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  1. 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 31st 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 31st 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 31st 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Patron-Driven Acquisitions

    Current Successes and Future Directions

    Edited by Judith M. Nixon, Robert S. Freeman, Suzanne M. Ward

    For over a decade, some academic libraries have been purchasing, rather than borrowing, recently published books requested by their patrons through interlibrary loan. These books had one circulation guaranteed and so appealed to librarians who were concerned about the large percentage of books...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Leveraging Library Resources in a World of Fiscal Restraint and Institutional Change

    Edited by Kevin B. Gunn, Elizabeth Dankert Hammond

    Given the continuing cataclysmic shift in the economic landscape in the last few years, librarians have been forced to reevaluate not only the traditional services that they offer but also their continued existence and relevance to their academic institutions. Given the ‘new normal’ of tighter...

    Published August 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Creative Users of ICTs

    Users as Social Actors

    Edited by David Kurt Herold, Harmeet Sawhney, Leopoldina Fortunati

    The disjuncture between the design intent of the developers of ICTs and the needs of the users has often led to surprising use of new technologies, as users have refused to become mere agents of the designers. Individual users have adopted their own uses of ICTs based on the complex webs of...

    Published February 16th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Perspectives in Medical Geography

    Theory and Applications for Librarians

    Edited by Amy J. Blatt

    Medical geography is a fascinating area of rapidly evolving study that aims to analyse and improve worldwide health issues based on the geographical factors which have an impact on them. Perspectives in Medical Geography will appeal to both novice and seasoned researchers looking to be informed on...

    Published February 1st 2012 by Routledge