ERIC Number: ED471432
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
The Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac, 2002. 47th Edition.
Bogart, Dave, Ed.
This 47th edition is a compilation of practical information and informed analysis of interest to the library, information, and book trade worlds. The volume is divided into six parts. Part 1 includes six Special Reports, as well as reports on the year's activities from federal agencies, federal libraries, and national and international library and publishing organizations. Part 2 includes detailed examinations of the past year's legislation affecting libraries and publishing, plus reports from major funding and grant-making agencies. Part 3 contains professional information for librarians: guides to sources of scholarships and employment, the annual look at trends in library placements and salaries, and a list of 2001's major scholarship and award winners. Research and statistics on libraries and publishing make up part 4, including reports on current research projects, library acquisition expenditures, book output and price data, and examinations of national and international trends in the publishing trade. Reference information is found in part 5: who won the year's top literary prizes; how to obtain an ISBN, ISSN, or SAN; and detailed lists of bestsellers and notable resources for children and young adults. Part 6 contains an updated directory of library and book trade organizations at the state, national, and international levels. It is followed by detailed indexes and a calendar of information industry events. (AEF)
Descriptors: Directories, Electronic Publishing, Information Sources, Libraries, Library Development, Library Science, Library Services, Library Statistics, Organizations (Groups), Publishing Industry, Reference Materials, Trend Analysis
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reference Materials - General
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Note: Julia C. Blixrud, Consultant.