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  • Next-generation OPACsby Brad Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    There have been concerted efforts by many libraries to try to reinvent or retool their clunky vendor OPACs with Web 2.0 technologies, either through new-look front-end applications, back-end softwares that integrate Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR)-like functionality, or through integration of social networking tools that users... more...

  • BLOGSby Barrie Gunter

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    Interest in blogging has stemmed from the apparently growing significance and influence in specific contexts, in particular journalism and politics. It has also been driven by theoretical questions about the role these sites can play in an erosion of the traditional divide between the “public” and the “private” in people’s... more...

  • Web 2.0 and Gaming in Librariesby Sarah McNicol

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    More and more libraries from all sectors are beginning to embrace Web 2.0 technologies and to investigate the potential of social networking, blogs, podcasting, wikis, gaming and other tools to connect with younger members of their user community in particular. This e-book reports on some of the most recent developments and activities in this dynamic,... more...

  • Special Sections on ALIA 2008 and MTSR 2007by David Raitt

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    This e-book contains papers from both the Second International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR '07) and the 2008 Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) conference. The MTSR conference focuses on the meeting point between Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence and Information Science, while ALIA's themes... more...

  • Die Geschichte der Urologie in Dresden (German Edition)by Dirk Schultheiss; Friedrich Moll

    Springer 2009; US$ 69.99

    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...

  • Buchwissenschaft in Deutschlandby Ursula Rautenberg

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 238.00

    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 studies,... more...

  • The Effect of the Global Recession on Librariesby Brad Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    Articles on selling your library's value during tough economic times, exceptional service even after deep budget cuts, and reviewign established practices. Columns on budgeting, cost-benefit analysis and the small academic library perspective during recession. more...

  • Technology and Digital Preservationby Michael Seadle

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    The topic of this e-book is technological issues in long term digital archiving. The technological problems are neither intractable nor completely solved. The articles in this e-book look at specific areas in which current research is active with the goal of giving librarians a more realistic understanding of the state-of-of-the-art for digital archiving... more...

  • Fundamentals of Librarianshipby Renu Verma

    Swastik Publishers & Distributors 2010; US$ 40.00

    Fundamentals of Librarianship is written f or professional librarians and is therefore not intended as a mammal to instruct you on how to be a librarian. Instead it focuses on the federal angle of otherwise Standard practices and procedures of good librarianship. A topic was omitted if it was determined not to have anything uniquely federal about it.... more...

  • Current Tools and Techniques in Library Scienceby Punit Ralhan

    Oxford Book Co. 2009; US$ 95.00

    The book undertakes a comprehensive look at the trend of information explosion in library science throughout the ages with the aid of technology, and the contemporary tools in the field. The trend of library policy is clearly towards the ideal of making all information available without delay to all people. Because of technological progress, however,... more...