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  • Information - Innovation - Inspirationby Klaus Ceynowa; Rolf Griebel; Klaus Haller

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 238.00

    In this publication celebrating the library's 450th anniversary, the authors present a view behind the scenes: As one of the most important collections of source materials in the world, the Bavarian State Library is guardian of a centuries-old cultural heritage and at the same time positions itself as a modern, innovative service centre for the knowledge... more...

  • Public Libraries in the 21st Centuryby Anne Goulding

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 144.95

    Public Libraries in the 21st Century presents a comprehensive analysis of the impact of recent policy initiatives directly targeted at public libraries along with broader developments in the public sector environment within which they operate. more...

  • Equity and Excellence in the Public Libraryby Bob Usherwood

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95

    This important volume by one of the leading scholars in the field examines and discusses how library professionals can meet the demands of policy makers to open up the public library service without destroying it. more...

  • The Customer-Focused Libraryby JOSEPH MATTHEWS

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 50.00

    What is the future of the public library? How can libraries embrace the forces of change and provide the resourcesÑand the resource-gathering environmentÑtodayÕs patrons want? The Customer-Focused Library: Re-Inventing the Library From the Outside-In answers these questions by proposing a transformative alternative, a reimagined library in which the... more...

  • Libraries and Information Centres in Hong Kongby Julia L.Y. Chan; Angela S.W. Yan; Lai-bing Kan

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1996; US$ 112.00

    The main body of the directory consists of a single alphabetic sequence of entries for the various institutions, with a classified section at the end. Each entry contains detailed information such as the address, person in charge, opening hours, services provided, funds available, stock, loan and reader statistics, catalogue type, and extension activities... more...

  • 1810-1813by Rebekka Horlacher; Daniel Tröhler

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 238.00

    The third volume of letters to Pestalozzi covers the years 1810 to 1813 and contains over 600 letters. They show how Pestalozzi's methods awakened interest in the different countries of Europe (Prussia, Russia, Italy, England). They also give insight into the first large crises within the organization of the Institute and show how high the demand was... more...

  • Internationale Günter-Kunert-Bibliographie 1947-2011by Nicolai Riedel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 433.00

    The bibliography includes the entire primary and (international) secondary literature (with proof of all primary and multiple publications, information about bibliophilic special features of the editions, etc.) published from 1947 to 2011. The bibliography is thus an important reference work on one of the most important German authors of today. more...

  • Die Bibliothek des ehemaligen Zisterzienserinnenklosters Kirchheim am Riesby Arnold Schromm

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 133.00

    The study discusses the history and the contents of the former library of the Cistercian convent in Kirchheim am Ries (near Nördlingen, Bavaria). Research at the Oettingen-Wallerstein Library of the University of Augsburg into which the Kirchheim library was incorporated in 1831 has enabled the author to reconstruct 69% of the library stocks at the... more...

  • Die Bibliotheca Albertina in Leipzigby Ekkehard Henschke

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 133.00

    Die Bibliotheca Albertina In Leipzig: Festschrift Zum Abschluss Des Wiederaufbaus Im Jahre 2002 more...

  • The Forrest J Ackerman Oeuvreby Christopher M. O'Brien

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    Although he is most remembered for his vast collection of science fiction memorabilia; his influential magazine, Famous Monsters of Filmland; and his frequent sci-fi convention appearances, Forrest J Ackerman (1916-2008) also left a sizeable body of work in print. An introductory biographical section traces Ackerman's early enthusiasm for pulp... more...