Ethics and Standards: Professional Practices in Library and Information Science; 9. I would gladly buy an e-book edition, if the publisher would make one available. Let me reassure you that you're in very capable hands. The references to scholarly journals in each chapter alone are worthwhile if you need more info on a particular chapter topic. His articles have appeared in a variety of journals, including Library Quarterly and Library and Information Science Research, and he coauthored with Thomas Froehlich the article on ethics in library and information science for the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science.
Too bad its so pricey. Foundations of Library and Information Science is the most current introductory text available, covering the practice of librarianship, the place of libraries in the broader information infrastructure, the development of information science, and more. A top-notch curriculum or self-study aid for anyone interested in any of a wide variety of information science professions, Foundations of Library and Information Science is especially recommended for college library collections. Information Policy: Stakeholders and Agendas; 5. Rubin is the author of numerous publications including three books, Human Resource Management in Libraries: Theory and Practice Neal-Schuman, 1991 , Hiring Library Employees Neal-Schuman, 1994 , and Foundations of Library and Information Science Neal-Schuman, 2000.
Rubin integrates contemporary coverage with a detailed and accessible account of the fundamental principles of information science and technology, information policy, intellectual organization, and ethical issues and principles across all types of libraries: public, academic, school, and special. Rubin has provided a very useful text for those studying library and information science. Information Policy as Library Policy: Intellectual Freedom; 6. Information Organization: Issues and Techniques; 7. Rubin does a good job giving a well rounded view of the past, present and future of the Library professional.
U6R83 2010 Dewey Decimal 020. For some of you reading this, this will be your first exposure to our world and professional culture. Neal-Schuman Publishers is happy to tell you more about the book or arrange an exam copy. Like many textbooks, the prose is often dry, and the analysis is sometimes cursory. He has spoken and presented workshops throughout the United States primarily on aspects of human resource management including hiring, performance evaluation, discipline and termination, worker motivation, and ethics in the workplace. I could likely use this book as a reference for every paper I write over the course of my masters program, if for nothing else than to consult its lists of sources and selected readings.
I got a very good price here at Amazon compared to the school bookstore, and the used textbooks are generally in pretty good shape at Amazon so I always check here for textbooks. Cover may have minor wear. His unique insights into these technologies and their impact on library services, policies, and legal standards--are all part of why this book forms the essential foundation one needs to succeed as an information professional. Your results will vary depending on several factors, including the condition of the book and the advertised price at the time of sale. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins.
Usually I would consider renting books. A book that has been read but is in good condition. Additional appendixes include a variety of reprinted documents and lists of academic, print, and electronic resources pertaining to the field. But this one I am glad I purchased. The organization and design of the book is very user-friendly, with lots of helpful lists and tables.
Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. Redefining the Library: The Impacts and Implications of Technological Change; 4. But Rubin concisely and clearly presents numerous lively topics for discussion? Glad I purchased this one. New Book Used Book Cheapest Book How long of a rental duration do you need? Similarly, we are also part of a changing environment: an aging population, a ubiquitous and evolving internet, the proliferation of social media and mobile devices, significant financial stresses on public institutions, and changing information policies affecting creators and distributors of knowledge. Had to buy this for school for a Masters program.
Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. He provides a comprehensive overview of this broad field of study, but also succeeds in exploring the subject in satisfying depth, delving into matters of both theory and practice. This edition has been reorganized, revised, and updated to reflect the current state of the field, including new information on the internet, blogs, wikis, and social networks, as well as electronic publishing like e-books and digital libraries and the development of Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records. Ten chapters cover topics like the library as institution, information science, information policy, and the values and ethics of library and information science.
For some of you reading this, this will be your first exposure to our world and professional culture. We are increasingly part of a sophisticated infrastructure: the boundaries of knowledge creation, acquisition, organization, dissemination, use, and evaluation are rapidly blurring, creating new challenges. ? Unlike encyclopedias and dictionaries that comprise the bulk of the available resources dealing comprehensively with the field, this is an integrated treatment, essentially a textbook intended to be read and discussed by library school students and instructors. Semester 93 Day Quarter Day Session 79 Day Would you like to keep the book? A top-notch curriculum or self-study aid for anyone interested in any of a wide variety of information science professions, Foundations of Library and Information Science especially recommended for college library collections. From Past to Present: The Library s Mission and Its Values; 8. Students and faculty in library and information studies programs will benefit from Rubin's extensive text. Highly selected readings conclude each chapter.