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  • Next-generation OPACsby Brad Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    There have been concerted efforts by many libraries to try to reinvent or retool their clunky vendor OPACs with Web 2.0 technologies, either through new-look front-end applications, back-end softwares that integrate Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR)-like functionality, or through integration of social networking tools that users... more...

  • Special Sections on ALIA 2008 and MTSR 2007by David Raitt

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    This e-book contains papers from both the Second International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR '07) and the 2008 Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) conference. The MTSR conference focuses on the meeting point between Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence and Information Science, while ALIA's themes... more...

  • The Library Catalogue as Social Space: Promoting Patron Driven Collections, Online Communities, and Enhanced Reference and Readers' Servicesby Laurel Tarulli

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 45.00

    This book is a guide to the library catalogue that all public library professionals will find enlightening and useful. Its technical services perspective provides a different point of view as compared to traditional public library literature, which is often written by frontline professionals. For example, it poses and examines this thought-provoking... more...

  • Manuel UNIMARCby Comité francais UNIMARC

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 182.00

    This manual is the French translation of the second edition of UNIMARC Manual: bibliographic format published in English in 1994 and completed by 5 updates published from 1996 to 2005. This 5th French edition is composite. It reproduces identically a part of the 4th edition published in 2002 and, for the fields of the format modified in... more...

  • Works as Entities for Information Retrievalby Richard Smiraglia

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.95

    Examine domain-specific research about works and the problems inherent in their storage and retrieval! This book addresses the issue of focusing on known- item identification and retrieval vs. collocation and retrieval of works in the construction of catalogs. Works as Entities for Information Retrieval reports significant research on the role... more...

  • Engaging Students with Archival and Digital Resourcesby Justine Cotton; David Sharron

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 80.00

    Aimed at professional librarians and archivists, this book explores connecting students and faculty with the archival and digital collections of the university?s library and archives. Academic research has been forever changed by the digitization of books, journals, and archival collections. As university libraries and archives move forward in the... more...

  • Digital Libraries and Information Accessby G. G. Chowdhury; Schubert Foo

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 83.62

    An authoritative and truly global exploration of current research in digital libraries and information access by internationally renowned academics. more...

  • Describing Archival Materialsby Richard Smiraglia

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Here is an informative new volume that celebrates the increasing use and influence of the MARC format for Archives and Manuscript Control (AMC). As the format and its companion, the online archival catalog, gain acceptance among archivists, several major issues evolve, including the adoption and adaptation of standards for archival control data and... more...

  • Organising Knowledge in a Global Societyby Philip Hider; Ross Harvey

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 115.00

    Organising Knowledge in a Global Society updates the successful first edition, which has been widely used as an introduction to the field of information organisation, both in Australia and overseas. The work reflects current practice and trends, paying particular attention to how libraries and other information services provide intellectual access... more...

  • Catalogue 2.0by Sally Chambers

    Facet Publishing 2014; US$ 83.62

    Brings together some of the foremost international cataloguing practitioners and thought leaders, including Lorcan Dempsey, Emmanuelle Bermès, Marshall Breeding and Karen Calhoun, to provide an overview of the current state of the art of the library catalogue and look ahead to see what the library catalogue might become. more...