Download Informationsressourcen: Ein Handbuch für Bibliothekare und by Margrit Lauber-Reymann PDF

By Margrit Lauber-Reymann

Dieser bewährte Band bietet Informationsspezialisten eine aktualisierte Einführung in den Umgang mit Informationsressourcen. Nach der Darstellung von theoretischen Grundlagen werden ca. 500 allgemeine und fachspezifische Informationsressourcen ausgewählt und deren Inhalte, Funktionen und Bedeutung beschrieben. Neu hinzugekommen sind Abschnitte über Discovery providers, Forschungsdatenbanken und Fachinformationsdienste für die Wissenschaft. So wird Grundwissen zu Informationsressourcen vermittelt, das direkt in der Praxis eingesetzt werden kann.

Margrit Lauber-Reymann M.A.

studierte Bibliothekswesen und später Amerikanistik, Ethnologie und Soziologie. Als Bibliothekarin arbeitete sie bis 1992 in der Universitätsbibliothek München, danach wechselte sie zur Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek und unterrichtete an der Bibliotheksakademie Bayern. 2005 übernahm sie als Hochschullehrerin am Fachbereich Archiv- und Bibliothekswesen der Hochschule für den öffentlichen Dienst in Bayern die Fächer Formalerschließung und Informationsressourcen. Nach ihrem Ausscheiden aus dem Amt lehrt sie dort weiterhin als Dozentin für Informationsressourcen.

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Download Divided Libraries: Remodeling Management to Unify by T.D. Webb PDF

By T.D. Webb

Given the hugely knowledgeable library team now to be had and the colossal and growing to be array of packaging info and data, libraries be ready to turn into pre-eminent areas of studying, learn, and teaching. but, regardless of this power, libraries stay divided from their constituencies and their governing our bodies, be they scholars, schools, collage administrations, municipal governments, or usual electorate. certainly, many smooth college directors, viewing librarians as ancillary electorate in academe, have allowed their libraries to wither less than the load of shrinking budgets, staffing inadequacies, and deteriorating amenities. This thought-provoking quantity by way of a 35-year veteran of educational libraries identifies, diagnoses, and offers treatments to the dangerous divisions in and among libraries and librarianship, arguing that the tactics of training represent the real context within which to guide librarianship into the future.

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Download RFID in Libraries: A Step toward Interoperability (Library by Lori Bowen Ayre PDF

By Lori Bowen Ayre

The approval through The nationwide info criteria association (NISO) of a brand new commonplace for RFID in libraries is a huge step towards interoperability between libraries and proprietors. through following this set of practices and techniques, libraries can make sure that an RFID tag in a single library can be utilized seamlessly by means of one other, assuming either comply, whether they've got assorted providers for tags, undefined, and software program. during this factor of Library know-how stories, Lori Bowen Ayre, an skilled implementer of computerized fabrics dealing with systems,

presents history at the evolution of the normal
Addresses the prices and merits of RFID, which might be a pricey technology
Discusses matters for libraries and their owners in migrating to the recent criteria, selecting extra steps had to eliminate legacy barriers
bargains techniques for libraries that experience applied RFID in addition to for these getting started
indicates find out how to use tags to optimize workflows and layout new services

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Download Foundations of Library Services: An Introduction for Support by Hali R. Keeler PDF

By Hali R. Keeler

Trained library aid employees is necessary in aiding the consumer in finding and studying the assets on hand in libraries. to take action calls for the information and perform of library missions and roles in numerous sorts of libraries and the supply of that info to an more and more various shoppers. The plethora of assets to be had this present day calls for that help employees comprehend and enforce the elemental rules of data providers in addition to the accountability and relationships between library departments and useful areas.

Foundations of Library prone is either a textual content for professors who train in library aid employees courses and an introductory reference handbook for help employees who paintings in libraries. This ebook will consultant the LSS to give you the chance to:

  • Understand the undertaking and position of the library in its community
  • Be acquainted with the ethics and values of the occupation, together with these of the Library invoice of Rights, the ALA Code of Ethics, freedom of data, confidentiality of library files and privateness issues
  • Know the accountability and relationships between library departments
  • Practice the fundamental ideas of circulate, together with interlibrary personal loan; present cataloging and category structures; and acquisitions and assortment improvement policies.
  • Understand how libraries are ruled and funded inside of their companies or executive structures
  • Realize the worth of cooperation to augment services
  • Practice caliber client service
  • Communicate and advertise the library’s values and services
  • Recognize and reply to variety in person wishes

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Download University Libraries and Space in the Digital World by Graham Walton,Graham Matthews PDF

By Graham Walton,Graham Matthews

This well timed ebook addresses actual house in collage libraries within the electronic age. It considers the background of using house, integrates case experiences from around the globe with theoretical views, explores fresh advancements together with new construct and refurbishment. With clients on the vanguard, chapters conceal diverse points of studying and study aid provision, shared providers, and assessment of area projects. Library employees specifications and eco-friendly matters are defined. The ebook additionally seems to the long run, picking the most important strategic matters and developments that may impact and form destiny library areas. The authors are foreign, senior college library managers and lecturers who offer a number of perspectives and methods and event of person initiatives and initiatives.

