The Myth and Magic of Library Systems

The Myth and Magic of Library Systems not only defines what library systems are, but also provides guidance on how to run a library systems department. It is aimed at librarians or library administrations tasked with managing, or using, a library systems department. This book focuses on different scenarios regarding career changes for librarians and the ways they may have to interact with library systems, including examples that speak to IT decision-making responsibilities, work as a library administrator, or managerial duties in systems departments. Provides guidance on how to run a library systems department Focuses on different scenarios regarding career changes for librarians and the ways they may have to interact with library systems Includes sample scenarios that speak to IT decision-making responsibilities, work as a library administrator, or managerial duties in systems departments

Produk Detail:

  • Author : Keith J. Kelley
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 208 pages
  • ISBN : 0081000871
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
CLICK HERE TO GET THIS BOOKThe Myth and Magic of Library Systems

The Myth and Magic of Library Systems

The Myth and Magic of Library Systems
  • Author : Keith J. Kelley
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 23 September 2015
GET THIS BOOKThe Myth and Magic of Library Systems

The Myth and Magic of Library Systems not only defines what library systems are, but also provides guidance on how to run a library systems department. It is aimed at librarians or library administrations tasked with managing, or using, a library systems department. This book focuses on different scenarios regarding career changes for librarians and the ways they may have to interact with library systems, including examples that speak to IT decision-making responsibilities, work as a library administrator, or managerial

Systems Librarianship

Systems Librarianship
  • Author : Brighid M. Gonzales
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 15 June 2020
GET THIS BOOKSystems Librarianship

Systems Librarianship: A Practical Guide for Librarians offers new systems librarians and interested LIS students foundational knowledge about the field of systems librarianship as well as practical information and strategies for common projects like migrating a library system and technology planning. With up-to-date information based on a survey of 200 practicing systems librarians, the current professional literature, and on-the-job experience, this practical guide covers everything a new systems librarian should know in order to succeed in this field. The first half

Information Technology for Librarians and Information Professionals

Information Technology for Librarians and Information Professionals
  • Author : Jonathan M. Smith
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 25 October 2021
GET THIS BOOKInformation Technology for Librarians and Information Professionals

This book introduces information technology topics foundational to many services offered in libraries and information centers. Written by a librarian with extensive experience as a technology specialist in libraries the book clearly explains concepts information technology principles with an eye toward their practical applications in libraries.

Entropy and the Magic Flute

Entropy and the Magic Flute
  • Author : Harold J. Morowitz
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 10 June 1993
GET THIS BOOKEntropy and the Magic Flute

Harold Morowitz has long been regarded highly both as an eminent scientist and as an accomplished science writer. The essays in The Wine of Life, his first collection, were hailed by C.P. Snow as "some of the wisest, wittiest and best informed that I have read," and Carl Sagan called them "a delight to read." In later volumes such as Mayonnaise and the Origin of Life and The Thermodynamics of Pizza, he has established a reputation for a wide-ranging

Subject Encyclopedias: User guide, review citations

Subject Encyclopedias: User guide, review citations
  • Author : Allan Mirwis
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release : 25 October 1999
GET THIS BOOKSubject Encyclopedias: User guide, review citations

This useful two-volume set will provide buyers of subject encyclopedias with a substantial amount of valuable information they can use in making their purchasing decisions. It will also provide all types of librarians and their patrons with a quick, one-stop method for locating the appropriate subject encyclopedias for their needs and for locating articles in the 100 encyclopedias. Librarians who specialize in bibliographic instruction will also find it to be a useful tool for teaching students how to locate needed information.

International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature
  • Author : Peter Hunt
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 August 2004
GET THIS BOOKInternational Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

Children's literature continues to be one of the most rapidly expanding and exciting of interdisciplinary academic studies, of interest to anyone concerned with literature, education, internationalism, childhood or culture in general. The second edition of Peter Hunt's bestselling International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature offers comprehensive coverage of the subject across the world, with substantial, accessible, articles by specialists and world-ranking experts. Almost everything is here, from advanced theory to the latest practice – from bibliographical research to working with books

Myth, Magic and Mystery

Myth, Magic and Mystery
  • Author : Trinkett Clark,Henry Nichols Blake Clark
  • Publisher : Roberts Rinehart Pub
  • Release : 25 October 1996
GET THIS BOOKMyth, Magic and Mystery

This volume is a comprehensive survey of American children's book illustration, from the turn of the century to the present. It contains a collection of works of well-known children's book illustrators such as N.C. Wyeth, Chris Van Allsburg, Maurice Sendak, Dr. Seuss, Edward Gorey, Tomi Ungerer, and others. Essays explore four major themes -- alphabets and nursery rhymes; myths, fables, and fairy tales; stories for young listeners and readers; and adolescent adventures and mysteries -- through the works of

The Library at Night

The Library at Night
  • Author : Alberto Manguel
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 01 April 2008
GET THIS BOOKThe Library at Night

Inspired by the process of creating a library for his 15th-century home near the Loire, in France, Manguel, the acclaimed writer on books and reading, has taken up the subject of libraries in this captivating meditation on their meaning and significance.

The Art of Placemaking

The Art of Placemaking
  • Author : Ronald Lee Fleming
  • Publisher : Merrell Pub Limited
  • Release : 25 October 2021
GET THIS BOOKThe Art of Placemaking

In The Art of Placemaking, Ronald Lee Fleming adopts a practical approach to tackling public art and community planning in the US as they are experienced today. Through detailed, in-depth case studies he discusses the development of placemaking initiatives since 1990, accompanying beautiful and approachable examples with constructive criticism of those he sees as less successful. The case studies deal with varied project, ranging from a clock with bronze bells that marks the gateway to downtown Cincinnati to the beautification of

Goddesses

Goddesses
  • Author : Burleigh Mutén,Rebecca Guay
  • Publisher : Barefoot Books
  • Release : 25 October 2021
GET THIS BOOKGoddesses

Britomartis, goddess of the moon, was a clever, active girl who loved to hunt with her bow and arrows.... Britomartis was sacred to fishermen, hunters and sailors.

The Transformations of Magic

The Transformations of Magic
  • Author : Frank Klaassen
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Release : 02 January 2013
GET THIS BOOKThe Transformations of Magic

In this original, provocative, well-reasoned, and thoroughly documented book, Frank Klaassen proposes that two principal genres of illicit learned magic occur in late medieval manuscripts: image magic, which could be interpreted and justified in scholastic terms, and ritual magic (in its extreme form, overt necromancy), which could not. Image magic tended to be recopied faithfully; ritual magic tended to be adapted and reworked. These two forms of magic did not usually become intermingled in the manuscripts, but were presented separately.

A Parting of the Ways

A Parting of the Ways
  • Author : Michael Friedman
  • Publisher : Open Court
  • Release : 15 April 2011
GET THIS BOOKA Parting of the Ways

Since the 1930s, philosophy has been divided into two camps: the analytic tradition which prevails in the Anglophone world and the continental tradition which holds sway over the European continent. A Parting of the Ways looks at the origins of this split through the lens of one defining episode: the disputation in Davos, Switzerland, in 1929, between the two most eminent German philosophers, Ernst Cassirer and Martin Heidegger. This watershed debate was attended by Rudlf Carnap, a representative of the Vienna