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Article title Summary Date published
Book Review: Developing the New Learning Environment

Stephen Town welcomes this new text on a key issue for the future of academic librarians, and suggests some broader questions for consideration.

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issue46

February 2006

Book Review: Cataloging and Organizing Digital Resources

Sarah Higgins learns how to incorporate online resources into a library catalogue using AACR2 and MARC, but wonders why the wider issue of organising and describing a full range of digital resources is not addressed.

review

issue45

October 2005

Book Review: Managing Acquisitions in Library and Information Services

Bruce Royan welcomes a new edition of the standard text in the acquisitions field.

review

issue45

October 2005

Book Review: Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 2004 (Volume 38)

Michael Day reviews a recent volume of this key annual publication on information science and technology.

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issue45

October 2005

Book Review: Content and Workflow Management for Library Web Sites

Martin White welcomes the detail but is concerned at the impact that the publishing process has had on the currency and utility of the content.

review

issue44

July 2005

Book Review: The Academic Library

Ruth Jenkins wishes this textbook had been available when she was a library school student.

review

issue44

July 2005

Book Review: Disaster Management for Libraries and Archives

Ian Lovecy looks at a useful consolidation of approaches to disaster management.

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issue44

July 2005

Book Review: Managing Suppliers and Partners for the Academic Library

Tony Kidd examines this study's view of the importance of partnerships in their widest context for the modern academic library.

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issue44

July 2005

Book Review: Digital Libraries - Principles and Practice in a Global Environment

Chris Awre welcomes a useful overview of the global digital library scene that will help both those coming new to this area and those wishing to broaden their appreciation of what is involved in developing a digital library.

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issue43

April 2005

Book Review: Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval

Marieke Guy takes a look at a recent introduction to metadata for the information professional.

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issue43

April 2005

Book Review: Managing Digital Rights - A Practitioner's Guide

Stuart Hannabuss likes the way this book reminds us that information professionals need to apply the law and not merely know it.

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issue43

April 2005

Book Review: Building an Electronic Resource Collection

Sarah Pearson considers whether the 2nd edition of this practical guide for building an electronic resource collection can satisfy the needs of both new and experienced practitioners.

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issue43

April 2005

Book Review: How to Find Information

Verity Brack reviews a new practical guide for researchers wanting to improve their information skills and finds it a very useful addition.

review

issue42

January 2005

Book Review: Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing

Mike Fraser asks whether a recent book on open source software licences will help him answer a few questions.

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issue42

January 2005

Book Review: Digital Libraries - Policy, Planning and Practice

Bruce Royan considers the ironies of communicating the state of the art of digital libraries by means of a print publication.

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issue42

January 2005

Book Review: Libraries Without Walls 5

David Parkes reviews the fifth compilation of the biennial Library Without Walls Conference. He finds how far we have come and how far we have to go in delivering services to distributed learners.

review

issue41

October 2004

Book Review: Knowledge Management Lessons Learned

Martin White praises the work of the editors on the 32 essays covering how KM initiatives can deliver tangible outcomes and takes a practical and balanced view of their overall value.

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issue41

October 2004

Book Review: Information Representation and Retrieval in the Digital Age

Chris Awre finds a useful if limited introduction for those coming new to the field of information representation and retrieval, but is unconvinced by its overall coverage and depth.

review

issue41

October 2004

Book Review: The Web Library

Lina Coelho looks at a book she feels is destined to repay its purchase price even if you never manage to read it all.

review

issue41

October 2004

Book Review: The Information Society - A Study of Continuity and Change

Lise Foster finds this a useful scene setter for the novice and valuable reminder for the professional of the challenges facing today's librarian.

review

issue41

October 2004

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