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Vol. 14 Editor's Note, Zachary M. Baker Dec 2008

Vol. 14 Editor's Note, Zachary M. Baker

Judaica Librarianship

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Vol. 14 Cover Dec 2008

Vol. 14 Cover

Judaica Librarianship

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The 2008 Sydney Taylor Book Awards: An Overview, Rachel Kamin Dec 2008

The 2008 Sydney Taylor Book Awards: An Overview, Rachel Kamin

Judaica Librarianship

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Yizkor Books In The Twenty-First Century: A History And Guide To The Genre, Michlean J. Amir, Rosemary Horowitz Dec 2008

Yizkor Books In The Twenty-First Century: A History And Guide To The Genre, Michlean J. Amir, Rosemary Horowitz

Judaica Librarianship

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Vol. 14 Back Matter Dec 2008

Vol. 14 Back Matter

Judaica Librarianship

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Letter To The Editor, Bella Hass Weinberg Dec 2008

Letter To The Editor, Bella Hass Weinberg

Judaica Librarianship

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The Changing Landscape Of Hebraica Cataloging, Daniel Lovins Dec 2008

The Changing Landscape Of Hebraica Cataloging, Daniel Lovins

Judaica Librarianship

Hebraica catalogers, like other librarians, are witnessing a major shift in their profession. Catalog records for physical objects in the library are increasingly giving way to metadata for digital objects on the web. The RLG Union Catalog, a mainstay of Hebraica cataloging since 1988, has been absorbed into OCLC's WorldCat. Rapid advances in information technology are driving the development of a new international cataloging code, the introduction of multiple languages and scripts in online authority records, and the emergence of a "Virtual International Authority File." While these changes are redefining the kind of work Hebraica catalogers are engaged in ...


The Making Of A Classification Scheme For Libraries Of Judaica, David Elazar Dec 2008

The Making Of A Classification Scheme For Libraries Of Judaica, David Elazar

Judaica Librarianship

This paper describes the history of A Classification System for Libraries of Judaica, its development, the process involved in preparing the second and third revisions, and its use in various libraries.The authors of the scheme contend that there was—and is—a need for a classification system for libraries of Judaica to classify and arrange their collections according to Jewish concepts based upon Jewish thought and terminology.


Recognizing Jewish Children's Literature For Forty Years: The Sydney Taylor Book Award, Kathe S. Pinchuck Dec 2008

Recognizing Jewish Children's Literature For Forty Years: The Sydney Taylor Book Award, Kathe S. Pinchuck

Judaica Librarianship

The Association of Jewish Libraries has been presenting a children's book award for forty years. The author describes some of the history and background of the Sydney Taylor Book Award, as well as its mission of "encouraging the publication of outstanding books of Jewish content for children and teens." A description of the award's namesake and her importance to Jewish children's literature is followed by a review of some of the books and authors that have been honored. These demonstrate the high standards of the Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee, as well as the quality of Jewish ...


Studying The Jewish Book: A Review Essay. Zeev Gries, The Book In The Jewish World 1700-1900. Translated From The Hebrew By Jeffrey Green. Oxford, Portland, Oregon: The Littman Library Of Jewish Civilization, 2007., Arthur Kiron Dec 2008

Studying The Jewish Book: A Review Essay. Zeev Gries, The Book In The Jewish World 1700-1900. Translated From The Hebrew By Jeffrey Green. Oxford, Portland, Oregon: The Littman Library Of Jewish Civilization, 2007., Arthur Kiron

Judaica Librarianship

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Langerman, Shoshana. Miftuaḥ: ‘Iyun U-Ma‘Aśeh (Indexing: Theory And Practice). Azor: Tcherikover, 2007., Bella Hass Weinberg Dec 2008

Langerman, Shoshana. Miftuaḥ: ‘Iyun U-Ma‘Aśeh (Indexing: Theory And Practice). Azor: Tcherikover, 2007., Bella Hass Weinberg

Judaica Librarianship

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Scatter Of The Literature (2008), Steven M. Bergson Dec 2008

Scatter Of The Literature (2008), Steven M. Bergson

Judaica Librarianship

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Vol. 14 Table Of Contents Dec 2008

Vol. 14 Table Of Contents

Judaica Librarianship

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Vol. 14 Front Matter Dec 2008

Vol. 14 Front Matter

Judaica Librarianship

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No Disneyland: Biography And Bibliography Of Rabbi Shimeon Brisman (1920–2004), Roger S. Kohn Dec 2008

No Disneyland: Biography And Bibliography Of Rabbi Shimeon Brisman (1920–2004), Roger S. Kohn

Judaica Librarianship

Shimeon Brisman (1920–2004), a Holocaust survivor, lived in Los Angeles from 1954 to 1988. This article focuses first on his efforts to build a strong Jewish Studies collection at the University of California, Los Angeles. These efforts began with the purchase of the stock of a defunct bookstore in Jerusalem in the early 1960s, and they continued through significant and strategic purchases that he made over the following two decades. Brisman, a very private person, is remembered by friends and colleagues, and their recollections reveal glimpses of his personality. Brisman, the scholar, is remembered via an analysis of the ...