By Mary Lynette Larsgaard
Delivering the fundamentals for operating with spatial-data collections in libraries, this ebook describes intimately the techniques and techniques of map choice, acquisition, type, cataloging, daily garage, care, maintenance, reference, public kin, and schooling. concentration is on practicalities of dealing with either difficult reproduction and electronic sorts of atlases, maps, remote-sensing pictures, globes, and so on. Larsgaard has completely revised and up-to-date the publication, addressing significant alterations as a result of the shift of spatial information to electronic varieties, and she or he has further major new fabric to the chapters on choice, cataloging, and reference.
By Rebecca Lubas, Amy Jackson, Ingrid Schneider
Cultural historical past pros have excessive degrees of educating in metadata. in spite of the fact that, the associations during which they perform frequently rely on aid employees, volunteers, and scholars for you to functionality. With restricted time and investment for education in metadata construction for electronic collections, there are frequently many questions about metadata with no trustworthy, direct resource for solutions. The Metadata handbook offers this type of source, answering simple metadata questions that can seem, and exploring metadata from a beginner's point of view. This name covers metadata fundamentals, XML fundamentals, Dublin middle, VRA middle, and CDWA schemes and offers workout within the construction of metadata. ultimately, the ebook offers an summary of metadata, together with mapping and sharing.
- Outlines the most well-liked metadata schema written via practising metadata librarians
- Focuses on what you "need to know”
- Does no longer require coding adventure to exploit and understand
By Jan Bos, Lin Zuzao, Cheng Xiaolan, Susan M. Allen
In China the culture of a publication society is longer than at any place else on the planet. chinese language paper making, calligraphy and woodblock printing date from very early a while, yet have for a long time remained nearly unknown to the Western global. on the IFLA satellite tv for pc assembly chinese language Written and revealed Cultural history and Library paintings in Hangzhou in 2006 the richness of state-of-the-art ebook historic learn and library actions in China has been offered via greater than sixty papers. This high quality choice displays the width and intensity of this very important and giant chinese language background.
By Peter Hernon, Robert E. Dugan, John A. Shuler
There is a wealth of presidency details on hand on the net, such a lot of it worthy and lots more and plenty of it unfastened! This source is helping electorate locate and use the data our tax money pay for. ready via one of many country's optimum specialists on U.S. govt info and his colleagues, this moment variation is multiplied to almost 1,400 federal executive websites. The authors discover new websites, electronic reference prone, and navigation techniques for successfully having access to and utilizing on-line executive info. up-to-date with the newest info from the hot management and the 107th Congress, this moment variation has been subtle with good points together with an in depth research of data regulations governing e-government, improved assurance of the liberty of knowledge Act and sites dedicated to it, path to websites that supply subject-specific facts, and extra. With this publication any govt details seek turns into more straightforward - even if it really is speaking with public officers, downloading tax types, studying family tree, looking for academic technological know-how websites for children, making plans a holiday at a countrywide park, or searching for info on monetary reduction and provides. The Library of Congress, the dep. of safety, NASA, the excellent courtroom, the CIA, and dozens of different executive businesses are only a click on away. greater than a listing, this authoritative paintings supplies clients a transparent realizing of U.S. executive organisations, their on-line courses, and their functions. there's invaluable heritage fabric on all 3 branches of the govt and the knowledge they disseminate. clients may also notice the place to discover executive courses and providers which are on hand during the net. a whole bankruptcy on govt websites aimed toward adolescence, mom and dad, and educators may be in particular worthwhile within the lecture room or college library, in addition to at domestic. The authors make it effortless to faucet into the riches of presidency details and for librarians to include govt info into their digital collections or on-line catalogs. a vital and up to date reference, the publication offers a competent highway map to an enormous and various box of knowledge. It belongs in each public, educational, and college library - and at the bookshelves of all U.S. electorate who desire to locate govt details on the internet.
By Helen Heinrich
Written via an authoritative practitioner, this e-book explores the altering nature of cataloguing within the aftermath of e-journal invasion. It lines the advance of the problem by means of studying adjustments in AACR2 and CONSER ideas, concentrating on the revision of AACR2, bankruptcy 12, and emergence of the concept that of 'Continuing Resources'. The publication analyzes demanding situations of e-journal cataloguing that stem from an ever-growing variety of on-line guides and aggregator databases. It assesses the complexities of incorporating commercially produced cataloguing right into a neighborhood database, and gives sensible options to the commonest questions within the approach. The publication concludes with a glance into the way forward for e-resource cataloguing from technical and conceptual standpoints.
