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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...

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

    Emerald Group 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 Group 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...

  • Disability Issues And Libraries: A Scottish Perspectiveby Nicholas Joint

    Emerald Group 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 Group 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...

  • 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...