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One Hundred Years of Sci-Tech Libraries: A Brief History

One Hundred Years of Sci-Tech Libraries: A Brief History

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Ellis Mount
December 20, 2019

This book, first published in 1988, celebrates the development of sci-tech libraries in honour of the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the first library school in the United States. The expert contributors provide a survey of the development of sci-tech libraries as well as some...

New Automation Technology for Acquisitions and Collection Development

New Automation Technology for Acquisitions and Collection Development

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Rosann Bazirjian
December 20, 2019

This book, first published in 1995, describes how automation is changing the face of acquisitions as librarians know it and making the future uncertain yet exciting. It documents how libraries have increasingly moved to powerful, second-generation interfaceable or integrated systems that can...

Newspapers in the Library: New Approaches to Management and Reference Work

Newspapers in the Library: New Approaches to Management and Reference Work

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Lois N. Upham
December 20, 2019

This book, first published in 1988, discusses the use and handling of newspapers in libraries and information centres. Although newspapers are recognized as an important source of information about current history and local events, they have been largely ignored by information specialists....

Library Networking: Current Problems and Future Prospects: Papers Based on the Symposium 'Networking: Where from Here?'

Library Networking: Current Problems and Future Prospects: Papers Based on the Symposium 'Networking: Where from Here?'

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Wilson Luquire
December 20, 2019

In this book, first published in 1983, experts in US national, state, and regional network associations provide stimulating discussions of their experiences, problems, and successes. This volume is based on the symposium, ‘Networking: Where From Here?’....

Library Overdues: Analysis, Strategies, and Solutions to the Problem

Library Overdues: Analysis, Strategies, and Solutions to the Problem

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Robert Burgin, Patsy Hansel
December 20, 2019

This book, first published in 1984, is an effective guide to help librarians develop a more systematic and effective approach to dealing with overdues. The editors present statistical data on overdues, as well as successful tactics employed by various libraries to combat the persistent problem of...

Innovations in Planning Facilities for Sci-Tech Libraries

Innovations in Planning Facilities for Sci-Tech Libraries

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Ellis Mount
December 20, 2019

This book, first published in 1986, is a practical resource to planning science and technology libraries. Librarians who have been through the process offer guidelines, an awareness of problems to anticipate, and solutions to them....

International Aspects of Reference and Information Services

International Aspects of Reference and Information Services

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Bill Katz, Ruth A. Fraley
December 20, 2019

This book, first published in 1987, is a stimulating and informative appraisal of the international librarianship scene and the reference service function. Experts discuss how international reference services can be improved to facilitate true exchange of information around the world. They look...

Journals of the Century

Journals of the Century

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Tony Stankus
December 20, 2019

This book, first published in 2002, gathers some of America's top subject expert librarians to determine the most influential journals in their respective fields. 32 contributing authors reviewed journals from over twenty countries that have successfully shaped the evolution of their individual...

Information Brokers and Reference Services

Information Brokers and Reference Services

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Robin Kinder, Bill Katz
December 20, 2019

The contradictory yet complementary relationship between libraries and information brokers is examined in this volume, first published in 1988. Since its escalation in the 1960s, information brokering has challenged the role of the library in society. Librarians discuss their concerns about...

The In-House Option: Professional Issues of Library Automation

The In-House Option: Professional Issues of Library Automation

1st Edition

Forthcoming

T.D. Webb
December 20, 2019

This book, first published in 1987, expertly addresses the impact of automation on the profession of librarianship in terms of its practitioners, standards, and underlying philosophy. In clear and understandable language, it focuses - with practical examples - on the important decision of the...

Library Crime and Security: An International Perspective

Library Crime and Security: An International Perspective

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Carol Zall Lincoln, Alan Jay Lincoln
December 20, 2019

This book, first published in 1987, focuses on the patterns of library crime and disruption in Great Britain, Canada, and the United States. In addition to important data on these problems, there is extensive information on the characteristics of the institutions and the communities in which they...

Library Management in the Information Technology Environment: Issues, Policies, and Practice for Administrators

Library Management in the Information Technology Environment: Issues, Policies, and Practice for Administrators

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Brice G. Hobrock
December 20, 2019

This book, first published in 1992, equips library managers in all types of libraries to make the administrative changes necessary to deal with new information technologies. Despite financial difficulties due to inflation and declining budgets, electronic/optical information formats and the...

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