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Publication date: 1 September 2004

Danuta A. Nitecki and William Rando

Describes the electronic library initiative project at Yale University and summarizes the first‐year collaborative research methodologies and initial results. Concludes…

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Describes the electronic library initiative project at Yale University and summarizes the first‐year collaborative research methodologies and initial results. Concludes that it offers several core contributions both through practical insights into the role of digital images in teaching, learning and service support, and in evolving a model of discovery and expression of an assessment project results.

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VINE, vol. 34 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0305-5728

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Publication date: 1 January 1978

Kathleen Weibel

There's no such thing as free materials, you scoff. And rightly so. Every item added to a library's collection costs money in staff time and storage costs, if not in…

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There's no such thing as free materials, you scoff. And rightly so. Every item added to a library's collection costs money in staff time and storage costs, if not in direct purchase price or postage. Free materials—like any others—are worth those costs if they enable you to better serve the library's clientele. If not, they are not worth the paper, celluloid or vinyl they're printed on.

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Collection Building, vol. 1 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0160-4953

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Publication date: 20 March 2018

Brian Parsons

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The Evolution of the British Funeral Industry in the 20th Century: From Undertaker to Funeral Director
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ISBN: 978-1-78743-630-5

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The Evolution of the British Funeral Industry in the 20th Century: From Undertaker to Funeral Director
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ISBN: 978-1-78743-630-5

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Publication date: 1 September 1941

SEPTEMBER was free from large‐scale visits of bombers, and the arrangements the Associations made for meetings were realized. The Library Association, challenging the…

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SEPTEMBER was free from large‐scale visits of bombers, and the arrangements the Associations made for meetings were realized. The Library Association, challenging the criticism that it was making no programme for the peace, requested its branches to produce ideas. Thus, those who made the criticism were asked to define their terms, as it were. The first outcome was a joint meeting of the London and Home Counties Branch and the A.A.L. which was held at the delightful new St. Marylebone Library on September 24th. Another joint meeting in London was that at the Institution of Electrical Engineers on September 26th, when the British Society of International Bibliography and A.S.L.I.B. actually met in quite substantial numbers to discuss the indexing and listing of periodicals. These activities are expressions of confidence in the future by librarians and those concerned with libraries. If the immediate results are not dramatic they keep us in good heart, and we hope will lead to other meetings.

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New Library World, vol. 44 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0307-4803

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Publication date: 1 September 2008

Jody Lyneé Madeira

Based on interviews with 27 victims’ family members and survivors, this chapter explores how memory of the Oklahoma City bombing was constructed through participation in…

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Based on interviews with 27 victims’ family members and survivors, this chapter explores how memory of the Oklahoma City bombing was constructed through participation in groups formed after the bombing and participation in the trials of Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols. It first addresses the efficacy of a collective memory perspective. It then describes the mental context in which interviewees joined groups after the bombing, the recovery functions groups played, and their impact on punishment expectations. Next, it discusses a media-initiated involuntary relationship between McVeigh and interviewees. Finally, this chapter examines execution witnesses’ perceptions of communication with McVeigh in his trial and execution.

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Studies in Law, Politics and Society
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ISBN: 978-1-84855-090-2

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Publication date: 1 June 1997

R. William Maule

Discusses strategies for implementing modern knowledge management curricula in academic programs for adult professionals. References the perspectives of multidisciplinary…

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Discusses strategies for implementing modern knowledge management curricula in academic programs for adult professionals. References the perspectives of multidisciplinary curricula covering information and society; multimedia and hypermedia; electronic information design and presentation; and infrastructure development and implementation. The analysis assumes the increasing involvement of highly trained professionals in adult education programs; the continuing growth of corporate universities in scope and breadth; the integration of corporate programs with traditional colleges and universities; and the increasing use of the Internet as a mechanism to coordinate, supplement, support, and integrate learning experiences. Advances historical and pedagogical methodologies as a means to provide perspective and structure for program development and future research. References an information technology (IT) program for mid‐career information managers in Northern California and serving the high‐technology area known as Silicon Valley.

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Internet Research, vol. 7 no. 2
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1066-2243

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