ABSTRACT

The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, comprising of seven volumes, now in its fourth edition, compiles the contributions of major researchers and practitioners and explores the cultural institutions of more than 30 countries. This major reference presents over 550 entries extensively reviewed for accuracy in seven print volumes or online. The new fourth edition, which includes 55 new entires and 60 revised entries, continues to reflect the growing convergence among the disciplines that influence information and the cultural record, with coverage of the latest topics as well as classic articles of historical and theoretical importance.

part |721 pages

From: Academic Libraries To: Careers and Education in Records and Information Management

chapter |4 pages

Accessibility

chapter |11 pages

African Librarianship

chapter |4 pages

Altmetrics

chapter |4 pages

Approval Plans

chapter |6 pages

Archival Documentation

chapter |8 pages

Archival Finding Aids

chapter |17 pages

Archival Reference and Access

chapter |13 pages

Archival Science

chapter |16 pages

Archives

chapter |14 pages

Archivists and Collecting

chapter |7 pages

ARMA International, Inc.

chapter |8 pages

Art Galleries

chapter |10 pages

Art Librarianship

chapter |10 pages

Art Museums

chapter |10 pages

Artificial Intelligence

chapter |8 pages

Arts Literatures and Their Users

chapter |10 pages

ASLIB

chapter |10 pages

Automatic Discourse Generation

chapter |7 pages

Back-of-the-Book Indexing

chapter |12 pages

Bibliography

chapter |16 pages

Binding [ELIS Classic]

chapter |6 pages

Boolean Algebras [ELIS Classic]

chapter |6 pages

Brazil: Library Science

chapter |14 pages

British Library

chapter |5 pages

Business Informatics

part |731 pages

From: Cataloging To: Engineering Literatures and Their Uses

chapter |10 pages

Cataloging

chapter |5 pages

Center for Research Libraries

chapter |12 pages

Charleston Conference

chapter |9 pages

Chemoinformatics

chapter |13 pages

Children and Information Technology

chapter |24 pages

Children’s Literature

chapter |7 pages

Circulation Services

chapter |17 pages

Citation Analysis

chapter |16 pages

Classification Theory

chapter |9 pages

Clinical Decision-Support Systems

chapter |11 pages

College Libraries

chapter |5 pages

Corporate Archives

chapter |8 pages

Corporate Art Collections

chapter |8 pages

Cultural Memory

chapter |8 pages

Decision Sciences

chapter |12 pages

Digital Humanities

chapter |9 pages

Digital Images

chapter |6 pages

Digital Preservation

chapter |9 pages

Diplomatics

chapter |12 pages

Document Information Systems

chapter |9 pages

Document Theory

part |726 pages

From: Epistemology To: Information Retrieval Experimentation

chapter |8 pages

Epistemology

chapter |7 pages

Evidence-Based Practice

chapter |11 pages

Exhibition Design

chapter |5 pages

Film Archiving: History

chapter |8 pages

Games and Gaming

chapter |5 pages

Global Open Knowledgebase

chapter |5 pages

Greece: Archives

chapter |5 pages

Greece: Museums

chapter |6 pages

HathiTrust

chapter |7 pages

Historical Societies

chapter |12 pages

History of Museums

chapter |12 pages

History of Paper

chapter |6 pages

History of the Book

chapter |25 pages

Hospital Libraries

chapter |13 pages

Illumination [ELIS Classic]

chapter |16 pages

Information

chapter |10 pages

Information Arts

chapter |12 pages

Information Behavior

chapter |8 pages

Information Behavior Models

chapter |5 pages

Information Explosion

chapter |9 pages

Information Management

chapter |10 pages

Information Practice

part |728 pages

From: Information Retrieval Protocols: Z39.50 and Search and Retrieve via URL To: Library Publishing Initiatives: North America

chapter |11 pages

Information Retrieval Systems

chapter |16 pages

Information Science

chapter |19 pages

Information Society

chapter |8 pages

Information Systems

chapter |13 pages

Information Technology Adoption

chapter |9 pages

Information Theory

chapter |10 pages

Informetrics

chapter |13 pages

Internet Genres

chapter |10 pages

InterPARES

chapter |6 pages

iSchools

chapter |8 pages

Knowledge

chapter |9 pages

Knowledge Management

chapter |8 pages

Knowledge Management Systems

chapter |11 pages

Knowledge: Tacit and Explicit

chapter |18 pages

Law Literature and Its Users

chapter |6 pages

Libraries

chapter |6 pages

Library Anxiety

chapter |12 pages

Library Automation: History

chapter |10 pages

Library Consortia in Europe

chapter |13 pages

Library of Congress: History

chapter |9 pages

Library Portals and Gateways

part |728 pages

From: Library Science in the United States: Early History To: Philosophy of Science

chapter |5 pages

Linked Data

chapter |5 pages

Louvre

chapter |11 pages

Moving Image Indexing

chapter |9 pages

Museum Informatics

chapter |14 pages

Museum Management

chapter |8 pages

Museum Studies

chapter |10 pages

Museums

chapter |8 pages

Museums and Community

chapter |9 pages

Museums as Place

chapter |8 pages

National Archives

chapter |14 pages

National Libraries

chapter |12 pages

National Library of Medicine

chapter |9 pages

Network Management

chapter |9 pages

One-Person Libraries

chapter |18 pages

Online Library Instruction

chapter |6 pages

Open Source Software

chapter |5 pages

ORCID

chapter |10 pages

Organization Theories

chapter |6 pages

Organizational Culture

chapter |8 pages

Organizational Learning

chapter |7 pages

Organizational Memory

chapter |8 pages

Papyrology

chapter |13 pages

Patents and Patent Searching

chapter |11 pages

People with Disabilities

part |724 pages

From: Pysical Sciences and Mathematics Literature and Their Users To: Special Librarianship

chapter |15 pages

Piracy in Digital Media

chapter |8 pages

Popular Literature Genres

chapter |5 pages

Presidential Libraries

chapter |5 pages

Print on Demand

chapter |10 pages

Provenance of Museum Objects

chapter |8 pages

Provenance of Rare Books

chapter |10 pages

Rare Book Collections

chapter |11 pages

Reading and Reading Acquisition

chapter |9 pages

Reading Disorders

chapter |10 pages

Reading Interests

chapter |5 pages

Records Organization and Access

chapter |5 pages

Records Retention Schedules

chapter |11 pages

Reference and Informational Genres

chapter |8 pages

Reference Services

chapter |14 pages

Relevance in Theory

chapter |9 pages

School Librarianship

chapter |8 pages

School Libraries

chapter |9 pages

Science and Technology Studies

chapter |17 pages

Search Engine Optimization

chapter |8 pages

Search Engines

chapter |8 pages

Self-Publishing Online

chapter |14 pages

Semantic Web

chapter |10 pages

Semiotics

chapter |12 pages

Sense-Making

chapter |6 pages

Shared Libraries

chapter |9 pages

Smithsonian Institution

chapter |7 pages

Social Epistemology

chapter |6 pages

Social Informatics

chapter |7 pages

Sociology of Reading

chapter |8 pages

Sound and Audio Archives

chapter |8 pages

Special Collections

chapter |10 pages

Special Librarianship

part |724 pages

From: Special Libraries To: Zoological Park and Aquarium Libraries and Archives