Serials Binding

Author: Irma Nicola
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135194408
Format: PDF, ePub
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Serials Binding: A Simple and Complete Guidebook to Processes presents all the step-by-step information needed to begin a journal binding project. This essential handbook provides novice faculty and staff beginning bindery programs at any school or library with a useful history of binding, work flow information, and vendor information. Practical and concise, this guide explains the entire process in easy-to-understand terms, including comprehensive strategies for each critical stage—including analyzing and obtaining funding, the selection of appropriate serials for binding, and the manual binding procedure, including a photo essay of the automated binding process. Serials Binding: A Simple and Complete Guidebook to Processes is an essential resource for all faculty and staff interested in starting a bindery program at their school or library.

Library and Information Science

Author: Michael F. Bemis
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838911854
Format: PDF
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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.

The Complete Guide to Acquisitions Management 2nd Edition

Author: Frances C. Wilkinson
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610697146
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Updated and enhanced, the second edition of this text provides both library students and practitioners with a thorough understanding of procedural and philosophical approaches in acquisitions management. • Incorporates thoroughly updated information that reflects today's fast-changing world of acquisitions management and addresses the changing landscape of publishing overall • Highlights new web-based materials • Takes an integrated approach to acquisitions functions and operations • Serves as both a manual for practicing acquisitions librarians and support staff and as a textbook for students in library and information science programs

Perspectives on Information

Author: Magnus Ramage
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136707646
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Information is everywhere, and defines everything in today's society. Moreover, information is a key concept in a wide range of academic disciplines, from quantum physics to public policy. However, these disciplines all interpret the concept in quite different ways. This book looks at information in several different academic disciplines - cybernetics, ICT, communications theory, semiotics, information systems, library science, linguistics, quantum physics and public policy. Perspectives on Information brings clarity and coherence to different perspectives through promoting information as a unifying concept across the disciplinary spectrum. Though conceived as a contribution to the ongoing conversation between academic disciplines into the nature of information, the deliberately accessible style of this text (reflecting the authors’ backgrounds at The Open University) will be make it valuable for anyone who needs to know something more about information. Given the ubiquity of information in the 21st century, that means everyone.

Textbooks in the Developing World

Author: Joseph P. Farrell
Publisher:
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book is a collection of 16 papers that focus on what has been learned in two decades of developing and implementing large-scale national textbook programs. The seminar was designed to help participants make sound policy decisions about their own national textbook programs and to facilitate discourse among a wider audience of parties working to improve the quality of education in developing nations. Organized into four parts, the part headings include: (1) The Design and Implementation of Textbook Programs: An Overview; (2) Policy Issues in Textbook Program Development; (3) Provision of Textbooks: Developed Systems and Infant Industries; and (4) The Future: Will New Electronic Media Make the Textbook Obsolete? Many figures and tables are included and several of papers contain a list of references or a bibliography. (DB)

Drawing Tips Tricks

Author: Jeremy Galton
Publisher: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 9780785824374
Format: PDF
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This hardcover guidebook with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for budding artists to keep handy and reference often. The stylish design of this collection of ticks or tricks, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners and provides useful tips for more advanced readers. Everyone can draw, but few can do it well. This step-by-step book takes the reader through each key stage, beginning with advice on choosing the right equipment, how to hold a pencil, and drawing basic shapes. This is the perfect book for the reader who is new to the art and looking for the perfect professional guide, painting them in the right direction. Drawing Tips and Tricks takes readers through techniques step by step, guarantees they've got a clear grasp of the basics while knowing exactly when to go it alone and experiment. Drawiing Tips and Tricks covers the terrific effects which can be achieved using colored pencils by explaining techniques such as crosshatching, shading and stippling and guides readers through portraying still life, rendering outdoor scenes, drawing interiors, and drawing people and animals.