Description : The Encyclopedic Dictionary Of Library Science And Information Technology Covers In Detail Terminologies Used In The Field Of Library & Information Science And Subjects Like Publishing, Printing, Paper Making, Binding, And Use Of Computers In Libraries.
Description : This useful two-volume set will provide buyers of subject encyclopedias with a substantial amount of valuable information they can use in making their purchasing decisions. It will also provide all types of librarians and their patrons with a quick, one-stop method for locating the appropriate subject encyclopedias for their needs and for locating articles in the 100 encyclopedias. Librarians who specialize in bibliographic instruction will also find it to be a useful tool for teaching students how to locate needed information.
Description : "The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science provides an outstanding resource in 33 published volumes with 2 helpful indexes. This thorough reference set--written by 1300 eminent, international experts--offers librarians, information/computer scientists, bibliographers, documentalists, systems analysts, and students, convenient access to the techniques and tools of both library and information science. Impeccably researched, cross referenced, alphabetized by subject, and generously illustrated, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science integrates the essential theoretical and practical information accumulating in this rapidly growing field."
Description : Digital preservation is an issue faced by practitioners in Ross Harveythe library and recordkeeping professions, yet most professionalshave little time to keep up with the latest techniquesand standards. This invaluable work provides a single-volume introduction to the principles, strategies and practices currently applied by librarians and recordkeepers to the preservation of digital information and will assist them to make informed decisions about the role of digital information in their care. The book is presented in four parts: Why do we preserve? What do we preserve? How do we preserve? and How do we manage digital preservation? Each part covers the area in detail and addresses current issues in a clear and informative manner. The terminology of the field is explained clearly throughout the book. Each chapter includes a range of case studies from institutionsat the forefront of digital object preservation. An index facilitates quick access. This book will be essential as a professional reference tool for all librarians, recordkeepers and archivists with preservation responsibilities as well as being a definitive source of information for the whole profession including students.