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1 online resource (390 pages) : illustrations.
  • The China Academic Library and Information System (CALIS) / Xiaoxia Yao, Qiang Zhu, Juanjuan Liu
  • The China Academic Digital Associative Library (CADAL) / Chen Huang, Helen F. Xue
  • The China Academic Social Sciences and Humanities Library (CASHL) / Zhiying Guan, Jingjing Wang
  • Development of innovative user services / Long Xiao, Yaqiong Liu
  • The practice of outreach services in Chinese special libraries / Xiaoping Xin, Xinnian Wu
  • Scholarly learning commons / Jin Chen [and 4 others]
  • Library buildings on new campuses / Jianxin Gu
  • The construction and development of the Academic Digital Library of Chinese Ancient Collections / Xiao Long, Boyue Yao
  • Digital libraries in the western region of China / Yongzhong Sha, Wenjing Hu, Wei Guo
  • The construction and development of academic library digital special subject databases / Yan Rao, Yaolei Zhang
  • Research data management: models, challenges, and actions / Yuhong Cui
  • Technology innovations in academic libraries in China / Wu Chen, Fei Yao, Airong Jiang
  • Library and information science education and graduate programs in academic libraries / Lyu Na
  • Research initiatives and projects in academic libraries / Yafang Fan, Xuejuan Zhang, Guisu Li
  • A bibliometric analysis of research and services in Chinese academic libraries / Suoling Zhu, Wen Shi
  • Leadership development and career planning / Jing Guo, Hao Zhang, Yijun Zong
  • Assessment and evaluation of academic libraries in China / Qiong Tang, Yin Xie, Rina Su
  • The trends of Chinese-American library relations / Lian Ruan, Li Fu
  • Resource sharing and mutually beneficial cooperation: a look at the new united model in public and college libraries / Qi Yin [and 3 others].
As the Chinese economy develops, academic libraries continue to evolve and provide indispensable services for their users. Throughout this growth, the scientific and cultural dialogue between China and the United States has made it necessary for each country's libraries to understand each other. Academic libraries often act as catalysts for progress and innovation; proper management and applications of these resources is key to promote further research. Academic Library Development and Administration in China provides a resource to promote Sino-U.S. communication and collaboration between their academic libraries. In considering the relationship between China and the West, this publication serves as a timely reflection on the expanding global field of information science. This publication is intended for librarians, researchers, university administrators, and information scientists in both the U.S. and China.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522505501 20161213
Book
xiv, 132 pages ; 23 cm
  • Acquisitions : an overview
  • Assemblages of access
  • Assemblages of discovery
  • Assemblages of feedback and service
  • The acquisitions assemblage : putting it all together.
"As a discipline, acquisitions encompasses everything from purchasing and budgeting to enabling access to materials; and every format from books, monographs, and serials to e-books, subscription-based electronic resources, and beyond. In this guide, Holden boils it to down to its essentials while providing a strategic framework that introduces and integrates all aspects of acquisitions. Using a holistic, hands-on approach that�s as useful for working librarians as for those studying the profession, this book provides an overview of acquisitions as a library profession, with a discussion of basic competencies, notions of ethics, and the organizing principle of “assemblage”; lays out a robust conceptual framework that unifies disparate aspects of acquisitions work and synthesizes its practical aspects; thoroughly examines content acquisitions in all formats, with an in-depth look at digital materials; covers such important trends as the rise of e-books, the ramifications of mobile devices as a mode of content access and interaction, demand-driven acquisition, and shifting expectations regarding paid-for content; tracks advancements in technology, including the widespread implementation of discovery services for content searching; underscores the responsive service component of acquisitions as informed by user expectations, community feedback, and usage standards such as COUNTER and SUSHI; addresses budgetary issues such as changes in services offered by vendors and subscription agents, and the emergence of a “new normal” for budget constraints and expectations resulting from the recession; and looks ahead to what anticipated changes to acquisitions means for the future Presenting a model that�s both comprehensive and flexible, Holden demonstrates how technical competencies and ethical imperatives can inform the day-to-day workflow of acquisition librarians"--Publisher's website.
