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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 15, 2021

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 15, 2021

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 15, 2021

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 15, 2021

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 15, 2021

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 15, 2021

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 ...

Author's Guide to Journals in Library & Information Science

Author's Guide to Journals in Library & Information Science

1st Edition

Edited By Norman D. Stevens, Nora B. Stevens
December 15, 2021

This book, first published in 1982, focuses on providing information about the policies and practices surrounding the preparation and submitting of articles to the major journals in library and information science. This guide includes all the major American, Canadian, British, and international ...

Automated Acquisitions Issues for the Present and Future

Automated Acquisitions: Issues for the Present and Future

1st Edition

Edited By Amy Dykeman, Bill Katz
December 15, 2021

In this book, first published in 1989, practicing librarians share their hands-on experience with implementing various types of acquisitions systems and address planning considerations, the blurring of roles between acquisitions and cataloguing, staffing implications, electronic record transmission...

Biochemistry Collections A Cross-Disciplinary Survey of the Literature

Biochemistry Collections: A Cross-Disciplinary Survey of the Literature

1st Edition

Edited By Bernard S. Schlessinger
December 15, 2021

This book, first published in 1982, offers an examination of the special nature of biochemistry collections. It focuses on the production, control, and use of the literature – diverse in nature, and analysed here by specialist contributors....

Biographies of Scientists for Sci-Tech Libraries Adding Faces to the Facts

Biographies of Scientists for Sci-Tech Libraries: Adding Faces to the Facts

1st Edition

Edited By Tony Stankus
December 15, 2021

This book, first published in 1991, is an invaluable guide to biographies of scientists from a wide variety of scientific fields. The books selected for this highly descriptive bibliography help librarians shatter readers’ stereotypes of scientists as monomaniacal and uninteresting people by ...

British University Libraries

British University Libraries

1st Edition

By Toby Burrows
December 15, 2021

British university libraries face major financial, technological, and organizational challenges. Cuts in funding, the spread of new technology, and changes to the provision of university education as a whole are combining to fundamentally alter the circumstances in which university libraries ...

Budgets for Acquisitions Strategies for Serials, Monographs and Electronic Formats

Budgets for Acquisitions: Strategies for Serials, Monographs and Electronic Formats

1st Edition

Edited By Sul H. Lee
December 15, 2021

This book, first published in 1991, deals with the demanding problems of smaller acquisitions budgets. In recent years librarians have seen their finances diminishing while the prices of serials and monographs have risen steadily. Now with major decisions having to be made concerning such things as...

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