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  1. Open Source Software for Libraries

    Open Source Software for Libraries: HOpen Source Software for Librariesow it Works; What it Can do for You--eCourse Diane Kovacs and Diane Adler Open source software offers libraries the opportunity to save money and maintain a degree of flexibility and c ...

    HDAVIES - 10/12/2012 - 13:29 - Libraries Transform

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Gaming in Libraries (THE TECH SET® #9)

    Gaming in Libraries (THE TECH SET® #9) Kelly Czarnecki Author Kelly Czarnecki shows you how to host gaming events for all different types of users. You’ll learn to select systems and resources best suited to your library and budget, plan programs, and dev ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 10:58 - Libraries Transform

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Using Social Media and Mobile Technology to Engage Teens

    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 ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:25 - Libraries Transform

  9. 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

  10. 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