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International encyclopedia of information and library science

Author: John Feather; R P Sturges
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This revised and updated edition takes account of the radical changes that have taken place since it was originally conceived. With almost 600 A-Z entries, written by a global team of over 180 contributors, the subject matter ranges from mobile library services provided by camel and donkey transport to search engines, portals and the World Wide Web. The entries fall into four categories." "All the longer entries  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch (Fachlexikon)
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Feather; R P Sturges
ISBN: 0415259010 9780415259019
OCLC Number: 50480180
Description: xxxii, 688 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: abstract; abstracting and indexing services; academic libraries; accessions; accreditation of LIS schools; acquisitions; advice service; Africa; agricultural documentation and information; aid agencies; algorithm; almanac; alphabetisation rules; American Library Association; Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules; anomalous state of knowledge; archival description; archival library; archives; archivist; art galleries; art libraries; artefact; artificial intelligence; Association for Computing Machinery; atlas; author; authoring systems; authority file; barcode; barefoot librarian; baud rate; Berne Convention; Besterman, Theodore (1904-76); bibliographic classification; bibliographic control; bibliographic description; bibliographic instruction; bibliography; bibliomania; bibliometrics; Bibliotheque Nationale de France; bibliotherapy; Bodley, Sir Thomas (1545-1613); book; book club; book design; book fair; book jobber; book production; book selection; book trade; Boolean logic; Bowers, Fredson Thayer (1905-93); box libraries; Bradford, Samuel Clement (1878-1948); Bray, Thomas (1656-1730); British Library; broadcasting; browsing; Buddhist libraries; bulletin board; Bush, Vannevar (1890-1974); business information service; byte; cable television; Caribbean; Carnegie, Andrew (1835-1919); catalogues; categorisation; categorisation of fiction; CD-ROM; censorship; Central and Eastern Europe; chain indexing; chaos theory; children's libraries; children's literature; cinema; circulating library; circulation system; citation analysis; classification; closed access; code of professional conduct; coden; cognitive science; collection; collection development; collection management; colon classification; Commonwealth Library Association (COMLA); communication; communications audit; community information; community librarianship; competitor intelligence; computer; computer crime; computer science; computer security; computer-assisted learning in library and information science; concordance; conservation; consolidation of information; conspectus; consultancy; continuing professional development; contracts for information provision; convergence; cooperative cataloguing; copyright; crime in libraries; cultural agencies; cultural industries; current awareness; current contents list; Cutter, Charles Ammi (1837-1903); cybernetics; data; data archives; data bank; data compression; Data Encryption Standard; data protection; data security; database; database-management systems (DBMS); decision support systems (DSS); defamation; desktop computer; desktop publishing (DTP); Dewey decimal classification; Dewey, Melvil (1857-1931); DIALOG; dictionary; digital libraries [electronic libraries in 1/e]; digitisation; diplomatic; directory; disaster-preparedness planning; discography; dissemination of information; distance learning; document; document clustering; document delivery systems; document image processing; documentation; donations to libraries; East Asia; Eastern Europe; EBLIDA; ecclesiastical libraries; economics of information; Eighteenth-Century Short-Title Catalogue; electrocopying; electronic book; electronic data interchange; electronic document delivery; electronic funds transfer; electronic journal archives; electronic mail; electronic public information; encryption; encyclopedia; enumerative bibliography; ephemera; epistemology; espionage; ethernet; European Union information policies; evidence-based healthcare; exchange programmes; expert systems; faceted classification; Farradane, Jason (1906-89); fax; fee-based services; fibre optics; fiction; file transfer protocol; film; finding aid; Fisher, Sir Ronald Aylmer (1890-1962); fixed location; floppy disk; fonds; forgery; free net; free text searching; freedom of information; friends of the library; fuzzy logic; Gadamer, Hans-Georg (1900-); Garfield, Eugene (1925-); gatekeeper; gateway; gazetteer; Geographic Information Systems; Gesner, Conrad (1516-65); gigabyte; gopher; government publishing; grap
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