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Download Twenty-First-Century Kids, Twenty-First-Century Librarians by Virginia A. Walter PDF

By Virginia A. Walter

encouraged by way of a brand new iteration of librarians and youngsters, Walter reconsiders the legacy handed on through the matriarchs of youngsters s prone and examines more moderen traits and demanding situations starting to be out of alterations in academic philosophy and data expertise. This completely researched e-book comprises the present matters and developments of

* Outcome-based planning
* Early literacy
* Homework facilities in libraries
* childrens s spaces

With vast event in kid's prone in addition to library guideline matters, Walter brings readers important info at the present country of library prone to children.

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Download E-Government: Implementation, Adoption and Synthesis in by Kelvin J. Bwalya,Stephen M. Mutula PDF

By Kelvin J. Bwalya,Stephen M. Mutula

E-Government is a scorching subject. the combination of knowledge and conversation applied sciences into public carrier supply world wide deals a few promising possibilities. this article refers particularly to the advantages derived from ubiquitous entry to and supply of presidency providers to electorate, company companions and staff. This publication analyses the basic technical and non-technical suggestions  which are crucial for winning implementation of e-Government in varied environments, specially in constructing countries.
This booklet is an necessary source for either e-Government practitioners and researchers in that it brings to the fore scholarly scrutiny, clinical debate, and top perform in e-Government.  the writer has a history in desktop and data technological know-how and accentuates the multi-disciplinary nature of the problems surrounding e-Government.

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Download The FRBR Family of Conceptual Models: Toward a Linked by Richard P. Smiraglia,Pat Riva,Maja Žumer,Maja Zumer PDF

By Richard P. Smiraglia,Pat Riva,Maja Žumer,Maja Zumer

Since 1998 while FRBR (Functional necessities for Bibliographic documents) used to be first released via IFLA, the trouble to increase and practice FRBR has been prolonged in lots of leading edge and experimental instructions. Papers during this quantity clarify and extend upon the of FRBR versions together with useful specifications for Authority facts (FRAD), practical requisites for topic Authority info (FRSAD), and the object-oriented model of FRBR often called FRBRoo. Readers will know about dialogues among the FRBR relations and different modeling applied sciences, particular implementations and extensions of FRBR in retrieval structures, catalog codes applying FRBR, a wide selection of study that makes use of the FRBR version, and techniques to utilizing FRBR for the Semantic internet.

Librarians of all stripes in addition to library and data technology scholars and researchers can use this quantity to carry their wisdom of the FRBR version and its implementation as much as date.

This booklet used to be released as a unique factor of Cataloging & class Quarterly.

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Download An Emergent Theory of Digital Library Metadata: Enrich then by Getaneh Alemu,Brett Stevens PDF

By Getaneh Alemu,Brett Stevens

An Emergent thought of electronic Library Metadata is a response to the present electronic library panorama that's being challenged with transforming into on-line collections and altering person expectancies. the idea offers the conceptual underpinnings for a brand new strategy which strikes clear of specialist outlined standardised metadata to a consumer pushed strategy with clients as metadata co-creators. Moving clear of definitive, authoritative, metadata to a process that displays the variety of clients’ terminologies, it adjustments the present concentrate on metadata simplicity and potency to at least one of metadata enriching, that is a continual and evolving strategy of info linking. From predefined description to details conceptualised, contextualised and filtered on the aspect of delivery. By proposing this shift, this e-book presents a coherent constitution during which destiny technological advancements may be considered.

  • Metadata is efficacious while continually enriched via specialists and users
  • Metadata enriching effects from ubiquitous linkin
  • Metadata is a source that are meant to be associated openly
  • The strength of metadata is unlocked while enriched metadata is filtered for clients individually

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Download Map Librarianship: A Guide to Geoliteracy, Map and GIS by Susan Elizabeth Ward Aber,Jeremy Aber PDF

By Susan Elizabeth Ward Aber,Jeremy Aber

Map Librarianship identifies uncomplicated geoliteracy recommendations and complements reference and guideline abilities via delivering information on discovering, downloading, supplying, and assessing maps, remotely sensed imagery, and different geospatial assets and providers, basically from relied on executive resources. through providing descriptions of conventional maps, geographic info structures (GIS), distant sensing, and different geospatial applied sciences, the ebook presents a well timed and useful consultant for the map and geospatial librarian to combination self assurance in conventional library ability sets.

  • Includes hardly ever mentioned techniques of mentioning and referencing maps and geospatial facts, reasonable use and copyright
  • Creates an expertise and appreciation of current print map collections, whereas construction electronic stewardship with surrogate map and aerial imagery collections
  • Provides an creation to the idea and functions of GIS, distant sensing, participatory neogeography and neocartography practices, and different geospatial technologies
  • Includes a listing of geospatial assets with descriptions and illustrations of primary map forms and codecs, on-line geospatial facts resources, and an creation to the main widespread geospatial software program programs to be had, on either computing device and cellular platforms

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