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  • The Transformed Libraryby Jeannette Woodward

    American Library Association 2013; US$ 44.00

    This wide-ranging survey takes stock of our institutions' strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, analyzing how libraries and the very concept of librarianship have been comprehensively transformed over the past few decades. more...

  • Library 2020by Joseph Janes

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 48.99

    Broadly representative of important perspectives and aspects within the profession as well as featuring important voices beyond the professional realm, Library 2020 presents thought-provoking and illuminating visions from many points of view. It is both required reading for library leaders and trustees as well as an ideal supplemental text for... 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...

  • Advances in Librarianshipby Anne Woodsworth; W. David Penniman; David W. Penniman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 114.95

    Volume 37 of Advances in Librarianship presents detailed examples of local and regional mergers and other alliances, the methods used to ensure effective and successful collaborations, and descriptions of the factors which contributed to less successful efforts at consolidation. This volume is a companion to Volume 36 which provided a broader view... more...

  • Yeniseian Peoples and Languagesby Edward J. Vajda

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 330.00

    The Kets of Central Siberia are perhaps the most enigmatic of Siberia's aboriginal tribes. Today numbering barely 1,100 souls living in several small villages on the middle reaches of the Yenisei, the Kets have retained much of their ancient culture, as well as their unique language. Genetic studies of the Ket hint at an ancient affinity with Tibetans,... more...

  • Die Bücherfeindeby William Blades; Michael Haarkötter; Michael Haarkötter; Michael Haarkötter

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 22.88

    Feuer und Wasser, Gas und Hitze, Staub und Vernachlässigung, Ignoranz und Engstirnigkeit: Bücher können auf vielerlei Art zu Schaden kommen. William Blades schildert voller Humor und Liebe zum Buch die zahllosen Gefahren. Dabei sind es nicht nur Naturkatastrophen und politische Umwälzungen, die ganze Bibliotheken vernichten. Oft richten gerade die... more...

  • Digital Imagingby Jill Marie Koelling

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 32.99

    Digital Imaging is the essential guide to understanding digitization and managing a digitizing project. Koelling covers everything from deciding if digitizing is for you to planning and management, choosing equipment, and managing databases. Not only does she guide you in mastering the technical details, she also helps you find the fun in working... more...

  • Information Retrieval Modelsby Thomas Roelleke

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00

    Information Retrieval (IR) models are a core component of IR research and IR systems. The past decade brought a consolidation of the family of IR models, which by 2000 consisted of relatively isolated views on TF-IDF (Term-Frequency times Inverse-Document-Frequency) as the weighting scheme in the vector-space model (VSM), the probabilistic relevance... more...

  • Team and Media Competencies in Information Systemsby Kathrin Figl

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 84.00

    Numerous studies indicate that team competencies, based on effective virtual and face-to-face communication, are a key factor for successful IT project work. The major goal of this book is to investigate the influence of person-centered interventions in technology-enhanced environments on the development of team knowledge, skills and attitudes.... more...

  • Library User Educationby Barbara I. Dewey

    Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 97.99

    Library User Education contains 43 chapters, which explore the value and impact of collaboration and partnerships in academic library user education programs. This is a highly useful and current text, which covers a range of specific programs, formats, and strategies. Examples of many institutions' information literacy efforts and effective evaluation... more...