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  • Human Information Behaviorby Amanda Spink; Allen Foster

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    Information behavior studies are a growing body of research that highlights the importance of information for everyone in the information age. This e-book presents an international and diverse range of studies and insights into the current state of theories and models of information behavior. There is an emphasis on the social\personal\human dimensions... more...

  • International library educationby Linda Ashcroft

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    This e-book contains papers from the Forum on International Library Education held at the ALA Annual conference June 2006 more...

  • Digital preservation and librariesby Mr Andrew Cox

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    As national library, the British Library (BL) has the ethical and legal responsibility to acquire, preserve and make available all printed material published in the UK. In recent years the national published output has included an increasingly digital component. Therefore, projects such as those on collection and management issues that focus on any... more...

  • Digital preservation and librariesby Mr Andrew Cox

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    The concept of representation format permeates all technical aspects of digital repository architecture and is, therefore, the foundation of many, if not all, digital preservation activities. Digital formats need to be understood both as general classes of encodings and in the specific instances of digital objects. The Digital Library Foundation (DLF)... more...

  • Digital reference serviceby Dr Gobinda Chowdhury

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    It has become increasingly common for libraries to provide a reference service which operates via e-mail or through online forms. This paper compares the performance of three digital reference services available on the World Wide Web, namely, AllExperts, Ask a Librarian, and Internet Public Library (a fourth service, Ask Bob, was included initially... more...

  • MARC and Metadata - METS, MODS, and MARCXMLby Bradford Lee Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Metadata schema and standards are now a part of the information landscape. Librarianship has slowly realized that MARC is only one of a proliferation of metadata standards, and that MARC has many pros and cons related to its age, original conception, and biases. Should librarianship continue to promote the MARC standard? Are there better metadata standards... more...

  • Restructuring LIS educationby Susan Ashworth

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    New technologies mean library and information science is currently characterised by fast-paced change, with staff needing to be flexible in adapting and adopting new skills and levels of awareness. New developments need to be marketed and evaluated, and these are additional skills for information professionals to adopt. Findings of a research project... more...

  • Selected papers from CONSAL XII in Bruneiby Johnston Paul; Lucy A. Tedd

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    This editorial provides brief background information on the Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians and its twelfth conference which was held in Brunei Darussalam in October 2003. In April 2004 Rasu Ramachandran, who had been Secretary General of CONSAL and the Director of the National Library of Singapore at the time of CONSAL XII, became Secretary... more...

  • Selected papers from the 5th Northumbria International conference on performance measurement in library and information servicesby Mr Andrew Cox

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Describes the activities, processes and outcomes involved in the development of a searchable Webbased directory of toolkits to support the evaluation of information communication technologies in the higher education/further education sector. Explains the definitions and terminology used to define the notion of toolkits, evaluation and the tools listed... more...

  • Obtaining Information for Effective Managementby Institute of Leadership & Management

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95

    Super series are a set of workbooks to accompany the flexible learning programme specifically designed and developed by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) to support their Level 3 Certificate in First Line Management. The learning content is also closely aligned to the Level 3 S/NVQ in Management. The series consists of 35 workbooks. Each... more...