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World Guide to Library, Archive, and Information Science Associations

Second, completely revised and expanded Edition

Ed. by Schweizer, Marko

Series:IFLA Publications 112-114

DE GRUYTER SAUR

    219,00 € / $307.00 / £199.00*

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    2nd completely revised and expanded Edition
    Publication Date:
    December 2011
    Copyright year:
    2005
    ISBN
    978-3-11-095136-3
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    This handbook provides thorough, up-to-date information on associations concerned with the fields of librarianship, documentation, information science and archives. The second, completely revised and considerably enlarged edition contains 633 comprehensive and updated entries from over 130 countries. Over 170 new entries documenting the latest trends and developments in the field are included, and an increase of more than 7 % in the number of associations covered. The first part lists internationally active associations in alphabetical order. In the second part, national associations are arranged by country, and listed within the countries alphabetically. The volume includes indexes of names, subjects and official organs.

    The entries contain the following details:

    • Name, with abbreviation and English translation where available
    • Address with telephone, telex, fax, eMail and URL
    • Functionaries, members of staff
    • Languages, Year of foundation
    • Main field of interest and goals
    • Structure, finances
    • Summary of members (numbers, structure, types of membership)
    • Membership conferences, congresses, publications
    • Activities (e.g. legislative proceedings or educational)

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    23.0 x 15.5 cm
    510 pages
    DE GRUYTER SAUR
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Directory
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