"A standard work...an essential purchase for all larger German collections."--AMERICAN REFERENCE BOOKS ANNUAL. The only comprehensive guide to German-language publishing around the world, GERMAN BOOKS IN PRINT 1992/93 provides quick access to more than 600,000 titles--books, audio & video cassettes, software, & bibles--from 8,984 publishers in Germany (including materials, since 1988, from the former East Germany), Austria, Switzerland, & other countries. Thoroughly revised & updated, the new 22nd edition contains over 100,000 entries added in the last year alone. As always, full ordering information is included for each title. The main Author-Title-Catchword set interfiles authors & titles in one convenient listing, & titles containing a subject keyword are reentered alphabetically to create a built-in subject guide. This is undoubtedly an invaluable resource for area studies bibliographers, government document librarians, & reference & acquisitions librarians both here & abroad.
This 15th edition of a yearly report provides a guide to all CD-ROM and multimedia titles published. In addition to a full description of each title, the book contains the names and addresses of all the publishers and information providers.
Revised and updated, this compendium helps readers identify and understand the scope of key government reference sources-traditional books (including publications catalogs and telephone directories); information clearinghouses; and materials in new formats, such as CD-ROMs, datafiles, and Internet sites. The authors focus on free information and depository materials-both readily available through toll-free phone numbers, mail or e-mail requests to agencies, or federal depository library collections. Materials are fully described in annotations that differentiate between similar materials, identify typical citation formats, and note common abbreviations
This much-needed guide to translated literature offers readers the opportunity to hear from, learn about, and perhaps better understand our shrinking world from the perspective of insiders from many cultures and traditions. • Over 1,000 annotated contemporary world fiction titles, featuring author's name; title; translator; publisher and place of publication; genre/literary style/story type; an annotation; related works by the author; subject keywords; and original language • 9 introductory overviews about classic world fiction titles • Extensive bibliographical essays about fiction traditions in other countries • 5 indexes: annotated authors, annotated titles, translators, nations, and subjects/keywords