Download Banking and Finance Collections by Ash Lee PDF

By Ash Lee

quite a lot of particular librarians from banking, finance, and govt offer descriptive debts in their respective collections during this finished quantity. they supply an advent to a few of the key library and archival assets on hand to bankers, financiers, and traders, in addition to provide entry to the historian and pupil doing examine in a few point of industrial. The collections represented comprise the Federal Reserve procedure, the Joint Bank-Fund Library of the overseas financial Fund and the realm financial institution, ordinary & Poor’s, the Wells Fargo company, the Lippincott Library of the Wharton institution, and more.

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Download Heritage, Democracy and the Public: Nordic Approaches by Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen,Grete Swensen PDF

By Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen,Grete Swensen

what's the importance of history for a way welfare is outlined? What functionality does background have within the public realm and the way is background turning into a source for electorate to achieve impression in society? Who and what defines the general public debates and the politics approximately history? Is there a data hole among learn groups, administration, and the general public figuring out and use of historical past? those are a few of the questions that the authors of this e-book replicate upon. they supply Nordic views on how the administration of the previous happens, and the way it really is conducted within the carrier of the society, supplying new interpretations of the function of historical past in current society, the place institutional history administration has turn into only one of the various and a number of ways that diverse publics have interaction with cultural background. This e-book addresses the most demanding situations confronted by way of background managers at the present time in gentle of the altering figuring out of background in society.

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Download Working with Library Collections: An Introduction for by Hali R. Keeler PDF

By Hali R. Keeler

Working with Collections: An advent for help Staff bargains with the technical carrier point of library paintings- the methods that placed a e-book at the shelf or on-line. It offers an advent to publishers, proprietors, getting ready goods to be used, and taking care of goods within the collections and is either a textual content for professors who educate in library help employees courses and their scholars, and an introductory handbook for help employees who paintings in libraries.

This fabric is written in transparent language with functional examples of ways functionality can give a contribution to exemplary library carrier. it really is aligned with the ALA help employees criteria and prepares library aid employees to:

  • Know the best way to use an built-in library method and different acceptable on-line tools.
  • Know the fundamental rules of assortment improvement and management.
  • Assist with judgements concerning choice, de-selection, retention and substitute of every kind of library resources.
  • Know the elemental ideas, and will follow, the perfect approaches to the approaches that offer clients with entry to a large choice of content.
  • Know some of the ways that content material, in a number of codecs, is produced and dispensed to libraries.
  • Understand the worth of source sharing agreements and observe them to assortment decisions.
  • Know and use the famous average evaluative assets to help with assortment development.
  • Know the foundations and simple practices concerning the maintenance of library resources.
  • Apply acceptable tools and methods for actual training of library resources
  • Explain and practice regulations relating to library collections.

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Download Praxishandbuch Prozessmanagement in Bibliotheken und by Cornelia Vonhof,Eva Haas-Betzwieser PDF

By Cornelia Vonhof,Eva Haas-Betzwieser

Dienstleistungen von Bibliotheken und Informationseinrichtungen entstehen in Prozessen. Insofern gehen jede Bibliothek und die dort Beschäftigten tagtäglich mit Prozessen um. Dennoch ist die bewusste examine, Gestaltung und Steuerung von Prozessen für viele Mitarbeitende in Bibliotheken Neuland. Das Buch ist eine fundierte, praktische Handreichung, die grundlegendes Handwerkszeug für die Prozessarbeit vermittelt. Checklisten, Vorlagen, Tipps und Fallbeispiele unterstützen Bibliotheken aller Sparten bei der praktischen Anwendung. Übungen und Impulsfragen regen zur Reflexion über die Zielsetzung und den Umgang mit den Ergebnissen der Prozessarbeit an.

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Download Meaningful Metrics: A 21st Century Librarian's Guide to by Robin Chin Roemer,Rachel Borchardt PDF

By Robin Chin Roemer,Rachel Borchardt

What does it suggest to have significant metrics in brand new advanced larger schooling panorama? With a foreword through Heather Piwowar and Jason Priem, this hugely enticing and activity-laden booklet serves to introduce readers to the fast moving international of study metrics from the original viewpoint of educational librarians and LIS practitioners.

Starting with the basic histories of bibliometrics and altmetrics, and carrying on with with in-depth descriptions of the center instruments and rising concerns at stake sooner or later of either fields, "Meaningful Metrics" is a handy all-in-one source that's designed for use by means of a number readers, from people with little to no heritage at the topic to these trying to develop into movers and shakers within the present scholarly metrics circulate. Authors Borchardt and Roemer, supply tips, methods, and real-world examples illustrate how librarians can aid the profitable adoption of study metrics, no matter if of their associations or throughout academia as a whole.

