Global Library and Information Science
by Ismail Abdullahi (ed.)
Publisher: De Gruyter Open Ltd 2009
Number of pages: 592
This book presents international librarianship and library science through insightful and well written chapters contributed by experts and scholars from six regions of the world. The role of public, academic, special, school libraries, as well as library and information science education are presented from the early development to the present time.
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by Howard Besser - Getty Research Institute
The book allows curators, librarians, collection managers, students to better understand the processes involved in building a cohesive set of digital images. It also explores how to link digitized images to the information required to manage them.
by Jose E. Labra Gayo, et al. - Morgan & Claypool
RDF and Linked Data have broad applicability across many fields. Requirements for detecting bad data differ across tasks, but nearly all involve some form of data validation. This book introduces data validation and describes its practical use.
by Patricia Harpring - Getty Research Institute
This book is a guide to building controlled vocabulary tools, cataloging and indexing cultural materials with terms and names from controlled vocabularies, and using vocabularies in search engines and databases to enhance discovery and retrieval.
by Ciza Thomas (ed.) - InTech
This book provides researchers in the field of ontology and information science an opportunity to share their results. It also includes the design aspects of domain ontologies considering the architecture, development strategy and selection of tools.