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56 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 x 29 cm
A photo book to celebrate Lois Drews' service to the library on the occasion of her retirement.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
199 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
  • Privileged beginnings
  • Joan and Barney
  • The young publisher
  • A radical anomaly
  • The stalking horse
  • Adventures with the hooded cobra
  • Riding the gales of the sixties
  • A murder story : some stolen fingerprints
  • Decline and fall
  • "Who is the CEO of Grove"?
"An incisive, compulsively readable biography of the man the Guardian called "the most influential avant-garde publisher of the twentieth century." An impetuous outsider who delighted in confronting American hypocrisy and prudery, Barney Rosset liberated American culture from the constraints of Puritanism. As the head of Grove Press, he single-handedly broke down the laws against obscenity, changing forever the nature of writing and publishing in this country. He brought to the reading public the European avant-garde, among them Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter, radical political and literary voices such as Malcolm X, Che Guevara, and Jack Kerouac, steamy Victorian erotica, and banned writers such as D. H. Lawrence, Henry Miller, and William Burroughs. His almost mystical belief in the sacrosanct nature of the First Amendment essentially demarcates the before and after of American publishing. Barney explores how Grove's landmark legal victories freed publishers to print what they wanted, and it traces Grove's central role in the countercultural ferment of the sixties and early seventies. Drawing on the Rosset papers at Columbia University and personal interviews with former Grove Press staff members, friends, and wives, it tells the fascinating story of this feisty, abrasive, visionary, and principled cultural revolutionary--a modern "Huckleberry Finn" according to Nobel Prize-winning novelist Kenzaburo Oe--who altered the reading habits of a nation"-- Provided by publisher.
Green Library
Video
1 streaming video file (52 min.) : digital, sound, color
Explores the phenomenon of bestseller books, taking a look at the reasons why certain books become bestsellers and how the publishing industry functions on a worldwide scale. Includes comments from publishers, literary agents, and bestselling authors including Mary Higgins Clark, P.D. James, Ken Follett, Marc Levy, and Francıois Weyergans.
Book
350 pages : portrait, facsimiles ; 24 cm.
"L'oeuvre de Paul Thiry d'Holbach (1723-1789) est à la pointe du radicalisme philosophique des Lumières. Diffusée d'abord clandestinement (la plupart des livres furent imprimés aux Pays-Bas), sa pensée connut malgré les condamnations, une large diffusion. Les rééditions et traductions en témoignent fort tôt. Sous la Révolution les éditions se multiplient pour diminuer sous l'Empire et la Restauration. Depuis 1830, le torrent reprend son cours. Il est malaisé de s'y retrouver parmi les productions anciennes, qui atteignent des prix élevés. Devenue rare, coûteuse, la Bibliographie de 1971 est dépassée. Ce travail a été complètement revu et surtout augmenté. La présente édition conviendra au libraire, au chercheur, et au curieux soucieux de mieux connaître une pensée souvent originale, diverse et radicale."--Page 4 of cover.
Green Library

7. Books for living [2016]

Book
272 pages ; 21 cm
  • The importance of living : slowing down
  • Stuart Little : searching
  • The girl on the train : trusting
  • The Odyssey : embracing mediocrity
  • What I talk about when I talk about running : napping
  • Giovanni's room : connecting
  • David Copperfield : remembering
  • Wonder : choosing kindness
  • Lateral thinking : solving problems
  • Gift from the sea : recharging
  • The taste of country cooking : nourishing
  • "Bartleby, the scrivener" : quitting
  • The gifts of the body : losing
  • The little prince : finding friends
  • 1984 : disconnecting
  • Epitaph of a small winner : overcoming boredom
  • Zen in the art of archery : mastering the art of reading
  • Song of Solomon : admiring greatness
  • A little life : hugging
  • Bird by bird : feeling sensitive
  • Rebecca : betraying
  • Reading Lolita in Tehran : choosing your life
  • "More, more, more, " said the baby : staying satisfied
  • A journey around my room : traveling
  • Death be not proud : praying
  • What the living do : living
  • A final word.
