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
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
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
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
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
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
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 ...
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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
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