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Feather, John

Overview
Works: 98 works in 555 publications in 4 languages and 10,589 library holdings
Genres: History  Encyclopedias  Dictionaries  Bibliography  Handbooks and manuals  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Catalogs  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: Z1006, 303.4833
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Most widely held works about John Feather
 
Most widely held works by John Feather
The information society : a study of continuity and change by John Feather( Book )

78 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this updated book the information society is explored in the light of the economic and social pressures which are placed upon information gatherers and keepers
International encyclopedia of information and library science by John Feather( Book )

40 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This revised and updated edition takes account of the radical changes that have taken place since it was originally conceived. With almost 600 A-Z entries, written by a global team of over 180 contributors, the subject matter ranges from mobile library services provided by camel and donkey transport to search engines, portals and the World Wide Web. The entries fall into four categories." "All the longer entries are fully supported by references and suggestions for further reading. And with its comprehensive index and substantial cross-referencing, this new edition of the International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science is destined to remain an invaluable tool both for reference and as a starting point for more in-depth study."--Jacket
A dictionary of book history by John Feather( Book )

35 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of British publishing by John Feather( Book )

51 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This revised, restructured and thoroughly updated edition of a classic text covers six centuries of publishing in Britain, from before the invention of the printing press to the electronic era." "In this book, John Feather considers not only the publishing industry itself, but also areas affecting and affected by it, from education, politics, technology and law, to religion, custom and class. He traces the history of the publishing of books in Britain, looking at how they were financed, produced and distributed. Moving into the twentieth century he considers the fate of publishers such as Penguin, Macmillan, Faber & Faber and Collins and how they have fared against the onslaught of the great global corporations which dominate the media today." "In this radically reworked second edition, John Feather places Britain, and her book industries, firmly in the international marketplace. With transatlantic competition and co-operation now standard, and with books marketed across the world via internet stores, Feather concludes by asking, how British is British publishing?"--Jacket
Preservation and the management of library collections by John Feather( Book )

29 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This revised edition provides a comprehensive overview of the management and preservation of information in both traditional and electronic formats. It gives a broad overview for the beginner, but has sufficient depth to satisfy the more advanced
The provincial book trade in eighteenth-century England by John Feather( Book )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was not until the eighteenth century that books became widely available throughout the whole of England. Publishing remained largely London-based, but the provincial market grew steadily in importance. In this study, drawing on a wide range of primary sources, John Feather traces the economic, social and cultural forces which made possible this fundamental change, and assesses the impact of the metropolitan printed word on provincial society. He discusses the important issues of copyright and piracy; the various financial arrangements between booksellers and publishers; and above all the elaborate distribution and agency systems that enabled London publishers to retain their effective stranglehold by penetrating the provincial market at every level
Disaster management for libraries and archives( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publishing, piracy, and politics : an historical study of copyright in Britain by John Feather( Book )

12 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wired world : an introduction to the theory and practice of the information society by James Dearnley( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communicating knowledge : publishing in the 21st century by John Feather( Book )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides an introduction to publishing practices in the context of the information society, concentrating on its structure and operation
Preservation management : policies and practices in British libraries by John Feather( Book )

12 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English provincial book trade before 1850 : a checklist of secondary sources by John Feather( Book )

13 editions published in 1981 in 3 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of books and libraries : two views by John Feather( Book )

12 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Index to Selected Bibliographical Journals, 1971-1985 by John Feather( Book )

9 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English book prospectuses : an illustrated history by John Feather( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linking hospital discharge planning and the aging network : a training manual for Area Agency on Aging directors by John Feather( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book prospectuses before 1801 in the John Johnson collection : a catalogue with microfiches by Bodleian Library( Book )

10 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book publishing : critical concepts in media and cultural studies by John Feather( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Librarianship and information work worldwide, 1995( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The teaching of conservation in LIS schools in Great Britain by John Feather( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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International encyclopedia of information and library science
Alternative Names
Feather, J. P.

Feather, J. P. 1947-

Feather, J. P. (John P.)

Feather, John

Feather John 1947-....

Feather, John P.

Feather, John P. 1947-

جون فيذر، 1947-

فيزر، جون، 1947-

페더, 존

フェザー, J.

フェザー, ジョン

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International encyclopedia of information and library scienceA history of British publishingThe provincial book trade in eighteenth-century EnglandDisaster management for libraries and archivesThe wired world : an introduction to the theory and practice of the information societyCommunicating knowledge : publishing in the 21st centuryPreservation management : policies and practices in British librariesBook publishing : critical concepts in media and cultural studies