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  • Die Bibliothek des Klosters St. Katharina zu Nürnbergby Antje Willing

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 363.00

    Die Bibliothek des Dominikanerinnenklosters St. Katharina zu Nürnberg zählt zu den größten deutschsprachigen Bibliotheken des 15. Jahrhunderts. Ihre Nutzung im klösterlichen Alltag wird authentisch dokumentiert durch den Bibliothekskatalog des Klosters, durch zwei Tischlesungskataloge und durch ein Inventar privater Bücher der Schwestern. Die synoptische... more...

  • Organizing Informationby G. G. Chowdhury; Sudatta Chowdhury

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 79.92

    LIS professionals will have to be conversant with all the tools and techniques for organizing information in different domains - from traditional library shelf to full-scale digital libraries. This text covers the organization of the entire spectrum of information, and the principles, tools and techniques needed to do this effectively. more...

  • A Handbook for Media Librariansby Katherine Schopflin

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 87.92

    Media librarians - information workers employed by media organizations such as broadcasters and publishers of newspapers, magazines and websites - often seem to have a low profile in both the information profession and among their employers. This book explores the issues of central importance facing media librarians in their working lives. more...

  • Deutsche Handschriften 1100 - 1400by Volker Honemann; Nigel F. Palmer

    De Gruyter 1988; US$ 210.00

    Deutsche Handschriften 1100 - 1400: Oxforder Kolloquium 1985. more...

  • Double Foldby Nicholson Baker

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.00

    The ostensible purpose of a library is to preserve the printed word. But for fifty years our country?s libraries?including the Library of Congress?have been doing just the opposite, destroying hundreds of thousands of historic newspapers and replacing them with microfilm copies that are difficult to read, lack all the color and quality of the original... more...

  • Library Off-Site Shelving: Guide for High-Density Facilitiesby Danuta Nitecki; Curtis Kendrick

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 75.00

    As libraries strive to maintain collections with limited space, many have turned to high-efficiency, off-site shelving facilities. This work addresses virtually all major issues in planning, building, and operating high-density storage. Using the Harvard Depository model, but applying the issues and activities to other models as well, a host of contributors... more...

  • Brief Tests of Collection Strength: A Methodology for All Types of Librariesby Howard White

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 112.95

    For purposes of accreditation, resource sharing, and institutional mission, librarians need to assess the strengths of their collections in particular subject areas. This book describes and illustrates a brief test for determining a library's collection strength. Though such tests are most often employed in academic libraries, the methodology outlined... more...

  • Primary Source Collections in the Pacific Northwest: An Historical Researcher's Guideby Nancy Bunker

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 50.00

    Primary source collections from Idaho, Oregon, and Washington are described and evaluated. Covering a broad cross-section of libraries, museums, historical societies, and government archives this book provides a detailed look at 175 institutions and their collections. Descriptive entries cover contact information, facilities, material types, and multiple... more...

  • Arabic, Persian and Gujarati Manuscriptsby Francois de Blois

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95

    The Muhammad Ali Hamdani Collection in the Library of The Institute of Ismaili Studies represents a large segment of the library collected over seven generations by an eminent family of scholars from the Da?udi Bohra community in India and the Yemen. The bulk of the manuscripts are Ismaili religious writings, but there are also a good number of interesting... more...

  • Delivering the Best Startby Carolynn Rankin; Avril Brock

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 95.92

    Drawing on the authors' research, this book covers: the background and context of early years literacy; the role of the early years professional, interdisciplinary team work, and how to involve parents and carers; buildings and space; managing resources and collection development; planning projects and running literacy sessions; and case studies. more...