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Learn Basic Library Skills

Author : Elaine Andersen
ISBN : 0810844982
Genre : Literary Criticism
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An examination of the skills needed for working in a library or other information agency. Each chapter deals with a section of basic library work and the knowledge and skills needed to perform it well. Exercises and quizzes for improving skills are included, with answers at the back of the book.

Learn Basic Library Skills Second North American Edition

Author : Elaine Anderson
ISBN : 1590958020
Genre : Education
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Learn Basic Library Skills Second North American Edition A Practical Study Guide for Beginning Work in a Library or Other Information Agency This combination text and workbook describes skills needed by anyone beginning work in a library or other information agency, whether at a professional or paraprofessional level. It explains tasks performed by library trainees; aspiring library technicians; librarians starting their training; clerical, temporary, and volunteer staff; and others with no relevant education or experience. Written by a team of international librarians and library educators, it covers all areas of library work, including the types of materials collected by libraries; bibliographic records and tools; cataloging; acquisition and processing of materials; circulation systems; collection maintenance; shelving; damage; and inventory. Plentiful, clear examples and practice exercises help the reader master the basic skills needed for working in public, school, college, corporate, government, and special libraries. Learn Basic Library Skills is one of nine study guides in the Library Education Series. Please see the back of this book for a complete listing, or visit www.totalrecallpress.com for more information. Elaine Andersen has taught library studies at Canberra Institute of Technology in Canberra, Australia. She has worked in several special and public libraries, especially in acquisitions and reference work, and has taught a wide variety of subjects, including client services, acquisitions, and loan services. Mary Gosling is a reference librarian and library educator who has taught reference and basic library skills for many years. She has been coordinator of the Library Studies Program at the Canberra Institute of Technology and is now a senior reference librarian and manager at the National Library of Australia. Mary Mortimer has worked in libraries in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Britain in many capacities. She has taught library skills in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam, Brunei and Malaysia. Mary McConnell is Associate Director of Libraries and Cultural Resources at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. Trina Grover is a catalog librarian at Ryerson University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada. She has taught cataloging workshops and courses. TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface 1. Basic Library Skills 2. Bibliographic Records 3. Assets and Access 4. The Catalog 5. Other Bibliographic Tools 6. Circulation Systems 7. Collection Maintenance 8. Shelving 9. Damage 10. Inventory Answers Glossary Bibliography Index

Global Evolution

Author : Kaetrena D. Davis
ISBN : 9780838984352
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Basic Library Skills 5th Ed

Author : Carolyn Wolf
ISBN : 9780786451616
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This brand new edition of Wolf’s acclaimed work provides a self-contained, short course in essential library skills for patrons of college, high school and public libraries. The intent is to provide a quick and easy way to learn to do library research. The exercises contained herein give students hands-on experience by applying rules stated in the text to situations that approach real “research problems.” Subjects addressed include a brief tour of the library; card catalogs and cataloging systems; filing rules; online public access catalogs; subject searching; bibliographies; book reviews and parts of a book; dictionaries; encyclopedias; handbooks; atlases; gazetteers; periodicals; newspapers; online database searching and reference sources; literature and criticism; e-books; government information and government documents; biographies; business, career and consumer information; non-print materials and special services; online computer use in libraries and schools; and hints for writing term papers. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

Libraries For Users

Author : Luisa Alvite
ISBN : 9781780630519
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book reviews the quality and evolution of academic library services. It revises service trends offered by academic libraries and the challenge of enhancing traditional ones such as: catalogues, repositories and digital collections, learning resources centres, virtual reference services, information literacy and 2.0 tools. Studies the role of the university library in the new educational environment of higher education Rethinks libraries in academic context Redefines roles for academic libraries

Music Librarianship In The Uk Fifty Years Of The British Branch Of The International Association Of Music Librarians

Author : R. B. Turbet
ISBN : 9781351752060
Genre : Social Science
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This title was first published in 2003. The UK branch of the International Association of Music Libraries was founded in 1953. This volume of specially commissioned essays celebrates the golden jubilee of branch's foundation and surveys the achievements of the last 50 years. With an emphasis on practical music librarianship, the essays examine the challenges that have faced the profession in recent years, as well as current developments in the field and the impact of modern advances in information technology.

Music Librarianship In The United Kingdom

Author : Richard Turbet
ISBN : 0754605728
Genre : Music
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The UK branch of the International Association of Music Libraries was founded in 1953. This volume of specially commissioned essays celebrates the golden jubilee of branch's foundation and surveys the achievements of the last 50 years. With an emphasis on practical music librarianship, the essays examine the challenges that have faced the profession in recent years, as well as current developments in the field and the impact of modern advances in information technology.

Learn Dewey Decimal Classification Edition 23 International Edition

Author : Lynn Farkas
ISBN : 159095436X
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"The Learn Dewey Decimal Classification (Edition 23)" International Edition A Practical Study Guide for Learning Every Aspect of Ddc23 his combined text and workbook covers the theories and principles of DDC's 23rd edition and then offers immediate practice in putting the information to use. Plentiful, clear explanations, examples and practice exercises illustrate every aspect of DDC and help students master creating DDC numbers. "The Learn Dewey Decimal Classification (edition 23)" international edition follows the style and format of earlier editions, with new and revised exercises that incorporate the changes in DDC's 23rd edition. It covers principles of classifying with DDC, components and organization of the Dewey Decimal Classification, finding numbers in the schedules, building numbers using each of the Tables, and number building by adding from the schedules. The book also includes a chapter on WebDewey; a glossary that defines technical terms in simple language, and an index. The concluding chapter consists of 150 number-building exercises for extra practice, making this an ideal resource for classroom teachers. "Learn Dewey Decimal Classification (edition 23)" is a practical, easy to use study tool for all library students and staff who need to be familiar with the basics of DDC. "Learn Dewey Decimal Classification (edition 23)" is one of the study guides in the Learn Library Skills Series. Details of each publication are in the back of this book, or visit the publisher website for more information. Lynn Farkas is a librarian, library trainer and director of an Australian information services consulting company. Her expertise includes subject analysis, thesaurus development, knowledge management applications, metadata and database indexing. She regularly conducts core skills training for the cataloging staff of major Australian libraries, including the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

International Students And Academic Libraries

Author : Diane E. Peters
ISBN : 081087430X
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book addresses the issues faced by both international students and by librarians who work with them and offers suggestions on ways to make the relationship between the two groups more positive and productive. The annotated bibliography provides an overview of the literature on the topic.

Effective Libraries In International Schools

Author : Carolyn Markuson
ISBN : 9780901577320
Genre : School libraries
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