Encyclopedia Of Library And Information Science

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"The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science provides an outstanding resource in 33 published volumes with 2 helpful indexes. This thorough reference set—written by 1300 eminent, international experts—offers librarians, information/computer scientists, bibliographers, documentalists, systems analysts, and students, convenient access to the techniques and tools of both library and information science. Impeccably researched, cross referenced, alphabetized by subject, and generously illustrated, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science integrates the essential theoretical and practical information accumulating in this rapidly growing field."

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Information and library science and communications, but also business, computer science, and oceanography are represented by contributors of the 21 studies. The topics include raising funds for an academic library, content-based access of image and video libraries, an electronic business framework, evaluating software systems, information overload, metadata and the World Wide Web, mobile semi- autonomous robots for urban search and rescue, progress in the technology of nautical charting, semantic patterns in bibliographically coupled documents, developing the World War II collection, and crafting communications policy in a competitive environment. There is no index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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"Access to Patron Use Software, Sheila S. Intner Artistic Computer Graphics, Robert Maiocchi with a contribution by Evan C. Ricks Automated Indexing of Information Stored on Optical Disk Electronic Document Image Management Systems, Thomas J. Thiel Costs of Electronic Information, Kenneth John Bierman Digital Full-Text Library Systems: A Review of Online Projects and Experiments at Georgetown University, Naomi C. Broering Educating End Users of Remote Online Systems, Christine Susan Bruce Education for Librarianship in Russia, Boris Raymond Geographic Information Systems in Business, David J. Grimshaw Groupware, Kate M. Kaiser Intelligent Help Desk Systems, Dolphy M. Abraham Legal Issues for Information Professionals, Charles Oppenheim and Tamara S. Eisenschitz Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Wesley M. Stevens Library Research Center, Christine A. Horak, Brian Quinn, and Leigh Estabrook Paradigms in Information Retrieval Research, David Ellis Portable Barcode Scanners, Charles D. Emery Prospects and Problems of Producing Reading Materials in Uganda, Isaac M. N. Kigongo-Bukenya Reference Libraries Today, R. J. Duckett Semiotics, Information Science, Documents, and Computers, Julian Warner Weeding, Loriene Roy Wolfenbüttel, the Library at, Wesley M. Stevens "

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