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- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 54.19
The series Praxiswissen offers professionals in libraries, archives, and related organizations comprehensive answers to questions that emerge in day-to-day professional practice. Relevant examples and solution strategies are presented by renowned experts. The series is an indispensible aid to information-science professionals thanks... 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...
- 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 2005; US$ 199.00
The focus of this issue is, at the one time, both reflective of legacy collections and critically dealing with the future of coherent information access. The topic of repositories is one which many librarians would consider to be uninteresting and indeed, unworthy of current consideration. more...