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The World Muslim Population: Spatial and Temporal Analyses

1st Edition

Houssain Kettani
December 19, 2019

The birth of Islam over fourteen centuries ago was a monumental event in human history with an everlasting effect on humanity. For centuries, researchers have contemplated the growth and distribution of Muslims throughout the world. This book presents a reliable estimate of the world Muslim...

Effective School Librarianship: Successful Professional Practices from Librarians around the World: (2-volume set)

1st Edition

Patrick Lo, Heather Rogers, Dickson K.W. Chiu
April 19, 2018

These volumes provide a series of informative interviews with school/teacher librarians practicing in different parts of the world. The 2-volume set showcases the resilience, creativity, and best practices from successful school librarians from Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and North and South...

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences

4th Edition

John D. McDonald, Michael Levine-Clark
November 13, 2017

The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, now in its fourth edition, compiles the contributions of major researchers and practitioners and explores the cultural institutions of more than 30 countries. This major reference presents over 550 entries extensively reviewed for accuracy...

Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Sciences: Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science 2014 (ICIBSoS 2014), 1–2 November 2014, Bali, Indonesia.

1st Edition

Ford Lumban Gaol
February 27, 2015

The human aspect plays an important role in the social sciences. The behavior of people has become a vital area of focus in the social sciences as well. Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Sciences contains papers that were originally presented at the 3rd International Congress on...

Using the Biological Literature: A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Diane Schmidt
April 14, 2014

The biological sciences cover a broad array of literature types, from younger fields like molecular biology with its reliance on recent journal articles, genomic databases, and protocol manuals to classic fields such as taxonomy with its scattered literature found in monographs and journals from...

Recent Trends in Social and Behaviour Sciences: Proceedings of the International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behaviour and Social Sciences 2013

1st Edition

Ford Lumban Gaol, Seifedine Kadry, Marie Taylor, Pak Shen Li
February 27, 2014

The human aspect plays an important role in the social sciences. The behaviour of people has become a vital area of focus in the social sciences as well. Recent Trends in Social and Behaviour Sciences contains papers that were originally presented at the International Congress on Interdisciplinary...

Understanding Information Retrieval Systems: Management, Types, and Standards

1st Edition

Marcia J. Bates
December 20, 2011

In order to be effective for their users, information retrieval (IR) systems should be adapted to the specific needs of particular environments. The huge and growing array of types of information retrieval systems in use today is on display in Understanding Information Retrieval Systems: Management...

Using the Engineering Literature

2nd Edition

Bonnie A. Osif
August 09, 2011

With the encroachment of the Internet into nearly all aspects of work and life, it seems as though information is everywhere. However, there is information and then there is correct, appropriate, and timely information. While we might love being able to turn to Wikipedia® for encyclopedia-like...

Journalism: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Jason R. Detrani
April 15, 2011

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Journalism: Theory and Practice presents a short history of journalism and focuses on the many important issues facing the media today, including bridging the divide between science and journalism, war reporting, media coverage of natural...

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences

3rd Edition

Marcia J. Bates, Mary Niles Maack
December 20, 2009

Available in print or as an online subscription, this third edition of the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences reflects the growing convergence among the several disciplines that concern themselves with information and the cultural record. Covered are archives, museum...

Usage Statistics of E-Serials

1st Edition

David Fowler
November 30, 2007

What are the potentials—and limitations—of usage statistics in libraries?As libraries increase their use of electronic resources, the value of quality evaluation of usage statistics has gained greater importance. Usage Statistics of E-Serials tackles this difficult issue by...


1st Edition

Katie Wilson
May 25, 2006

Keep pace with the constant technological changes you face every day as a library technician Computers in Libraries examines the impact of integrated library management systems, digital resources, and the Internet on the functions and operations of library technicians and assistants. The book...