"For Will Schwalbe, reading is a way to entertain himself but also to make sense of the world, to become a better person, and to find the answers to the big (and small) questions about how to live his life. In this delightful celebration of reading, Schwalbe invites us along on his quest for books that speak to the specific challenges of living in our modern world, with all its noise and distractions.'"-- Provided by publisher.
Green Library
Book
xiii, 218 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Table of contents to come.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472457646 20160906
During and after the English civil wars, between 1640 and 1690, an unprecedented number of manuals teaching cryptography were published, almost all for the general public. While there are many surveys of cryptography, none pay any attention to the volume of manuals that appeared during the seventeenth century, or provide any cultural context for the appearance, design, or significance of the genre during the period. On the contrary, when the period's cryptography writings are mentioned, they are dismissed as esoteric, impractical, and useless. Yet, as this book demonstrates, seventeenth-century cryptography manuals show us one clear beginning of the capitalization of information. In their pages, intelligence-as private message and as mental ability-becomes a central commodity in the emergence of England's capitalist media state. Publications boasting the disclosure of secrets had long been popular, particularly for English readers with interests in the occult, but it was during these particular decades of the seventeenth century that cryptography emerged as a permanent bureaucratic function for the English government, a fashionable activity for the stylish English reader, and a respected discipline worthy of its own genre. These manuals established cryptography as a primer for intelligence, a craft able to identify and test particular mental abilities deemed "smart" and useful for England's financial future. Through close readings of five specific primary texts that have been ignored not only in cryptography scholarship but also in early modern literary, scientific, and historical studies, this book allows us to see one origin of disciplinary division in the popular imagination and in the university, when particular broad fields-the sciences, the mechanical arts, and the liberal arts-came to be viewed as more or less profitable.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472457646 20160906
Green Library
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154 p. ; 23 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
1 online resource (215 pages) : illustrations, tables.
  • Dedication List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1. What is Data and Why Should Librarians be Involved? Chapter 2. Understanding Research and the Role of Data Chapter 3. Best Practices for Working with Research Data Chapter 4. Data Interviews Chapter 5. Storing, Curating, and Preserving Data Chapter 6. Documentation and Metadata Chapter 7. Publishing and Sharing Data Chapter 8. Writing Data Management Plans Chapter 9. Starting Data Management Services Chapter 10. Leveraging Partnerships Chapter 11. Expanding RDM Service Chapter 12. Teaching Data Chapter 13. Reusing Data Chapter 14. Data Management Roles for Librarians A Glossary of Data and Data Management Terms Index About the Author.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442264380 20170206
Data Management will guide readers through data management basics and best practices following through the data lifecycle. Guidance for starting and growing a data management service includes suggestions for assessment. Specifics about how to use the reference interview to help with data management, writing data management plans for grants, and finding collaborators are covered in depth. Specialty areas such as teaching data management and data reuse are also included.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442264380 20170206
EBC Access limited to 3 simultaneous users.
