Publications

Edward Swanson, Column Editor, MINITEX Library Information Network

Edward Swanson, LRTS Book Review Editor, writes the "Publications" column for the ALCTS Newsletter Online. The following publications have been received recently and may be considered for review in a future issue of LRTS. Anyone interested in writing reviews for LRTS may contact the Book Review Editor at swans152@tc.umn.edu or eswanson@qwest.net.

Books Available for Full-Length Review in LRTS

Becoming a Digital Library. Edited Susan J. Barnes. New York: Marcell Dekker, 2004. $125.00 cloth (ISBN 0-8247-0966-7)

Buying and Contracting for Resources and Services: A How-to-Do-It Manual for Librarians. By Rick Anderson. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2004. $55.00 paper (ISBN 1-55570-480-8)

Cataloging and Organizing Digital Resources: A How-to-Do-It Manual for Librarians. By Anne M. Mitchell, Brian E. Surratt. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2005. 219 p. $75.00 softbound (ISBN 1-55570-521-9) How-to-Do-It Manuals for Librarians, no. 139

Cataloging Correctly for Kids: An Introduction to the Tools, 4th ed. Edited by Sheila S. Intner, Joanna F. Fountain, Jane E. Gilchrist, Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Chicago: ALA, 2006. $32.00 ($28.80 ALA members) paper (IBN 0-8389-3559-1)

The Changing Landscape for Electronic Resources: Content, Access, Delivery, and Legal Issues. Edited by Yem S. Fong, Suzanne M. Ward. New York: Haworth Press, 2004. cloth: 0-7890-2440-3 $49.95; paper: 0-7890-2411-1 $29.95. Journal of Library Administration, 40 nos. 1/2

Collaborative Access to Virtual Museum Collection Information: Seeing Through the Walls. Edited by Bernadette G. Callery. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2005. $34.95 cloth (ISBN 0-7890-2933-2) $17.95 paper (ISBN 0-7890-2934-0). Published simultaneously as Journal of Internet Cataloging, 7, no. 1

Collection Development Policies: New Directions for Changing Collections. Edited by Daniel C. Mack. Haworth Information Press, 2004. 0-7890-1470-X $39.95; paper: 0-7890-1471-8 $24.95 The Acquisitions Librarian, 30

The Complete Copyright Liability Handbook for Librarians and Educators. By Tomas A. Lipinski. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2006. $125.00 paper (ISBN 978-1-55570-532-9/1-55570-532-4). The Legal Advisor for Librarians, Educators & Information Professionals, no. 1

Computers in Libraries: An Introduction for Library Technicians. By Katie Wilson. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2006. $29.95 cloth (ISBN 978-0-7890-2150-2/0-7890-2150-1) $19.95 paper (ISBN 978-0-7890-2151-9/0-7890-2151-X)

Current Issues in Collection Development: Italian and Global Perspectives: Atti del convegno internazionale sullo sviluppo della raccolte (Bologna, 18 febbraio 2005). Editors, Rossana Morriello, Pentti Vattulainen. Bologna: Editrice Compositori, 2006. €15.00 paper (ISBN 88-7794-510-9). Emilia Romagna Biblioteche Archivi, no. 59.

E-Metrics for Library and Information Professionals: How to Use Data for Managing and Evaluating Electronic Resource Collections. By Andrew White and Eric Djiva Kamal. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2006. $75.00 paper (ISBN 1-55570-514-6)

E-Journals: A How-to-Do-It Manual for Building, Managing, and Supporting Electronic Journal Collections. By Donnelyn Curtis. New York: Neal-Schuman Pub., 2005. paper: 1-55570-465-4 $75.00

Education for Library Cataloging: International Perspectives. Ed. Dajin D. Sun, Ruth C. Carter. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2006. $69.95 cloth (ISBN 978-0-7890-3112-9/0-7890-3112-4) $49.95 paper (ISBN 978-0-7890-3113-6/0-7890-3113-2). Published simultaneously as Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 41, no. 2 and 3/4.

