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  • Next-generation OPACsby Brad Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    There have been concerted efforts by many libraries to try to reinvent or retool their clunky vendor OPACs with Web 2.0 technologies, either through new-look front-end applications, back-end softwares that integrate Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR)-like functionality, or through integration of social networking tools that users... 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...

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

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 115.00

    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...

  • Patron-Driven Acquisitionsby David A. Swords

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 112.00

    About 40 percent of the books academic libraries purchase in traditional ways never circulate and another 40 percent circulate fewer than three times. By contrast, patron-driven acquisition allows a library to borrow or buy books only when a patron needs them. In a typical workflow, the library imports bibliographic records into its catalogue... more...

  • People and Informationby Harold B. Pepinsky

    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...

  • Personal- und Organisationsentwicklung in Bibliothekenby Andreas Degkwitz

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 119.00

    There is considerable pressure on libraries to change and evolve. Key elements here include the shift in the library sector from printed to digital literature and information, the major effects of this shift on the service portfolios, on working and organizational processes and on the deployment of staff. The potential conflict between... more...

  • Personenregister (Verfasser und Biographien )by Gert Hagelweide

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 377.00

    Literatur zur deutschsprachigen Presse: Vol. 17: Personenregister (Verfasser und Biographien) G-K (Dortmunder Beitrage Zur Zeitungsforschung) more...

  • Practical Digital Preservationby Adrian Brown

    Facet Publishing 2014; US$ 79.92

    A practical guide to the development and operation of digital preservation services for organizations of any size. This offers an overview of best practice and provides guidance as to how to implement strategies with minimal time and resources. It is intended at the non-specialist, assuming only a basic understanding of IT and offering guidance. 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...

  • The Preservation and Protection of Library Collectionsby Bogdan Zerek

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 80.00

    Preservation involves a complex of activities including climate, air-quality, and surface control, as well as microbiological control, which is a key part of preserving and protecting library collections. The Preservation and Protection of Library Collections examines microbiological control for preservation of library and archival collections. A... more...