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  • Research Methods for Students, Academics and Professionalsby Kirsty Williamson

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 46.95

    Research is such an important subject for information professionals that there will always be a need for effective guides to it. Research skills are a prerequisite for those who want to work successfully in information environments, an essential set of tools which enable information workers to become information professionals. This book focuses on... more...

  • The future of research librariesby Narakesari Naryandas; Wesley J Johnston; Daniel Kindström; Christian Kowalkowski

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    Research libraries have been an integral part of the scholarly communication system since that system emerged in its present form. They now face a period of unprecedentedly drastic and rapid change. This is caused, first and foremost, by the migration of much scholarly material to digital formats, raising the question of the future purpose of the ‘library... more...

  • Digital Libraries Applicationsby Edward A. Fox; Jonathan P. Leidig

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    Digital libraries (DLs) have evolved since their launch in 1991 into an important type of information system, with widespread application. This volume advances that trend further by describing new research and development in the DL field that builds upon the 5S (Societies, Scenarios, Spaces, Structures, Streams) framework, which is discussed in three... more...

  • Public Opinion Polls and Survey Researchby Graham R. Walden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Taxobookby Marjorie Hlava

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book outlines the basic principles of creation and maintenance of taxonomies and thesauri. It also provides step by step instructions for building a taxonomy or thesaurus and discusses the various ways to get started on a taxonomy construction project.Often, the first step is to get management and budgetary approval, so I start this book with... more...

  • How to Find Out in Mathematicsby John E. Pemberton; G. Chandler

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    How to Find Out in Mathematics: A Guide to Sources of Information, Second Revised Edition presents updated topics about probability and statistics, dictionaries and encyclopedias, computing, and mathematical education. The book discusses the modifications of the content of professional actuarial examinations; the assimilation of modern mathematics... more...

  • Casanova Was a Librarianby Kathleen Low

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 49.95

    What do Casanova, Pope Pius XI, Benjamin Franklin and first lady Laura Bush have in common? At one time, all were members of the librarian profession. While librarians are often stereotyped as quiet, shy ladies who wear their gray hair in a dignified bun, that doesn't reflect the variety and diversity of today's library professionals. As of... more...

  • A History of Modern Librarianship: Constructing the Heritage of Western Culturesby Pamela Richards; Wayne Wiegand; Marija Dalbello

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 60.00

    Previous histories of libraries in the Western world?the last of which was published nearly 20 years ago?concentrate on libraries and librarians. This book takes a different approach. It focuses on the practice of librarianship, showing you how that practice has contributed to constructing the heritage of cultures. To do so, this groundbreaking collection... more...

  • Current Issues in Libraries, Information Science and Related Fieldsby Anne Woodsworth; W. David Penniman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 124.95

    This volume is unusual in that the theme is quite broad in scope yet focused on a specific topic; innovations and boundary-pushing studies in areas not usually found in library literature. It examines the periphery of the field surveyed in previous volumes. The chapters are grouped in two categories: professional issues and transforming services. more...

  • Praktisches Management in One Person Librariesby Martina Kuth

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 54.38

    One Person Librarians sind Allrounder. Mit Fachwissen und Pragmatismus sorgen Sie dafür, dass 'die Bibliothek läuft'. Dieser handlungsorientierte Leitfaden soll zukünftige und erfahrene OPLs aus allen Bereichen unterstützen, das Potential 'ihrer' Bibliothek zu erkennen und weiterzuentwickeln. Einführungen in das Management und in verschiedenste bibliotheksspezifische... more...