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  1. Reflecting on the Future of Academic and Public Libraries

    Reflecting on the Future of Academic and Public Libraries Edited by Peter Hernon and Joseph R. Matthews Academic and public libraries are much different today than they were even 15 years ago. And with even bigger changes on the horizon, what lies in stor ...

    HDAVIES - 11/30/2012 - 12:56 - Libraries Transform

  2. Managing Electronic Resources

        Managing Electronic Resources: A LITA Guide    Edited by Ryan O. Weir Electronic resource management encompasses much more than turning on and off resources and tracking usage. This guide provides advice on the tools and best practices to help you tac ...

    RGERBER - 12/03/2012 - 15:42 - Libraries Transform

  3. Reference Through Social Media

      Reference Through Social Media: Developing Standards, Guidelines, and Policies--eCourse Sarah Steiner too often chat, social media, and text-based reference services operate without standards and policies. This eCourse will guide you in writing useful, ...

    HDAVIES - 10/12/2012 - 13:32 - Libraries Transform

  4. Collection Development in the Digital Age

    Collection Development in the Digital Age Maggie Fieldhouse and Audrey Marshall This collection explores evolving roles and ideas in collection development in the digital age. Recognizing the rapid change in library collection development and management i ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 10:22 - Libraries Transform

  5. Wikis for Libraries (THE TECH SET® #5)

    Wikis for Libraries (THE TECH SET® #5) Lauren Pressley Wikis have emerged as powerful platforms for facilitating and improving communication and collaboration between library staff, users, and professional peers. Wikis for Libraries gives you the practica ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 10:27 - Libraries Transform

  6. Library Camps and Unconferences (THE TECH SET® #8)

    Library Camps and Unconferences (THE TECH SET® #8) Steve Lawson More and more libraries are working to organize their own library camps or “unconferences” – open, friendly and refreshingly informal gatherings for librarians to unite, exchange ideas, and s ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 10:28 - Libraries Transform

  7. Effective Blogging for Libraries (THE TECH SET® #10)

    Effective Blogging for Libraries (THE TECH SET® #10) Connie Crosby Renowned library blogger, speaker, and educator Connie Crosby shares her experience and expertise in this step-by-step guide to successful library blogging. As you build your skills with T ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 10:32 - Libraries Transform

  8. Electronic Resource Management

    Electronic Resource Management: Practical Perspectives in a New Technical Services Model Anne C. Elguindi and Kari Schmidt A tremendous shift is taking place in libraries towards purchasing e-resources, with the bulk of materials spending being allocated ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:03 - Libraries Transform

  9. Using Social Media and Mobile Technology to Engage Teens

    Using Social Media and Mobile Technology to Engage Teens (ALA TechSource Workshop) Jennifer LaGarde Today’s teenagers and college students live, work, study, and communicate in a world where social media and mobile technology are ubiquitous. Emerging rese ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:25 - Libraries Transform

  10. Information Resource Description: Creating and Managing Metadata

    Information Resource Description: Creating and Managing Metadata Philip Hider This book serves as a primer on information and knowledge organization, with particular reference to metadata practices in the digital environment.  Employing the unifying mecha ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:23 - Libraries Transform