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  1. Metadata Best Practices and Guidelines

    Current Implementation and Future Trends

    Edited by Jung-ran Park

    Metadata best practices and guidelines function as an essential mechanism for metadata planning, application and management, and interoperability. There has been a rapidly growing body of digital repositories and collections; accordingly, a wide range of digital projects and initiatives have...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Perspectives on Information

    Edited by Magnus Ramage, David Chapman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    Information is everywhere, and defines everything in today's society. Moreover, information is a key concept in a wide range of academic disciplines, from quantum physics to public policy. However, these disciplines all interpret the concept in quite different ways. This book looks at information...

    Published June 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Information Worlds

    Behavior, Technology, and Social Context in the Age of the Internet

    By Paul T. Jaeger, Gary Burnett

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    The authors present a multi-level theory of "Information Worlds" to investigate the ways in which information creates the social worlds of people. Building upon the foundational works of Library and Information Studies (LIS) scholar and theorist Elfreda Chatman and philosopher Jurgen Habermas,...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Designing and Developing Library Intranets

    Edited by Nina McHale

    For the past decade, e-mail has been the preferred method of internal communication in libraries. However, relying on email for organizational knowledge management seems a bit like storing birth certificates, car titles, and deeds in a pile of junk mail: the important documents are lost amongst...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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