Download or read book Out of Print and Special Collection Materials written by Linda S Katz and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2018-10-24 with total page 142 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An invaluable how-to for librarians and archivists--inside insights from leading collectors! This essential guide to the acquisition process covers every aspect of the search for hard-to-find materials. Out-of-Print and Special Collection Materials: Acquisition and Purchasing Options is a handbook of traditional and not-so-traditional methods for identifying, locating, and acquiring rare items from a variety of sources. The book serves as a comprehensive reference for professionals and students alike, drawing on the experiences of the foremost archivists in their fields. The book offers a unique assortment of specialized essays, informative and instructive. The assembled collectors are your guides on a journey in search of rare items--through specialty catalogs and special circumstances, libraries and bookshops, collections and book stocks--through the print underground of the acquisitions world. Topics range from the basics of acquisitions, to setting (and sticking to) a budget, building a collection, determining the market value of out-of-print materials, and more detailed looks at individual areas of research. Experienced archivists and budding collectors will find indispensable information on a variety of vital topics in this book, including: out-of-print music underground poetry acquisitions outside the United States planning a collection hard-to-find materials on science, technology, and medicine out-of-print literature
Download or read book Out of print and Special Collection Materials written by Judith A. Overmier and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2002 with total page 150 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Overmeier (library and information studies, U. of Oklahoma, Norman) and other library professionals discuss the acquisition of out-of- print and special collections materials. A sampling of topics includes collecting underground poetry, factors influencing the fair market value of out-of-print books, and using older materials in support of teaching. The volume has been simultaneously published as The Acquisitions Librarian, Number 27 2002. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
|Author||: William Johnston|
|Release Date||: 1912|
|ISBN 10||: UCAL:B4214750|
|Pages||: 140 pages|
|Rating||: 4.:/5 (42 users)|
Download or read book Special Collections in Libraries in the United States written by William Johnston and published by . This book was released on 1912 with total page 140 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
|Author||: Vicki L. Gregory|
|Publisher||: American Library Association|
|Release Date||: 2019-07-03|
|ISBN 10||: 9780838917121|
|Pages||: 288 pages|
|Rating||: 4.8/5 (389 users)|
Download or read book Collection Development and Management for 21st Century Library Collections written by Vicki L. Gregory and published by American Library Association. This book was released on 2019-07-03 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Packed with discussion questions, activities, suggested additional references, selected readings, and many other features that speak directly to students and library professionals, Gregory’s Collection Development and Management for 21st Century Library Collections is a comprehensive handbook that also shares myriad insightful ideas and approaches valuable to experienced practitioners. This new second edition brings an already stellar text fully up to date, presenting top-to-bottom coverage of the impact of new technologies and developments on the discipline, including discussion of e-books, open access, globalization, self-publishing, and other trends; needs assessment, policies, and selection sources and processes; budgeting and fiscal management; collection assessment and evaluation; weeding, with special attention paid to electronic materials; collaborative collection development and resource sharing; marketing and outreach; self-censorship as a component of intellectual freedom, professional ethics, and other legal issues; diversity and ADA issues; preservation; and the future of the field. Additional features include updated vendor lists, samples of a needs assessment report, a collection development policy, an approval plan, and an electronic materials license.
Download or read book Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science written by Allen Kent and published by CRC Press. This book was released on 1977-05-01 with total page 516 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "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."
Download or read book American Reference Books Annual written by Bohdan S. Wynar and published by . This book was released on 2003 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.
|Author||: Carolyn A. Sheehy|
|Publisher||: Libraries Unlimited|
|Release Date||: 1994|
|ISBN 10||: 9780313279768|
|Pages||: 225 pages|
|Rating||: 4.3/5 (132 users)|
Download or read book Managing Performing Arts Collections in Academic and Public Libraries written by Carolyn A. Sheehy and published by Libraries Unlimited. This book was released on 1994 with total page 225 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This professional reference provides solid advice to academic and public librarians for managing performing arts collections. The volume is divided into sections on the history of performing arts librarianship, dance collections, film studies collections, music collections, and theater collections. Each chapter is written by one or more expert contributors and presents current and reliable information on collection management. They discuss personnel management, collection development, technical services, public services, the impact of new technologies, facilities management, financial planning, and political considerations. Each chapter closes with references cited in the chapter, and the volume concludes with a valuable selected, annotated bibliography of important background sources and management tools.