- Helps comprehend terminology and key parts of e-serials cataloguing with examples
- Focuses on demanding situations of e-journal cataloguing in aggregator database environments
- Explores neighborhood concerns for implimetation of business cataloguing products
By Ann Marlow Riedling Ph.D.
Serving as a text/resource publication for academics of highschool scholars, this identify offers functional assist in getting ready scholars to be energetic lifelong inexperienced persons and effective seekers and clients of data. It offers a comparability of the AASL details Literacy criteria for pupil studying to the ACRL details literacy criteria, together with particular classes to educate those criteria; cost lists to ensure scholars be aware of, comprehend, and will show their use; and formative and summative evaluate principles to guarantee that the scholars are info literacy prepared for college.
Serving as a text/resource e-book for academics of highschool scholars, this identify offers sensible assist in getting ready scholars to be energetic lifelong newcomers and effective seekers and clients of knowledge. It offers a comparability of the AASL info Literacy criteria for pupil studying to the ACRL details literacy criteria, together with particular classes to coach those criteria; checklists to ensure scholars be aware of, comprehend, and will show their use; and formative and summative overview principles to guarantee that the scholars are info literacy prepared for school. This booklet will supply support and counsel to highschool lecturers and librarians involved that top institution seniors aren't able to take on the school library and faculty point study assignments. and it'll tell scholars approximately what they should comprehend. Grades 9-12.
By Judith Robinson
Judith Schiek Robinson has up-to-date and multiplied this renowned consultant, which bargains a radical and infrequently funny travel of presidency details resources. Her hugely readable textual content explains the intricacies of presidency info and the way to discover resources that meet particular examine wishes. New beneficial properties within the 3rd variation contain special insurance of web assets, directories of global vast net addresses, and speedy pointers on which executive websites to go looking for various varieties of info. valuable publications to govt abbreviations and citations also are incorporated, as are a variety of new tables, consumer publications, routines, and illustrations.
By Elearn (Auth.)
Managers must be in a position to make experience of knowledge and to take advantage of it selectively to respond to key questions: Why has caliber fallen within the final week? may still we subcontract or hire extra humans? what's going to client call for be sooner or later? they should be capable of examine the price of information and to discover what's and what isn’t spin.
The concentration is on analysing numbers. all alone, figures let us know little or no. To turn into significant they should be processed and analysed and it's the styles that emerge from this that offer the knowledge that's wanted for decision-making.
The booklet is prepared in 4 subject matters. It begins by means of contemplating the price of data in businesses and by means of assessing how successfully the knowledge is utilized in a administration function. It then is going directly to examine assorted innovations for providing figures in order that developments turn into clearer and styles easier to identify. in addition to making facts more straightforward to interpret, the thoughts the booklet provides are important verbal exchange instruments that may aid the reader use details extra successfully with others.
The final topics then offer a toolkit of concepts that you should use to enquire occasions and aid clear up difficulties. those contain statistical and operational innovations in addition to laptop instruments. like all toolkit, the main to utilizing it thoroughly lies in realizing not just what every one software does but if to exploit it. This booklet can help the reader to advance this skill by means of making use of the tools which are defined inside a company context
By Odin L. Jurkowski
Technology and the college Library is a accomplished assessment of the categories of applied sciences utilized in college libraries, from conventional low-tech suggestions to the newest advancements, describing how institution librarians have interaction with those applied sciences.
This completely revised and up-to-date 3rd variation addresses the always altering nature of know-how, together with new info on 1:1 projects, Chromebooks, cellular units, and present tendencies in expertise integration all through faculties.
Major issues coated during this quantity contain details assets within the university library, sorts of academic software program, assets to be had through the internet, and the significance of constructing an internet presence. This booklet additionally addresses instruments that may be utilized in study rooms and know-how administration—everything from automation and filters to protection on scholar desktops and safeguard structures often.
By Gary Zingher
Out of his years of expertise in operating with young ones, Zingher identifies many of the robust and evocative issues of adolescence, and explores why those contact teenagers so deeply. He encourages execs who paintings with kids in class, camp, membership and library settings to think about utilizing those topics to strengthen considerate and inventive courses and devices of research. integrated are instructed books and video clips that illustrate every one subject, questions for dialogue, attainable beginning issues (readalouds, tales to be informed, sensory stories, fascinating items etc), follow-up actions, and examples of absolutely defined and constructed thematic trips. during this time of criteria and responsibility, this booklet reminds us of the enjoyment of training and studying, and the ability of the mind's eye.