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  • Patron-Driven Acquisitionsby David A. Swords

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 119.00

    This new series presents and discusses new and innovative approaches used by professionals in library and information practice worldwide. The authors are chosen to provide critical analysis of issues and to present solutions to selected challenges in libraries and related fields, including information management and industry, and education... more...

  • Collection Development Policiesby Linda S Katz; Mack Daniel C.

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    Get the tools you need to build a collection development policy that will help your library run efficientlytoday and in the future! Considering the amount and variety of topics being published, effectively organizing and guiding a library in today’s accelerated world is no easy task. Collection Development Policies: New Directions for Changing Collections... more...

  • iGovernmentby Corien Prins; Dennis Broeders; Henk Griffioen; Anne-Greet Keizer; Esther Keymolen

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 46.99

    The authors of this incisive study explore the problems of the ongoing digitization of government, such as the creeping loss of data quality, and how citizens and officials must respond to these complications in the coming years. The iGovernment is running full speed on information networks and digitization, but it is also seriously out of step with... 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...

  • Comic Book Collections for Librariesby Bryan Fagan; Jody Fagan

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 45.00

    Do comic books belong in libraries? Absolutely—as Comic Book Collections for Libraries makes very clear. This illustrated guide defines the role of comic books in the modern library, provides a thorough grounding in the subject for beginners, and suggests new ideas for those already familiar with these perennial reader favorites. The book begins... more...

  • Neue Formen der Erwerbungby Susanne Göttker; Franziska Wein

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 98.00

    Das moderne Bibliotheks- und Informationswesen setzt sich mit vielfältigen Anforderungen auseinander und entwickelt sich ständig weiter. Die Reihe Bibliotheks- und Informationspraxis greift neue Themen und Fragestellungen auf und will mit Informationen und Erfahrungen aus der Praxis dazu beitragen, Betriebsabläufe und Dienstleistungen... more...

  • Personal- und Organisationsentwicklung in Bibliothekenby Andreas Degkwitz

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 126.00

    In Bibliothek: Monographien zu Forschung und Praxis werden aktuelle Forschungsergebnisse und Praxisberichte in Form von Autorenwerken und Sammelbänden veröffentlicht. Die Reihe ist der kritischer Untersuchung und Darstellung wichtiger Aspekte des wissenschaftlichen und öffentlichen Bibliotheks- und Informationswesens im nationalen und... more...

  • Manuel UNIMARCby Comité francais UNIMARC

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    Die in der Reihe IFLA Series on Bibliographic Control (früher: UBCIM- Universal Bibliographic Control and International MARC ) erscheinenden Publikationen vermitteln detailliertes Wissen über bibliographische Standards und Normen, deren Pflege und Entwicklung für den weltweiten Austausch nationaler bibliographischer Informationen unverzichtbar... more...

  • Guide to Library User Needs Assessment for Integrated Information Resourceby Dora Biblarz; Stephen Bosch; Chris Sugnet

    Scarecrow Press 2001; US$ 35.00

    Applicable for all types of libraries. Needs assessment can be defined as the process of using one or more techniques to collect and analyze data on library users or potential users. The guide includes the methodology and techniques for carrying out needs assessment projects, ranging from short-term assessments to long-term research or comprehensive... 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...