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  • Library And Information Science And The Philosophy Of Scienceby Professor Birger Hjørland

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    This e-book is concerned with metatheories in Library and Information Science (LIS) and especially with the philosophy of science of LIS. Metatheories are theories about the description, investigation, analysis or criticism of the theories in a domain. more...

  • Emerging Roles Of Health Sciences Librarians Part 2by Jean P. Shipman; Sarah Barbara Watstein

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    Health sciences librarians no longer only find themselves staffing reference desks or building collections. Their activities range from being active participants in health care teams to providing training to the general public. Emerging roles are surfacing in all arenas served by health sciences libraries: educational, clinical, research and administration. more...

  • The Work Of The Bibliometrics Research Group (City University) And Associatesby Professor Grant Lewison

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    This e-books brings together six papers on bibliometrics, or the quantitative study of publications, that have been written by people who have been working with the Bibliometrics Research Group (BRG) at City University, London, UK during the years 2001-04. more...

  • Collaborative Digitization Programsby Michael Seadle

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    Statewide and regional digitization programs in the USA offer cultural heritage institutions (archives, libraries, and museums) a viable option for digitizing their collections (e.g. photographs, diaries, oral histories, museum objects). These collaborative programs may provide training in digital imaging and metadata standards, access to scanning... more...

  • Library Evaluation in Practiceby Sarah McNicol; Pete Dalton

    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...

  • Aspects Of Diversityby E.J. Josey; Ismail Abdullahi

    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...

  • The New Lied Library At The University Of Nevada, Las Vegasby Brad Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    There will always be unintended effects of new technologies. Some of these unintended effects will be fortuitous and some less so (Nardi and O?Day, 1999, p. 41). Fixed-feature space is one of the basic ways of organizing the activities of individuals and groups. more...

  • Collaboration, Co-operation And Consortiaby Patricia Layzell Ward

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    Participation in schemes of formal co-operation between library services has been part of management strategies for nearly a century. In trying to pin down dates serendipity revealed the following statement in Libraries at Large which emerged from the US National Commission on Libraries in the late 1960s. more...

  • The Finance Of Public Librariesby John T. Furlong

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    Although it?s been over a year in the making, the timing of the release of this issue of the journal could not be more appropriate. The recent economic downturn has left public libraries scrambling, to find not only alternative sources for funding, but also proof for taxpayers of the worth of their local libraries. more...

  • Health Informaticsby Sarmad Alshawi; Tillal Eldabi

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

    Computer based information systems represent an ever-growing component within healthcare organisations. There is now more than ever a high demand to develop effective systems that will manage healthcare information. Parallel to that there is even greater need to develop more reliable and efficient ways to use information to assist in making viable... more...