Experts Recommended Reading by Expert

Coyle Crawford |  Jue |  Lawley |  Marmion |  Tennant |  Williams |  Wilson

 

Karen Coyle

Electronic Resources

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility   - http://www.cpsr.org/ (privacy)

Electronic Frontier Foundation - http://www.eff.org/ (privacy)

Electronic Privacy Information Center - http://www.epic.org/

Electronic Privacy Information Center Alert - epic-news@epic.org

Federal Trade Commission - http://www.ftc.gov/ (government action)

Junkbusters - http://www.junkbusters.com/ (miscellaneous resources (software, etc))

Office for Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association - http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/oif/index.cfm (library information)

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Walt Crawford

Electronic Resources

Ariadne - http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/

D-Lib (Forum and Magazine) - http://www.dlib.org/

First Monday - http://www.firstmonday.dk/index.html or http://www.firstmonday.org/

librarian.net - http://www.librarian.net/

Library Journal - http://www.libraryjournal.com/

LISNews.com - http://www.lisnews.com/

Public Access Computer Systems Forum - http://info.lib.uh.edu/pacsl.html

Web4Lib (for library-based World-Wide Web managers) - http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Web4Lib/

Print Resources

American Libraries
Econtent
EMedia (they dropped the "professional," but unless you're an industry professional this may be a little arcane)
Information Technology and Libraries
Library Hi Tech
Library Hi Tech News
Macworld
Online
PC Magazine
PC World
Stereophile
(for its coverage of certain consumer electronics issues that may matter)

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Dean K. Jue

Print and Electronic Resources

Government Computer News - http://www.gcn.com/
Government Technology - http://www.govtech.net/

Both of the above because they describe real-world technologies that are being implemented at some level of government and hence capable of being implemented in libraries as well with varying amounts of effort

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Elizabeth Lane Lawley

Electronic Resources

Hotwired! - http://hotwired.lycos.com

Tech News: CNet.com - http://www.news.com

New York Times Technology Section - http://www.nytimes.com/

Webmonkey - http://www.webmonkey.com/

Print Resources

The Industry Standard (read occasionally
Internet World (read occasionally)
Web Techniques (read always)
Wired (read always)

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Dan Marmion

Electronic Resources

Print Resources

InfoWorld
InfoWorld Scoop
Information Week
Information Technology and Libraries
Library Hi Tech
PC Magazine

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Roy Tennant

Electronic Resources

Ariadne - http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/

The UK is doing so much to push the library envelope, that keeping tabs in what they're doing is important. Ariadne is one of the most effective ways to do that.

Current Cites - http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/CurrentCites/

Why scan dozens of journals for those few choice tidbits when a group of people will do it for you?

D-Lib (Forum and Magazine) - http://www.dlib.org/

D-Lib Magazine: Essential for anyone tracking DL developments.

Web4Lib (for library-based World-Wide Web managers) - http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Web4Lib/

Someone called it the "pulse of librarians online". I won't argue with that.

ZDNet Anchordesk - http://www.zdnet.com/anchordesk/

ZDNet Anchordesk: The best thing I've seen for keeping up with computer technology, although they sometimes lean a bit too far to games and toys for my taste. The nice thing is a summary drops into your mailbox on a frequent basis, and based on the capsule summaries you can either go to the site or not. A brief introductory piece sends you forward to the full article in one of the Ziff-Davis publications.

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Joan Frye Williams

All the standard library publications, a sampling of the consumer-oriented PC/Internet publications, plus regular reading of the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Consumer Reports, and especially MIT's Technology Review.

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Tom Wilson

Electronic Resources

Ariadne - http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/

Association for Computing Machinery - http://www.acm.org/ ( technews@hq.acm.org)   (note: this site is largely password protected)

Australian Search Engine - http://www.webwombat.com.au/

D-Lib (Forum and Magazine) - http://www.dlib.org/

Horizon - http://horizon.unc.edu/horizon/online/

Internet Week - http://internetwk.com/ newsletter@news.internetwk.com

Educause - http://www.educause.edu/ ( edupage@listserv.educause.edu)

Implementation and Adminsistration of NT in Libraries - http://listserv.utk.edu/archives/libnt-l.html

Information Week - http://www.informationweek.com/ ( news@daily.informationweek.com)

LISNews.com - http://www.lisnews.com/

Web4Lib (for library-based World-Wide Web managers) - http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Web4Lib/

Print Resources

Communications of the ACM
The Futurist
PC Magazine
Scientific American

Industry rags consulted occasionally:

InformationWeek
InfoWorld
InternetWeek
Network Computing

Sources of business and social news

Inc.
USA Today
Wall Street Journal

All of the above provide overviews of technologies and implications, consulted regularly

American Libraries
ITAL
Library Hi Tech
Library Journal

The four titles above are general library and library tech pubs skimmed occasionally

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