Category: Library Information Science

Benutzungsdienste in Bibliotheken: Bestands- und by Wilhelm Hilpert,Bertold Gillitzer,Sven Kuttner,Stephan

By Wilhelm Hilpert,Bertold Gillitzer,Sven Kuttner,Stephan Schwarz

Das Buch bietet einen umfassenden Einblick in alle Aspekte der Benutzung moderner Bibliotheken. Zentrales Thema ist der Bibliothekskunde mit seinen Wünschen und seinem Verhalten. Daneben sind die Aufbewahrung und Präsentation der klassischen Bestände sowie die Verfügbarkeit und das Angebot elektronischer Medien inhaltliche Schwerpunkte, zu denen die Vermittlung von Informationskompetenz ganz allgemein sowie die verschiedenen Möglichkeiten der Auskunftserteilung und der Dokumentlieferung gehören. Die Auftritte von Bibliotheken in internet 1.0 und net 2.0 Plattformen werden unter verschiedensten Aspekten, wie Usability, Informationsgehalt oder den spezifischen Chancen und Risiken bewertet.

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Librarians as Learning Specialists: Meeting the Learning by Allison Zmuda,Violet H. Harada

By Allison Zmuda,Violet H. Harada

Zmuda and Harada discover the expanding variety of activity descriptions in colleges for studying experts with the accompanying trouble in successfully leveraging those roles to certainly impact pupil studying. tuition librarians were this sort of studying experts for many years. The ranks have elevated lately to incorporate many different content material region experts. provide Wiggins' foreword emphasizes the relevance of studying experts is grounded of their skill to bring effects on mission-critical measures.

This name contains quotations, exemplars, and findings from specialists in either mainstream and librarian-focused schooling literature in an inclusive method making the textual content obtainable and credible for any chief charged with bettering the system's skill for more desirable pupil achievement.

There are increasingly more activity descriptions in faculties for studying experts - qualified academics with really good components of craftsmanship whose task it really is to enhance scholar functionality. whereas those positions are appealing rules in thought, there are genuine demanding situations in successfully leveraging such roles to definitely have an effect on pupil studying. institution librarians were this kind of studying experts for many years. The ranks have improved lately to incorporate interpreting experts, literacy coaches, writing coaches, know-how experts, arithmetic experts, technology experts, and academics of English Language beginners. References integrated through the booklet comprise quotations, exemplars, and findings from specialists in either mainstream and librarian-focused schooling literature. This inclusive strategy makes the textual content available and credible for any chief charged with enhancing the system's skill for stronger scholar fulfillment. furnish Wiggins' foreword emphasizes the idea that the relevance of studying experts is grounded of their skill to carry effects on mission-critical measures.

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Using the Biological Literature: A Practical Guide, Fourth by Diane Schmidt

By Diane Schmidt

The organic sciences disguise a vast array of literature varieties, from more youthful fields like molecular biology with its reliance on contemporary magazine articles, genomic databases, and protocol manuals to vintage fields corresponding to taxonomy with its scattered literature present in monographs and journals from the earlier 3 centuries. Using the organic Literature: a realistic advisor, Fourth Edition is an annotated consultant to chose assets within the organic sciences, providing a wide-ranging record of vital sources.

This thoroughly revised version includes a number of new assets and outlines of all entries together with textbooks. The advisor emphasizes present fabrics within the English language and comprises retrospective references for ancient point of view and to supply entry to the taxonomic literature. It covers either print and digital assets together with monographs, journals, databases, indexes and abstracting instruments, web content, and associations—providing clients with listings of authoritative informational assets of either classical and lately released works.

With chapters dedicated to all of the major fields within the simple organic sciences, this e-book bargains a advisor to the easiest and most modern assets in biology. it really is applicable for an individual attracted to looking out the organic literature, from undergraduate scholars to school, researchers, and librarians. The consultant incorporates a supplementary web site devoted to holding URLs of digital and web-based assets modern, a favored characteristic persevered from the 3rd edition.

