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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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