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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Learning from Libraries that Use WordPress

    Learning from Libraries that Use WordPress: Content-Management System Best Practices and Case Studies   Kyle M. L. Jones and Polly-Alida Farrington With its intuitive interface and open-source development method, the WordPress web platform has emerged as ...

    HDAVIES - 10/12/2012 - 13:58 - Libraries Transform

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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