E-books: Information Science

  • Personnel Administration in an Automated Environment book cover

    Personnel Administration in an Automated Environment

    1st Edition

    By Philip E Leinbach

    Here is what the experts have to say about the effects of computer applications on selected facets of personnel administration in libraries. Senior library managers, systems librarians, and library educators with a special interest in automation analyze the changes in the workplace that have…

    eBook – 2014-01-14

  • Role of Standards in Sci-Tech Libraries book cover

    Role of Standards in Sci-Tech Libraries

    1st Edition

    By Ellis Mount

    Required reading for any librarian who has been asked to identify standards and specifications, this unique new book highlights the importance of standards in many sci-tech libraries. Collections of standards in sci-tech libraries encompass a great variety--from the most narrow subject fields, to…

    eBook – 2014-01-14

  • Postcards in the Library: Invaluable Visual Resources book cover

    Postcards in the Library

    Invaluable Visual Resources, 1st Edition

    By Norman D Stevens

    Postcards, individually and collectively, contain a great deal of information that can be of real value to students and researchers. Postcards in the Library gives compelling reasons why libraries should take a far more active and serious interest in establishing and maintaining postcard…

    eBook – 2014-01-09

  • Digital Labour and Karl Marx book cover

    Digital Labour and Karl Marx

    1st Edition

    By Christian Fuchs

    How is labour changing in the age of computers, the Internet, and "social media" such as Facebook, Google, YouTube and Twitter? In Digital Labour and Karl Marx, Christian Fuchs attempts to answer that question, crafting a systematic critical theorisation of labour as performed in the…

    eBook – 2014-01-03

  • Twenty-first Century Metadata Operations: Challenges, Opportunities, Directions book cover

    Twenty-first Century Metadata Operations

    Challenges, Opportunities, Directions, 1st Edition

    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,…

    eBook – 2014-01-02

  • Patron-Driven Acquisitions: Current Successes and Future Directions book cover

    Patron-Driven Acquisitions

    Current Successes and Future Directions, 1st Edition

    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…

    eBook – 2014-01-02

  • Google Scholar and More: New Google Applications and Tools for Libraries and Library Users book cover

    Google Scholar and More

    New Google Applications and Tools for Libraries and Library Users, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Miller, Rita Pellen

    In only a few years, Google has become an authoritative provider of multiple products which have changed the digital information landscape. This book discusses how libraries can go beyond Google’s basic search and Scholar functions to expand services for their patrons. Respected authorities reveal…

    eBook – 2014-01-02

  • Cooperative Cataloging: Shared Effort for the Benefit of All book cover

    Cooperative Cataloging

    Shared Effort for the Benefit of All, 1st Edition

    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…

    eBook – 2014-01-02

  • Mobile Devices and the Library: Handheld Tech, Handheld Reference book cover

    Mobile Devices and the Library

    Handheld Tech, Handheld Reference, 1st Edition

    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…

    eBook – 2014-01-02

  • Repackaging Libraries for Survival: Climbing Out of the Box book cover

    Repackaging Libraries for Survival

    Climbing Out of the Box, 1st Edition

    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…

    eBook – 2014-01-02

  • Media History and the Archive book cover

    Media History and the Archive

    1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Robertson

    By the time readers encounter academic history in the form of books and articles, all that tends to be left of an author’s direct experience with archives is pages of endnotes. Whether intentionally or not, archives have until recently been largely thought of as discrete collections of documents,…

    eBook – 2014-01-02

  • The Data Bank Society (Routledge Revivals): Organizations, Computers and Social Freedom book cover

    The Data Bank Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Organizations, Computers and Social Freedom, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Warner, Mike Stone

    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…

    eBook – 2014-01-02
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