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  • Equity and Excellence in the Public Library

    Why Ignorance is Not our Heritage, 1st Edition

    By Bob Usherwood

    This important volume by one of the leading scholars in the field examines and discusses how library professionals can meet the demands of policy makers to open up the public library system without destroying its values. Based on a critical literature review, a survey of library professionals and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Heritage, Democracy and the Public

    Nordic Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, Grete Swensen

    What is the significance of heritage for how welfare is defined? What function does heritage have in the public realm and how is heritage becoming a resource for citizens to gain influence in society? Who and what defines the public debates and the politics about heritage? Is there a knowledge gap…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Information Beyond Borders

    International Cultural and Intellectual Exchange in the Belle Époque, 1st Edition

    Edited by W. Boyd Rayward

    The period in Europe known as the Belle Epoque was a time of vibrant and unsettling modernization in social and political organization, in artistic and literary life, and in the conduct and discoveries of the sciences. These trends, and the emphasis on internationalization that characterized them,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Integrity in Government through Records Management

    Essays in Honour of Anne Thurston, 1st Edition

    By James Lowry, Justus Wamukoya

    As a celebration of Anne Thurston’s pioneering work on records and archives management as an essential basis for demonstrating integrity in government, this excellent volume brings together scholars and practicing archivists to discuss key issues around records as evidence for accountability,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives

    Current Practice and Future Developments, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Feather

    The preservation of library and archival materials can encompass everything from bookbinding and paper repair to new techniques for maintaining and exploiting digital text, sound or images. Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives brings together an international team of contributors…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Managing Cultural Heritage

    An International Research Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Luca Zan, Sara Bonini Baraldi, Maria Lusiani, Daniel Shoup, Paolo Ferri, Federica Onofri

    Since the 1990s, heritage studies has emerged as a distinct academic field, and practices and rhetoric drawn from mainstream corporate management and strategic planning have become widespread. Based on extensive research, this book is an in-depth investigation of management practices rather than…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Gower Handbook of Library and Information Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ray Prytherch

    This Gower Handbook is an authoritative guide to both the traditional and newer aspects of library and information management. Edited by Ray Prytherch, it brings together the insight of a range of respected contributors, who offer advice on the management, storage, retrieval, analysis, marketing…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Library Training Practice and Development

    Volume Three, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Brine

    Librarians must now work at a different level from that required 20 years ago, but the training available is not always appropriate or accessible to all. The authors of this volume have responded to this significant and continuing change within the profession by offering a much-needed guide to best…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Libraries, Literatures, and Archives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sas Mays

    Not only does the library have a long and complex history and politics, but it has an ambivalent presence in Western culture – both a site of positive knowledge and a site of error, confusion, and loss. Nevertheless, in literary studies and in the humanities, including book history, the figure of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • The IALL International Handbook of Legal Information Management

    1st Edition

    By Richard A. Danner

    Edited by Jules Winterton

    Around the world, legal information managers, law librarians and other legal information specialists work in many settings: law schools, private law firms, courts, government, and public law libraries of various types. They are characterized by their expertise in working with legal information in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • BIALL Handbook of Legal Information Management

    2nd Edition

    By Loyita Worley

    Edited by Sarah Spells

    The second edition of this popular handbook has been thoroughly updated by the original team of experts and some new contributors, to provide current best practice guidance on the key legal information issues for every type of service. Each of the chapters is updated to reflect general changes in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

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