Library & Information Science Products

  • Ireland's Heritages

    Critical Perspectives on Memory and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark McCarthy

    This book is the first sustained attempt to incorporate critical scholarship and thought at the cutting edge of contemporary geography, history and archaeology into the burgeoning field of Irish heritage studies. It seeks to illustrate the validity of multiple depictions of the Irish past, showing…

    Hardback – 2005-03-25
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Indexing Multimedia and Creative Works

    The Problems of Meaning and Interpretation, 1st Edition

    By Pauline Rafferty, Rob Hidderley

    Indexing and information retrieval work properly only if language and interpretation are shared by creator and user. This is more complex for non-verbal media. The authors of Indexing Multimedia and Creative Works explore these challenges against a background of different theories of language and…

    Hardback – 2005-02-16

  • Digital Libraries

    Policy, Planning and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Judith Andrews

    Edited by Derek Law

    Digital Libraries: Policy, Planning and Practice brings together a wealth of international experience in the planning and implementation of digital and hybrid library projects, providing a stimulating and informative handbook and reference for library staff and information managers. It consists of…

    Hardback – 2004-06-28

  • Aviation Information Management

    From Documents to Data, 1st Edition

    By Barbara G. Kanki

    Edited by Thomas L. Seamster

    Operational information management is at a crossroads as it sheds the remaining vestiges of its paper-based processes and moves through the uncharted domain of electronic data processes. The final outcome is not yet in full focus, but real progress has been made in the transition to electronic…

    Hardback – 2002-08-08

  • Designing Exhibitions

    Museums, Heritage, Trade and World Fairs, 2nd Edition

    By Giles Velarde

    Whether a world fair, an art gallery, a museum or trade show, all exhibitions deal with the same basic commodities, objects and informative space.  The skill of the exhibition designer lies in using suitable techniques to ensure that the objects are explained in an accessible way to the widest…

    Hardback – 2001-06-15

  • The Future of Classification

    1st Edition

    By Rita Marcella, Arthur Maltby

    Classification now has to encompass ’non-physical’ media such as the Internet, yet still ensure access to knowledge held in traditional physical forms on library shelves. What does this mean for the future, and can classification cope with the virtual library? Written by a group of…

    Hardback – 2000-03-02

  • Achieving Cultural Change in Networked Libraries

    1st Edition

    By William Foster

    Edited by Bruce J. Reid

    The advent of globally networked information is a historic change. Educational, commercial and industrial institutions depend on its effective exploitation for their success, but cultural and human factors are the biggest obstacles. This book looks at the roots of these problems and how they may…

    Hardback – 2000-01-17

  • The Management of Information from Archives

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Cook

    This authoritative guide to the principles and practice of archives management in private and public sector organizations has been substantially revised. It now provides detailed advice on changes in national and international standards and approaches, in particular ISAD(G) (International Standard…

    Hardback – 1999-05-20

  • Global Sourcebook of Address Data Management

    A Guide to Address Formats and Data in 194 Countries, 1st Edition

    By Graham Rhind

    Which part of this Asian address is the street? What is this accent and is it correct? Which one of these numbers is the postcode? In which language should I be corresponding? How do I salute this person? In which order should I output this name? For every individual entered on to a world-wide…

    Hardback – 1999-01-07

  • Corporate Fraud

    3rd Edition

    By Michael J. Comer

    Fact: Barings was an excellent company, with professional managers. Their careers were devastated by fraud. How many other managers are now in the same position without knowing it? Fact: The average company loses between 2 per cent and 5 per cent of its turnover as a result of dishonesty. When…

    Hardback – 1998-12-28

  • The Academic Library and Its Users

    1st Edition

    By Peter Jordan

    The many recent changes in higher and further education mean that it is more important than ever to analyse the needs of academic library users, and both promote and provide the service they require. This constructive book, pervaded throughout by the impact of IT on the learning environment,…

    Hardback – 1998-10-14

  • International Banking in an Age of Transition

    Globalisation, Automation, Banks and Their Archives, 1st Edition

    By Sara Kinsey, Lucy Newton

    Sweeping changes have taken place in the financial sector during the twentieth century. Two of the most notable changes have been the growth of global markets and institutions, and the introduction of computerisation. This volume charts the course of concentration and internationalisation in…

    Hardback – 1998-05-28
    Studies in Banking and Financial History

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