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Pricing and Costs of Monographs and Serials National and International Issues

Pricing and Costs of Monographs and Serials: National and International Issues

1st Edition

Edited By Sul H. Lee
December 12, 2019

This book, first published in 1987, is an essential volume for all library professionals responsible for acquisitions. It explores pricing from the publisher's, wholesaler's, and library's perspective. Experts reveal insightful information on vendors, approvals, acquisition costs, overseas ...

One Hundred Years of Sci-Tech Libraries A Brief History

One Hundred Years of Sci-Tech Libraries: A Brief History

1st Edition

Edited By Ellis Mount
December 12, 2019

This book, first published in 1988, celebrates the development of sci-tech libraries in honour of the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the first library school in the United States. The expert contributors provide a survey of the development of sci-tech libraries as well as some ...

Operational Costs in Acquisitions

Operational Costs in Acquisitions

1st Edition

Edited By James R. Coffey
December 12, 2019

This book, first published in 1991, examines the actual costs of operating an acquisitions department. Acquisitions and business librarians have written eight highly practical chapters that will allow you to see beyond the obvious materials budget to the hidden but often enormous internal ...

Planning Facilities for Sci-Tech Libraries

Planning Facilities for Sci-Tech Libraries

1st Edition

Edited By Ellis Mount
December 12, 2019

This book, first published in 1983, presents some useful guidelines for librarians contemplating planning sci-tech library facilities, along with a number of reports on actual examples of such projects, representing a variety of sci-tech library types....

Role of Maps in Sci-Tech Libraries

Role of Maps in Sci-Tech Libraries

1st Edition

Edited By Ellis Mount
December 12, 2019

Maps, charts and related items present special problems to libraries, for example a less organised bibliographic control mechanism, more difficult means of acquisitions, and problems of storage and preservation. This book, first published in 1985, deals with these problems and presents practical ...

Role of Technical Reports in Sci-Tech Libraries

Role of Technical Reports in Sci-Tech Libraries

1st Edition

Edited By Ellis Mount
December 12, 2019

This book, first published in 1982, is specifically devoted to the analysis of problems, innovative practices, and advances relating to the control and servicing of technical reports....

A Changing World Proceedings of the North American Serials Interest Group, Inc.

A Changing World: Proceedings of the North American Serials Interest Group, Inc.

1st Edition

Edited By Suzanne McMahon, Miriam Palm, Pam Dunn
December 12, 2019

This book, first published in 1993, examines how the newest technological developments in information storage and processing impact print-oriented libraries. Find answers to questions on how libraries can utilize the awesome speed, remarkable storage capacity, and universal access of the new ...

A Kaleidoscope of Choices Reshaping Roles and Opportunities for Serialists

A Kaleidoscope of Choices: Reshaping Roles and Opportunities for Serialists

1st Edition

Edited By Beth Holley, Mary Ann Sheble
December 12, 2019

This book, first published in 1995, helps librarians develop skills and strategies to cope effectively with the myriad changes affecting their profession due to the rapid evolution of technology. Informative chapters address the impact of technology on libraries, scholarly communication, vendors, ...

Access Services in Libraries New Solutions for Collection Management

Access Services in Libraries: New Solutions for Collection Management

1st Edition

Edited By Gregg Sapp
December 12, 2019

This book, first published in 1992, establishes a theoretical base for access services while also suggesting connections between theory and practice. It provides fresh thinking that re-examines previous writings in this area, presents new experimental designs and results, creates contemporary ...

Access, Resource Sharing and Collection Development

Access, Resource Sharing and Collection Development

1st Edition

Edited By Sul H. Lee
December 12, 2019

This book, first published in 1996, explores the role of libraries in acquiring, storing, and disseminating information in different formats to make better use of technology in sharing scarce resources and connecting library users with collections. With an expressed goal of encouraging continued ...

Adaptation of Turnkey Computer Systems in Sci-Tech Libraries

Adaptation of Turnkey Computer Systems in Sci-Tech Libraries

1st Edition

Edited By Ellis Mount
December 12, 2019

This book, first published in 1989, examines the problems and benefits of installing a ready-made computer system in a sci-tech library. These systems, usually known as turnkey systems, provide a means for obtaining the network for a lower cost than a new system designed by a consultant. These ...

Assessment and Accountability in Reference Work

Assessment and Accountability in Reference Work

1st Edition

Edited By Susan Griswold Blandy, Lynne M. Martin, Mary L. Strife
December 12, 2019

This book, first published in 1992, explores the issue of library assessment methods and the impact of accountability on the delivery of reference services. It is a call for librarians to actively adopt performance measures and learn how to work with the results. It analyses a wealth of assessment ...

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