Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science

Volume 43 - Supplement 8: Apple Computer: Inc. to Work Analysis in Libraries

Author: Allen Kent

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824720438

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 408

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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."
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Concise Encyclopedia of Software Engineering

Author: Derrick Morris

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483286843

Category: Computers

Page: 415

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This Concise Encyclopedia of Software Engineering is intended to provide compact coverage of the knowledge relevant to the practicing software engineer. The content has been chosen to provide an introduction to the theory and techniques relevant to the software of a broad class of computer applications. It is supported by examples of particular applications and their enabling technologies. This Encyclopedia will be of value to new practitioners who need a concise overview and established practitioners who need to read about the "penumbra" surrounding their own specialities. It will also be useful to professionals from other disciplines who need to gain some understanding of the various aspects of software engineering which underpin complex information and control systems, and the thinking behind them.
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The Basic Business Library

Core Resources

Author: Rashelle S. Karp,Bernard S. Schlessinger

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781573565127

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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Lists and evaluates essential resources for business libraries and includes essays on business periodicals, online resources, collection development, and library organization.
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Information Seeking and Communicating Behavior of Scientists and Engineers

Author: Cynthia Steinke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136581650

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 166

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This inspiring book addresses a topic that is far too often ignored or disregarded by sci-tech librarians: Exactly how do scientists and engineers really discover, select, and use the countless information and communications resources available to them when conducting research? The answer to this question should be a major influence on the way information specialists develop information systems in their libraries. Unfortunately, many librarians are not as familiar with the work, information needs, and communicating behavior of the research worker. Information Seeking and Communications Behavior of Scientists and Engineers looks at this question from several perspectives to give an overall view of how to best serve the needs of the scientific community. This book is an encouragement and a challenge to sci-tech librarians to make an ever greater effort to understand the work of their users, the differing information channels and sources they employ, and thus tailor the library’s systems and services to best support their information-seeking behavior.
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Computer Models for Water-Resources Planning and Management

National Study of Water Management During Drought

Author: Ralph A. Wurbs

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780788141706

Category:

Page: 218

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This report is designed to help water managers & planners who are not expert in modeling, & modeling experts in one area who are interested in surveying available models in another area. Covers: model development & distribution org's.; general-purpose software; demand forecasting & balancing supply with demand; water distribution system models; ground water models; watershed runoff models; stream, hydraulics models; river & reservoir water quality models; & reservoir/river system operation models. Inventory of selected models appendix. Tables.
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