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vi, 257 pages : 22 illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Vorwort
  • Historischer Teil
  • Deutsche Sprachkultur in Palästina und Israel im 20. Jahrhundert / Andreas Kilcher
  • Historisch-politischer Kontext und literarische Kultur
  • Deutsche Sprachkultur der Juden und die Renaissance des Hebräischen um 1900
  • Zionismus in Deutschland zwischen Hebräisch und Deutsch
  • Anfänge hebräischer Sprachkultur in Palästina
  • Deutsche Einwanderung und deutsche Sprache in Palästina vor 1933
  • Deutsche Einwanderung nach 1933 (fünfte Alija) und politische Literatur
  • Belletristische Literatur 1933-1948 I (Strukturen)
  • Belletristische Literatur 1933-1948 II (Paradigmen)
  • "Ende einer Epoche" : deutsche Sprachkultur in Israel nach 1948
  • Deutschsprachige Belletristik in Israel nach 1948
  • Publikationsbedingungen in Palästina, Israel / Eva Edelmann-Ohler
  • Deutschsprachige Periodika und Verlage
  • Zeitungen und Periodika
  • Verlage und Druckereien
  • Bibliographischer Teil
  • Drucke 1890-1932
  • Geschichte
  • Politik
  • Literatur
  • Religion, Philosophie
  • Wissenschaft
  • Periodika
  • Alltags- und Gebrauchsliteratur
  • Drucke 1933-1947
  • Geschichte
  • Politik
  • Literatur
  • Religion, Philosophie
  • Wissenschaft
  • Periodika
  • Alltags- und Gebrauchsliteratur
  • Drucke 1948-2000
  • Geschichte
  • Politik
  • Literatur
  • Religion, Philosophie
  • Wissenschaft
  • Periodika
  • Alltags- und Gebrauchsliteratur
  • Drucke ohne Jahreszahl
  • Geschichte
  • Politik
  • Literatur
  • Religion, Philosophie
  • Wissenschaft
  • Alltags- und Gebrauchsliteratur
  • Abbildungsverzeichnis
  • Personenregister
  • Institutionenregister.
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1 online resource (xxxiv, 204 pages) : illustrations
  • 1. Henrik Jochumsen, Dorte Skot-Hansen and Casper Hvenegaard Rasmussen - The four spaces of the public library 2. Charlie Smith - The influence of digital media on the design of libraries 3. Julie Arndrup - The best of both worlds 4. Mai Aggerbeck, Kirsten Maibom and Karen Frederiksen - The disembedded librarian: A vision of the librarian's future role in an educational context 5. Patrick Lo and Dickson Chiu - Informal interview with school librarians 6. Diana L.H. Chan - Using formal and informal channels to update librarians' skill sets 7. Tibor Koltay - Library 2.0: Lost illusions? 8. Matthew Naughtin - Digital music preparation in the modern orchestral library 9. Bruce E. Massis - The academic library in 2020 10. Bernard Scaife - Using technology to make more digital content openly available 11. Evgenia Vassilakaki - New trends in higher education: can information professionals rise to the challenge? 12. Joachim Schopfel - Six futures of academic libraries 13. Cherifa Boukacem-Zeghmouri - From being libraries to becoming the "Switchmen" of scholarship in the digital age 14. Steve Bowman - Digital pedagogy and the student voice 15. Vivien Sieber, Julia Anthoney, Heather Barker, and Ellie Roberts - Information literacy in a digital age: embedding information literacy in the curriculum 16. Louise Overgaard - Playing, creating, learning: the future public library for children and families 17. Stephen Akintunde - The future of libraries in Nigeria 18. Daniella Smith - Reinvigorated opportunities: libraries as essential institutions for youth 19. Bas Savenije - A cooperative model for a national digital library 20. Belen Fornovi Rodriguez - In the core of research 21. Dr Rafael Ball - Information management of the future 22. Niels Brugger - Webraries and web archives - the web between public and private 23. Karen Carden - Not only but also?
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780081001424 20170117
The End of Wisdom? The Future of Libraries in a Digital Age assembles opinion pieces, forecasts, strategy options, and case studies from leading worldwide politicians, academics, educators, authors, publishers, captains of industry, senior public sector workers, library directors, IT gurus and other key players in the field of information provision who discuss their views on the hypothesis surrounding the "end of libraries" and the "death of books." The contributions - ranging in length from 500 to 2000 words are analyzed and summarized to create a rich picture of current trends and likely futures for libraries of all types, with digital options discussed in detail.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780081001424 20170117
Book
1 online resource.
