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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • 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...