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  • Buchwissenschaft in Deutschlandby Ursula Rautenberg

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 217.69

    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...

  • 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...

  • Open Source Software Applications in Librariesby Alan Poulter

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    This e-book on open source applications in libraries, springs from a conference in London in 2009, entitled Open Libraries: Breaking the Barriers, at which a range of library management system (LMS) vendors gave presentations on how open source was seen by their company. With perspectives from both vendors and libraries, this e-book presents a balance... more...

  • Advances in Librarianshipby Anne Woodsworth

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 120.99

    This volume of makes contributions to three largely unexplored areas in the field: managing intellectual capital in libraries; Native American Libraries; and engagement of humanities scholars with e-texts. Other topics explored are the growth and decline of Operations Research, approaches to intellectual capital, and library education in Australia. more...

  • From Boardbook to Facebook: Children's Services in an Interactive Ageby Adele Fasick

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 48.00

    The ways in which we communicate, learn, and interact have changed drastically in the last decade, and this worldwide revolution applies to the youngest members of society as well. Today's books and learning materials are being presented and used in new and different ways. From the toddler's first boardbooks to the young teen's conversations on Facebook,... more...

  • Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data (FRSAD)by Marcia Lei Zeng; Maja ?umer; Athena Salaba; IFLA Working Group on the Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Records (FRSAR)

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 76.16

    The purpose of authority control is to ensure consistency in representing a value - a name of a person, a  place name, or a term or code representing a subject - in the elements used as access points in information retrieval. The primary purpose of this study is to produce a framework that will provide a clearly stated and commonly shared... more...

  • Die Sprachen Europas in systematischer Übersichtby August Schleicher; E.F.K. Koerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 180.00

    In Die Sprachen Europas in systematischer Uebersicht (Bonn 1850) Schleicher works out a naturalistic conception of language and a research program inspired by the methods of the natural sciences, in particular botany and geology. It does not only provide a general exposition of Schleicher?s views, of the sharp lines he is drawing between linguistics... more...

  • A Guide to Romance Reference Grammarsby John C. McKay

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1979; US$ 158.00

    This guide provides brief descriptions and evaluations of the best reference grammars and comprehensive works on the syntax of contemporary French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan, and Rumanian. more...

  • Voice Qualityby John Laver

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1979; US$ 158.00

    The characteristic voice quality of a speaker conveys to listeners a wealth of information about his physical, psychological and social attributes. For this reason, voice quality is of interest to a wide range of disciplines, including linguistics, phonetics and speech science, speech pathology, sociology, psychology, medicine, and communication engineering.... more...