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Edward Swanson, LRTS Book Reviews Editor

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 Edward at eslrts@eswanson.net.

Access to East European and Eurasian Culture: Publishing, Acquisitions, Digitization, Metadata. Ed. Miranda Remnek. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2007. $48.00 hardcover (ISBN 978-0-7890-3395-6)

Analyzing Library Collection Use with Excel. By Tony Greiner and Bob Cooper. Chicago: ALA, 2007. $40.00 (ALA members $36.00) softcover (ISBN 978-0-8389-0933-1/0-8389-0933-7)

Architectural Records: Managing Design and Construction Records. By Waverly Lowell, Tawny Ryan Nelb. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2006. $62.00 hardcover (ISBN 1-931666-19-9)

Building Digital Libraries: A How-To-Do-It Manual. By Terry Reese, Jr., Kyle Banerjee. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2008. $75.00 softcover (ISBN 978-1-55570-617-3/1-55570-617-7) How-To-Do-It Manuals, no. 153

Cataloging Cultural Objects: A Guide to Describing Cultural Works and Their Images. By Murtha Baca, Patricia Harpring, Elisa Lanzi, Linda McRae, Ann Whiteside, on behalf of the Visual Resources Association. Chicago: ALA, 2006. $85.00 (ALA members $76.50) softcover (ISBN 978-0-8389-3564-4/0-8389-3564-8)

Collection Development Issues in the Online Environment. Ed. Di Su. New York: Haworth Information Press, 2006. $34.95 hardcover (ISBN 978-0-7890-3086-3/0-7890-3086-1) $19.95 softcover (ISBN 978-0-7890-3087-0/0-7890-3087-X) Published simultaneously as The Acquisitions Librarian, 19, nos. 1/2.

Commemorating the Past, Celebrating the Present, Creating the Future: Papers in Observance of the 50th Anniversary of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Ed. Pamela Bluh. Chicago: ALA/ALCTS Publishing, 2007. $38.50 softcover ($34.65 ALA members) (ISBN 978-0-8389-6431-4/0-8389-8431-2) ALCTS Papers on Library Technical Services and Collections, #16.

Contexts and Contributions: Building the Distributed Library. By Martha L. Brogan. Washington, DC: Digital Library Federation, 2006. $35.00 softcover (ISBN 978-1-933645-33-9/1-933645-33-4)

Cybersins and Digital Good Deeds: A Book About Technology and Ethics. By Mary Ann Bell, Bobby Ezell, James L. Van Roekel. New York: Haworth Press, 2007. $39.95 hardcover (ISBN 978-0-7890-2953-9/0-7890-2953-7) $22.95 softcover (ISBN 978-0-7890-2954-6/0-7890-2954-5)

Dealing with Natural Disasters in Libraries. Eds. William Miller, Rita M. Pellen. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2006. $65.00 softcover (ISBN 978-0-7890-3610-0) $90.00 hardcover (ISBN 978-0-7890-3609-4) Published simultaneously as Public Library Quarterly, 25, nos. 3/4

Describing Archives: A Content Standard. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2007. $49.00 softcover (ISBN 1-931666-08-3)

Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Books). Bibliographic Standards Committee, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, Association of College and Research Libraries, in collaboration with the Cataloging Policy and Support Office of the Library of Congress. Washington, D.C.: Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress, 2007. $70.00 softcover (ISBN 978-0-8444-1162-0)

Electronic Records: Preservation Options of PDF--Web Seminar. Featuring Geof Huth. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2007. $140.00 for two CDs.

Film Preservation: Competing Definitions of Value, Use, and Practice. By Karen F. Gracy. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2007. $56.00 softcover (1-931666-24-5)

Fundamentals of Technical Services Management. By Sheila S. Intner, with Peggy Johnson. Chicago: ALA, 2008. $42.00 (ALA members $37.80) softcover (ISBN 978-0-0953-9/0-8389-0953-1) ALA Fundamentals Series

Intellectual Property: Everything the Digital Age Librarian Needs to Know. By Timothy Lee Wherry. Chicago: ALA, 2008. $50.00 (ALA members $45.00) softcover (ISBN 978-0-8389-0948-5/0-8389-0948-5)

Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship. By M. Sandra Wood. New York: Haworth Press, 2008. $159.95 hardcover (ISBN 978-0-7890-3595-0)

KidzCat: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Cataloging Children’s Materials and Instructional Resources. By Deborah J. Karpuk. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2008. $59.95 softcover (ISBN 978-1-55570-9/1-55570-590-1) How-To-Do-It Manuals, no. 160.

Knowledge without Boundaries: Organizing Information for the Future. Ed. Michael A. Chopey. Chicago: ALCTS/ALA, 2005. $49.00 softcover ($44.10 ALA members) (ISBN 0-8389-7860-6) ALCTS Papers on Library Technical Services and Collections, #12

Managing Public Computing. By Michael Cook, Mark Shelton. Washington: Association of Research Libraries, 2007. $45.00 softcover (ISBN 978-1-59407-796-8/1-59407-796-7) SPEC Kit 302.

