Neal-Schuman Library Technology Companion

A Basic Guide for Library Staff

Author: John Burke

Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publishers

ISBN: 9780838913826

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 234

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In its new fifth edition, which has been completely updated and reorganized, this one-stop overview of all technologies used in libraries today is more comprehensive and compelling than ever. The perfect primer for LIS students, Burke's guide should also be at the top of the list for any current or future library professional looking to stay at the forefront of technological advancement. It gives readers a sound and sensible way to consider, access, and use library technologies to better meet the needs of library users. Its incisive coverage includes complete analysis of the librarian's technological toolbox for teaching, security, databases, and more; expert advice on how to compare and evaluate competing technology solutions; mobile devices and technology, social media, streaming media, and privacy; makerspaces and other technology programing; updated content on open source catalog systems, discovery layers, and related elements of library management systems; a new section on learning management systems (LMS); websites, web-based services, and free information resources; improved guidance on usability; new technology predictions for the future, with tips on how to stay up to date with the latest developments; and a glossary of useful terms. Informed by a large-scale survey of librarians across the spectrum of institution types, this guide will be a true technology companion to novices and seasoned LIS professionals alike.
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The Neal-Schuman Library Technology Companion, Fifth Edition: A Basic Guide for Library Staff

Author: John J. Burke

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838914268

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 232

View: 7956

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In its new fifth edition, which has been completely updated and reorganized, this one-stop overview of all technologies used in libraries today is more comprehensive and compelling than ever. The perfect primer for LIS students, Burke's guide should also be at the top of the list for any current or future library professional looking to stay at the forefront of technological advancement. It gives readers a sound and sensible way to consider, access, and use library technologies to better meet the needs of library users. Its incisive coverage includes complete analysis of the librarian's technological toolbox for teaching, security, databases, and more;expert advice on how to compare and evaluate competing technology solutions;mobile devices and technology, social media, streaming media, and privacy;makerspaces and other technology programing;updated content on open source catalog systems, discovery layers, and related elements of library management systems;a new section on learning management systems (LMS);websites, web-based services, and free information resources;improved guidance on usability;new technology predictions for the future, with tips on how to stay up to date with the latest developments; anda glossary of useful terms. Informed by a large-scale survey of librarians across the spectrum of institution types, this guide will be a true technology companion to novices and seasoned LIS professionals alike.
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Public Library Administration Transformed

Developing the Organization and Empowering Users

Author: Karen Starr,Patrick Ragains

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 153810640X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 290

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As society struggles with issues related to the scope and effectiveness of government, librarians must ask, “How and why will communities support public libraries in the future?” This book covers public library administration in a comprehensive and detailed manner.
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Keeping Up with Emerging Technologies: Best Practices for Information Professionals

Author: Nicole Hennig

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440854416

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 177

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The ever-increasing acceleration of technological change demands that today's information professionals and educators not only be constantly acquiring new knowledge and skills, but also that they cultivate the ability to make sound judgments on which technologies to embrace. If you are grappling with information overload and wondering how you can keep up, this guide is for you. • Helps information specialists create a strategy for keeping up with new technologies and for making informed judgments on which technologies to test and integrate into library services • Provides ideas for designing curriculum for an education technology specialist career track in library school • Gives those who are preparing to interview for a technology specialist position a reliable guide for professional growth • Identifies which types of resources are most helpful for keeping up with new technologies
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Introduction to Public Librarianship, Third Edition

Author: Kathleen de la Pena McCook,Jenny S. Bossaller,Felton Thomas Jr.

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 083891506X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 432

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Put simply, there is no text about public librarianship more rigorous or comprehensive than McCook's survey. Now, the REFORMA Lifetime Achievement Award-winning author has teamed up with noted public library scholar and advocate Bossaller to update and expand her work to incorporate the field's renewed emphasis on outcomes and transformation. This "essential tool" (Library Journal) remains the definitive handbook on this branch of the profession. It covers every aspect of the public library, from its earliest history through its current incarnation on the cutting edge of the information environment, including statistics, standards, planning, evaluations, and results;legal issues, funding, and politics;organization, administration, and staffing;all aspects of library technology, from structure and infrastructure to websites and makerspaces;adult services, youth services, and children's services;associations, state library agencies, and other professional organizations;global perspectives on public libraries; andadvocacy, outreach, and human rights. Exhaustively researched and expansive in its scope, this benchmark text continues to serve both LIS students and working professionals.
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The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship

Author: Paul Glassman,Judy Dyki

Publisher: Facet Publishing

ISBN: 1783302003

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 368

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The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship integrates theory and practice to offer guidelines for information professionals working in art and design environments who need to support and anticipate the information needs of artists, designers, architects and the historians who study those disciplines. Since the first edition of this title, the world of art and design libraries has been transformed by rapid advances in technology, an explosion in social media and the release of new standards and guidelines. This new edition, offering mostly entirely new chapters, provides an accessible, fully updated, guide to the world of academic art and design libraries from a range of international experts who reflect current practice at a global level. Coverage includes: case studies and library profiles, providing benchmarks for developing facilitiesteaching and learning, including the ACRL Framework, teaching with specialcollections, meta-literacies, instructional design and cultural differencesdevelopments in institutional repositories, digital humanities and makerspacescontemporary library design, spaces for collaboration and sustainability. This book will be useful reading for students taking library and information science courses in art librarianship, special collections, and archives, as well as practising library and information professionals in art and design school libraries, art museum libraries and public libraries.
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Author: Bowker Staff,R R Bowker Publishing,Bowker

Publisher: R. R. Bowker

ISBN: 9780835216166

Category: American literature

Page: 1245

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