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  • 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...

  • Managing the Mystery Collectionby Judith A. Overmier; Rhonda Harris Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    Unravel the mystery of fostering a vibrant mystery collection for your library patrons! Whodunnit? Managing the Mystery Collection: From Creation to Consumption reveals just who is responsiblefor providing high-quality library mystery collections to fans. This resource takes you through the complicated process, from creating a mystery story to getting... more...

  • Rare Book Librarianship: An Introduction and Guideby Steven Galbraith; Geoffrey Smith; Joel Silver

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 55.00

    Rare Book Librarianship for the 21st Century is the first new rare books handbook of practice in 25 years. Authored by two special collections experts with extensive field experience, this book is also the first to discuss the role of digital technologies in managing a rare book collection. After a fascinating discussion of the history and current... more...

  • Managing Performing Arts Collections in Academic and Public Librariesby Carolyn Sheehy

    ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 84.00

    This professional reference provides solid advice to academic and public librarians for managing performing arts collections. The volume is divided into sections on the history of performing arts librarianship, dance collections, film studies collections, music collections, and theater collections. Each chapter is written by one or more expert contributors... more...

  • Introducing RDAby Chris Oliver

    ALA Editions 2010; US$ 36.00

    No cataloger or library administrator will want to be without this straightforward guide to the changes ahead. more...

  • Modellierung gesetzlicher Rahmenbedingungen für Verwaltungsprozesse aus dem E-Governmentby Sebastian Olbrich; Prof. Dr. Paul Alpar

    Gabler Verlag 2008; US$ 54.47

    Sebastian Olbrich entwickelt ein Vorgehensmodell für elektronisch ausführbare Geschäftsprozesse, in dem die regulierenden Gesetze explizit in das Modellierungskonzept einbezogen werden. Die gewonnenen Erkenntnisse werden anhand von Praxisbeispielen validiert und sind auch über den öffentlichen Sektor hinaus von großer Bedeutung. more...

  • Asian Treasuresby Andrew Gosling

    National Library of Australia 2011; US$ 27.95

    Asian Treasures: Gems of the Written Word showcases Asian writing, printing and books of beauty and historical significance that are housed in the National Library of Australia. Written by Andrew Gosling, former chief librarian for the Library’s Asian Collections, Asian Treasures provides a fascinating glimpse into the remarkable pieces—old... more...

  • Technical Services Management, 1965¿1990by Ruth C Carter; Linda C Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Gain an in-depth understanding of changes in technical services that have taken place over a quarter century and look at future trends and changes that may occur. Technical Services Management surveys and analyzes technical services in libraries from 1965 to 1990, a formative period and one of great change in library operations. The book also identifies... more...

  • Library Management and Technical Servicesby Jennifer Cargill

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This exciting volume explores the role of technical services functions and organizational structure as forces in the library change process. It provides practical information to help administrators make decisions about how their libraries are organized and managed. As libraries change in many ways--organizational structure, design of jobs, managerial... more...

  • RFID for Librariesby M. Paul Pandian

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 80.00

    Many modern technologies give the impression that they somehow work by magic, particularly when they operate automatically and their mechanisms are invisible. A technology called RFID (Radio Frequency Identification), which is relatively new, has exactly this characteristic. Librarians everywhere are closely watching RFID technology. Advances over... more...