Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial China by Cynthia J. Brokaw,Kai-Wing Chow Summary
Despite the importance of books and the written word in Chinese society, the history of the book in China is a topic that has been little explored. This pioneering volume of essays, written by historians, art historians, and literary scholars, introduces the major issues in the social and cultural history of the book in late imperial China. Informed by many insights from the rich literature on the history of the Western book, these essays investigate the relationship between the manuscript and print culture; the emergence of urban and rural publishing centers; the expanding audience for books; the development of niche markets and specialized publishing of fiction, drama, non-Han texts, and genealogies; and more.
British Librarianship and Information Work 2001–2005 by J.H. Bowman Summary
This important reference volume covers developments in aspects of British library and information work during the five year period 2001-2005. Over forty contributors, all of whom are experts in their subject, provide an overview of their field along with extensive further references which act as a starting point for further research. The book provides a comprehensive record of library and information management during the past five years and will be essential reading for all scholars, library professionals and students.
Getting it Right in Print by Mark Gatter Summary
Many graphic designers who have a degree course or extensive training behind them have little knowledge of the actual requirements of the printing process. Often afraid to admit it, every time they send a job to the printer they experience a period of nail-biting anxiety because they don't know how it's going to turn out. The book aims to give designers the confidence to do everything necessary to ensure trouble-free, high-quality printing - to calibrate images, both colour and black and white; adjust trapping to appropriate levels in all the major software applications, and mix colours that won't print as something that is a complete surprise. It explains scanning and resolution, and discusses good and bad image formats, describing techniques to make images look good in print - even if they have been downloaded from the internet. There is advice on how to get accurate quotes from a printer, and a checklist to use when sending a job to print.
Guide to Internet Job Searching 2004-2005 by Margaret Riley Dikel Summary
The essential guide to finding a job online "Simply the best thing in print on the subject of using the Internet in your job search." -Richard N. Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute? This definitive guide to harnessing the Internet's powerful research capabilities has been thoroughly updated to include the latest online job searching techniques. Using Guide to Internet Job Searching, 2004-2005, absolutely anyone with access to a computer can immediately conduct a timesaving, low-cost, high-impact job search. Copublished with the Public Library Association, the Guide to Internet Job Searching offers expert advice on how to find and use online bulletin boards, job listings, recruiter information, discussion groups, and resumeposting services. Its easy-to-use format and user-friendly tone make this an excellent tool for both the experienced surfer and Internet newbie. Includes: Local, state-by-state, government, and international resource listings and opportunities Online career resources Specific career path information Reviews of some of the more popular job listing and recruiting websites
Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, 2004-2005 by N.A Summary
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Copyright in the Renaissance by Christopher L. C. E. Witcombe Summary
This richly documented study of copyright in sixteenth-century Venice and Rome provides valuable new information about the "privilegio" and the printers, engravers, painters, mapmakers, and others who used it to protect their commercial interests in various types of printed images.
Geographic Information Systems and Crime Analysis by Fahui Wang Summary
Computerized crime mapping or GIS in law enforcement agencies has experienced rapid growth, particularly since the mid 1990s. There has also been increasing interests in GIS analysis of crime from various academic fields including criminology, geography, urban planning, information science and others. Geographic Information Systems and Crime Analysis features a diverse array of GIS applications in crime analysis, from general issues such as GIS as a communication process and inter-jurisdictional data sharing to specific applications in tracking serial killers and predicting juvenile violence.
Historical Aspects of Printing and Publishing in Languages of the Middle East by Geoffrey Roper Summary
These essays deal with aspects of the development of printing and print culture, in the 10th-20th centuries, in Iran, Kurdistan, Turkey, Egypt, the Maghrib, Germany and Latin America, and in the Arabic, Judæo-Arabic, Syriac, Ottoman Turkish, Kurdish and Persian languages.
The Complete Book of Scrapbooking & Papercraft by Frank Saraco,Louise Riddell Summary
The Complete Book of Scrapbooking & Papercraft provides a comprehensive introduction to the wonderful world of scrapbooking, together with pages of stencils and pull-out templates worth over pound]100. Written by scrapbooking expert Louise Riddell, it tells you everything you need to know in order to get started, outlining the basic tools and techniques. For the more experienced scrapbooker, it serves as a useful reference guide and source of inspiration. As the popularity of the scrapbooking phenomenon continues to grow, The Complete Book of Scrapbooking will become the must-have handbook for all those who wish to preserve their memories in a creative way.