Electronic Journal Management Systems: Experiences from the Field. Edited by Gary Ives. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2005. $49.95 cloth (ISBN 0-7890-2595-7) $29.95 paper (ISBN 0-7890-2596-5). Published simultaneously as The Serials Librarian, 47, no. 4

Encoding Across Frontiers: Proceedings of the European Conference on Encoded Archival Description and Context (EAD and EAC), Paris, France, 1-8 October 2004. Edited by William Stockting, Fabienne Queyroux. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2006. $49.95 cloth (ISBN 978-0-7890-3026-9/0-7890-3026-8) $27.95 paper (ISBN 978-0-7890-3027-6/0-7890-3027-6). Published simultaneously as Journal of Archival Organization, 3, no. 2/3.

Essential Dewey. By J.H. Bowman. New York: Neal-Schuman Pub., 2005. paper: 1-55570-544-8 $55.00

Evolving Internet Reference Resources. Edited by William Miller, Rita M. Pellen. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2006. $69.95 clothe $49.95 paper (ISBN 978-0-7890-3025-2/0-7890-3025-X). Published simultaneously as Journal of Library Administration, 43, no. 3/4, and 44, no. 1/2.

From Catalog to Gateway: Charting a Course for Future Access: Briefings from the ALCTS Catalog Form and Function Committee. Ed. Bill Sleeman, Pamela Bluh. Chicago: ALCTS, 2005. $54.00 ($48.60 ALA members) paper (ISBN 0-8389-8326-X)

Growth, Creativity, and Collaboration: Great Visions on a Great Lake. Proceedings of the North American Serials Interest Group, Inc., 19th Annual Conference, June 17-20, 2004, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Editors, Patricia Sheldahl French, Margaret Mering. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2005. $49.95 cloth $34.95 paper (ISBN 0-7890-29376-6). Published simultaneously as The Serials Librarian, 48, nos. 1/2 and 3/4.

Guide to Licensing and Acquiring Electronic Information. By Stephen Bosch, Patricia A. Promis, Chris Sugnet; with contributions by Trish Davis. Lanham, Md.: ALCTS in cooperation with the Scarecrow Press, 2005. $40.00 paper (ISBN 0-8108-5259-4). ALCTS Acquisitions Guides, no. 13. Collection Management and Development Guides, no. 13.

Handbook of Electronic and Digital Acquisitions. Edited by Thomas W. Leonhardt. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2006. $34.95 cloth (ISBN 978-0-7890-2291-2/0-7890-2291-5) $24.95 paper (ISBN 978-0-7890-2292-9/0-7890-2291-3)

Introduction to Cataloging and Classification, 10th ed. By Arlene G. Taylor; with the assistance of David P. Miller. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2006. $65.00 cloth (ISBN 1-59158-230-X) $50.00 paper (ISBN 1-59158-235-0). Library and Information Science Text Series

Introduction to Modern Information Retrieval. By G.G. Chowdhury. 2nd ed. Facet Pub., 2004. paper: 1-85604-480-7 $89.95

Integrating Print and Digital Resources in Library Collections. Edited by Audrey Fenner. New York: Haworth Information Press, 2006. $49.95 cloth (ISBN 978-0-7890-2833-4/0-7890-2833-6); $29.95 paper (ISBN 978-0-7890-2834-1/0-7890-2834-4). Published simultaneously as The Acquisitions Librarian, nos. 35/36

The Knowledge Entrepreneur. By Stan Skrzesewski. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2006. $25.00 paper (ISBN 9-8108-5291-8)

Library Acquisition of Music. By R. Michael Fling; edited by Peter Munstedt. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press and Music Library Association. 2004. paper: 0-8108-5124-5 $34.95 Music Library Association basic manual series, no. 4

Licensing in Libraries: Practical and Ethical Aspects. Edited by Karen Rupp-Serrano. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2005. $49.95 cloth (ISBN 0-7890-2878-6) $29.95 paper (ISBN 0-7890-2879-4). Published simultaneously as Journal of Library Administration, 42, nos. 3/4

Managing Digital Resources in Libraries. Edited by Audrey Fenner. New York: Haworth Information Press, 2005. $39.95 cloth (ISBN 0-890-2402-0); $19.95 paper (ISBN 0-7890-2403-9). Published simultaneously as The Acquisitions Librarian, nos. 33/34

Managing Electronic Resources: Contemporary Problems and Emerging Issues. Edited by Pamela Bluh, Cindy Hepfer. Chicago: ALCTS, ALA, 2006. $52.00 (ALA members: $46.00) paper (ISBN 0-8389-8366-9). ALCTS Papers on Library Technical Services & Collections, no. 13.

