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  • The Finance Of Public Librariesby John T. Furlong

    Emerald 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 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...

  • Disability Issues And Libraries: A Scottish Perspectiveby Nicholas Joint

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    Sketches the legislative underpinning to advances in the area of library disability service provision, and points out the role of the customer service values inherent in the library profession which should not be underestimated as a contributing factor to this story of improvement. In particular, emphasises the need to focus on the human rather than... more...

  • Unlv Libraries: 4 Years Later, Part iiby Brad Eden

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    Part 2 if a two-volume on Lied Library at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas that focuses on major changes, new services, and technology issues four years after the opening of the new main library. Features a graphical timeline of events, and articles on post-construction thoughts, website redesign, organizational change, the automated storage and... more...

  • British library and information schools: towards 100 years of educating the information professional at UCL SLAISby David Nicholas

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    This e-book is devoted to the research output of British library and information schools. With the Research Assessment Exercise two years off it gives institutions an opportunity to demonstrate the quality and range of their research and scholarship. This issue focusses on the School of Library, Archive and Information Studies at University College... more...

  • Library associations under threatby Stephen O’Connor

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Just as the library profession is being challenged by the ‘Google-phenomenon’ so too are library associations. Where the library is being challenged by the breakdown of the ‘physical library’, so too is the library association. When it is clearly the case that the public view of libraries is that they are no longer relevant in a digital age, so we... more...

  • Information Sources of Political Science, Fifth Editionby Stephen W . Green

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 85.00

    This comprehensive political bibliography offers 2500 entries covering a wide variety of source types: indexing and abstracting services, major bibliographical tools, encyclopaedias, dictionaries, handbooks, directories, statistical compilations and more. more...

  • The Oxford Guide to Library Researchby Thomas Mann

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 19.99

    With all of the new developments in information storage and retrieval, researchers today need a clear and comprehensive overview of the full range of their options, both online and offline, for finding the best information quickly. In this third edition of The Oxford Guide to Library Research, Thomas Mann maps out an array not just of important databases... more...

  • Evidence-based librarianship, Volume 24, Issue 3by Su Cleyle

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Seeks to spread the concept of evidence based practice beyond the health sector. Librarians need to increase their reliance on sound evidence to support their programs and services. They also need to become more active in producing and publishing evidence for their peers and others outside the profession. This collection of articles examines the... more...

  • Academic Library and Information Services: New paradigms for the digital ageby Norbert Lossau; Sabine Rahmsdorf

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Selected papers from the 8th International Bielefeld conference. Articles consider what are the new paradigms for academic libraries and information services in the digital age. more...