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Handbook of Information Management - Alison Scammell

Handbook of Information Management

By: Alison Scammell (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st April 2001
ISBN: 9780851424576
Number Of Pages: 546

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This is effectively the eighth edition of Aslib's flagship reference work, Handbook of Special Librarianship and Information Work, which has provided the seminal text on modern information theory, practice, and procedure since 1957. Scammell draws on a substantial background of research and best practice to provide a pragmatic approach to information management in the workplace. This volume covers strategic, legal, management, and marketing issues and highlights the importance of new web-based delivery mechanisms. It includes contributions from outside the UK, mirroring the global nature of information management.
* essential reference to core theories and principles of information organization, retrieval and dissemination
* a new chapter exploring the legal issues involved with information on the Internet
* new topics including: freedom of information, project management, digital library research, the hybrid library, the effective website and the intranet.

Listing of Editionsp. iii
Introductionp. xvii
Digital Library Services: an Overview of the Hybrid Approachp. 1
Staffing the Special Libraryp. 43
Organising Access to Information by Subjectp. 72
Information Needs Assessmentp. 111
Information Auditsp. 128
Performance Measurement and Metricsp. 144
Knowledge Management: Working at the Speed of 'E'p. 159
Records Managementp. 177
The Enquiry Servicep. 201
The Use of the Internet in Special Librarianshipp. 219
Selecting Information Resources for the Special Libraryp. 236
Acquiring Information Resources for the Special Libraryp. 254
Current Awareness Services in an Electronic Age-The Whole Picturep. 274
Financial Planningp. 307
Project Managementp. 322
Marketing the Information Servicep. 353
Library Management Systemsp. 369
Intranets: the Bigger Picturep. 395
The Effective Web Sitep. 416
Copyrightp. 436
Data Protectionp. 451
Liability for Information Provisionp. 466
Freedom of Information Act 2000p. 475
Legal Issues of the Internetp. 485
Digital Library Researchp. 498
The Information 'Player': a New and Timely Term for the Digital Information Userp. 513
Indexp. 523
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ISBN: 9780851424576
ISBN-10: 0851424570
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 546
Published: 1st April 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 16.0  x 2.97
Weight (kg): 0.87
Edition Number: 8