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  • 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 Group 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 Group 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...

  • British library and information schools: the research of the Department of Information Studies, University of Wales Aberystwythby Lucy A. Tedd; David Ellis

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    This is the second in a series devoted to the research output of British library and information schools. This e-book focusses on the Department of Information Studies at the University of Wales Aberystwyth which recently celbrated its 40th anniversary. more...

  • TERENA Conference 2006by Ingrid Melve

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    This e-book showcases papers from the 2006 Trans-European Research and Education Networking Association conference. Those selected for publication give background information about the foundations of the supporting infrastructure for interconnecting campus information systems. more...

  • Digital preservation and librariesby Mr Andrew Cox

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    As national library, the British Library (BL) has the ethical and legal responsibility to acquire, preserve and make available all printed material published in the UK. In recent years the national published output has included an increasingly digital component. Therefore, projects such as those on collection and management issues that focus on any... more...

  • Digital preservation and librariesby Mr Andrew Cox

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    The concept of representation format permeates all technical aspects of digital repository architecture and is, therefore, the foundation of many, if not all, digital preservation activities. Digital formats need to be understood both as general classes of encodings and in the specific instances of digital objects. The Digital Library Foundation (DLF)... more...

  • Digital reference serviceby Dr Gobinda Chowdhury

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    It has become increasingly common for libraries to provide a reference service which operates via e-mail or through online forms. This paper compares the performance of three digital reference services available on the World Wide Web, namely, AllExperts, Ask a Librarian, and Internet Public Library (a fourth service, Ask Bob, was included initially... more...

  • MARC and Metadata - METS, MODS, and MARCXMLby Bradford Lee Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Metadata schema and standards are now a part of the information landscape. Librarianship has slowly realized that MARC is only one of a proliferation of metadata standards, and that MARC has many pros and cons related to its age, original conception, and biases. Should librarianship continue to promote the MARC standard? Are there better metadata standards... more...