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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00
This is the first book originally written in German language to offer practical guidelines on the possibilities and limitations of working as a solo librarian. In addition to illuminating relevant library and information science terminology, this compact handbook aims to help readers meet the special challenges of the one-person library,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 78.95
Supporting Research in Area Studies: A Guide for Academic Libraries focuses on the study of other countries or regions of the world, crossing traditional disciplinary boundaries in the humanities and social sciences. The book provides a comprehensive guide for academic libraries supporting communities of researchers, exploring the specialist requirements... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 125.95
An in-depth analysis of strategic management concepts and techniques and how they can be usefully applied to the planning and delivery of information services. Offers practical guidance on the strategy process from appraisal and assessment through to implementation and improvement. Examines the environment in which planning takes place, and financial... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00
The emergence of electronic information services (EIS) in academic libraries has been accompanied by a growing interest in, and need for, research in this area. One of the key issues for both researchers and practitioners is keeping abreast of the development of EIS in a rapidly changing, uncertain environment.Previously published in: Vine, Volume... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00
This issue focuses on aspects of diversity as they relate to the management of library and information services. Colleagues from different parts of the world have contributed papers that reflect diversity in its widest sense. They provide information and comment on some of the questions that emerge from a greater awareness of diversity in society today. more...