Download or read book Bulletin Bureau of Education written by United States. Bureau of Education and published by . This book was released on 1912 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Subject Index to SPEC Kits in Print written by and published by Association of Research Libr. This book was released on 1977 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
|Author||: Sul H Lee|
|Release Date||: 2014-01-14|
|ISBN 10||: 9781317939771|
|Pages||: 137 pages|
|Rating||: 4.3/5 (179 users)|
Download or read book The Role and Future of Special Collections in Research Libraries written by Sul H Lee and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2014-01-14 with total page 137 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: What does the future hold for special collections in research libraries? Will special collections be an important feature in humanistic research or will technology make special collections irrelevant to research in the humanities? The Role and Future of Special Collections in Research Libraries explores the answers to these questions by examining special collections in British and American libraries and the changing trends in research and scholarship as they relate to special collections. This book examines the particular experience of a variety of special collections in British research libraries. By learning more about British experiences related to special collections, North American libraries will discover new ways to manage existing information resources in light of diminished funding. The topics cover this essential role of special collections in these areas: the British perspective on issues relating to access and preservation of manuscripts, reproduction from originals, confidentiality, and the development of collections a historical overview of changes in special collections technology and special collections balancing the collection and preservation of books and manuscripts with the acquisition of new materials in electronic format The Role and Future of Special Collections in Research Libraries brings together international perspectives on library programs to help librarians and library administrators understand the factors that influence special collections. With the help of this insightful book, librarians will learn how to develop and modify future programs and services to maintain excellent special collections.
Download or read book Remix written by Selma Holo and published by Univ of California Press. This book was released on 2016-03 with total page 223 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Celebrating the diversity of institutions in the United States, Latin America, and Canada, Remix aims to change the discourse about museums from the inside out, proposing a new, “panarchic”—nonhierarchical and adaptive—vision for museum practice. Selma Holo and Mari-Tere Álvarez offer an unconventional approach, one premised on breaching conventional systems of communication and challenging the dialogues that drive the field. Featuring more than forty authors in and around the museum world, Remix frames a series of vital case studies demonstrating how specific museums, large and small, have profoundly advanced or creatively redefined their goals to meet their ever-changing worlds. Contributors: Piedade Grinberg (Brazil), Nichole Anderson (Canada), Dr. James D. Fleck O.C. (Canada), Vanda Vitali (Canada), Lydia Bendersky (Chile), Andres Navia (Colombia), Manuel Araya-Incera (Costa Rica), Oscar Arias (Costa Rica), Alejandro de Avila Blomberg (Mexico), Marco Barerra Bassols (Mexico), Cuauhtémoc Camarena Ocampo (Mexico), Miguel Fernández Félix (Mexico), Demian Flores (Mexico), Teresa Morales (Mexico), Nelly Robles (Mexico), Hector Feliciano (Puerto Rico), Mario Vargas Llosa (Peru), Santiago Palomero Plaza (Spain), Maxwell L. Anderson (United States), Susana Bautista (United States), Graham W. J. Beal (United States), Jane Burrell (United States), Thomas P. Campbell (United States), Erica Clark (United States), Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh (United States), Kristina van Dyke (United States), William Fox (United States), Ben Garcia (United States), Ivan Gaskell (United States), Tomas W Hanchett (United States), Richard Koshalek (United States), Clare Kunny (United States), Stephen E. Nash (United States), Joanne Northrup (United States), Jane G. Pisano (United States), Edward Rothstein (United States), Karen Satzman (United States), Lori Starr (United States), Carlos Tortolero (United States), David Wilson (United States), Fred Wilson (United States), Guillermo Barrios (Venezuela), Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (Venezuela)
|Author||: Peggy Johnson|
|Publisher||: American Library Association|
|Release Date||: 2009|
|ISBN 10||: 9780838909720|
|Pages||: 407 pages|
|Rating||: 4.8/5 (389 users)|
Download or read book Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management written by Peggy Johnson and published by American Library Association. This book was released on 2009 with total page 407 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Addresses the art of controlling and updating your library's collection. Discussions of the importance and logistics of electronic resources are integrated throughout the book.
Download or read book Gifts and Exchanges written by Catherine Denning and published by Psychology Press. This book was released on 1999 with total page 199 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This important book explores the many questions challenging librarians who work with gifts and exchanges (G&E) as part of their daily responsibilities. Too often, because of shrinking library budgets, library gifts are considered burdensome and unprofitable drains on both financial and personnel resources. However, Gifts and Exchanges: Problems, Frustrations, . . . and Triumphs gives you solutions that will allow you to embrace your library's gifts as rewards. In this book, you will discover the latest ways of disposing unwanted materials, planning and holding book sales and auctions, and operating a full-time bookstore with Friends of the Library. Gifts and Exchanges covers the many questions that are currently challenging librarians who work with gifts and exchanges--the problems, such as limited space and an understaffed team, frustrations, and triumphs that make up your daily routine in book donations. The many chapters in Gifts and Exchanges will assist you in solving your worst gift and exchange nightmares as you explore research and solutions on: the importance of a gift policy and its interpretation a template for drafting a gift policy G&E procedures in libraries not affiliated with the Association for Research Libraries answers to todays G&E problems disposing and profiting from unwanted gifts encouraging the gifts you want Gifts and Exchanges is a valuable reference that will help you swim through your department's sea of gifts and exchanges. As a library profesional, you will benefit from this book's current and well-researched answers to the problems that flood your G&E department.
