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Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, Fourth Edition (Online)

John D. McDonald, Michael Levine-Clark
October 19, 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.

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

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

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

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, Second 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

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, Third Edition (Print Version)

John D. McDonald, Michael Levine-Clark
December 17, 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

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...

Computers in Libraries: AN INTRODUCTION FOR LIBRARY TECHNICIANS

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...

A Guide to Docutek Inc.'s ERes Software: A Way to Manage Electronic Reserves

James Mccloskey
February 10, 2005

Learn how other libraries have enhanced their services with an effective electronic reserves system As the number of libraries offering electronic reserves grows larger and larger, so has the need for an e-reserves option that’s efficient, cost-effective, and easy-to-use. A Guide to Docutek...

A Guide to Docutek Inc.'s ERes Software: A Way to Manage Electronic Reserves

James Mccloskey
February 07, 2005

Learn how other libraries have enhanced their services with an effective electronic reserves system As the number of libraries offering electronic reserves grows larger and larger, so has the need for an e-reserves option that’s efficient, cost-effective, and easy-to-use. A Guide to Docutek...

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