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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Mentoring in the Library: Building for the Future

    Mentoring in the Library: Building for the Future Marta K. Lee Mentorship is essential to the health of any institution; sharing knowledge and experience transforms managers into stronger leaders and helps less senior employees improve their job skills. N ...

    HDAVIES - 04/01/2013 - 11:45 - Libraries Transform

  4. Successful Community Outreach: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians

    Successful Community Outreach: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians Barbara Blake, Robert S. Martin, and Yunfei Du   Here's a practical manual designed specifically to help librarians conceptualize and then implement an outreach program that will ach ...

    HDAVIES - 04/01/2013 - 10:45 - Libraries Transform

  5. English Journal: Mentoring and Teach Development

    English Journal: Mentoring and Teacher Development Vol. 102 No. 3 This episode of the serial English Journal discusses various aspects of mentoring. While the articles are aimed at English teachers, several of the entries discuss mentoring more generally. ...

    HDAVIES - 03/20/2013 - 11:25 - Libraries Transform

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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