|Author||: United States. Department of Agriculture|
|Release Date||: 1923|
|ISBN 10||: MINN:30000008846903|
|Rating||: 4.:/5 (3 users)|
Download or read book Annual Reports of the Department of Agriculture for the Fiscal Year Ended written by United States. Department of Agriculture and published by . This book was released on 1923 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Managing the Mystery Collection written by Judith A. Overmier and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2014-04-23 with total page 227 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Unravel the mystery of fostering a vibrant mystery collection for your library patrons! Whodunnit? Managing the Mystery Collection: From Creation to Consumption reveals just who is responsible—for providing high-quality library mystery collections to fans. This resource takes you through the complicated process, from creating a mystery story to getting it to the library bookshelf and your patrons—all with clear explanations and no plot twists. Authors, readers, critics, scholars, and librarians give you an interdisciplinary inside look at the production and collection of one of the most popular genres in literature, the mystery. This unique book comprehensively explains how a mystery story journeys a surprisingly winding way to reach an avid reading public. No red herrings here though. Acquisitions and collection development resources are provided along with effective strategies that will help librarians to sift through the clues on how to bring life to their mystery collections. Examinations of various subgenres of the mystery are provided, such as romance and Native American mysteries, as well as an enlightening discussion of the links between mysteries, libraries, and interest groups. Managing the Mystery Collection brings you: mystery writer Barbara Fister describing the creative process insights about Sisters in Crime—an organization that promotes mysteries authored by women—and its special relationship with libraries and librarians a detailed introduction to buying and selling books online Web and print resources guidance for the acquisition of mysteries for the younger mystery reader development of a collection of ethnic mysteries the creation of special collections of Sherlock Holmes and author Conan Doyle extensive listings of subgenre titles and details of popular series an organization that networks creators, fans, and scholars of detective and mystery fiction and more! Managing the Mystery Collection: From Creation to Consumption solves the mystery behind the step-by-step process it takes to provide readers with what they want—access to a collection of perplexing, well-written mysteries. This is perfect for public and academic librarians with an interest in building quality collections of mysteries; library school faculty teaching courses in collection building, popular culture and libraries, genre literature, and special collections; and students of those fields.
|Author||: Marianne Buehler|
|Publisher||: Chandos Publishing|
|Release Date||: 2013-08-31|
|ISBN 10||: 9781780633213|
|Pages||: 266 pages|
|Rating||: 4.7/5 (86 users)|
Download or read book Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success written by Marianne Buehler and published by Chandos Publishing. This book was released on 2013-08-31 with total page 266 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Institutional repositories remain key to data storage on campus, fulfilling the academic needs of various stakeholders. Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success is a practical guide to creating and sustaining an institutional repository through marketing, partnering, and understanding the academic needs of all stakeholders on campus. This title is divided into seven chapters, covering: traditional scholarly communication and open access publishing; the academic shift towards open access; what the successful institutional repository looks like; institutional repository collaborations and building campus relationships; building internal and external campus institutional repository relationships; the impact and value proposition of institutional repositories; and looking ahead to open access opportunities. Presents successful and creative marketing techniques of open access benefits and repositories useful to administrators, faculty, staff, and students Strategic campus and off-campus partnerships for garnering and archiving content, including metadata specialists, off-campus librarians, local/state collaborations, including case studies Specific tools for overall success of users in locating repository research (search engine optimization (SEO), analyzing Google Analytics), and more
|Author||: Denise K. Fourie|
|Release Date||: 2016-05-23|
|ISBN 10||: 9781610698658|
|Pages||: 349 pages|
|Rating||: 4.6/5 (16 users)|
Download or read book Libraries in the Information Age An Introduction and Career Exploration 3rd Edition written by Denise K. Fourie and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2016-05-23 with total page 349 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The book Library Media Connection cited as something "all librarians need to have on their shelves" is now thoroughly revised for today's 21st-century library environment. Covering both technology and library practices, the title has been a go-to text for librarians and library school students since 2002. • Thoroughly revises and updates a popular text for LIS or LTA programs that can also be used in MLIS curricula and for four-year programs in library studies and information studies • Provides a succinct introduction to the library industry and a practical overview of the field from seasoned practitioners • Brings together learnings from academic, public, special, and school libraries as well as archives and historical agencies, presenting material with both depth and breadth • Is applicable as an introduction for library funding agencies and public library trustees or boards