International Directory of Serials Specialists (Haworth Library and Information Science)

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9781560249436: International Directory of Serials Specialists (Haworth Library and Information Science)
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Here is the first international directory in the field of serials librarianship. This helpful book contains a list of serials experts whose record of contribution to serials librarianship is recognized regionally, nationally, and internationally. International Directory of Serials Specialists is a practical reference that lists contact persons who can supply specialized information on the serials literature of the national imprint and/or serials bibliographic control, management, and conservation in their respective territories. A forum for the exchange of serials expertise, the book facilitates communication in all aspects of serials librarianship. This guide also includes directory information for administrators in over 60 national, regional, and international centers which comprise the network for assigning International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSNs). This information facilitates bibliographic control, identification, and ordering of serial publications.

International Directory of Serials Specialists covers 144 experts in 46 countries. Specific information is included for each individual: name, current position, business address, area(s) of serials expertise, career, conferences organized, papers presented, publications, and research in progress. Arranged alphabetically by country, the book is indexed both by personal names and areas of expertise to facilitate usage. An introduction provides a detailed explanation of the entries.

Individuals listed in International Directory of Serials Specialists can be called upon to act as consultants, educators, workshop leaders, committee members, and more. The book can save time and effort for:

  • librarians looking for colleagues to help with questions requiring specialized information
  • library associations seeking serials experts who can represent them internationally
  • individuals responsible for conferences, workshops, etc., who need qualified teachers, leaders, or speakers
  • publishers sending direct mailings to serials librarians
  • serials agents locating serials experts throughout the world
  • serial publishers assessing market opportunities in other countries

    These individuals, along with anyone needing a serials consultant in another country, will find International Directory of Serials Specialists a valuable, easy-to-use source of helpful information.

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Jean I Whiffin; Peter Gellatly
Published by Routledge (1995)
ISBN 10: 1560249439 ISBN 13: 9781560249436
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