Evaluating Demand-Driven Acquisitions examines recent research in demand-driven acquisitions in an effort to develop an evaluation framework specific to demand-driven programs. The chapters in this volume focus on the criteria and methods that are used to evaluate the results of demand-driven programs in research. Case studies and pilot programs from all types of libraries-including interlibrary loan to purchase programs, catalog integrated strategies, and evidence-based collection development-help illuminate the current best practices and benchmarks for demand-driven evaluation. This book helps librarians and practitioners evaluate their existing demand-driven programs and make adjustments that could decrease costs or expand existing strategies. It is also suitable for librarians with new or emerging demand-driven programs to use as a framework for developing ongoing assessment programs or evaluating pilot programs. * Provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of demand driven acquisitions research * Separates research findings by evaluation criteria for ease of use* Serves as a reference for diverse libraries, including academic, public, and corporate libraries* Synthesizes the most current research on this increasingly popular library strategy.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780081009468 20161213
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xxxv, 216 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
The Experiential Library: Transforming Academic and Research Libraries through the Power of Experiential Learning features contributions-in a relatively conversational, practical, and "how-to" format-from various academic libraries across broad educational levels that have implemented experiential learning programs, services, or resources to enhance the learning and development of both students and library employees. As academic libraries and academic librarians are seeking ways to transform themselves and create collaborative synergies within and without their institutions, this timely book suggests exciting ways to integrate experiential learning into the library's offerings. Ranging from integrated service learning and Information Literacy instruction that "takes the class out of the classroom, " to unique experiential approaches to programming like Course Exhibits and the Human Library, the book is a one-stop-shop for libraries looking to expand their repertoire. It will also help them create connections between experiential learning and their institutions' missions and contributions to student success, by grounding these programs and services on a sure methodological footing. Librarians and educators wishing to learn more about the connections between experiential learning/experiential education and academic libraries would benefit from the advice from authors in this book. * Covers experiential learning for academic and research libraries* Presents diverse aspects of experiential learning in academic libraries across the spectrum of educational levels* Offers a one-stop-shop for librarians keen on bringing experiential learning to their institutions* Adds to current conversations in both LIS and experiential education, enabling further synergies in both disciplines.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780081007754 20161114
Green Library
Book
xii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • CONTENTS Introduction SECTION I: FINANCIAL STATEMENTS Chapter 1: Financial Management as Information Management Chapter 2: Novice Financial Management: Your First Budget Chapter 3: Basic Financial Statements Chapter 4: The Accounting Process, or How Financial Statements are Produced Chapter 5: How Governmental Financial Statements Differ from Not-for-Profit and For-Profit Financial Statements Chapter 6: Other Elements of Financial Statements and Financial Statement Analysis Chapter 7: Internal Control and Auditing of Financial Statements SECTION II: BUDGETING Chapter 8: Estimation, Forecasting and Financial Risk Management Chapter 9: Budgets: General Aspects Chapter 10: Budgets: Heuristics, Choice Architectures, and Decision Traps Chapter 11: Capital Budgeting SECTION III: REVENUES Chapter 12: Time Value of Money Chapter 13: Revenue Sources: Tax Revenue Chapter 14: Bonds and Their Role in Revenue for Capital Projects and Other Areas Chapter 15: Revenue Sources: Tuition, Grants, Gifts and Fundraising, Fees and Fines SECTION IV: EXPENDITURES Chapter 16: Contract Basics Chapter 17: Expenditures: Personnel Chapter 18: Expenditures: Collections Chapter 19: Expenditures: IT, Facilities, and Other Operating Expenses SECTION V: COST ACCOUNTING IN LIBRARIES Chapter 20: Cost Accounting: General Aspects, Types of Costs, Cost Calculations Chapter 21: Cost Accounting: Role in Measurement and Evaluation of Services Chapter 22: Cost Accounting: Activity Based Costing Chapter 23: Cost Accounting: Differential Costing and Break Even Analysis SECTION VI: MARKETING AND COMMUNITY TRUST Chapter 24: Marketing, Public Affairs, and Development Chapter 25: Ethics and Financial Management SECTION VII: CONCLUSION Chapter 26: Conclusion Glossary Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781440850134 20161024
