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.
Library and Information Science: Parameters and Perspectives focuses on how libraries function today, covering the most significant aspects of the field. The book includes chapters on the digitization of library materials, how technology has changed the role of libraries and librarians, Google’s book and information applications, library user fees, customer service in the library, teaching information literacy and research skills, and more. Readers receive a broad understanding of the roles and functions of libraries and librarians today.
The field of information science has a broad history spanning nearly a century. "Historical Studies in Information Science focuses on the progression of this dynamic and evolving industry by looking at some of its pioneers. This informative volume concentrates on the following areas: Historiography of Information Science; Paul Otlet and His Successors; Techniques, Tools, and Systems; People and Organizations; Theoretical Topics; and Literature.
Release on 2002 | by Sanford Berman,James P. Danky
A Biennial Anthology
Author: Sanford Berman,James P. Danky
Pubpsher: McFarland & Company Incorporated Pub
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
This highly acclaimed biennial (the best of alternative library journalism--Library Journal) provides a reminder of the roots of librarianship and a prod to a profession that sometimes threatens to extirpate them. People/Work, Women, Censorship/Human Rights/Peace, Kids, Alternatives, Service/Advocacy/Empowerment, Multiculturalism/Third World, and Cyberspace/Virtual Libraries are the topics covered, with writings from Nancy Kranich, Earl Lee, Charles Willett, Toni Samek, Chris Dodge and others.
Release on 1998 | by Bella Hass Weinberg,Susan Klement
Collected Reviews on the Organization of Information
Author: Bella Hass Weinberg,Susan Klement
Pubpsher: Information Today, Inc.
This book contains a selection of top journal reviews of popular books on indexing. The items reviewed fall under the following headings: general and theoretical works, book indexing, database indexing and records management, thesauri, and computer-assisted and automatic indexing.