Information Science Products

  • Acquisitions and Collection Development in the Humanities

    1st Edition

    By Sally J Kenney, Helen Kinsella

    Acquisitions and Collection Development in the Humanities is a one-of-a-kind guide on the procedures, approaches, and principles needed to make sound decisions in acquiring materials in various areas of the humanities. It gives you an inside look at managerial concerns in documentary delivery,…

    Hardback – 1997-11-01

  • Minor Ballet Composers

    Biographical Sketches of Sixty-Six Underappreciated Yet Significant Contributors to the Body of West, 1st Edition

    By William E Studwell, Bruce R Schueneman

    While most music lovers are familiar with the famous scores of Tchaikovsky, Delibes, and Stravinsky, many other lesser-known composers also wrote for the ballet. Several of these composers wrote almost exclusively for the ballet--and all enriched the world of dance. Minor Ballet Composers presents…

    Hardback – 1997-07-14

  • The Academic Library Director

    Reflections on a Position in Transition, 1st Edition

    By Frank Dandraia

    The Academic Library Director: Reflections on a Position in Transition addresses the changing nature of work and the new demands being placed on academic library directors. The authors’broad range of professional experience offers you unique insight on a management position that is truly in…

    Hardback – 1997-07-09

  • Pioneers, Passionate Ladies, and Private Eyes

    Dime Novels, Series Books, and Paperbacks, 1st Edition

    By Larry E Sullivan, Lydia C Schurman

    Despite efforts of contemporary reformers to curb the availability of dime novels, series books, and paperbacks, Pioneers, Passionate Ladies, and Private Eyes reveals how many readers used them as means of resistance and how fictional characters became models for self-empowerment. These literary…

    Hardback – 1997-02-28

  • Approval Plans

    Issues and Innovations, 1st Edition

    By John H Sandy

    How can you, as an acquisition librarians, keep current on the output of hundreds of publishers? The answer, of course, is that you cannot. For over 30 years, approval plans have been used by librarians to acquire current titles, save staff time, and build core collections. Even today, these…

    Hardback – 1997-01-10

  • Collection Development

    Past and Future, 1st Edition

    By Maureen Pastine

    With the prolific changes in the electronic environment, do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by the multiplying of electronic information resources, the different methods of access, and their combined impact on collection development? If so, Collection Development is the book to help you get a handle…

    Hardback – 1996-11-06

  • Managing Change in Academic Libraries

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Branin

    Managing Change in Academic Libraries helps academic librarians plan, implement, and manage changes to the fundamental structure of their organizations. It shows readers that in academic libraries the two driving forces behind most change are economics and technology. Declines in funding for…

    Hardback – 1996-09-05

  • The Roles of Reference Librarians

    Today and Tomorrow, 1st Edition

    By Linda S Katz

    With the electronic revolution currently transforming the traditional ways libraries are designed and the ways in which information is retrieved, reference librarians often feel overwhelmed and uncertain of their future as information providers. The Roles of Reference Librarians assesses the…

    Hardback – 1996-08-14

  • The Economics of Access Versus Ownership

    The Costs and Benefits of Access to Scholarly Articles via Interlibrary Loan and Journal Subscriptio, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Kingma

    The Economics of Access Versus Ownership offers library professionals a model economic analysis of providing access to journal articles through interlibrary loan as compared to library subscriptions to the journals. This model enables library directors to do an economic analysis of interlibrary…

    Hardback – 1996-07-12

  • Cataloging and Classification Standards and Rules

    1st Edition

    By John J Riemer

    This is the first book to examine standards specifically as they apply to cataloging and classification, while at the same time considering the field of library science as a whole. The developments in standards detailed in Cataloging and Classification Standards and Rules portend great time savings…

    Hardback – 1996-06-20

  • HIV/AIDS and HIV/AIDS-Related Terminology

    A Means of Organizing the Body of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By M Sandra Wood, Jeffrey T Huber, Mary L Gillaspy

    HIV/AIDS and HIV/AIDS-Related Terminology: A Means of Organizing the Body of Knowledge offers an adaptable and extensive framework for organizing the ever-expanding number of resources on the HIV/AIDS epidemic. It lays down the groundwork upon which future blocks of information can be placed. As…

    Hardback – 1996-05-24

  • HIV/AIDS Community Information Services

    Experiences in Serving Both At-Risk and HIV-Infected Populations, 1st Edition

    By M Sandra Wood, Jeffrey T Huber

    Information forms the basis for education, and currently education is the only weapon available to stem the spread of HIV/AIDS and to foster empathy toward individuals already affected by the disease. HIV/AIDS and Community Information Services provides readers with insight into the information…

    Hardback – 1996-05-23

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