Covering everything from auditing and budgeting to contracts, revenue and expenditures, forecasting, and ethics in financial management, this book addresses the full spectrum of topics and skills needed by today's library managers. * Addresses a topic of growing concern to library managers that is applicable to all types of libraries * Offers readers a formal, comprehensive introduction to financial management-not just an aspect such as cost benefit analysis, budgeting, or fundraising * Includes forms and worksheets that help readers better understand the concepts * Supplies clear and detailed explanations of financial concepts and practical applications.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781440850134 20161024
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xiv, 312 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • * Contents * Foreword * Introduction * Part one Gutenberg before Gutenberg * Chapter 1 The preconditions for a new economy of the media * The key space of modernity: the town * The market in education * The emergence of the political * Chapter 2 The economy of the book * Manuscript production * Change: the objects and practices * Chapter 3 The birth of the market * The market and its regulation * The religious paradigm, or the emergence of the masses * Writing: work and the professions * Part 2 The age of start-ups * Chapter 4 The development and logics of innovation * Paper and papermaking * Xylography * Punches, forms and moulds * Chapter 5 Gutenberg and the invention of printing * Historical portrait of a city * Strasbourg * The return to Mainz * Chapter 6 Innovation * Techniques: innovation in processes * Practices * The society of the workshops * The invention of the graphosphere * Part three The first media revolution * Chapter 7 Printing conquers the world * The spread of the innovation * Ranking the cities * Conjunctures and specializations: the market and innovation * Chapter 8 The nature of text * The book system * The meaning of the text * The 'book-machine' * Chapter 9 The media explosion * A new paradigm: production and reproduction * The Reformation and printing * Regulation: imposing order on books * Printing and governments * Conclusion * Chronologies * Semiology and virtuality * Gutenberg s Europe * Notes * Abbreviations * Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780745672571 20170123
Major transformations in society are always accompanied by parallel transformations in systems of social communication D what we call the media. In this book, historian Frederic Barbier provides an important new economic, political and social analysis of the first great 'media revolution' in the West: Gutenberg s invention of the printing press in the mid fifteenth century. In great detail and with a wealth of historical evidence, Barbier charts the developments in manuscript culture in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, and shows how the steadily increasing need for written documents initiated the processes of change which culminated with Gutenberg. The fifteenth century is presented as the 'age of start-ups' when investment and research into technologies that were new at the time, including the printing press, flourished. Tracing the developments through the sixteenth century, Barbier analyses the principal features of this first media revolution: the growth of technology, the organization of the modern literary sector, the development of surveillance and censorship and the invention of the process of 'mediatization'. He offers a rich variety of examples from cities all over Europe, as well as looking at the evolution of print media in China and Korea. This insightful re-interpretation of the Gutenberg revolution also looks beyond the specific historical context to draw connections between the advent of print in the Rhine Valley ( paper valley ) and our own modern digital revolution. It will be of great interest to students and scholars of early modern history, of literature and the media, and will appeal to anyone interested in what remains one of the greatest cultural revolutions of all time.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780745672571 20170123
Green Library
Book
xiv, 312 pages ; 24 cm
  • The preconditions for a new economy of the media
  • The economy of the book
  • The birth of the market
  • The development and logics of innovation
  • Gutenberg and the invention of printing
  • Innovation
  • Printing conquers the world
  • The nature of text
  • The media explosion.