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An Evaluation of the Benefits and Value of Libraries by Viveca Nyström,Linnéa Sjögren

By Viveca Nyström,Linnéa Sjögren

An assessment of the advantages and cost of Libraries presents suggestions on the best way to review libraries and comprises many helpful examples of tools that may be used all through this method. there's tremendous specialize in the significance of objectives and pursuits, besides recommendation on options that may be utilized in the case of libraries that will not be good resourced for undertaking surveys. The textual content can be valuable as a guide, and doesn't think previous wisdom of finance or economics. A advisor on tips to behavior a cost-benefit research on library companies and a dialogue on how you can use state of affairs research and the character approach is supplied, as are examples of shopper surveys, for clients and non-users alike.

  • Provides counsel on library overview, tracking and methods
  • Provides useful examples and shopper surveys
  • Applies financial easy methods to library management

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NS-Provenienzforschung und Restitution an Bibliotheken by Stefan Alker,Bruno Bauer,Markus Stumpf

By Stefan Alker,Bruno Bauer,Markus Stumpf

Die Suche nach in der NS-Zeit geraubten Büchern und ihre Restitution beschäftigt manche Bibliotheken schon seit Jahren, andere bisher noch nicht. Doch die NS-Provenienzforschung ist kaum abschließbar: Auch in Zukunft gibt es neue Hinweise und kommen potenziell betroffene Bücher in die Bibliotheksbestände.

Das Buch bietet BibliotheksmitarbeiterInnen und Interessierten ein Grundverständnis der Problematik und das Rüstzeug, um bedenkliche Fälle in der alltäglichen Arbeit zu erkennen und zu behandeln. Es zeigt, wie Provenienzforschung in die supplier integriert werden kann, wie betroffene Bücher sowie die rechtmäßigen EigentümerInnen identifiziert werden können, wie die einzelnen Fälle und Exemplare bearbeitet werden und wie wichtig dabei die Verbreitung der Forschungsergebnisse und die Vernetzung mit anderen ist.

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Time and Project Management Strategies for Librarians by Jenny Dale,Ellie Dworak,Robin M. Fay,Libby Gorman,John C.

By Jenny Dale,Ellie Dworak,Robin M. Fay,Libby Gorman,John C. Gottfried,Kelli Hines,Carol Smallwood,Jason Kuhl,Lisa Fraser

As budgets for libraries proceed to diminish, the major problem dealing with the twenty first century librarian is discovering the right way to do extra with much less. studying the best way to bring up productiveness in the constraints of a tricky economic system, librarians can enjoy the insights of fellow pros and others who've succeeded in benefiting from what they've got.

Time and undertaking administration options for Librarians features greater than thirty essays that supply beneficial counsel for the pro who needs to take care of expanding calls for upon their assets. Librarians gets tips about how to:

      • identify crucial initiatives for the library
      • eliminate non-essential services and tactics
      • increase reliance on volunteers, interns, and scholars
      • optimize day-by-day exercises and agenda employees effectively
      • increase productiveness by using social media and email
      • increase undertaking and time administration abilities and private productiveness via environment and assembly goals


With productiveness guidance for all librarians—from the newly employed to the main professional veteran—this quantity may help libraries supply higher provider to their clients and in addition convey librarians tips to supply this carrier with out wasting their own lives and their sanity.

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Die barrierefreie Präsentation der Informationsangebote von by Peter Blume

By Peter Blume

Masterarbeit aus dem Jahr 2005 im Fachbereich Bibliothekswissenschaften, info technological know-how, word: 1,0, Technische Hochschule Köln, ehem. Fachhochschule Köln (Institut für Informationswissenschaft an der Fakultät für Informations- und Kommunikationswissenschaften), forty two Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Die barrierefreie Gestaltung ihrer Internetangebote ist für die Bibliotheken in Deutschland eine immer drängender werdende Aufgabe. Diese Studie stellt zunächst die Grundlagen und gesetzlichen Rahmenbedingungen barrierefreier Informationstechnik sowie deren soziale, wirtschaftliche und organisatorische Auswirkungen für Bibliotheken dar. Den Hauptteil bildet ein Überblick über die Anforderungen, die Bibliotheken bei der Gestaltung eines barrierefreien Internetangebots berücksichtigen müssen, und über die sich dabei ergebenden speziellen Problemfelder. Hinweise für die praktische Umsetzung runden die Studie ab.

