ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, Fourth by Michael Levine-Clark,Toni M. Carter

By Michael Levine-Clark,Toni M. Carter

the single issues librarians appear to come upon extra usually than acronyms are strings of jargon and arcane technical phrases—and there are such a lot of floating round that even simply studying an editorial in a qualified magazine can bewilder skilled librarians, to assert not anything of these new to the profession!

Featuring hundreds of thousands of revised and fresh entries, the fourth version of "ALA thesaurus of Library and knowledge technological know-how" offers a radical but concise consultant to the categorical phrases that describe the fabrics, techniques and structures appropriate to the sector of librarianship. A panel of specialists from around the LIS global have completely up-to-date the thesaurus to incorporate the most recent know-how- and internet-related phrases, masking metadata, licensing, digital assets, guide, evaluate, readers’ advisory, and digital workflow. This publication turns into a vital a part of each library’s and librarian’s reference assortment and also will be a blessing for LIS scholars and up to date graduates.

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