Reference Sources For Small And Medium Sized Libraries Eighth Edition

Author by : Jack O'Gorman
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Publisher by : American Library Association
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Description : Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new to this edition. Containing sources selected and annotated by a team of public and academic librarians, the works included have been chosen for value and expertise in specific subject areas. Equally useful for both library patrons and staff, this resource Covers more than a dozen key subject areas, including General Reference; Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics; Psychology and Psychiatry; Social Sciences and Sociology; Business and Careers; Political Science and Law; Education; Words and Languages; Science and Technology; History; and Performing Arts Encompasses database products, CD-ROMs, websites, and other electronic resources in addition to print materials Includes thorough annotations for each source, with information on author/editor, publisher, cost, format, Dewey and LC classification numbers, and more Library patrons will find this an invaluable resource for current everyday topics. Librarians will appreciate it as both a reference and collection development tool, knowing it’s backed by ALA’s long tradition of excellence in reference selection.


Reference Sources For Small And Medium Sized Libraries

Author by : Scott Kennedy
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Publisher by : American Library Association
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Description : An annotated bibliography lists reference sources for those academic and public libraries that can't buy everything but want the best for their patrons


Reference Sources For Small And Medium Sized Libraries

Author by : Jack O'Gorman
Languange : en
Publisher by : ALA Editions
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Description : An annotated bibliography lists reference sources for small and medium-sized libraries and includes updates information on such resources as CD-ROMs, electronic databases, the Internet, and Web 2.0.


The Collection Program In Schools Concepts And Practices 7th Edition

Author by : Marcia A. Mardis
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : This thorough treatment of collection development for school library educators, students, and practicing school librarians provides quick access to information. This seventh edition of The Collection Program in Schools is updated in several key areas. It provides an overview of key education trends affecting school library collections, such as digital textbooks, instructional improvement systems, STEM priorities, and open educational resources (OER) use and reuse. Topics of discussion include the new AASL standards as they relate to the collection; the idea of crowdsourcing in collection development; and current trends in the school library profession, such as Future Ready Librarians and new standards from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Each chapter has been updated and revised with new material, and particular emphasis is placed on disaster preparedness and response as they pertain to policies, circulation, preservation, and moving or closing a collection. This edition also includes updates to review of curation and community analysis principles as they affect the development of the library collection. Serves as a complete guide to collection management for students as well as practitioners Addresses current educational initiatives and new AASL standards Provides creative strategies for working in a climate of change and uncertainty Looks in depth at disaster recovery policies and procedures needed for collection


Beginning Cataloging 2nd Edition

Author by : Jean Weihs
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : Now thoroughly updated to include recent changes with RDA, this easy-to-use primer provides an introduction to standardized cataloging that will benefit library technicians as well as students in library technician and teacher librarian programs. • Provides clear and comprehensible explanations of the rules and tools used by libraries to catalog and classify their materials • Illustrative examples for each aspect of cataloging, classification, RDA, and MARC computer encoding • Covers all types of material formats, including books, audiovisuals, images, sound, electronic resources, and more • Offers numerous practical exercises as well as a glossary of cataloging terms and tools


Handbook Of Reference Sources And Services For Small And Medium Sized Libraries

Author by : Margaret Irby Nichols
Languange : en
Publisher by : DIANE Publishing
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Description : Lists over 750 sources focusing on the reference needs of adults. The primary objective was to select quality reference tools which cover many different topics. Topics include general works, biography, philosophy, religion, language, literature, visual arts, applied sciences, sports and recreation, home life, social customs and education.


Recommended Reference Books For Small And Medium Sized Libraries And Media Centers 1988

Author by : Bohdan S. Wynar
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
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Description : Essential for reference work and indispensable for collection development, this book allows librarians to locate the best new works in a given field through its convenient subject arrangement; to consult other published reviews from the citations provided; and to compare price, scope, and coverage of reference books in a particular subject area.


Fundamentals Of Collection Development And Management Fourth Edition

Author by : Peggy Johnson
Languange : en
Publisher by : American Library Association
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Description : Technical Services Quarterly declared that the third edition “must now be considered the essential textbook for collection development and management … the first place to go for reliable and informative advice." For the fourth edition expert instructor and librarian Johnson has revised and freshened this resource to ensure its timeliness and continued excellence. Each chapter offers complete coverage of one aspect of collection development and management, including numerous suggestions for further reading and narrative case studies exploring the issues. Thorough consideration is given to traditional management topics such as organization of the collection, weeding, staffing, and policymaking;cooperative collection development and management;licenses, negotiation, contracts, maintaining productive relationships with vendors and publishers, and other important purchasing and budgeting topics;important issues such as the ways that changes in information delivery and access technologies continue to reshape the discipline, the evolving needs and expectations of library users, and new roles for subject specialists, all illustrated using updated examples and data; andmarketing, liaison activities, and outreach. As a comprehensive introduction for LIS students, a primer for experienced librarians with new collection development and management responsibilities, and a handy reference resource for practitioners as they go about their day-to-day work, the value and usefulness of this book remain unequaled.


