Harrod's Librarians' Glossary and Reference Book

A Directory of Over 10,200 Terms, Organizations, Projects and Acronyms in the Areas of Information Management, Library Science, Publishing and Archive Management

Author: Ray Prytherch

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317123611

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 768

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Listing over 10,000 entries, Harrod's Librarians' Glossary and Reference Book spans everything from traditional printing terms to search engines and from book formats to URLs. Revisions for this tenth edition have centred in particular on the Information Society and its ramifications, on the general shift towards electronic resources, and on e-commerce, e-learning and e-government, whilst at the same time maintaining key areas predating the IT revolution. Web terminology, URLs and IT terms have been checked and updated, and coverage of terms relating to digitization and digital resources, portals, multimedia and electronic products has been revised or expanded as necessary. Harrod's Glossary now includes Knowledge Management terms, and this edition has also focused on developments in the field of intellectual property, copyright, patents, privacy and piracy. It gives wide international coverage of names, addresses and URLs of major libraries and other important organizations in the information sector, of professional associations, fellowships, networks, government bodies, projects and programmes, consortia and institutions, influential reports and other key publications. Entries are included on classification and file coding, on records management and archiving and on both the latest and the most enduring aspects of library and information skills. Even with the Web at your fingertips Harrod's Librarians' Glossary and Reference Book remains a quicker reference for explaining specialist terms, jargon and acronyms, and for finding the URLs you need, whether you are working in a print-based or digital library, in archiving, records management, conservation, bookselling or publishing.
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Research Methods for Business Students

Author: Mark Saunders,Philip Lewis,Adrian Thornhill

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780273701484

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 624

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Research Methods for Business Students has been fully revised for this seventh edition and continues to be the market-leading textbook in its field, guiding hundreds of thousands of student researchers to success in their research methods modules, research proposals, projects and dissertations.
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Dictionary for Library and Information Science

Author: Joan M. Reitz

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781591580751

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 788

View: 3249

Now available for the first time in print, the dictionary is the most comprehensive and reliable English-language resource for terminology used in all types of libraries. With more than 4,000 terms and cross-references (last updated January, 2003), the dictionary's content has been carefully selected and includes terms from publishing, printing, literature, and computer science where, in the author's judgment, they are relevant to both library professionals and laypersons.
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Internet Resources for Leisure and Tourism

Author: William F. Theobald,H. E. Dunsmore

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136393730

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 236

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Internet Resources for Leisure and Tourism is designed to allow students, academics and practitioners within the leisure and tourism fields to get the very most out of the World Wide Web, helping them track down and fully exploit the most useful resources available. This book includes pointers on how to find and utilise, among other things: the latest economic statistics and demographics, information about government agencies and their programs, the content of universities' websites, up-to-the-minute statistics on visitor arrivals and departures, information on forthcoming meetings and conferences, and details of contents in periodicals. Features include: details of interesting sites for content, design and / or specific information notes emphasizing important information about a site shortcuts and easy-to-use methods for performing functions a wide variety of Internet topics - from how to find a provider to how to compress and decompress files that you download. The book is now updated and supported by a new companion website which provides the reader with regular updates about the latest online developments - thus continually keeping them up to speed in what is an exceptionally fast-moving medium.
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Children's Reading Choices

Author: Martin Coles,Christine Hall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134670702

Category: Education

Page: 208

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Children's Reading Choices discusses the reading habits of children aged between 10 and 14. The book reports the findings of the Children's Reading Choices project - conducted by the authors from the University of Nottingham and the largest national survey of children's reading choices since the 1970s. The book includes reports and discussion on: * girls' and boys' reading preferences and the differences between their reading habits * the place of series books, teenage magazines and comics in children's reading * the most popular authors and titles at different ages * purchasing habits and library use.
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Research and the Teacher

A Qualitative Introduction to School-based Research

Author: Graham Hitchcock,David Hughes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134854595

Category: Education

Page: 388

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First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Geoscience Information

A state-of-the art review

Author: A.P. Harvey

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 940117444X

Category: Science

Page: 288

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The International Conference on Geological Information represents the first major attempt to bring together geoscience information specialists from allover the world. The purpose of the conference was to assess the current state-of the-art in geoscience information from both the regional and functional point of view. It was hoped that the conference could take steps to bring about increased international cooperation and collaboration in the field of geological information. The papers ranged over the whole spec trum of documentation from primary publishing back to the user, including data. Perhaps a keyword for the conference might be "cooperation". The idea of, and need for, cooperation was stressed in almost every talk. The final panel session was devoted to a discussion on the formation of a proposed International Association for Geological Information. Despite the growing pressure on information managers, stimulated by increasing international activities in geology, the global perspective of plate tectonics and worldwide concern for the availability of non-renewable resources, there does not exist an international organisation specifi cally concerned with geological information. Delegates agreed that there was no need for a new professional society of individuals but that a federation or similar organisation might be desirable. In the final session it became apparent that if the geological information community is to make the best use of all the systems and developments available there is very clearly a need to know what exists in all these areas at present. An urgent task is to identify these systems.
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