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How information creation, capture, preservation and discovery are being transformed

Sep
15

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Is Digital Different?

Is Digital Different? focuses on the opportunities and challenges afforded by this new environment that is transforming the information landscape in ways that were scarcely imaginable a decade ago. The very existence of the traditional library and archive is being challenged as more resources become available online and computers and supporting networks become increasingly powerful.

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Clarifying copyright for library and information professionals

Sep
03

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Paul Pedley’s new book Practical Copyright for Library and Information Professionals.

The UK’s copyright legislation has been referred to as the longest, most confusing and hardest to navigate in the world. Practical Copyright for Library and Information Professionals brings clarity to what would otherwise be a complex topic. Author Paul Pedley provides sensible and realistic guidance for all library and information practitioners. Fully up-to-date with the changes to copyright law in 2014/5, the book covers the following key topics:

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An essential primer for students studying information behaviour

Aug
27

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Nigel Ford’s textbook Introduction to Information Behaviour.
Introduction to Information Behaviour uses a combination of theory and practical context to map out what information behaviour is and what we currently know about it, before addressing how it can be better understood in the future. Nigel Ford argues that new understandings of information behaviour research may help maximise the quality and effectiveness of the way information is presented, sought, discovered, evaluated and used.

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DOAB awarded the IFLA/Brill Open Access Award 2015

Aug
24

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) / Singapore (SG) – 24 August 2015

During the 2015 IFLA World Library and Information Congress (http://conference.ifla.org/), the IFLA/Brill Open Access Award was awarded to this year’s winner, the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB), to acknowledge their achievements to further the distribution of high quality open access books.

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Up-to-date guidance on the complexities of copyright legislation for archivists and records managers

Jul
28

Facet Publishing have announced the release of the fifth edition of Copyright for Archivists and Records Managers by Tim Padfield.

What is copyright? Who owns it and for how long? What rights does it confer, and what are the limitations and exceptions?

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Brill’s 2016 Journal Prices now available

Jul
22

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) / Singapore (SG) – 20 July 2015

Brill’s 2016 Journal Program now consists of 243 titles. The program includes 21 new journals and 4 Brill | Rodopi re-launched journals.

The complete 2016 Journal Program and Price List is now available in excel format on our website. Please also check the additional information sheet for more information on our 2016 journal program, including new titles, frequency and/or page increases, etc. Information on our 2016 Journal Collections and Archives will be available soon.

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New edition of the essential guide to organizing library collections

Jul
13

Facet Publishing have announced the release of the second edition of Vanda Broughton’s textbook Essential Classification.

Classification is everywhere. We classify birds and animals, languages and ethnic groups, stars, volcanoes, minerals and clouds, wine and blood, and colours and roses. We classify diseases, occupations and social status; the size of notepaper (grand eagle, elephant and pott); the dimensions of icebergs (small, bergy bits and growlers); and brandy (mellow, pale and superior).

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"The Auschwitz Volunteer" Chinese Rights Sold -- Extraordinary Report on WWII Auschwitz Undercover Mission Goes to Beijing World Publishing Corporation

Jul
07

Los Angeles, California, July 6, 2015 — Aquila Polonica Publishing recently sold simplified Chinese rights to its award-winning book, "The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery" by Captain Witold Pilecki, to Beijing World Publishing Corporation, Beijing, in a sale agented by Gray Tan and Zoe Hsu, The Grayhawk Agency, Taiwan.

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Get to grips with the seismic changes to copyright law

Jul
07

Facet Publishing have announced the release of the sixth edition of Graham Cornish’s Copyright: Interpreting the law for libraries, archives and information services.

Cornish's Copyright, the standard work in its field, is indispensable for all librarians, information professionals, archivists and curators looking for solutions to their copyright problems. The book explains the provisions of the UK Copyright Act and supporting legislation in quick and easy question-and-answer form.

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