By Michael Levine-Clark,Toni M. Carter

the single issues librarians appear to stumble 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 examining a piece of writing in a qualified magazine can bewilder skilled librarians, to claim not anything of these new to the profession!

Featuring millions of revised and fresh entries, the fourth version of "ALA thesaurus of Library and data technology" provides an intensive but concise consultant to the explicit phrases that describe the fabrics, procedures and platforms proper to the sphere of librarianship. A panel of specialists from around the LIS international have completely up to date the thesaurus to incorporate the most recent expertise- and internet-related phrases, masking metadata, licensing, digital assets, guideline, evaluate, readers’ advisory, and digital workflow. This ebook turns into an important 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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