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 Elisa Lanzi - Oxford University Press
The book highlights the crucial role that controlled vocabularies play in the description, cataloging, or documentation of cultural heritage information. It stresses the importance of standards and the authority work in managing vocabularies.
by Mary-Jo Kline, Susan Holbrook Perdue - University of Virginia Press
In addition to exploring the role electronic technology plays in the editing process, this edition provides the most current treatment of the craft's fundamental issues. These include locating and collecting sources, transcribing source texts, etc.
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.