The accessibility in their sites is a problem getting more and more very important for libraries in Germany. within the first half, this research describes foundations and criminal stipulations of barrier-free details expertise in addition to its social, monetary, and organisational results on libraries. the most half bargains with the necessities a library´s website has to satisfy to be able to be obtainable and with the explicit problems library employees may possibly stumble upon while growing an available net presence. suggestion at the useful awareness completes the study.

Schlagwörter/Keywords: Bibliothek, Library, Barrierefreiheit, Accessibility, net, Website.

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Information Services and Digital Literacy: In Search of the by Isto Huvila

By Isto Huvila

regardless of new applied sciences, humans don't regularly locate info comfortably. Do humans nonetheless need assistance find the knowledge they want, and if this is the case, why? What could be made more straightforward with new instruments and techniques?

Information providers and electronic Literacy is ready the position of knowledge companies and electronic literacies within the age of the social internet. This name offers another point of view for knowing info providers and electronic literacy, and argues imperative challenge within the age of the social internet and the tradition of participation is that we don't recognize the premises of the way we all know, and the way methods of interacting with info impact our activities and their results. details looking is often a question of crossing and increasing limitations among our prior reports and the unknown. We would possibly not but be good adequate familiar with the panorama of electronic details to appreciate how we all know, the place the limits to our wisdom lie, the right way to pass them, and what outcomes our activities may possibly have.

  • Presents a brand new procedure for figuring out how details companies support and prevent humans in changing into informed
  • Provides an summary of ways to conceptualize details prone and electronic literacy
  • Provides a version for constructing new different types of library and knowledge service

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American Libraries and the Internet: The Social Construction by Bin Li

By Bin Li

With the increasing use of the area huge net in society, American libraries have gone through immense alterations. This new info software has supplied either possibilities and demanding situations to libraries of all types. To have a greater realizing of the realm large internet, the jobs libraries and librarians have performed in its improvement and use, and the interactions among the library and the net can't be missed. How do American librarians outline their roles within the altering setting, and the way do they comprehend and acceptable the internet of their career and paintings position? earlier reports have proven that the data, perceptions, and expectancies humans have a few know-how might impression the methods they react and use the know-how. This learn examines how librarians have perceived the realm vast internet from its early implementation to 2003, how the net is appropriated and utilized in libraries, and offers a deeper figuring out of internet use in libraries, and yields new insights into the long run improvement of either libraries and internet applied sciences. coverage makers comparing and making plans info regulations at diverse degrees and process builders designing expertise purposes to be used in libraries will locate this ebook to be a worthy guide.

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Which Side Are You On?: Seven Social Responsibility Debates by Elaine Harger

By Elaine Harger

Shattering any concept that librarianship is a politically impartial realm, this insider’s account of 7 debates from the ground of the yank Library organization Council illustrates the mechanisms the governing physique used to take care of the established order on matters like racism, govt surveillance and weather change.
At play in each one debate are ideas of parliamentary process, appeals to authority, denial, and chastisement of librarians who driven the ALA to make genuine its commitments to human rights and social justice.
supplying a desirable examine the Council’s internal workings, the writer parses debates pertaining to anti-apartheid boycotts; partnerships among ALA, McDonald’s and the Boy Scouts of the United States; spying by way of the nationwide protection organisation; censorship in Israel and the Occupied Territories; fossil gasoline divestment; and the hot revival by means of ALA’s place of work of highbrow Freedom of the notorious movie The Speaker.

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