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  • Selected papers from the 6th Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Library and Information Servicesby Denise M. Davis; Sally Maynard; J. Eric Davies

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    The American Library Association (ALA) staff often are asked to respond to questions about librarian salaries, expenditures on materials, and more generally about the trade-offs between saving jobs and cutting service hours or reducing materials acquisitions. One question asked is ?Are libraries forced to redistribute revenue to maintain staffing... more...

  • Information ethicsby Kenneth Einar Himma

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    This e-book on information ethics includes a number of articles from some very well-known theorists in information ethics. Richard Spinello provides an overview of intellectual property justifications and the basics of intellectual property law. Herman Tavani provides an overview of research on issues of cyberregulation. Don Fallis discusses the... more...

  • British Library and Information Schools - The Research of the Department of Information Science, City University, Londonby David Bawden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    The papers in this e-book reflect the research and scholarly interests of the staff of the Department of Information Science at City University London. One theme emerges strongly: the continued vitality and variety of the information science discipline. The traditional concerns of the department are well-represented in several papers: healthcare and... more...

  • Change Management in Academic Libraries 1by Steve O'Connor

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    Papers in this e-book are selected from the excellent conference held in Hong Kong titled ‘Academic Librarian; dinosaur or Phoenix?’ The conference was organized by and held at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in April 2007. The title of the conference was drawn from a paper written some years earlier by Colin Steele who was, at that time,... more...

  • Voices of New Library Professionalsby David McMenemy

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    An e-book which completes celebrations of the 80th anniversary of the journal Library Review. Features articles from library students, newly qualified librarians, and those in the early stages of their professional career. They are passionate voices from the profession discussing the issues that will impact on it. more...

  • Information Literacy: International Perspectivesby Jesús Lau

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 105.68

    This book provides a comprehensive update on the status of information literacy activities around the world, particularly from countries where no related literature in English has been published. In these collected papers, ranging from the practical to the theoretical, knowledgeable librarians report on their efforts to establish and develop... more...

  • Buchwissenschaft in Deutschlandby Ursula Rautenberg

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 211.41

    In the competition with modern digital media, the book has commanded the attention of a wider public as a medium with its specific advantages and communicative achievements. This collected volume presents the findings of research into the book, institutions and associations concerned with expert communication, concepts of teaching in book... more...

  • Die Geschichte der Urologie in Dresdenby Dirk Schultheiss; Friedrich Moll

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 53.30

    Der Band erz hlt die Geschichte der Urologie in Dresden ber mehrere Epochen hinweg, mit Schwerpunktsetzung im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert. Dabei wird stets das kulturelle Umfeld mit in den Blick genommen. Die Beitr ge bedeutender Dresdner Mediziner wie des Goethe-Arztes Carl Gustav Carus oder auch des ersten Archivars der Deutschen Gesellschaft f r Urologie,... more...

  • Formation et soutien à l'enseignement universitaireby Louise Langevin

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2007; US$ 22.50

    À l'instar des universités américaines, anglaises et australiennes, le quotidien des universités canadiennes et québécoises est marqué par une compétition féroce pour obtenir subventions et commandites et pour attirer les meilleurs étudiants du monde. Pour ce faire, elles tentent d'attirer des... more...

  • Handbuch Bibliothek 2.0by Julia Bergmann; Patrick Danowski

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 0.00

    With the term "Library 2.0" the editors mean an institution which applies the principles of the Web 2.0 such as openness, re-use, collaboration and interaction in the entire organization. Libraries are extending their service offerings and work processes to include the potential of Web 2.0 technologies. This changes the job description... more...