Reference And Information Services

Author by : Kay Ann Cassell
Languange : en
Publisher by : American Library Association
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Description : Designed to complement every introductory library reference course, this is the perfect text for students and librarians looking to expand their personal reference knowledge, teaching failsafe methods for identifying important materials by matching specific types of questions to the best available sources, regardless of format. Guided by a national advisory board of educators and practitioners, this thoroughly updated text expertly keeps up with new technologies and practices while remaining grounded in the basics of reference work. Chapters on fundamental concepts, major reference sources, and special topics provide a solid foundation; the text also offers fresh insight on core issues, including ethics, readers' advisory, information literacy, and other key aspects of reference librarianship;selecting and evaluating reference materials, with strategies for keeping up to date;assessing and improving reference services;guidance on conducting reference interviews with a range of different library users, including children and young adults;a new discussion of reference as programming;important special reference topics such as Google search, 24/7 reference, and virtual reference; anddelivering reference services across multiple platforms As librarians experience a changing climate for all information services professionals, in this book Cassell and Hiremath provide the tools needed to manage the ebb and flow of changing reference services in today's libraries.


Recommended Reference Books For Small And Medium Sized Libraries And Media Centers 1982

Author by : Bohdan S. Wynar
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
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Description : Essential for reference work and indispensable for collection development, this book allows librarians to locate the best new works in a given field through its convenient subject arrangement; to consult other published reviews from the citations provided; and to compare price, scope, and coverage of reference books in a particular subject area.


A Guide To Reference Books For Small And Medium Sized Libraries 1970 1982

Author by : G. Kim Dority
Languange : en
Publisher by : Littleton, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited
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Description : Provides an annotated list of reference works related to social science, history, political science, geography, education, recreation, business, art, music, theater, religion, linguistics, literature, and science


Resources In Education

Author by : Anonim
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Publisher by : Unknown
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Recommended Reference Books For Small And Medium Sized Libraries And Media Centers 1984

Author by : Bohdan S. Wynar
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
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Total Read : 93
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Description : Essential for reference work and indispensable for collection development, this book allows librarians to locate the best new works in a given field through its convenient subject arrangement; to consult other published reviews from the citations provided; and to compare price, scope, and coverage of reference books in a particular subject area.


Library Programs And Services The Fundamentals 8th Edition

Author by : G. Edward Evans
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : Covering every essential topic ranging from circulation and literacy instruction to reference and security, this benchmark text provides an up-to-date, broadly based view of library public service and its functions. • Covers all essential services of the library through completely reorganized and updated content that reflects the role of changing technologies in today's libraries • Presents many new chapters that address the topics of print collections, media collections, e-resources, computer access, social media, legal issues, ethical issues, funding and other fiscal issues, and the library as place


Introduction To Reference Work Basic Information Sources

Author by : William A. Katz
Languange : en
Publisher by : New York : McGraw-Hill
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Description : This standard textbook, divided into two volumes, Basic Information Sources and Reference Processes, covers all aspects of reference sources and services. The Seventh edition is totally updated and places new emphasis on electronic resources (CD-ROM, online, and Internet/WWW). Katz predicts that "in a decade most reference works will be electronic format" and in this edition print is secondary.


Consumer Health Information Services And Programs

Author by : M. Sandra Wood
Languange : en
Publisher by : Rowman & Littlefield
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Description : Consumer Health Information Programs and Services: Best Practices presents examples of successful and long-standing library programs and services that provide health information to consumers—the general public, patients, and families or patients – who seek information about health and diseases. This best practices volume brings together library programs and services currently offered in hospital libraries, public libraries, academic health sciences libraries, and standalone consumer health libraries, covering a range of topics and special programs.


Wisconsin Library Bulletin

Author by : Anonim
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Publisher by : Unknown
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Reference Reborn

Author by : Diane Zabel
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Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : More than 30 stellar authors have contributed to these up-to-date essays on public services librarianship, including timely topics such as new service configurations, the impact of e-resources in reference and collection development, and innovative outreach. * Over 30 contributors, including established experts and the next generation of leaders in reference and public services librarianship * A subject index guides readers to topics of interest


Public Library Service Record

Author by : Wisconsin. Division for Library Services
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Publisher by : Unknown
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Description : Most vols. contain a directory section.


Library And Information Science

Author by : Michael F. Bemis
Languange : en
Publisher by : American Library Association
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Description : This unique annotated bibliography is a complete, up-to-date guide to sources of information on library science, covering recent books, monographs, periodicals and websites, and selected works of historical importance. In addition to compiling an invaluable list of sources, Bemis digs deeper, examining the strengths and weaknesses of key works. A boon to researchers and practitioners alike, this bibliography Includes coverage of subjects as diverse and vital as the history of librarianship, its development as a profession, the ethics of information science, cataloging, reference work, and library architecture Encompasses encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, photographic surveys, statistical publications, and numerous electronic sources, all categorized by subject Offers appendixes detailing leading professional organizations and publishers of library and information science literature This comprehensive bibliography of English-language resources on librarianship, the only one of its kind, will prove invaluable to scholars, students, and anyone working in the field.


A Guide To Reference Books For Small And Medium Sized Libraries 1984 1994

Author by : G. Kim Dority
Languange : en
Publisher by : Libraries Unltd Incorporated
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Total Read : 28
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Description : Provides an annotated list of reference works related to social science, history, political science, geography,education, recreation, business, art, music, theater, religion, linguistics, literature, and science


Reference Books For Small And Medium Sized Libraries

Author by : American Library Association. Ad Hoc Reference Books Review Committee
Languange : en
Publisher by : Chicago : American Library Association
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