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New and Published Books

  1. Libraries, Literatures, and Archives

    Edited by Sas Mays

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    Not only does the library have a long and complex history and politics, but it has an ambivalent presence in Western culture – both a site of positive knowledge and a site of error, confusion, and loss. Nevertheless, in literary studies and in the humanities, including book history, the figure of...

    Published December 6th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Data Bank Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Organizations, Computers and Social Freedom

    By Malcolm Warner, Mike Stone

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, written in the context of its first publication in 1970, discusses and documents the invasion of privacy by the corporation and the social institution in the search for efficiency in information processing. Discussing areas such as the impact of the computer on administration, privacy...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Repackaging Libraries for Survival

    Climbing Out of the Box

    Edited by Sul H. Lee

    Research libraries face many challenges in today’s declining economy. The essays in this book explore these challenges and were originally delivered at a conference entitled "Climbing Out of the Box: Repackaging Libraries for Survival," sponsored by the University of Oklahoma Libraries and held...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Business Librarianship and Entrepreneurship Outreach

    Edited by Karen MacDonald, Hal Kirkwood

    The changing landscape of business information has created opportunities for business librarians to move beyond being reactive to business information needs to become proactive participants in business development and entrepreneurship instruction. Libraries are no longer only repositories of books...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Cooperative Cataloging

    Shared Effort for the Benefit of All

    Edited by Rebecca Mugridge

    Written by some of the most experienced practitioners and managers in the field of cataloging, this collection examines cooperative cataloging activities in its many forms. Containing both case studies and research studies, as well as opinion pieces, it explores the benefits and cost-effectiveness...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Twenty-first Century Metadata Operations

    Challenges, Opportunities, Directions

    Edited by Bradford Lee Eden

    It has long been apparent to academic library administrators that the current technical services operations within libraries need to be redirected and refocused in terms of both format priorities and human resources. A number of developments and directions have made this reorganization imperative,...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Mobile Devices and the Library

    Handheld Tech, Handheld Reference

    Edited by Joe Murphy

    Mobile devices are the 'it' technology, and everyone wants to know how to apply them to their environments. This book brings together the best examples and insights for implementing mobile technology in libraries. Chapters cover a wide variety of the most important tools and procedures from...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Emerging Practices in Science and Technology Librarianship

    Edited by Amy Besnoy

    This book investigates the emerging practices of science and technology librarians specific to maintaining collections, providing access to resources, and ensuring that informed decisions are made regarding limited financial resources. Issues discussed include librarians becoming embedded in...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The FRBR Family of Conceptual Models

    Toward a Linked Bibliographic Future

    Edited by Richard P. Smiraglia, Pat Riva, Maja ┼Żumer

    Since 1998 when FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) was first published by IFLA, the effort to develop and apply FRBR has been extended in many innovative and experimental directions. Papers in this volume explain and expand upon the extended family of FRBR models including...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. ASLIB Directory of Information Sources in the United Kingdom

    17th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: ASLIB DIRECTORY

    The ASLIB Directory of Information Sources in the United Kingdom provides instant access to listings of 6,700 associations, clubs, societies, companies, educational establishments, institutes, commissions, government bodies, and other organizations which provide information freely or on a...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge