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  1. Open Access Everything

    Libraries are making scholarship accessible to all By Meredith Farkas With the growing cost of higher education, declining library budgets, and the crisis in scholarly publishing, it can sometimes be difficult to feel optimistic. Looking at the creative e ...

    bgoldberg - 12/23/2013 - 20:00 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

  2. The No Shelf Required Guide to E-book Purchasing

                The No Shelf Required Guide to E-book Purchasing Edited by Sue Polanka The increasingly important role that e-books and e-readers are playing in libraries makes it essential for librarians to get a handle on the ins and outs of e-book purchasi ...

    HDAVIES - 02/24/2016 - 13:00 - Libraries Transform

  3. Developing and Managing Electronic Collections

    Developing and Managing Electronic Collections: The Essentials by Peggy Johnson The complex issues associated with developing and managing electronic collections deserve special treatment, and library collection authority Peggy Johnson rises to the challe ...

    RGERBER - 03/18/2016 - 12:32 - Libraries Transform

  4. Libraries and the Mobile Web

    Libraries and the Mobile Web The vast majority of Americans now own cell phones, and over half of them have mobile access to the Internet through a phone or other mobile device. For libraries to stay relevant, they must be able to offer content and servic ...

    HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 14:29 - Libraries Transform

  5. The Transforming Public Library Technology Infrastructure

    Transforming Public Library Technology Infrastructure ALA Office for Research and Statistics Focusing on the evolution and current state of public-access technologies in public libraries from the perspectives of infrastructure, services, and resources, th ...

    HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 13:57 - Libraries Transform

  6. Making Libraries Accessible: Adaptive Design and Assistive Technology

    Making Libraries Accessible: Adaptive Design and Assistive Technology Edited by Char Booth As a provider of public space and digital content, your library is duty-bound to promote equitable access to all users, regardless of whether they use assistive tec ...

    HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 13:35 - Libraries Transform

  7. Analyzing the Next-Generation Catalog

    Analyzing the Next-Generation Catalog--eEditions e-book Andrew Nagy Libraries have begun a transformation from physical materials to electronic media, and the so-called next-generation catalog is emerging before our eyes. This issue of Library Technology ...

    HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 13:06 - Libraries Transform

  8. Rethinking Reference and Instruction with Tablets

    Rethinking Reference and Instruction with Tablets Rebecca K. Miller, Carolyn Meier, Heather Moorfield-Lang Tablet computer ownership on university campuses has tripled in the past year, according to a Pearson Foundation survey in March 2012. At the thresh ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 15:57 - Libraries Transform

  9. No-Nonsense Guide to Legal Issues in Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing

    No-Nonsense Guide to Legal Issues in Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing Charles Oppenheim Web 2.0 tools and cloud computing applications are now fundamental to libraries and information organizations, but many LIS professionals may be unaware of the legal issues ...

    HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 10:03 - Libraries Transform

  10. Running the Digital Branch

    Running the Digital Branch: Guidelines for Operating the Library Website David Lee King Maintaining a library website is as important as its initial development.  In this issue of Library Technology Reports King draws from his team’s four-year experience ...

    HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 10:04 - Libraries Transform