International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science

International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science

by John Feather
     
 

This new edition fully revises and updates the 1997 resource, which has established itself as the major reference in the field. Taking full account of the many and radical changes which have taken place since it was originally conceived, the second edition features nearly 600 entries, written by a global team of over 150 experts in the field of information science and… See more details below

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This new edition fully revises and updates the 1997 resource, which has established itself as the major reference in the field. Taking full account of the many and radical changes which have taken place since it was originally conceived, the second edition features nearly 600 entries, written by a global team of over 150 experts in the field of information science and librarianship. The articles cover all of the major ideas, theories, activities, and terminology dealing with the organization and management of information, media, and the people and institutions through which information is provided. Readers will find a broad range of topics in this fully revised work, including entries on services for ethnic minorities, information law, information systems, and all of the latest technology.

Entries include: Abstracting and Indexing Services * Acquisitions * American Library Association * Baud Rate * Bibliographic Instruction * Bray, Thomas (1656-1730) * Business Information Service * Censorship * Circulation System * Collection Management * Computer-Assisted Learning in Library and Information Science * Database Management Systems (DBMS) * Dewey Decimal Classification * East Asia * Electronic Journal Archives * Government Publishing * History of Libraries* Information and Communication Technologies * Information Broker * Information Law * Interlibrary Lending * International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) * Liability for Information Provision * Library of Congress * Local Area Network * Lotka, Alfred James (1880-1949) * Marketing of Libraries * Middle East * Online Public Access Catalogues (OPACs) * Performance Measurements in Libraries* Privacy * services to Ethnic and Linguistic Minorities * Statistics on Libraries * String Indexing * Telecommunications * User Education * Wide Area Network (WAN) * and many more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415098601
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.50(d)

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