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Five years on and fully revised – new edition of the comprehensive handbook for special collections

Feb
09

Facet Publishing have announced the release of the second edition of The Special Collections Handbook

This new edition from Alison Cullingford, Special Collections Librarian at the University of Bradford, is a practical day-to-day companion covering all aspects of special collections work.

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An essential guide to linked data for libraries, archives and museums

Oct
11

11/10/2016

For immediate release

An essential guide to linked data for libraries, archives and museums

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Linked Data for Cultural Heritage

In this new book Ed Jones and Michele Seikel along with a stellar list of contributors help readers understand linked data concepts by examining practice and projects based in libraries, archives, and museums.

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Information professionals can lead the fight against information overload

Aug
23

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Practical Ontologies for Information Professionals

David Stuart’s new book is the first accessible introduction and practical exploration of ontologies specifically written for library and information professionals.

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Enhance your library’s web-scale discovery systems

Jun
02

New from Facet Publishing: Managing Metadata in Web-scale Discovery Systems edited by Louise F. Spiteri, Dalhousie University.

Libraries are increasingly using web-scale discovery systems to help clients find a wide assortment of library materials, including books, journal articles, special collections, archival collections, videos, music and open access collections. Depending on the library material catalogued, the discovery system might need to negotiate different metadata standards, such as AACR, RDA, RAD, FOAF, VRA Core, METS, MODS, RDF and more.

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Backstage announces new digitization projects for culturally important newspapers

May
05

Contact:

Kat Kamp
Backstage Library Works
Phone: 801.356.1852
[email protected]
www.bslw.com

BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 29, 2016 –– Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) has announced its most recent digitization projects that are part of a continuing effort to help institutions around the world provide access to culturally and historically rich newspapers.

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Definitive metadata textbook now in its second edition

May
04

28/4/2016

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Metadata remains the solution for describing the explosively growing, complex world of digital information, and continues to be of paramount importance for information professionals. Providing a solid grounding in the variety and interrelationships among different metadata types, Zeng and Qin’s thorough revision of their benchmark text offers a comprehensive look at the metadata schemas that exist in the world of library and information science and beyond, as well as the contexts in which they operate.

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Second edition of the landmark guide to digital curation

Apr
27

27/4/2016

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Second edition of the landmark guide to digital curation

Useful as both a teaching text and day-to-day working guide, Digital Curation outlines the essential concepts and techniques that are crucial to preserving the longevity of digital resources.

In this revamped and expanded second edition, Gillian Oliver comprehensively revises Ross Harvey’s original text; widening the scope to address continuing developments in the strategies, technological approaches, and activities that are part of this rapidly changing field.

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New edition of the essential guide to organizing library collections

Jul
13

Facet Publishing have announced the release of the second edition of Vanda Broughton’s textbook Essential Classification.

Classification is everywhere. We classify birds and animals, languages and ethnic groups, stars, volcanoes, minerals and clouds, wine and blood, and colours and roses. We classify diseases, occupations and social status; the size of notepaper (grand eagle, elephant and pott); the dimensions of icebergs (small, bergy bits and growlers); and brandy (mellow, pale and superior).

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