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 K. Skinner, M. Halbert - Emory University Digital Library
This monograph is a report of early efforts to establish digital libraries as experimental projects and ongoing services consistent with the practices of print-based libraries. Contributions of leaders in major digital libraries are included.
by Gang Wu - InTech
Web 3.0 will be built on semantic Web technologies, which will allow data to be shared and reused. This book explains examines how this powerful new technology can unify and fully leverage the ever-growing data, information, and Internet services.
by Susanne R. Warren (ed.) - Oxford University Press
The book guides the novice to an understanding of archival information and documentation. It covers the characteristics of archival materials, analysis of information for archival description, descriptive tools in information systems, etc.
by Michael R. Berthold (ed.) - Springer
The focus of this book, and the BISON project from which the contributions are originating, is a network based integration of various types of data repositories and the development of new ways to explore the resulting gigantic information networks.