and evaluate digitization options.... more...

  • Ontologies, Taxonomies and thesauri in Systems Science and Systematicsby Emilia Currįs

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.00

    The originality of this book, which deals with such a new subject matter, lies in the application of methods and concepts never used before ? such as ontologies and taxonomies, as well as thesauri - to the ordering of knowledge based on primary information. Chapters in the book also examine the study of ontologies, taxonomies and thesauri from the... more...

  • Making a Collection Countby Holly Hibner; Mary Kelly

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.00

    Making a Collection Count connects the various pieces of library collection management, such as selection, cataloguing, shelving, circulation and weeding, and teaches readers how to gather and analyze data from each point in a collection?s life cycle. Relationships between collections and other library services, such as reference, programming, and... more...

  • Engaging Students with Archival and Digital Resourcesby Justine Cotton; David Sharron

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 80.00

    Aimed at professional librarians and archivists, this book explores connecting students and faculty with the archival and digital collections of the university?s library and archives. Academic research has been forever changed by the digitization of books, journals, and archival collections. As university libraries and archives move forward in the... more...

  • Cataloguing Outside the Boxby Patricia Falk; Stefanie Hunker

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.00

    A practical guide to cataloguing and processing the unique special collections formats in the Browne Popular Culture Library (BPCL) and the Music Library and Sound Recordings Archives (MLSRA) at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) (e.g. fanzines, popular sound recordings, comic books, motion picture scripts and press kits, popular fiction). Cataloguing... more...

  • Practical and Effective Management of Librariesby Richard Jr. Moniz

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.00

    Aimed at library science students and librarians with newly assigned administrative duties the book is about improving one?s thinking and decision making in a role as a library manager. Most librarians get very little exposure to management issues prior to finding themselves in a management role. Furthermore, most library science students do not expect... more...

  • Collection Managementby John Kennedy

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 84.95

    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...

  • Cataloging and Indexingby Joyce McIntosh

    Apple Academic Press 2011; US$ 119.95

    Libraries have developed sophisticated ways of categorizing information so that library users can most effectively find the materials they need. This book covers a wide range of important issues in the field, including archival finding aids, search engines, the major indexing and abstracting databases, subject guides, vendor-supplied cataloging records,... more...

  • Acquisition in Different and Special Subject Areasby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    Learn how acquisitions librarians successfully serve specialized users! In this book, you?ll find profiles, methods, and processes for acquisitions in specialized subject areas, such as local and regional poetry, oceanography, educational information in electronic formats, popular fiction, regional and ethnic materials, and more. Seasoned acquisitions... more...

  • Cataloging Sheet Mapsby Paige G. Andrew

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Gain the skills necessary to catalog monographic sheet maps and map sets! With an easily understood how-to format, this ready reference manual will introduce you to the basics of cataloging sheet maps on OCLC, using MARC 21 and ISBD standards and AACR2R. It will guide you through each area of the bibliographic record, focusing most specifically on... more...