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  • Patron-Driven Acquisitionsby David A. Swords

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 119.00

    About 40 percent of the books academic libraries purchase in traditional ways never circulate and another 40 percent circulate fewer than three times. By contrast, patron-driven acquisition allows a library to borrow or buy books only when a patron needs them. In a typical workflow, the library imports bibliographic records into its catalogue... more...

  • Neue Formen der Erwerbungby Susanne Göttker; Franziska Wein

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 75.97

    Das Buch gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über alle Formen des modernen Erwerbungsmanagements in Bibliotheken des deutschsprachigen Raums. Ausgewiesene Spezialisten bieten in über dreißig Beiträgen das ganze Spektrum der Erwerbung: Nutzerbedürfnisse; Erwerbung im Bibliotheksmanagement; Bibliotheken und der Handel; lokale, regionale sowie... more...

  • Personal- und Organisationsentwicklung in Bibliothekenby Andreas Degkwitz

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 97.70

    There is considerable pressure on libraries to change and evolve. Key elements here include the shift in the library sector from printed to digital literature and information, the major effects of this shift on the service portfolios, on working and organizational processes and on the deployment of staff. The potential conflict between... more...

  • Acquisition in Different and Special Subject Areasby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    Learn how acquisitions librarians successfully serve specialized users! In this book, you?ll find profiles, methods, and processes for acquisitions in specialized subject areas, such as local and regional poetry, oceanography, educational information in electronic formats, popular fiction, regional and ethnic materials, and more. Seasoned acquisitions... more...

  • Electronic document and records management systemsby Julie McLeod

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    The final issue of the year always has a theme, and it is no coincidence that in 2005 the theme is electronic document and records management systems (EDRMS). When the Editorial Advisory Board considered potential themes at its annual meeting last year it felt it would be particularly appropriate to explore whether or not EDRMS had delivered what... more...

  • Approval plans als Instrument der Literaturerwerbungby Ekkehard Arnold

    De Gruyter 1975; US$ 119.42

    Modern libraries need to respond to many challenges and thus must constantly evolve. The series Bibliotheks- und Informationspraxis [Library and Information Practice] takes on new issues and questions and it aims, by contributing information and practical experience, to optimize the operations and services of libraries and comparable... more...

  • IT Services Procurement based on ISPLby Johan C. Op de Coul; Jan van Bon; Annelies van der Veen

    Van Haren Publishing 2005; Not Available

    ISPL, the Information Services Procurement Library, provides a framework based on best practices for the acquisition and management of ongoing services and projects. As an open standard, ISPL mainly focuses on the customer perspective, but provides valuable support for suppliers as well. More and more suppliers are required to make their offers or... more...

  • The multimedia Libraryby James Cabeciras

    Elsevier Science 1982; US$ 72.95

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  • BLOGSby Barrie Gunter

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    Interest in blogging has stemmed from the apparently growing significance and influence in specific contexts, in particular journalism and politics. It has also been driven by theoretical questions about the role these sites can play in an erosion of the traditional divide between the “public” and the “private” in people’s... more...

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