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  • Medienkundeby Konrad Umlauf

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 32.18

    In Bibliotheken, Archiven und allgemein in Mediensammlungen sind heute die Bestände multimedial. In diesem Buch werden im Zusammenhang dargestellt: die technischen Grundlagen der Nonprint-Medien, ihre Produktion und Distribution, die Strukturen und Schwerpunkte ihrer Inhalte und Darstellungsformen: Musik, Film, elektronische Publikationen, Literatur... more...

  • Mehr als 'nur' Manga und Anime: Geschichte, Verlage, Künstler und Fernsehsender. Die Manga- und Animeszene stellt sich vor - Band IIby Eva Mertens

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 18.75

    Hauptbeschreibung Bei diesem Buch handelt es sich um den zweiten Band eines doppelbändigen Werkes über die Strukturen, Motivationen und Entwicklungen der Manga- und Animeszene. Manga und Anime sind für Fans die Sonne, um welche sie mit ihren Aktivitäten wie Planeten kreisen. Dabei sind die Fans zugleich Szenegegenstand und Grund für das Entstehen... more...

  • Metadata for Digital Resourcesby Muriel Foulonneau; Jenn Riley

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 70.00

    This book assists information professionals in improving the usability of digital objects by adequately documenting them and using tools for metadata management. It provides practical advice for libraries, archives, and museums dealing with digital collections in a wide variety of formats and from a wider variety of sources. This book is forward-thinking... more...

  • The Nature of 'A Work'by Richard P. Smiraglia

    Scarecrow Press 2001; US$ 74.99

    Living legend Smiraglia has written the first book devoted exclusively to exploring the concept that is commonly referred to as a bibliographic 'Work.' In bringing together material from both inside and outside the discipline of information studies, he traces the continuing development of catalogs, search engines, and other kinds of information retrieval... more...

  • New Concepts in Digital Referenceby R. David Lankes

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2009; US$ 25.00

    Let us start with a simple scenario: a man asks a woman "how high is Mount Everest?" The woman replies "29,029 feet." Nothing could be simpler. Now let us suppose that rather than standing in a room, or sitting on a bus, the man is at his desk and the woman is 300 miles away with the conversation taking place using e-mail. Still simple? Certainly--it... more...

  • New Content in Digital Repositoriesby Natasha Simons; Joanna Richardson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 80.00

    Research institutions are under pressure to make their outputs more accessible in order to meet funding requirements and policy guidelines. Libraries have traditionally played an important role by exposing research output through a predominantly institution-based digital repository, with an emphasis on storing published works. New publishing paradigms... more...

  • Open Source Software Applications in Librariesby Alan Poulter

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    This e-book on open source applications in libraries, springs from a conference in London in 2009, entitled Open Libraries: Breaking the Barriers, at which a range of library management system (LMS) vendors gave presentations on how open source was seen by their company. With perspectives from both vendors and libraries, this e-book presents a balance... more...

  • The Patron-Driven Libraryby Dee Ann Allison

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 85.00

    Libraries in the USA and globally are undergoing quiet revolution. Libraries are moving away from a philosophy that is collection-centered to one focused on service. Technology is key to that change. The Patron Driven Library explores the way technology has moved the focus from library collections to services, placing the reader at the center of library... more...

  • Planet Chinaby Stefan Tischler

    Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 30.04

    Wenn Menschen aus dem Westen versuchen China einzuordnen, so vergleichen manche es häufig mit Japan oder Südkorea. Andere mit den USA und wieder andere nennen eine Mischung aus dem kolonialen Hongkong und Osteuropa. Alle diese Vergleiche sind schlichtweg unzureichend. Schon die Tatsache, dass Raubtierkapitalismus und Kommunismus Hand in Hand gehen,... more...

  • The Politics of Libraries and Librarianshipby Kerry Smith

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 70.00

    This book covers aspects of the political environment which surrounds and engages libraries and their librarians. It includes anecdotes on the role of the political sphere in the business of library associations. Provides recent stories and real examples of: The various political contexts under which libraries operate Why it is important to be... more...