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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Web Service APIs and Libraries

    Web Service APIs and Libraries Jason Paul Michel This book shows how to enhance an institution's presence on the Web with tools that integrate a variety of handy, popular programs.  Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are software tools that he ...

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

  4. Digital Libraries and Information Access: Research Perspectives

    Digital Libraries and Information Access: Research Perspectives Edited by G.G. Chowdhury and Schubert Foo An authoritative and truly global exploration of current research in digital libraries. Internationally-renowned academics discuss what has been achi ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:13 - Libraries Transform

  5. Making Sense of Business Reference

    Making Sense of Business Reference: A Guide for Librarians and Research Professionals Celia Ross In times of recession, the library is more critical than ever for those who want to start a business and need to do research, and academic and public librarie ...

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

  6. Risk and Entrepreneurship in Libraries: Seizing Opportunities for Change

    Risk and Entrepreneurship in Libraries: Seizing Opportunities for Change Pamela Bluh, Cindy Hepfer (ALCTS) The authors represented in this book skillfully illustrate how ambitious, energetic librarians can transform their organizations, re-envision librar ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:26 - Libraries Transform

  7. The Quality Library

    The Quality Library: A Guide to Self-Improvement, Better Efficiency, and Happier Customers Sara Laughlin and Ray W. Wilson In an environment of budget cuts and freezes, libraries must keep a tight rein on costs and inefficiencies. The efficiency of system ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:16 - Libraries Transform

  8. Perspectives on Serials in the Hybrid Environment

    on Serials in the Hybrid Environment Harriet Lightman and John P. Blosser (Editors) In this book, practicing serials and collections librarians representing a variety of disciplines in the sciences and social sciences as well as law and medicine, describe ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:28 - Libraries Transform

  9. A Social Networking Primer for Librarians

       A Social Networking Primer for Librarians (THE TECH SET® #7) Cliff Landis Social networking is rapidly infiltrating the information environment, and it is essential that librarians understand how best to use these sites and tools with their work to bet ...

    RGERBER - 10/12/2012 - 12:46 - Libraries Transform

  10. Cloud Computing For Librarians

    Cloud Computing For Librarians: An Introduction ALA TechSource Workshop Krista Godfrey A 90-minute workshop, Wednesday, November 7, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Central/12:30pm Mountain/11:30am Pacific The computer world is constantly talking about cloud computi ...

    RGERBER - 10/12/2012 - 13:25 - Libraries Transform