A Manual for the Performance Library. By Russ Girsberger. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2006. $45.00 softcover (ISBN 978-0-8108-5871-8/0-8108-5871-1) MLA Basic Manual Series, no.6

Medical Librarian 2.0: Use of Web 2.0 Technologies in Reference Services. Ed. M. Sandra Wood. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2007. $90.00 hardcover (ISBN 978-0-7890-3605-6) $60.00 softcover (ISBN 978-0-7890-3606-3) Published simultaneously as Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 26, supplement #1

Metadata. By Jin Ma. Washington: Association of Research Libraries, 2007. $45.00 softcover (ISBN 978-1-59407-791-6/1-59407-791-3) SPEC Kit 298.

Open Access Resources. By Anna K. Hood. Washington: Association of Research Libraries, 2007. $45.00 softcover (ISBN 978-1-59407-793-2/1-59407-793-7) SPEC Kit 300.

Perspectives on Serials in the Hybrid Environment. Eds. Harriet Lightman, John P. Blosser. Chicago: ALA/ALCTS Publishing, 2007. $47.50 softcover ($43.50 ALA members) (ISBN 978-0-8389-8415-4/0-8389-8415-0) ALCTS Papers on Library Technical Services and Collections, #15.

Photographs: Archival Care and Management. By Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler, Diane Vogt-O’Connor, with Helen Zinkham, Brett Carnell, Kit Peterson. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2006. $84.95 hardcover (ISBN 1-931666-17-2)

Practical Research Methods for Librarians and Information Professionals. By Susan E. Beck, Kate Manuel. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2008. $65.00 softcover (ISBN 978-1-55570-591-6/1-55570-591-X)

Preservation Management for Libraries, Archives and Museums. Ed. G. E. Groman, Sydney J. Shep. London: Facet Pub., 2006. $125.00 hardcover (ISBN 978-1-85604-574-2/1-85604-574-9)

Radical Cataloging: Essays at the Front. Ed. K.R. Roberto. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2008. $45.00 softcover (ISBN 978-0-7864-3543-2)

Responsible Librarianship: Library Policies for Unreliable Systems. By David Bade. Duluth, Minn.: Library Juice Press, 2007. $22.00 softcover (ISBN 978-0-9778617-6-7) http://libraryjuicepress.com

Roaring Into Our 20’s: NASIG 2005: Proceedings of the North American Serials Interest Group, Inc., 20th Annual Conference, May 19-22, 2005, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Eds. Margaret Mering, Elna Saxton. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2006. $49.95 hardcover (ISBN 978-0-7890-3287-4/0-7890-3287-2) $29.95 softcover (ISBN 978-0-7890-3288-1/0-7890-3288-0) Published simultaneously as The Serials Librarian, 50, nos. 1/2 & 3/4.

SALSA de Topicos = Subjects in SALSA: Spanish and Latin American Subject Access. Ed. David Miller, Filiberto Felipe Martinez Arellano. Chicago: ALA/ALCTS Publishing, 2007. $47.50 softcover ($47.50 ALA members) (ISBN 978-0-8389-8407-9/0-8389-8407-X) ALCTS Papers on Library Technical Services & Collections, #14.

Scholarly Communication Education Initiatives. By Kathleen A. Newman, Deborah B. Blecic, Kimberly L. Armstrong. Washington: Association of Research Libraries, 2007. $45.00 softcover (ISBN 978-1-59407-792-4/1-59407-792-0) SPEC Kit 299.

Shelflisting Music: Guidelines for Use with the Library of Congress Classification: M, second edition. By Richard P. Smiraglia. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press and the Music Library Association, 2008. $15.00 softcover (ISBN 978-0-8108-5418-5/0-8108-5418X) Music Library Association Technical Reports, no. 30.

The Teaching Library: Approaches to Assessing Information Literacy Instruction. Ed. Scott Walter. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2007. $59.00 hardcover (ISBN 978-0-7890-3149-5) Published simultaneously as Public Services Quarterly, 3, nos. 1/2.

Usage Statistics of E-Serials. Ed. David C. Fowler. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Information Press, 2007. $70.00 hardcover (ISBN 978-0-7890-2987-4) $40.00 softcover (ISBN 978-0-7890-2988-1) Published simultaneously as The Serials Librarian, 53, supplement no. 9

Web 2.0 for Librarians and Information Professionals. By Ellyssa Kroski. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2008. $75.00 softcover (ISBN 978-1-55570-614-2/1-55570-614-2)

The Whole Digital Library Handbook. Ed. Diane Kresh. Chicago: ALA, 2007. $55.00 ($49.50 ALA members) softcover (ISBN 978-0-8389-0926-3/0-8389-0926-4)