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The Past, Present, and Future of Demand-Driven Acquisitions in Academic Libraries
An investigation of patron usage and librarian ebook selection is investigated by comparing call number data generated by usage of three entities: an ebrary PDA; Academic Complete, which is a leased collection of ebooks; and subject librarian selections based on the YPB approval plan at Iowa State University.
Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, 3rd ed
With this third edition, Peggy Johnson continues to update what must now be considered the essential textbook for collection development and management. Each edition gets a little bit larger than the
Libraries and Librarianship: Sixty Years of Challenge and Change, 1945–2005
current applications, and decide whether anthropology is the right choice for them. The book would have benefited from more editorial attention; I found a typo in the table of contents, Linguistic
Assessing What We Wrote: A Review of the Libraries & Culture Literature Reviews, 1967-2002
Biennial literature reviews, somewhat rare in library and historical scholarship, have become integral to the scholarly apparatus of American library history since their inception in 1967. This essay
Using the Arts and Humanities Citation Index to Identify a Community of Interdisciplinary Historians
Abstract The history journal Armales: Economies, Societes, Civilizationsis investigated for 1980-1989 to reveal an institutional and geographical mapping of the Annalescontributors. Using the Arts
Being Part of the Conversation: The Most Cited Articles in Library History and Library & Information History, 1967–2015
ABSTRACT A half-century of cited references to Library History and Library & Information History is analysed. A list of the books and journals that most often cite articles in Library History and
Two Sides of the Same Coin? Trade and University Press Publishing of Revised Dissertations, 2007–2016: Some Observations
In academia, humanists, social scientists, and those in the various sciences, write books that assume major cultural capital for promotion, tenure, and for dissemination of scholarship. For the
University Presses and Emerging Disciplinary Configurations and Orientations: An Exploration and Discussion
University presses publish books according to their respective publishing specializations and programming. Disciplinary interests supported by university presses align with their strengths and