Scientific Libraries

Scientific libraries have undergone dramatic changes since the end of the 1960s. This book explains and characterises these changes and main trends, and describes their consequences for libraries. The book presents an overview and an analysis of long-term developments in the field. Professionals within library and information sciences, together with students, will find the book of interest, enabling them to understand the situation of the libraries today and also prepare them for decisions about the future. Summarises the author's unique practical experiences from 35 years of work within the field of library and information sciences Analyses main trends from a holistic and long-term perspective Provides the reader with the tools when trying to plan for and predict the future

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  • Author : Tomas Lidman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 140 pages
  • ISBN : 1780631219
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Scientific Libraries

Scientific Libraries
  • Author : Tomas Lidman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 January 2008
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Scientific libraries have undergone dramatic changes since the end of the 1960s. This book explains and characterises these changes and main trends, and describes their consequences for libraries. The book presents an overview and an analysis of long-term developments in the field. Professionals within library and information sciences, together with students, will find the book of interest, enabling them to understand the situation of the libraries today and also prepare them for decisions about the future. Summarises the author's unique

Thornton and Tully's Scientific Books, Libraries and Collectors

Thornton and Tully's Scientific Books, Libraries and Collectors
  • Author : Andrew Hunter
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 December 2016
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In the 25 years since the last edition of Thornton and Tully’s Scientific Books, Libraries and Collectors was published, scientific publishing has mushroomed, developed new forms, and the academic discipline and popular appreciation of the history of science have grown apace. This fourth edition discusses these changes and ponders the implications of developments in publishing at the end of the twentieth century, while concentrating its gaze upon the dissemination of scientific ideas and knowledge from Antiquity to the industrial age.

Science Libraries in the Self Service Age

Science Libraries in the Self Service Age
  • Author : Alvin Hutchinson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 27 November 2018
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Science Libraries in the Self Service Age: Developing New Services, Targeting New Users suggests ways in which libraries can remain relevant to their institution. This book describes the myriad of new services and user communities which science librarians have recently incorporated into their routines. Where applicable, the book focuses on both researcher needs and the simple economics that emphasize the need for new service development. Science librarians will have to adapt to changing behaviors and needs if they want to

Academic Libraries and Public Engagement With Science and Technology

Academic Libraries and Public Engagement With Science and Technology
  • Author : Eileen Harrington
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 15 April 2019
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Libraries have historically played a role as a community builder, providing resources and spaces where knowledge can be archived, shared and created. They can also play a pivotal role in fostering the public's understanding of science and scientific processes. From makerspaces to data visualization labs to exhibits, many libraries already delve into scientific explorations and many more could join them. Scientists often need to include "broader impacts" goals in grant proposals, but they might not know where to begin or

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science
  • Author : Allen Kent,Harold Lancour,Jay E. Daily
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 February 1979
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"The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science provides an outstanding resource in 33 published volumes with 2 helpful indexes. This thorough reference set--written by 1300 eminent, international experts--offers librarians, information/computer scientists, bibliographers, documentalists, systems analysts, and students, convenient access to the techniques and tools of both library and information science. Impeccably researched, cross referenced, alphabetized by subject, and generously illustrated, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science integrates the essential theoretical and practical information accumulating in this rapidly growing field."

The Art and Politics of Science

The Art and Politics of Science
  • Author : Harold Varmus
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 24 May 2010
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A Nobel Prize–winning cancer biologist, leader of major scientific institutions, and scientific adviser to President Obama reflects on his remarkable career. A PhD candidate in English literature at Harvard University, Harold Varmus discovered he was drawn instead to medicine and eventually found himself at the forefront of cancer research at the University of California, San Francisco. In this “timely memoir of a remarkable career” (American Scientist), Varmus considers a life’s work that thus far includes not only the

Special Libraries Worldwide

Special Libraries Worldwide
  • Author : Günther Reichardt
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release : 24 July 2017
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The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the information profession. The series IFLA Publications deals with many of the means through which libraries, information centres, and information professionals worldwide can formulate their goals, exert their influence as a group, protect their interests, and find solutions to global problems.

Social Science Libraries

Social Science Libraries
  • Author : Steve W. Witt,Lynne M. Rudasill
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 04 July 2022
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This volume focuses on practical and empirical accounts of organizational change in the social sciences and impacts upon the professional skills, collections, and services within social science libraries. Section one focuses upon the question of interdisciplinary within social science libraries and the role of libraries to both react to and facilitate paradigm shifts in research and science. Section two focuses on the rise of data as a resource to be collected and shared within social science libraries. The third section