Major transformations in society are always accompanied by parallel transformations in systems of social communication D what we call the media. In this book, historian Frederic Barbier provides an important new economic, political and social analysis of the first great 'media revolution' in the West: Gutenberg s invention of the printing press in the mid fifteenth century. In great detail and with a wealth of historical evidence, Barbier charts the developments in manuscript culture in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, and shows how the steadily increasing need for written documents initiated the processes of change which culminated with Gutenberg. The fifteenth century is presented as the 'age of start-ups' when investment and research into technologies that were new at the time, including the printing press, flourished. Tracing the developments through the sixteenth century, Barbier analyses the principal features of this first media revolution: the growth of technology, the organization of the modern literary sector, the development of surveillance and censorship and the invention of the process of 'mediatization'. He offers a rich variety of examples from cities all over Europe, as well as looking at the evolution of print media in China and Korea. This insightful re-interpretation of the Gutenberg revolution also looks beyond the specific historical context to draw connections between the advent of print in the Rhine Valley ( paper valley ) and our own modern digital revolution. It will be of great interest to students and scholars of early modern history, of literature and the media, and will appeal to anyone interested in what remains one of the greatest cultural revolutions of all time.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780745672571 20170321
Law Library (Crown)
Book
vi, 203 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Introduction - Beyond Metaphor: a Personal View of Historical Networks in the Book Trade John Hinks 2. Book Trade Networks and Community Contexts John Feather 3. Revealing and Mapping Networks: Potential Opportunities and Pitfalls for Book Trade History Steve Conway 4. History, Histories and Book Trade Networks: An Exploratory Agent-Based Model Edmund Chattoe-Brown and Simone Gabbriellini 5. The Book as Movable Property in England in the Early Middle Ages Elaine Treharne 6. Minding Their F's and Q's: Shakespeare and the Fleet Street Syndicate 1630-32 Jennifer M. Young 7. The Dissemination of Political Pamphlets in Local Towns: a comparison between late seventeenth-century Utrecht and Exeter Roeland Harms 8. Early Book Trade Networks in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Maureen Bell 9. A Hotbed of Hawkers : Muneville-le-Bingard and the Itinerant Book Trade in Northern France during the Ancien Regime Ian Maxted 10. The role of the Sydney Gazette in the Creation of Australia in the Scottish Public Sphere M. H. Beals 11. Copyright Law, Transnational Book Trade, and the Counter-Discourse of the Global in the Belgian Market of Cheap Reprints Alberto Gabriele 12. Karl Marx's Capital and Transatlantic Radical Book-Trade Networks in the Early Twentieth Century Catherine Feely.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781848935891 20170117
The book trade historically tended to operate in a spirit of co-operation as well as competition. Networks between printers, publishers, booksellers and related trades existed at local, regional, national and international levels and were a vital part of the business of books for several centuries. This collection of essays examines many aspects of the history of book-trade networks, in response to the recent 'spatial turn' in history and other disciplines. Contributors come from various backgrounds including history, sociology, business studies and English literature. The essays in Part One introduce the relevance to book-trade history of network theory and techniques, while Part Two is a series of case studies ranging chronologically from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. Topics include the movement of early medieval manuscript books, the publication of Shakespeare, the distribution of seventeenth-century political pamphlets in Utrecht and Exeter, book-trade networks before 1750 in the English East Midlands, the itinerant book trade in northern France in the late eighteenth century, how an Australian newspaper helped to create the Scottish public sphere, the networks of the Belgian publisher Murquardt, and transatlantic radical book-trade networks in the early twentieth century.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781848935891 20170117
Green Library
Book
xiii, 166 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Introduction to diversity, inclusion and information services
  • Developing cultural competence
  • A sampling of diverse populations
  • Services to diverse populations
  • Managing diversity
  • Becoming new storytellers : Counter-storytelling in LIS
  • Appendix 1 : Sample syllabus
  • Appendix 2 : Sample assignments and exercises
  • Appendix 3 : Professional organizations, conferences, and initiatives related to diversity.
Filling a gap in the existing library and information science literature, this book consolidates recent research and best practices to address the need for diversity and social justice in the training and education of LIS professionals. * Addresses perennially important and emerging hot topics in librarianship, such as diversity, cultural competence, and social responsibility * Updates the ongoing discussion on cultural competence and diversity with new concepts, such as critical race theory * Authored by an expert who actively teaches and conducts research in the subject areas of library instruction and information literacy as well as diversity and social justice in librarianship.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781440834608 20170213
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171 p. ; 21 cm.
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