National Bibliographies in the Digital Age

National Bibliographies in the Digital Age

Author: Maja Žumer

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 9783598242878

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 140

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The changes brought about by the World Wide Web and the explosion of electronic media have called into question many of the assumptions on which national bibliographies have been founded. The need was growing of a route map to navigate through unchartes territories. After a preparation period of several years, IFLAs Bibliography Section endorsed this large set of guidelines. They seek to help national bibliographic agencies improve their bibliographic services. Many examples and references are included. "

Guidelines for Subject Access in National Bibliographies

Guidelines for Subject Access in National Bibliographies

Author: IFLA Working Group on Guidelines for Subject Access by National Bibliographic Agencies

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 9783110281101

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 117

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In a networked and globalized world of information the form of national bibliographies may have changed, however their major function remains unchanged: to inform about a country’s publication landscape, its cultural and intellectual heritage. Subject access offers a major route into this landscape providing information about the dispersion of publications in specific fields of knowledge and topics contained in a particular national publishing output. The Guidelines for Subject Access in National Bibliographies give graded recommendations concerning subject indexing policies for national bibliographic agencies and illustrating various policies by providing best practice examples.

Information Sources of Political Science

Information Sources of Political Science

Author: Stephen W. Green

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781576071045

Category: Political Science

Page: 593

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A comprehensive bibliography of American and international politics covers print and electronic materials published in English, primarily in the U.S. and U.K., with most chapters arranged by reference format, then alphabetically by title.

Student Guide to Research in the Digital Age

Student Guide to Research in the Digital Age

Author: Leslie F. Stebbins

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781591580997

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 202

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One of the most perplexing aspects of research today is what to do when there's too much information on a topic. The key, says Leslie Stebbins, is to know how to find the most promising information, evaluate it, and use it effectively. Individual chapters provide a step-by-step introduction to research and critical evaluation and specific types of information resources, as well as guidance on such skills as note-taking and referencing. Students and librarians alike will benefit from these suggestions, strategies and straightforward examples for developing good filtering instincts and management of search results.

Serials Cataloging

Serials Cataloging

Author: Jim E. Cole

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1560242817

Category: Reference

Page: 415

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This important book provides a comprehensive overview of the landmark developments in serials cataloging over the past few years. This thorough volume focuses on the areas of education and training, cataloging practice, theory, and current developments, international aspects, and options for change. Chapters provide information on international aspects such as ISBD(S) and ISDS outside of North America, and serials cataloging in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Italy.

Doing a Literature Search

Doing a Literature Search

Author: Dr Christopher Hart, 195

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446229467

Category:

Page: 194

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Doing a Literature Search provides a practical and comprehensive guide to searching the literature on any topic within the social sciences. The book will enable the reader to search the literature effectively, identifying useful books, articles, statistics and many other sources of information. The text will be an invaluable research tool for postgraduates and researchers across the social sciences.

Building Area Studies Collections

Building Area Studies Collections

Author: Dan C. Hazen

Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag

ISBN: 344705512X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 176

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These essays by noted Area Studies specialists at a number of US research libraries serve as a practical and theoretical guide to university and college administrators, library directors and heads of collection development, as well as selection practitioners who work to create foreign-language collections for research libraries. The volume constitutes a general introduction for new practitioners and even the most experienced Area Studies librarians will find useful practical advice for reviewing and refining their existing collecting practices. Coverage includes East Asia, Latin America, Southeast Asia, Africa, South Asia and the Romance language areas of Europe, as well as the German/Nordic/Netherlandic countries. Each essay presents the Area Studies topic in question from an historical perspective and provides background on its present status and anticipated future development. Special emphasis is placed on the techniques of both print and digital collecting and on the assessment methods by which collection strengths and future needs are determined. Guidelines for expenditures for both collections and collateral activities such as providing access and preservation are provided, and contributors also supply extensive documentation for the burgeoning array of online digital resources which have emerged in the past decade. The volume editors, Dan C. Hazen (Harvard) and James H. Spohrer (University of California, Berkeley), also provide a general introduction to the topic and a detailed summary of current cooperative activities in Area Studies collecting.

Portraits in Cataloging and Classification

Portraits in Cataloging and Classification

Author: Carolynne Myall

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0789005433

Category: Education

Page: 323

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Co-published simultaneously as Cataloging and Classification Quarterly, v.25, nos.2/3 and 4, 1998. With a President who has stated that the Internet represents the way to learn in the next century, what is the future of librarians and the library sciences? This volume, an amalgam of biography, autobiography, and history, answers that question by looking to the past and examining the lives and achievements of pioneers in cataloguing and research. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

Textual Scholarship

Textual Scholarship

Author: David Greetham

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136755798

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 584

View: 410

This fully revised and updated edition of the bestselling "Textual Scholarship" covers all aspects of textual theory and scholarly editing for students and scholars. As the definitive introduction to the skills of textual scholarship, the new edition addresses the revolutionary shift from print to digital textuality and subsequent dramatic changes in the emphasis and direction of textual enquiry.

Tapping the Government Grapevine

Tapping the Government Grapevine

Author: Judith Schiek Robinson

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781573560245

Category: Computers

Page: 286

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Discusses access to government publications, explains the operation of the Government Printing Office, and tells how to search for regulations, statistics, and information