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  1. New Directions for Academic Liaison Librarians

    New Directions for Academic Liaison Librarians Alice Crawford Academic liaison librarians are a vital link between faculty, students, and library resources. This unique book provides liaison librarians with new opportunities for innovative partnerships an ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 14:41 - Libraries Transform

  2. Working in the Virtual Stacks

      Working in the Virtual Stacks: The New Library and Information Science Edited by Laura Townsend Kane Thanks in part to technology, the boundaries of library positions are dissolving. It is no longer practical to discuss the profession in terms of tradit ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 12:35 - Libraries Transform

  3. The Transformed Library: E-books, Expertise, and Evolution

    The Transformed Library: E-books, Expertise, and Evolution   Jeannette Woodward This wide-ranging survey takes stock of our institutions' strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, analyzing how libraries and the very concept of librarianship ...

    RGERBER - 09/19/2012 - 12:37 - Libraries Transform

  4. Institutional Repositories, Libraries, and the Academy

    Institutional Repositories, Libraries, and the Academy Marilyn S. Billings The institutional repository (IR) is more than an end product that holds content. It is a complex system with a variety of participants and a development course that can most accur ...

    RGERBER - 09/19/2012 - 11:18 - Libraries Transform

  5. Screencasting for Libraries (THE TECH SET® #17)

    Screencasting for Libraries (THE TECH SET® #17)  Greg R. Notess This complete how-to offers proven tips and techniques for creating engaging screencasts and publishing them on the Web. Examples use various software options such as free web-based programs ...

    RGERBER - 09/19/2012 - 14:09 - Libraries Transform

  6. Technology Training in Libraries (THE TECH SET® #6)

    Technology Training in Libraries (THE TECH SET® #6) Sarah Houghton-Jan Your library plays a crucial role as your community’s epicenter for technology whether you provide skill building resources, free access to the Web or both. To deliver top service to y ...

    RGERBER - 09/19/2012 - 14:17 - Libraries Transform

  7. Microblogging and Lifestreaming in Libraries (THE TECH SET® #3)

    Microblogging and Lifestreaming in Libraries (THE TECH SET® #3) Robin M. Hastings Microblogging and lifestreaming applications like Twitter, Tumblr, and Friend Feed are all around you and your users in everyday life. In Microblogging and Lifestreaming in ...

    RGERBER - 09/19/2012 - 11:22 - Libraries Transform

  8. Discovering Librarianship: The Future is Overdue

    The American Library Association’s Office for Diversity & Spectrum Scholarship Program is honored to have been awarded a grant by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Laura Bush 21st-Century Librarian Program in the amount of $432,495 t ...

    admin - 03/04/2014 - 11:08 - Offices of the American Library Association

  9. Metadata

    What is metadata? Metadata is data about data. It is descriptive information about a particular data set, object, or resource, including how it is formatted, and when and by whom it was collected. Although metadata most commonly refers to web resources, i ...

    admin - 11/21/2012 - 13:03 - Professional Tools

  10. MLS Librarian/Paraprofessional Communication and Mutual Respect

    American Library Association Office for Library Personnel Resources Standing Committee on Library Education World Book-ALA Goal Award Project on Library Support Staff Issue Paper #4 In any discussion of library paraprofessionals, or when paraprofessionals ...

    admin - 12/10/2012 - 15:12 - Education & Careers