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  • Mile-High Views

    Surveying the Serials Vista: NASIG 2006

    Edited by Carol Ann Borchert, Gary W Ives

    Discover the latest developments in serials publication Current advances in technology and research have triggered accelerating change in the state of serials, which makes keeping up-to-date on developments difficult. Mile-High Views: Surveying the Serials Vista: NASIG 2006 presents the leaders of…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge

  • User Experience in Libraries

    Applying Ethnography and Human-Centred Design

    Edited by Andy Priestner, Matt Borg

    Modern library services can be incredibly complex. Much more so than their forebears, modern librarians must grapple daily with questions of how best to implement innovative new services, while also maintaining and updating the old. The efforts undertaken are immense, but how best to evaluate their…

    Paperback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Recruiting, Training, and Retention of Science and Technology Librarians

    Edited by Patricia A. Kreitz, JoAnn DeVries

    Since the 1950s there has been a persistent shortage of sci-tech librarians, and as more librarians retire or change positions, the prospect looms that the profession will only depopulate further. Tackling this difficult challenge, Recruiting, Training, and Retention of Science and Technology…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • Print vs. Digital

    The Future of Coexistence

    Edited by Sul H. Lee

    Libraries are currently confronted by the challenges of managing increasing amounts of electronic information. Print vs. Digital: The Future of Coexistence presents the expert perspectives of eight of America’s leading library administrators on ways to effectively manage digital flow and offers…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27
    Routledge

  • The United States Newspaper Program

    Cataloging Aspects

    Edited by Ruth C. Carter

    Originally published in 1986. Here is a valuable and engaging overview of the cataloging aspects of the United States Newspaper Program, the most extensive and comprehensive original cataloging enterprise undertaken in America. The importance of newspapers for purposes of historical research is…

    Hardback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • International Librarianship

    Edited by Ravindra N. Sharma

    The International Federation of Library Associations was founded as early as 1927, but in recent years serious academic and practical work on and around international librarianship has flourished as never before. Now, this new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies…

    Hardback – 2015-05-27
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • RDA Around the World

    Edited by Marie-France Plassard, Gordon Dunsire

    This book provides a snapshot of the implementation in various countries around the world of the international cataloging standard RDA: resource description and access. All stages of implementing a new standard are covered, from initial assessment and impact analysis through translation, staff…

    Hardback – 2015-05-19
    Routledge

  • Media History and the Archive

    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,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • Participatory archives in a world of ubiquitous media

    Edited by Natalie Pang, Kai Khiun Liew, Brenda Chang

    The media environment of today is characterised by two critical factors: the development and adoption of ubiquitous mobile devices, and the strengthening of connectivity enabled by advances in ICT infrastructure and social media platforms. These developments have changed interactions and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • The Serious Leisure Perspective

    An Introduction

    By Sam Elkington, Robert A. Stebbins

    The "Serious Leisure Perspective" (SLP) is a theoretical framework that can help us understand the complexities of modern leisure as both an activity and an experience. Bringing together the study of serious leisure, casual leisure and project-based leisure, it is an essential component of the…

    Paperback – 2014-07-14
    Routledge

  • Information Science

    Edited by David Nicholas, Eti Herman

    Information Science is concerned with the theoretical and practical aspects of effective information provision and consumption. In particular, information scientists explore the theoretical underpinnings and practical competencies involved in the generation, collection, organization, processing,…

    Hardback – 2014-06-25
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge

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