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Download Prison Librarianship Policy and Practice by Suzanna Conrad PDF

By Suzanna Conrad

Prisoners are in a gray sector relating to library companies. felony libraries violate many tenets of librarianship, with the justification of retaining order. the sector is de-professionalized—many positions are crammed by way of individuals with out levels in library technological know-how, and corrections directors frequently write coverage for services.
Critics cite the necessity to enforce public library carrier versions regardless of functional difficulties.
This publication investigates kingdom, nationwide and overseas rules on felony libraries, studies literature at the subject and describes partnerships among prisons and public libraries. effects from a countrywide survey and follow-up interviews are integrated, offering a whole narrative of coverage results in U.S. prisons.

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Download Six Issues Facing Libraries Today: Critical Perspectives by John M. Budd PDF

By John M. Budd

This ebook addresses probably the most urgent matters in library and data technology. It bargains expert perception and views on six crucial and well timed questions dealing with the profession:

  • What is information?
  • What is details literacy?
  • What roles do educational libraries play in greater schooling this present day?
  • How do we successfully teach librarians?
  • What are the moral and ethical bases of the library and data professions?
  • What is the way forward for librarianship?


Written via John M. Budd, considered one of librarianship’s most-respected educators and the writer of twelve past books, and copublished with Beta Phi Mu, the overseas Honor Society for librarianship, this can be bound to develop into considered one of profession’s so much talked-about books.

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Download Libraries in the Information Age: An Introduction and Career by Denise Fourie,Nancy Loe PDF

By Denise Fourie,Nancy Loe

The ebook Library Media Connection stated as anything "all librarians have to have on their cabinets" is now completely revised for state-of-the-art 21st-century library atmosphere. protecting either know-how and library practices, the identify has been a go-to textual content for librarians and library college scholars given that 2002.

• completely revises and updates a favored textual content for LIS or LTA courses that may even be utilized in MLIS curricula and for four-year courses in library stories and knowledge studies

• offers a succinct creation to the library and a realistic evaluate of the sphere from pro practitioners

• Brings jointly learnings from educational, public, exact, and faculty libraries in addition to information and historic firms, featuring fabric with either intensity and breadth

• Is appropriate as an advent for library investment companies and public library trustees or boards

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Download Manual of Archival Description by Margaret Procter,Michael Cook PDF

By Margaret Procter,Michael Cook

’MAD3’ is the 3rd and most up-to-date version of the influential guide of Archival Description, revised to take account of a decade of advancements in nationwide and overseas descriptive perform. Many advancements were made due to broad session with archive pros. The handbook continues to be the single accomplished British consultant to the idea and perform of directory data held in any layout, from letters, pictures and maps to digital multimedia. New positive factors of this variation contain: ¢ additional info on nationwide and foreign criteria that have seemed because the final version, together with info components mapped to the final overseas usual Archival Description - ISAD(G) - which seems as an appendix ¢ insurance of advancements in documents management thought and new entry supply tasks ¢ large updating of sections overlaying audiovisual fabric ¢ rewritten bankruptcy on digital records ¢ up-to-date dictionary based on the 1999 ICA definitions ¢ extra examples of directory perform. This regular, authoritative advisor to directory and cataloguing is for either generalist repositories and different agencies with information to control. As on-line cross-repository looking turns into a fact, the hot variation will allow either expert archivists, files managers and different info pros to standardize archive listing.

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Download Dokumentenlogistik: Theorie und Praxis (German Edition) by Stefan Walter,Gernot (Eds.) Kaiser,Gernot Kaiser PDF

By Stefan Walter,Gernot (Eds.) Kaiser,Gernot Kaiser

Dokumentenlogistik ist ein oftmals unterschätzter Bereich  unternehmerischer Abläufe im Dienstleistungsgewerbe: die Leistungsfähigkeit des again workplace ist nahezu unsichtbar, aber umso reichhaltiger. Es ist an der Zeit, diese brachliegenden Potenziale zu heben. Der rechtliche Rahmen dafür ist vorhanden, die technischen Möglichkeiten sind seit Jahren ausgereift. Genau hier setzt die  Dokumentenlogistik  –  an der Schnittstelle zwischen Logistik und Dienstleistungsmanagement  –  als eigene logistische Disziplin an. Das Buch behandelt die gesamte Breite theoretischer Konzeption und praktischer Ausführung, dargestellt am Beispiel der Dienstleistungsbranchen. Durch die Übertragung erprobter Konzepte und Erfahrungen aus der Güter- und Warenlogistik auf die logistische Handhabung von Dokumenten und Informationen können die Leser wichtige Impulse für die praktische Realisierung erwarten.

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