Managing Outsourcing. By Sheila Pantry and Peter Griffiths. London: Facet Pub., 2004. paper: 1-85604-543-9 $75.00

Managing the Mystery Collection: From Creation to Consumption. Edited by Judith Overmier, Rhonda Harris Taylor. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2006. $42.95 cloth (ISBN 978-0-7890-3153-2/0-7890-3153-1) $22.95 paper (ISBN 978-0-7890-3154-9/0-7890-3154-X). Published simultaneously as Collection Management, 29, no. 3/4.

Neal-Schuman Library Technology Companion: A Basic Guide for Library Staff, 2nd ed. By John J. Burke. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2006. $55.00 paper (ISBN 1-55570-550-2)

The New Dynamics and Economics of Cooperative Collection Development: Papers Presented at a Conference Hosted by the Center for Research Libraries ... November 8-10, 2002, Atlanta, Georgia. Edited by Edward Shreeves. New York: Haworth Information Press, 2004. $69.95 cloth (ISBN 0-7890-2490-X); $49.95 paper (ISBN 0-7890-2491-8). Published simultaneously as Collection Management, 28 nos. 1/2 and 3

Planning and Evaluating Library Networked Services and Resources. Editors, John Carlos Bertot, Denise M. Davis. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2004. paper: 1-56308-964-5 $45.00

Portals and Libraries. Edited by Sarah C. Michalak. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2005. $49.95 cloth (ISBN 0-7890-2931-6) $29.95 paper (ISBN 0-7890-2932-4). Published simultaneously as Journal of Library Administration, 43, nos. 1/2

The Preservation Manager's Guide to Cost Analysis. By Elise Calvi, Yvonne Carignan, Liz Dube, Whitney Pape. Chicago: Preservation and Reformatting Section, ALCTS, ALA, 2006. $47.00 (ALA members: $42.00) paper (ISBN 0-8389-8365-0)

Selecting and Managing Electronic Resources: A How-To-Do It Manual for Librarians, Rev. ed. By Vicki L. Gregory, with the assistance of Ardis Hanson. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2006. $65.00 paper (ISBN 1-55570-548-0). How-To-Do it Manuals for Librarians, no. 146.

Selecting Materials for Library Collections. Edited by Audrey Fenner. New York: Haworth Information Press, 2004. $49.95 cloth (ISBN 0-7890-1521-X); $29.95) ISBN 0-890-1520-8). Published simultaneously as The Acquisitions Librarian, 16, nos. 31/32.

Technology Planning: Preparing and Updating a Library Technology Plan. By Joseph R. Matthews. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2004. paper: 1-59158-190-7 $45.00

Thirty Years of Electronic Records. Edited by Bruce I. Ambacher. Scarecrow Press, 2003. 0-8108-4769-8. $42.00

Virtual Slavica: Digital Libraries, Digital Archives. Edited by Michael Neubert. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2006. $49.95 cloth (ISBN 978-0-7890-2685-9/0-7890-2685-6) $22.95 paper (ISBN 978-0-7890-2686-6/0-7890-2686-4). Published simultaneously as Slavic & East European Information Resources, 6, no. 2/3.

Books Available for Brief Review in LRTS (200-300 words)

From A to Zine: Building a Winning Zine Collection in Your Library. By Julie Bartel. Chicago: American Library Association, 2004. paper: 0-8389-0886-1 $35.00 (ALA members: $31.50)

MARC21 for Everyone: A Practical Guide. By Deborah A. Fritz, Richard J. Fritz. American Library Association, 2003. paper: 0-8389-0842-X $48.00 (ALA members $43.20)

Music Cataloging Bulletin: Index/Supplement to Volumes 21-30, 1990-1999. Compiled and edited by Kathryn P. Glennan. Scarecrow Press, 2003. 0-8108-4877-5 $55.00

The Organization of Information. By Arlene Taylor. 2nd ed. Libraries Unlimited, 2003. paper: 1-56308-976-9 $65.00

The Problem of Information: An Introduction to Information Science. Scarecrow Press, 2003. 0-8108-4568-7 $29.95; 0-8108-4567-9 $40.00

Understanding Information Systems: What They Do and Why We Need Them. By Lee Ratzan. American Library Association, 2003. paper: 0-8389-0868-3 $58.00 (ALA members $52.20)